pig in a blanket

noun phrase
plural pigs in a blanket or pigs in blankets

Definition of pig in a blanket

: a frankfurter served in a wrapper of baked dough

Examples of pig in a blanket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The event — where pigs in a blanket were the signature hors d’oeuvre — was always packed with Schwartz’s publishing and magazine business pals alongside CBS executives and on-air talent. Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2020 Try mixing up a classic cocktail to serve with this homemade pigs in a blanket recipe. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, 10 Jan. 2020 For the kids, there will be a Little Buckaroos buffet including pig in a blanket, barbecue chicken drumsticks, and macaroni and cheese. Gabrielle Copeland Schoeffield, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 13 Nov. 2019 While the company town classics include pigs in a blanket at Craig's or chicken Parmesan from Dan Tana's, the tastes of young Hollywood are different. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Nov. 2019 Mummy Dogs These adorable pigs in a blanket from Step Away From The Carbs are perfect for keto dieters AND their kids. Christina Oehler, Health.com, 7 Oct. 2019 Offer to replenish the platter of pigs in a blanket or put flowers in vases. Samantha Boardman, Marie Claire, 19 Mar. 2019 Hoyt Dogs in a Blanket at Mile End Deli This iteration of pigs in a blanket takes the party staple to the next level. Birmingham Magazine, al, 5 Aug. 2019 For children, there’s the Court Jester’s Surprise ($21.95) with kid-friendly savories like PB&J, pigs in a blanket and macaroni and cheese, plus a mini-scone and choice of beverage (milk, juice, cocoa, lemonade or tea). Linda Zavoral, The Mercury News, 5 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of pig in a blanket

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 20 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of pig in a blanket

: a small hot dog that is served in a wrapping of baked dough


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