The crumbs of Friday's dessert are a distant memory, but I've still got cobbler on the brain. Gosh, I love the stuff. Being plum out today, I decided to feast on a little googling instead, reading up a bit on the history of cobbler.
In the process, I discovered a whole realm of fabulous historical words for similar fruit and crust dishes. Get a load of these tasty terms: crumbles, crisps, brambles, slumps, grunts, fools, buckles, crumples, betties, roly-polies, crunches, and -- my personal favorite -- pandowdies. What a satisfying smorgasbord of savory sounds!
Aren't words delicious?!