1. My mother taught me to make coleslaw. The secret blew my mind and is well worth an Inspiring Photo Essay. You'll have to wait a couple of weeks for it, though, for various reasons.
2. Elizabeth I was romantically besieged by Eric the Swede. She rebuffed him, and he eventually married Kate the Nut Girl, a nutseller he fancied and whose virtue was impregnable (he had a type). I don't know where Cuppy found this story. You can get a version of it on Google, but only in one place, which is rare. Google is interesting. I wonder if anyone else has noticed that.