salt pork

noun

Definition of salt pork

: fat pork cured in salt or brine

Examples of salt pork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web DeRuntz, one of 10 Indiana Teacher of the Year finalists, arrived early Monday to cook salt pork in a cast iron pot over a small pit. Carole Carlson, chicagotribune.com, 28 Sep. 2021 This Syrah opens with a little briny black olive mixing with blueberry and pepper aromas and scented with hints of salt pork, cocoa and tobacco leaf as well. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 16 Aug. 2021 Add salt pork and cook, turning as needed, to brown all sides, about 12 minutes. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, 22 Dec. 2020 Add the salt pork and cook, turning as needed to brown on all sides, about 12 minutes total. Washington Post, 17 Dec. 2020 Place half the salt pork in the bottom of a large ovenproof pot. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, 5 Aug. 2020 Folks adverse to seafood (gasp!) can nosh on North Shore roast beef sandwiches (hot or cold, $11), Boston Baked Beans (like mom used to make, with salt pork, molasses and brown sugar, for $4), or a Le Big Max burger ($10). Barbara Ellis, The Know, 26 July 2019 Eventide has one of my favorite clam chowders, a thin, briny potion stocked with potatoes, enriched with salt pork. Devra First, BostonGlobe.com, 4 June 2018 Folks adverse to seafood (gasp!) can nosh on North Shore roast beef sandwiches (hot or cold, $11), Boston Baked Beans (like mom used to make, with salt pork, molasses and brown sugar, for $4), or a Le Big Max burger ($10). Barbara Ellis, The Know, 26 July 2019

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First Known Use of salt pork

1708, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of salt pork was in 1708

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Last Updated

1 Oct 2021

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“Salt pork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salt%20pork. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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