pig in a blanket

noun phrase

plural pigs in a blanket or pigs in blankets
: a frankfurter served in a wrapper of baked dough

Examples of pig in a blanket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think franks and blanks (a take on pigs in a blanket, but with beef) for the Super Bowl, mini potato puffs and cheese blintzes as a passed appetizer, or babka and (frozen) challah at brunch. Remy Tumin, New York Times, 19 Apr. 2024 One-bite crisps topped with tuna tartare, slim paper cones of french fries and that most celebrated of low-brow bites, pigs in a blanket, work particularly well — just beware errant condiments. Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Mar. 2024 This twist on pigs in a blanket amps up the flavor factor by wrapping buttery puff pastry around kielbasa, then topping the results with bacon and crispy cheese. Kate Bradshaw, The Mercury News, 31 Jan. 2024 Get The Recipe 19 of 25 Chicks in a Blanket Swap your traditional pigs in a blanket for mini chicken-apple sausages. Patricia S York, Southern Living, 30 Jan. 2024 There is an eclectic food menu offered as well, in which oysters and caviar are listed alongside popcorn and pigs in a blanket. Catherine Garcia, theweek, 30 Jan. 2024 Cookbook author Jessie Sheehan offers a simple dough that can be stirred together, scooped and baked or turned into a variety of other items, such as pigs in a blanket, pinwheels or muffins (see below!). Washington Post, 16 Dec. 2023 Remove pigs in a blanket from oven; let cool on baking sheet 5 minutes. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 11 Oct. 2023 More Favorite Finger Foods Like the classic pigs in a blanket, slice up sausage rolls, and serve them alongside other apps like spinach dip, basic deviled eggs, and mac and cheese bites. Laura Kanya, Southern Living, 3 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pig in a blanket was in 1926

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“Pig in a blanket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pig%20in%20a%20blanket. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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