fry bread


Definition of fry bread 

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

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Food festivities include wild rice harvesting demonstrations, wild rice & Indian fry bread cooking contests, a pie eating contest, pow-wow and more. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "6 food festivals that offer a glimpse of Wisconsin specialties and local culture," 6 June 2018 Okra is serves sans fried breading, paired instead with feta cheese, cumin and almonds. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, "Southern food the star of latest wave of new San Antonio restaurants," 23 May 2018 Waiting for government to act People stood in lines all over the Capitol — around a circle of portable toilets, for a fry bread food truck and even to to witness legislators in action. Lily Altavena, azcentral, "Day 3 of the teacher walkout: Educators at the Capitol dig in," 30 Apr. 2018 New rule: Everything should be served on fry bread — scrambled eggs, duck a l'orange, ice cream sundaes – everything. Anchorage Daily News, "Anchorage, rejoice: food truck season has arrived," 6 Apr. 2018 The gym smelled of turkey, fry bread, spaghetti and meatballs. Abe Streep, New York Times, "What the Arlee Warriors Were Playing For," 4 Apr. 2018 Cooks fry breaded Alaskan pollock filets for lunch and dinner every day, except Fried Chicken Sundays. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Fish fry: 7 places to get your fix in and near Indianapolis," 21 Mar. 2018 On a recent afternoon, Jackson Mitchell stood outside his mother-in-law's fry bread stand, a pop-up camper placed near the center of town. Kurtis Lee,, "'We can’t let this pass us by': Here's how a Native American tribe in Oregon sees hope with marijuana," 6 Mar. 2018 There will also be fry bread and Indian tacos plus Native American arts and crafts. Karen Pearlman,, "Powwow coming to Cuyamaca," 29 Jan. 2018

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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