n.— «She was, in the truest sense, a baleboosta, a Yiddish term meaning a remarkable cook and “boss of the kitchen.” My father tells stories of her legendary cooking: Rolling out enough dough to cover the kitchen table to make homemade soup noodles, roasting a chicken to perfection, making matzo balls as light as feathers.» —“Grandma’s Rosh Hashana cake was a honey” by Andrea Abel Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota) SEpt. 13, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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