short ribs

plural noun

Definition of short ribs

: a cut of beef consisting of rib ends between the rib roast and the plate — see beef illustration

Examples of short ribs in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For entrees, Pyles' contributions include chipotle short ribs with pappardelle noodles, salmon with butternut squash polenta, three new pizzas (including one with cauliflower crust and one that’s keto), and a Oaxacan clayuda. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Lauded Dallas chef Stephan Pyles pops up at Fireside Pies restaurants in North Texas," 14 Sep. 2020 And dinner options, among others, were basil Parmesan chicken, veal Sorrento with ham, and beef short ribs. Lesley Kennedy, CNN Underscored, "9 delicious keto meal and snack delivery services," 17 Aug. 2020 The long cooking softens up the tough fibers of cuts like short ribs. Mercedes Cardona, Good Housekeeping, "Cooking Experts Breakdown Everything You Need to Know About Sous Vide," 10 Aug. 2020 This calabacitas guisada con queso, also known as calabacitas a la Mexicana, incorporates the classic flavors from my childhood, like my father’s pork short ribs stewed with everything in today’s recipe, minus the cheese and corn. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Slow-cooked Mexican stew celebrates summer vegetables," 5 Aug. 2020 Explore the two-story cabin, sing along with the live music, feast on salmon pastrami, short ribs and s’mores budino, and maybe make some new friends. Allyson Reedy, The Know, "Mountain restaurants you can only reach by ski, snowshoe or sleigh," 22 Jan. 2020 Pat short ribs dry and season with 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Red Wine-and Shallot-Braised Short Ribs," 10 Dec. 2019 Celebrate Dad with one of Outback's juices bone-in cuts including, short ribs, ribeye, pork porterhouse. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "Father's Day is different this year. Here are 15+ restaurants offering specials for dad," 15 June 2020 Menu selections include schmorbraten (short ribs) and schlitten fondue, a popular, family-friendly offering. Molly O'brien, Travel + Leisure, "Visit One of These 8 Western U.S. Destinations for a Taste of Traveling Abroad," 13 June 2020

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First Known Use of short ribs

1611, in the meaning defined above

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21 Sep 2020

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“Short ribs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short%20ribs. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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