I'm thinking along the lines of Shepherd's Pie or General Tao's chicken, things like that.
Barring that, recipes with puns of people's names in them - like Cobb Salad (named after its inventor - Richard Cobb).
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Bloody Mary, purportedly named after Queen Mary, older half-sister to Elizabeth I
Peach Melba, named to honor the Australian soprano, Nellie Melba
Poire Belle Helene, named after the opera la Belle Helene, by Offenbach ....
How about Pavlova merigue? Named after the ballet dancer Anna Pavlova.
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The most basic: Sandwich, after the Earl of Sandwich!
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Oysters Rockefeller, a Cobb Salad.
Flying Jacob, which I've had - a delicious Swedish ovenbake of chicken, ripe bananas, peanuts and bacon. The dish was invented by Ove Jacobsson who worked in the air freight industry, hence the name.
Pommes Parmentier? M. parmentier was a great promoter of the humble spud
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Sarah Bernhardt cookies...Pommes Anna...Reuben sandwich (there must have been someone named Reuben involved, no?)...
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Bananas Harriet, Sauce Louis
Janssons Frestelse, a popular Swedish dish made of potatoes. The name means Janssons' Temptation....my mom used to make it every Christmas Eve!
Arnold Palmer...isn't that a tea/lemonade mixture?
bananas harriet? bananas foster
better than robert redford cake..
Potatoes Anna, or Pommes de Anna, created at a leading Parisian restaurant in the 19th century and named after either the actress Dame Judic (real name: Anna Damiens), or Anna DesLions.
like nargisi kofta or http://www.elistmania.com...
Apple Brown Betty...Crepes Suzette...a charlotte...Sauce Choron...Hopping John...Johnny Cakes...
England has a rich history of these things, Molly cake, Sally lunn's buns, queen of puddings, hairy marys (also known as London cheesecakes), spotted dick (although I'm not sure if dick is a term for pudding here, or the more normal use as an abbreviation for Richard...)
Hunters chicken, And nowadays, with so many celeb cooks and chefs about, lots of recipes are prefixed with their name... I did Nigellas ham in cherry coke, jamie's pork recipe etc...
Celery Victor, named for the San Francisco chef who invented it at the St. Francis Hotel.
Coquilles St. Jacques
Melba Toast - like Peach Melba named after Dame Nellie Melba
Shepard's pie, [Portuguese] fisherman's pie
Hamentaschen (=Haman's ears)
Virgin Mary (a Bloody Mary without the vodka) Apple Charlotte, Beef Stroganoff
Melba toast & Peach Melba
There's the ever popular cole's law (aka shredded cabbage salad!)
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