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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 ...
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 Salad.
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- Opposite, top: 27.
The knish is a version of a snack that's familiar in many cultures. Other versions include the pierogi, the samosa, the pasty, and the empanada. They're all essentially dough wrapped around a filling. They are members of the dumpling family.
The World's Best Street Food (2012)
Where to Find It and How to Make It by Lonely Planet Publications Staff
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 ...
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 ...
A Sourcebook for Understanding the Cuisines of the World by Zibart Eve
A knish is a savory meat or potato-stuffed pastry brought to Israel by Eastern European immigrants along with latkes, pancakes of shredded potato and onion. SIDE DISHES Vegetable dishes are generally rather simple, using familiar ...
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 Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
92, 2000 split knish ...
Luxury Edition 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 ...
For Home, School, Office by Daniel Webster
knish (knish) n. Dough stuffed with potato, meat, or cheese, and baked or ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
knish. n (in Jewish cookery) dough with a potato, meat, etc filling , baked or fried. [Yiddish, from Russ] knit nit. n to intertwine: to make (a garment, etc) by means of knitting-needles or a knitting-machine: to form (wool, etc) into ...
Dictionary of Jewish Terms (2011)
A Guide to the Language of Judaism by Ronald L. Eisenberg
Knish. Yiddish word for a small baked savory pastry, classically filled with mashed potato. Other popular fillings include meat, spinach, and kasha. Knocker. Yiddish term for a “big shot” or “show-off.” Knocking on wood. This superstition to ...
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 Thomas SHERIDAN (M.A., Teacher of Elocution.)
CRUSH, knish'. s. A collision.
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Served at The Bagel restaurant in Denver. There's horseradish in the little plastic cup.
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- Meat knish
Gigantic meat knish at Carnegie Deli last night after seeing The Madrid. Best bargain on an otherwise pricey menu: $5.95. They also gave potato and kasha knishes.
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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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- Potato knish filling
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- Blueberry Knish
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- Jim Post 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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