scrap·​ple | \ ˈskra-pəl How to pronounce scrapple (audio) \

Definition of scrapple

: a seasoned mixture of ground meat (such as pork) and cornmeal set in a mold and served sliced and fried

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Dubbed Beer for Breakfast, the 7.4 percent ABV stout is brewed with a local delicacy known as scrapple. Matt Allyn, Popular Mechanics, "This Beer Is Basically an Entire Brunch In a Bottle," 31 Oct. 2016 That flavor was prompted by a fake viral photo showing a scrapple-flavored ice cream from Wegmans. Nick Vadala,, "New Jersey's favorite breakfast meat, pork roll, is now an ice cream flavor," 2 May 2018 Roast pork, soft pretzels, scrapple, water ice and other Philly classics After cheesesteaks, these are the other staple items of Philly’s cuisine. Josh Rosenblat,, "Where to eat in Philadelphia," 15 June 2018 Last year, Old City’s Franklin Fountain debuted an ice cream featuring PA’s favorite breakfast meat, scrapple. Nick Vadala,, "New Jersey's favorite breakfast meat, pork roll, is now an ice cream flavor," 2 May 2018 Ben’s is a diner-like spot with a huge menu, including a broad breakfast selection with staples like hot cakes, French toast and egg sandwiches, along with rarities such as scrapple and salmon cakes. Larry Olmsted, USA TODAY, "Great American restaurants where presidents have dined," 15 Feb. 2018 Instead of vomiting a slug, the driver vomits a piece of scrapple — looks at it, looks at you, and then digests it again. Stephanie Farr,, "Philly will get 'Strange Mode' Lyft rides. Here's how they should be done," 26 Oct. 2017 Its narrative in this country includes an early chapter set in colonial times, when German immigrants made scrapple, an amalgam of ground pork and cornmeal that established the meat-starch union at the core of most meatloaves. Frank Bruni And Jennifer Steinhauer, Bon Appetit, "A History of Meatloaf, Long May It Reign," 6 Mar. 2017 Some of the dishes on the menu include Navajo fry bread tacos and black-eyed pea scrapple. Sarah Meehan,, "Ida B.'s Table opening downtown this summer," 25 May 2017

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First Known Use of scrapple

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scrapple

diminutive of scrap entry 1

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English Language Learners Definition of scrapple

US : a dish of meat mixed with spices, broth, and boiled cornmeal that is placed in a mold and served sliced and fried

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