rye bread

noun

Definition of rye bread

: bread made wholly or in part of rye flour especially : a light bread often with caraway seeds

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Lunch Make a roast beef sandwich by spreading 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard on 2 slices rye bread and layering 3 ounces of thinly sliced lean roast beef with tomato and onion slices on top. Delia A. Hammock, M.s., Good Housekeeping, "A 7-Day, 1,300-Calorie Meal Plan," 10 Nov. 2014 Pastrami, salami, coleslaw, and special sauce, all served on rye bread with a side pickle. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Carnegie Deli Returns to New York City, With a Little Help from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," 30 Nov. 2018 Lunch Spread 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise on 2 slices rye bread. Delia A. Hammock, M.s., Good Housekeeping, "A 7-Day, 1,300-Calorie Meal Plan," 10 Nov. 2014 There, try locally made licorice, sea-buckthorn juice, and, of course, smoked herring—traditionally served with egg yolk and rye bread, also called Sol over Gudhjem, the dish that gave the fest its name. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Places to Travel in June," 9 May 2018 Sweden: Smorgasbord Sandwich Spread 4 slices seeded rye bread with 1 1/2 Tbsp. Good Housekeeping, "4 Better Ways to Make Bruschetta," 1 Aug. 2013 Brød & Vin, on Tisvilde’s main street, sells flavorful organic rye bread and tebirkes, Danish poppy-seed rolls. Alex Postman, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Summer on Denmark's Northern Coast," 22 June 2018 According to Live Science’s Laura Geggel, the archaeologists discovered evidence of a wide range of foods, including herring, eel, cod, apples, raspberries, cherries and rye bread. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "Archaeologists Unseal 17th-Century Danish Latrines to Discover Copenhageners’ Dietary Habits," 9 July 2018 While Naylor may have been the one to popularize this specific construction—which coincides with the rise of the Reuben, a sandwich that’s also made with rye bread, lots of meat, and Swiss cheese—the patty melt existed for many decades before him. Dan Nosowitz, GQ, "Skip the Burger, Eat the Patty Melt," 28 June 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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