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Definition of the noun knish
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noun - plural: knishes
- (Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack
Alternative definition of the noun knish
- An Eastern European Jewish, or Yiddish, snack food consisting of a dumpling covered with a shell of baked or fried dough
Knish: A knish or knysh is an Eastern European snack food consisting of a filling covered with dough that is either baked, grilled, or deep fried.
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The Bakers Dozen (2007)
by Arlene Wright-Correll
A knish is an eastern-European Jewish or Yiddish snack food. It is a dumpling covered with a dough shell that is either baked or fried. In the most traditional version, the dumpling is made entirely of mashed potato. Another version has the ...
by Arthur Marshall Fell
Knish is a kind of Jewish dumpling with fillings ranging from mashed potatoes or ground meat to sauerkraut, onions, kasha or anything you can imagine. It can take different forms and shapes (round, square, oval). Lox is smoked salmon.
The New Yiddish Kitchen (2016)
Gluten-Free and Paleo Kosher Recipes for the Holidays and Every Day by Jennifer Robins, Simone Miller
Caramelized Onion and Potato Knish Knish is the essence of Not-So-Traditional Deli Fare 89 Smoked Whitefish ...
The World's Best Street Food (2012)
Where to Find it & How to Make it by Lonely Planet Food
Knish NEW YORK, USA The sort of thing that keeps you going through cold New York days, the knish is a hefty, round, baked pastry, seriously heavy on the carbs. Origin The knish came to New York with the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe ...
Religion 101 (2013)
From Allah to Zen Buddhism, an Exploration of the Key People, Practices, and Beliefs that Have Shaped the Religions of the World by Peter Archer
A knish is a potato and flour dumpling normally stuffed with mashed potato and onion, chopped liver, or cheese. • Kasha. Kasha or kasha varnishkes is a mixture of buckwheat and bow-tie macaroni noodles. • Kugel. Kugel is either served as a ...
Hot Dog! (2015)
The wonderful world of the wiener by Andy Lynes
POTATO KNISH Knish is a baked or fried pastry usually filled with potato and onion. It arrived in North America around the turn of the 20th century, brought over by Jewish Eastern European immigrants. You'll find them on the menu of hot dog ...
A Sourcebook for Understanding the Cuisines of the World by Eve Zibart
A knish is a savory meat or potatostuffed pastry ...
by Andrew Smith
The knish is a canonical item of Jewish-American food, which has had three transformations over the twentieth century. The name comes from Ukrainian Yiddish (the verb “to crease”), and seems to have reached the United States only with the ...
The Lower East Side (2013)
by Ronald Sanders
The classic knish is a baked mound of grated potato, mixed with flour, eggs and onion, but Yonah Shimmel's, like most New York kosher delicatessens, also offers one of kashe (buckwheat groats) instead of potato. Further-more, unlike almost ...
The Literary Digest (1916)
by Edward Jewitt Wheeler, Isaac Kaufman Funk, William Seaver Woods
As the New York Globe explains, knish is an invention of whom any delicatessen merchant might be proud: It is a cross between dumpling and ravioli—a stufied butter-cake, as it were. Its ingredients include dough, chopped potatoes, and ...
VA'KNISH is a solution of some resinous material in any proper solvent, ...
Encyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)
by Gil Marks
Immigrants brought the knish to America toward the end of the nineteenth century , where it remained primarily Jewish fare before becoming a New York culinary favorite. As with many American gastronomic icons, such as hot dogs and ...
by Random House
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by Eric Partridge
92, 2000 split knish noun the vagina us A conventional 'knish' is a ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
AM no'forsfio knish BR ko'nis, knis, -Hz AM ko'nis, ...
by T.J. Carty
Anne Knish (Spectre) FIDELER, Raymond Edwin [fl. 1946 ...
The Twentieth Century by Eric L. Haralson
Knish, Anne. See Ficke ...
by Thomas E. Zurinskas
~kunnektiv - connective ~kunniev - connive ~kunnipshin - conniption ~kunnish - knish ~kunnoelee - cannoli ~kunnoeleez - cannolis ~kunnoet - connote ~ kunnue - canoe ~kunnuebee'ool - connubial ~kunnuebeeyool - connubial ~ kunnue'ist ...
by George A. Burdock
tamale, pizza, calzone, lasagna, egg roll, dim sum, crepes, knish, manapaua, matzo balls, stuffed peppers (with rice, but with or without meat), tabbouleh, sushi ) 583 Frozen plate meals with grain mixtures as major ingredient 584 Soups with ...
by Oxford University Press
bish, dish, fish, Frisch, Gish, knish, pish, ...
Dictionary of Jewish Words (2010)
A JPS Guide by Joyce Eisenberg, Ellen Scolnic
knish n. Yiddish (kuh-NISH) A baked,fist-sized pocket of dough filled with meat or vegetables and ...
Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
knish /knɪʃ/ n. a baked or fried dumpling of flaky dough with a savoury filling. – origin Yiddish, from Russ. knish, knysh, denoting a bun or dumpling. knit v. (knits, knitting; past and past part. knitted or ...
by Albert Samuel Gatschet
\viwz'iknish, wi-fi'knish telltale, taller, slanderer. w iktchish, wfkts, d. wiwaktchish various, difl'erent: nanuktna lilhanks wtkts nakanti (for nanukanti) all difcrent kinds of quadrupeds, 145, 2; tchakiag itpa wiktchishti the boy brings various things.
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- Falafel and shwarma and knish stand
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- Potato Knish
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- A Japanese Knish
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- Vicki With Knish
This was the first time Vicki had had or even heard of a knish. She loved it! Always proud to introduce someone to a New York City culinary tradition.
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- Una kasha knish, por favor.
Washed it down with a chocolate egg cream. They have blintzes, too.
B&H Restaurant, 127 2nd Avenue (between St. Mark's Place and 7th Street), New York 10003
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- Blueberry Knish
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Scrabble value of K5N1I1S1H4
The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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