fry bread


Definition of fry bread

: quick bread cooked (as by American Indians) by deep-frying

Examples of fry bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The massive arts exhibit that typically fills the bottom of the Dena’ina Center, with vendors selling everything from walrus ivory carvings to fry bread, will also be conducted virtually this year. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska Federation of Natives' virtual convention begins Thursday," 13 Oct. 2020 Despite its controversy, fry bread remains a symbol of adversity for some people in the Native community. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, "Here are 6 Indigenous-owned restaurants and food stands to try in metro Phoenix," 12 Oct. 2020 With that foundation, Mariah started experimenting on a weekly basis, using fry bread as a taco shell and then exploring all kinds of toppings. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, "5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities this week," 21 Aug. 2020 Cedar Rose Bulltail survived by selling handmade beadwork at indigenous art fairs, cooking fry bread for neighbors and making yarrow balm in the kitchen of her tiny rural home with no running water on the Crow Reservation. Simon Romero, New York Times, "Tribal Nations Face Most Severe Crisis in Decades as the Coronavirus Closes Casinos," 11 May 2020 On a more casual note, Tim’s Stray Dog Cantina’s popular burritos are served alongside local specialties like fry bread topped with beans and beef. Elisabeth Vincentelli, Condé Nast Traveler, "For Skiers in Taos, Bratwurst and Green-Chile Burritos Make Perfect Sense Together," 24 Jan. 2020 When the chicken thighs come out of the oven 16-20 minutes later, put them on a plate and get ready for move #3: fried bread. Amanda Shapiro, Bon Appetit, "Hot Honey Chicken Thighs with a Side of Chicken Fat Toast Because Why Not," 21 Feb. 2018 Food vendors will sell tamales, dumplings, barbecue, fry bread, tacos, Somalian food and more. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "Tamales, fry bread, dumplings, Somalian food and more at Mountain View monthly market," 8 Aug. 2019 The tribe sold art and fry bread and took in donations to buy 1.5 acres (0.6 hectares) on the eastern tip of the island for $106,000 in 2000. Washington Post, "California tribe regains island it calls center of universe," 22 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of fry bread

1932, in the meaning defined above

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25 Oct 2020

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“Fry bread.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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