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A former in-house editor at Taste of Home, Kelsey now writes articles and novels from her home in Milwaukee. She's an avid cook, reader, flâneur, and noir fanatic. Her debut novel, Girl in the Rearview Mirror, will be published in June 2019 by William Morrow.

20 Surprising Foods Named After Real People

Even wonder which Alfredo gave his name to the creamy pasta sauce? Who was Benedict and what did he have to do with eggs? A surprising number of foods are named after real people. Here are some of our favorite stories.