ku·​gel | \ ˈkü-gəl How to pronounce kugel (audio) \

Definition of kugel

: a baked pudding (as of potatoes or noodles) usually served as a side dish

Examples of kugel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recipes, most attributed to Lilly Zabar, round out each chapter: latkes, stuffed cabbage, sweet noodle kugel. Rien Fertel, WSJ, 12 May 2022 Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch or cornflakes are also a common topping for a noodle kugel, a traditional Jewish casserole made from lokshen. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Mar. 2022 Evenly pour apricot nectar on top of cereal, and bake for 1 hour, or until the kugel is set and the cereal is golden brown. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Mar. 2022 And there are lots of recipes for Jewish holidays, like a blintz casserole for Shavuot and an herbaceous matzo farfel kugel for Passover. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 Aug. 2021 Schmaltz bar and delicatessen, from the crew behind the pitch-perfect neighborhood bistros Babette and Café Nizza, is the place to drop in for a morning espresso, an after-work aperitif, or a dinner of potato kugel with trout roe. Ingrid K. Williams, Travel + Leisure, 28 May 2021 Carefully remove the dish from the oven and spoon the kugel mixture into it — the mixture should sizzle on contact. Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2021 Leftover kugel can be refrigerated, covered, for up to 3 days. Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2021 These sugary-savory poles made up the entirety of my kugel universe for most of my life. Melissa Clark, New York Times, 7 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of kugel

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kugel

Yiddish kugl, from Middle High German kugel ball — more at cudgel

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“Kugel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kugel. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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