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16 Common Food Words We Chronically Misspell

16 Common Food Words We Chronically Misspell
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In an age of auto correct, spellcheck, and predictive typing, we’re increasingly prone to forget proper spellings. Particularly tricky words appear to be the first to go, many of which are found in the kitchen. Since it’s essential to know you are communicating accurately, everyone could benefit from brushing up on their spelling. The following 16 food words are some of the most commonly misspelled that you should keep on top of.

Frittata Or Fritata?

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    This Italian breakfast food approximately translates to “egg cake”, but is much more difficult to spell. However, it’s slightly easier if you remember”frittata” comes from the Italian word “fritta” (with two T’s), meaning fried.

    Omelet Or Omelette?

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      “Omelet” or “omelette”? This is a trick question – both are correct. Countries using the United States standard spellings will generally spell it “omelet”, but countries using British standard spellings, or those with French influences, will likely spell it “omelette”.

      Barbecue Or Barbeque?

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        The first easy to misspell word is “barbecue”. The short form “BBQ” is so abundant in packaging that it’s hard to remember that in this word, there’s no Q to be found.

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        Creme Fraiche Or Creme Fresh?

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          This typically sweet creamy sauce is easy to pronounce, but just remember: the name is French. Even though we say it “crem-fresh”, to write it as such is painfully wrong.

          Tomato Or Tomatoe?

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            This is one word from the kitchen that’s easy to misspell because we tend to think of the word “toe”. Despite a hard O sound, there is no E on the end of “tomato”.

            Gnocchi Or Nocchi?

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              Another word that’s easy to misspell is “gnocchi”. A pasta traditionally made from potatoes, this word features another pair of repeating letters. If that’s not enough, the silent G at the beginning is troublesome to remember for  spellers. Sometimes, it helps to picture the word “gnome” when spelling “gnocchi”.

              Reuben Or Ruben?

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                This delicious sandwich is also an easy word to misspell. Not only do the vowels look like they’re in the wrong order, when someone is named Ruben, it’s often spelled differently. Just try to say “R-E-U-ben” in your head.

                Sandwich Or Sandwhich?

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                  Another chronically misspelled food is “sandwich”. With so many meanings to the word “which”, sandwich can be one we mess up too. Another common mistake is to omit the D, because it’s rare you hear it pronounced.

                  Dessert Or Desert?

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                    “Dessert” is another problematic word to spell because it’s easy to confuse with the word “desert”. Like mama always said, the one that’s better has two S’s.

                    Caesar Salad Or Cesar Salad?

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                      “Caesar” is another word where it’s easy to forget letters. No matter how many times we see it, we somehow keep wishing to do away with the first A. Try to remember however, that it’s “Caesar salad”, as in “Julius Caesar”.

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                      Vegetarian Or Vegitarian?

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                        Another word that’s easy to miss spell because of repetitive letters is “vegetarian”. It can sometimes help you to use an E if you say “veggie-tarian” to yourself while spelling. Just don’t add an extra G.

                        Macaroni Or Maccaroni?

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                          Another easy to misspell food word is “macaroni”. For some reason, it always feels like this word should have more than one C or R, but in fact it doesn’t. Hailing from Italy, this pasta’s name might be one you just have to memorize.

                          Daiquiri Or Daquiri?

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                            This word, despite being on drink menus everywhere, is another one we chronically misspell. This word actually comes from a beach in Cuba, and does in fact have an I after the first A.

                            Kernel Or Kernnel?

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                              This word is another food word that’s easy to misspell. A somewhat odd word, “kernel” is not only easy to mix up with “colonel” but also looks like it should have more letters.

                              Macaron Or Macaroon?

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                                Another French food that’s easy to misspell is “macaron”. We pronounce this word “maka-roon”, so many people misspell it as “macaroon”. Since the meringue based dessert hails from France however, “macaron” is more correct.

                                Cappuccino Or Capuccino?

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                                  Another word that is easy to misspell is “cappuccino”. Anytime you have two letters repeating, it can be hard to remember which ones. In this case, try to remember two Ps and two Cs.

                                  Fettuccine Or Fetuccine?

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                                    Just like “cappuccino”, “fettuccine” can be a word where we get confused with double letters. Tty to remember that this word hails from Italy, so the letters break some of the typical English rules.

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                                    100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                    100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier
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                                    Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                    By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                    Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                    83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                      84 write random letter

                                        85 use a rubberband

                                          86 dorm smell bad

                                            87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                              89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                90 take a picture of the name card

                                                  91 iron inside out

                                                    92 old newspaper

                                                      93 tumble try shoes

                                                        keep a card like this

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                                                            94 soap bar

                                                              95 make a hole

                                                                96 drop the battery

                                                                  97 use a coozie

                                                                    98 when taking a picture

                                                                      use a clean dust pan

                                                                        try a pants hanger

                                                                          use your cellphone light

                                                                            use a spring from an old pen

                                                                              quick and easy iphone speaker

                                                                                user binder clips

                                                                                  wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                    put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                      clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                        use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                          doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                            use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                              use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                  use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                    almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                      sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                        unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                          cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                            remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                              turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                  how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                    tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                      place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                        ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                          use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                            take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                              how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                  How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                    user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                      good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                        turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                          50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                            the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                              add one teaspoon of baking soda

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                                                                                                                                                  hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                    stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                      the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                        how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                          the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                            use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                              to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                  a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                    rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                      use a soda pop tab

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                                                                                                                                                                          51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                            52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                              rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                  use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

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                                                                                                                                                                                      59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                        60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                          hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                            Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                              hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                  if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                    keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                      If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                        drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                          use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                            use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                              do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          88 before you throw away a post it

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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