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 Place half the salt pork in the bottom of a large ovenproof pot. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Durgin-Park Restaurant’s Boston Baked Beans," 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, "Take a peek inside Maine Shack, a New England seafood spot opening Tuesday in LoHi," 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, "How does Fenway Eventide stack up to the original?," 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, "Take a peek inside Maine Shack, a New England seafood spot opening Tuesday in LoHi," 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, "How does Fenway Eventide stack up to the original?," 4 June 2018 Honestly, weren’t these fuddy-duddies the reason our ancestors packed up their grinding stones and salt pork and left England? Mark Shanahan, BostonGlobe.com, "Who cares about the royals? But Meghan Markle . . .," 11 Apr. 2018 When eaten straight-up (which happens far less frequently), salt pork is usually boiled to remove excess salt, before being seared to get that signature pork belly crispiness. Alex Delany, Bon Appetit, "Pork Belly's Many Crispy, Fatty, Glorious Forms," 18 Dec. 2017 There really ought to be a ham hock or some salt pork cooked with them. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Our Food Roots: Appalachia's beans you can't find in the store," 20 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of salt pork

1708, in the meaning defined above

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“Salt pork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salt%20pork. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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