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 government instead left them with flour, sugar, salt and lard, ingredients that would later be used to create fry bread. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 12 Sep. 2021 The menu focuses on ingredients that were available in South Dakota when Native communities relied on hunting and fishing—make sure to try the fry bread tacos stuffed with buffalo, vegetables, and gravy made of seasonal berries. Danielle Braff, Condé Nast Traveler, 28 Oct. 2021 From Navajo fry bread to prickly pear margaritas, chimichangas to Sonoran hot dogs, these 10 dishes are essential Arizona eats. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 12 Sep. 2021 There’s also Fry Bread Shop, a stand inside a convenience store in Santa Rosa, although fry bread isn’t Indigenous to Native American cuisine. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Oct. 2021 The Russian Orthodox church holds a fish pie and fry bread sale, while the Lutheran church hosts a pie sale. Visit Sitka, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Oct. 2021 Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek will serve shaved ice, barbecue, fry bread and cheesesteaks for this year’s Fourth of July celebration. Kimi Robinson, The Arizona Republic, 27 June 2021 S'mores fry bread with marshmallow cream, chocolate sauce and crumbled graham crackers. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 10 June 2021 The restaurant will have some sandwich options using either fry bread or Navajo tortillas. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 10 June 2021

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First Known Use of fry bread

1932, in the meaning defined above

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19 Nov 2021

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“Fry bread.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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