rye bread


Definition of rye bread

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

Examples of rye bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The flavor of dark rye bread crust is joined by subtle hints of roast and toast. Michael Agnew, Star Tribune, "Celebrate the fall with Oktoberfest beers," 9 Sep. 2020 The third week’s loaf, limpa, is a Swedish rye bread with honey, orange zest, and hints of cardamom and anise. Pooja Krishna, Dallas News, "Plano baker launches new bread delivery service called BreadEx," 9 Sep. 2020 The patty melt isn’t quite a burger—rather than a bun, the patty is sandwiched between slices of rye bread. Saveur Editors, Saveur, "Our 18 Best Burger Recipes, From Traditional to Out-There," 12 June 2017 Leftovers are perfect for an open-faced sandwich of rye bread, sauerkraut, sliced beef and provolone or Swiss cheese broiled in the oven until bubbling. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, "It’s the perfect time to make corned beef and cabbage," 13 Mar. 2020 Try using different kinds of flours to make whole wheat or rye bread. Christopher Michel, Country Living, "How to Use Your Breadmaker to Get the Best Results," 6 Apr. 2020 Have it on toasted rye bread or biscuits or a baked potato. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Got a pantry full of tuna cans? Here are 12 ideas on how to use them," 1 Apr. 2020 But the majority of O’Keeffe’s recipes are practical and austere—rye bread, griddle cakes, oatmeal soup, roasted chicken. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, "Cooking from Georgia O’Keeffe’s Recipes," 6 Mar. 2020 While some think that this easy meal is just a burger on rye bread, the real difference between a patty melt and a cheeseburger is the way the two get cooked. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Classic Patty Melt," 18 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of rye bread

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Rye bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rye%20bread. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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