spoon bread

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spoon bread soft bread made of cornmeal and sometimes rice or hominy; must be served with a spoon (chiefly southern)
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Usage

In literature:

The wine and bread are administered with a spoon to communicants.
"Russian Rambles" by Isabel F. Hapgood
For the last ten years he had lived at Spoon Hall, and had certainly earned his bread.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
Cream the butter, using a small wooden spoon for the purpose, and then it can be spread upon the most delicate bread without crumbling.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
This morning I served about two tea-spoonfuls of rum to each person, and the allowance of bread and water, as usual.
"A Narrative Of The Mutiny, On Board His Majesty's Ship Bounty; And The Subsequent Voyage Of Part Of The Crew, In The Ship's Boat" by William Bligh
Bread and milk is very good even when you have to eat it with the leaden spoons out of the dolls'-house basket.
"The Magic City" by Edith Nesbit
Mr. Crow sitting at a table eating bread and milk with Mr. Possum's missing tin spoon.
"Sandman's Goodnight Stories" by Abbie Phillips Walker
You can't mix bread with a spoon.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
Bunny appeared, setting bread and butter on the table, distributing knives, forks and spoons at the places and filling the water glasses.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants" by H. Irving Hancock
A little lemon juice may be added, a spoonful of bread crumbs, or two or three Naples biscuits.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Add three table-spoonfuls of good yest; let it stand for an hour, and make your bread.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
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In news:

4 of your favorite short bread cookies -2 tbl spoon of cream cheese -1 tsp of lemon juice -1 tsp of powdered sugar -4 fresh mint leaves -4 mandarin orange slices (you could also use strawberries, black berries or raspberries).
"Spoon bread" promises comfort that "cornbread souffle" lacks.
Apparently in certain remote enclaves, the local cook bakes spoon bread dense and slices it with a knife.
From Smokehouse Ham, Spoon Bread, and Scuppernong Wine By Joseph E Dabney, Cumberland House.
PLANO — Wearing a braided headband in the yellow, green and red of Ethiopia's flag, Aster Teferra spooned slow-cooked lentils, chicken and spinach onto sponge bread Sunday at Ethiopian Day, an annual festival at Plano Centre.
Tante Belle favored spoon bread , a relative of cornbread that is more like a creamy pudding.
When the sugar mills started up during the fall for the cane harvesting (la roulaison), I could always count on Tante Belle for a bowl of spoon bread to savor with a healthy dose of cane syrup.
Deer Isle Shrimp, cauliflower, cuttlefish noodles, chorizo, marcona almond, fried spoon bread.
Stir the torn bread into the mixture, then spoon into the prepared baking dish, arranging it in an even layer.
3 large onions , sliced very thin or chopped 1/2 cup of flour 1 large spoon of butter 1 quart of milk 2 large potatoes, mashed fine Dice of bread or toast Salt and pepper Fry the onions in the butter until reddish brown.
This bread tastes good plain or with butter and honey and makes a great plank to spoon bites of chili on.
OH, DEER: Chef David Gilberg's venison chili, served with a chunk of Indian spoon bread.
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