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Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks

  1. absinth = strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
  2. absinthe = strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
  3. acerola = acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
  4. acetum = sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
  5. acidophilus milk = milk fermented by bacteria
  6. ackee = red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds
  7. acorn squash = small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh
  8. ade = a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice
  9. adobo = a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish
  10. afternoon tea = a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
  11. afters = a dish served as the last course of a meal
  12. aguacate = a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
  13. ail = aromatic bulb used as seasoning
  14. aioli = garlic mayonnaise
  15. aioli sauce = garlic mayonnaise
  16. aitchbone = a cut of beef including the H-shaped rump bone
  17. akee = red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds
  18. akvavit = Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
  19. Alaska crab = meat of large cold-water crab
  20. Alaska king crab = meat of large cold-water crab
  21. Alaskan king crab = meat of large cold-water crab
  22. albacore = relatively small tuna with choice white flesh
  23. albumen = the white part of an egg
  24. alcohol = a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
  25. alcoholic beverage = a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
  26. alcoholic drink = a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
  27. ale = a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast
  28. alewife = flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams
  29. alfalfa = leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
  30. alfalfa sprout = sprouted alfalfa seeds
  31. aliment = a source of materials to nourish the body
  32. alimentary paste = shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
  33. alimentation = a source of materials to nourish the body
  34. all-day sucker = hard candy on a stick
  35. allemande = egg-thickened veloute
  36. allemande sauce = egg-thickened veloute
  37. allergy diet = a diet designed to avoid the foods that you are allergic to
  38. alligator pear = a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
  39. allspice = ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree
  40. almond = oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree
  41. almond cookie = very rich cookie containing ground almonds
  42. almond crescent = very rich cookie containing ground almonds
  43. almond extract = flavoring made from almonds macerated in alcohol
  44. alphabet soup = soup that contains small noodles in the shape of letters of the alphabet
  45. altar wine = used in a communion service
  46. amarelle = pale red sour cherry with colorless or nearly colorless juice
  47. amaretto = an Italian almond liqueur
  48. ambrosia = the food and drink of the gods
  49. American cheese = hard smooth-textured cheese
  50. American lobster = flesh of cold-water lobsters having large tender claws
  51. American smelt = common smelt of eastern North America and Alaska
  52. Amontillado = pale medium-dry sherry from Spain
  53. anadama bread = a yeast-raised bread made of white flour and cornmeal and molasses
  54. ananas = large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves
  55. anchovy = tiny fishes usually canned or salted
  56. anchovy butter = butter blended with mashed anchovies
  57. anchovy dressing = vinaigrette and mashed anchovies
  58. anchovy paste = paste made primarily of anchovies
  59. anchovy pear = West Indian fruit resembling the mango
  60. anchovy pizza = tomato and cheese pizza with anchovies
  61. anchovy sauce = made of white sauce and mashed anchovies
  62. angel cake = a light sponge cake made without egg yolks
  63. angel food cake = a light sponge cake made without egg yolks
  64. angelica = aromatic stems or leaves or roots of Angelica Archangelica / candied stalks of the angelica plant
  65. anise = liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
  66. anise cookie = cookie made without butter and flavored with anise seed
  67. anise seed = liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
  68. aniseed = liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
  69. anisette = liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
  70. anisette de Bordeaux = liquorice-flavored usually colorless sweet liqueur made from aniseed
  71. anjou = a pear with firm flesh and a green skin
  72. annon = sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
  73. antipasto = a course of appetizers in an Italian meal
  74. aperitif = alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
  75. appetiser = food or drink to stimulate the appetite
  76. appetizer = food or drink to stimulate the appetite
  77. apple = fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
  78. apple butter = thick dark spicy puree of apples
  79. apple dumpling = apples wrapped in pastry and baked
  80. apple fritter = fritter containing sliced apple
  81. apple jelly = jelly made from apple juice
  82. apple juice = the juice of apples
  83. apple pie = pie (with a top crust) containing sliced apples and sugar
  84. apple sauce = puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
  85. apple tart = a tart filled with sliced apples and sugar / a small open pie filled with sliced apples and sugar
  86. apple turnover = turnover with an apple filling
  87. applejack = distilled from hard cider
  88. applesauce = puree of stewed apples usually sweetened and spiced
  89. applesauce cake = moist spicy cake containing applesauce
  90. apricot = downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach
  91. apricot bar = fruit bar containing apricot jam
  92. apricot sauce = for Chinese dishes: apricot preserves and chutney
  93. aqua vitae = strong distilled liquor or brandy
  94. aquavit = Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
  95. arak = any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
  96. ardent spirits = strong distilled liquor or brandy
  97. areca nut = seed of betel palm
  98. Armagnac = dry brandy distilled in the Armagnac district of France
  99. Armerican cheddar = hard smooth-textured cheese
  100. arrack = any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
  101. arroz con pollo = rice and chicken cooked together Spanish style
  102. artichoke = a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
  103. artichoke heart = the tender fleshy center of the immature artichoke flower
  104. ash cake = corn bread wrapped in cabbage leaves and baked in hot ashes
  105. ashcake = corn bread wrapped in cabbage leaves and baked in hot ashes
  106. asparagus = edible young shoots of the asparagus plant
  107. aspartame = an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid
  108. aspic = savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables
  109. Atlantic salmon = fatty pink flesh of fish from northern coastal Atlantic
  110. atole = eaten as mush or as a thin gruel
  111. aubergine = egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
  112. avocado = a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
  113. avocado pear = a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
  114. baba = a small cake leavened with yeast
  115. baba au rhum = a baba soaked in rum
  116. babka = a coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds
  117. bacon = back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked
  118. bacon and eggs = eggs (fried or scrambled) served with bacon
  119. bacon rind = the rind of bacon
  120. bacon strip = a slice of bacon
  121. bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich = sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce
  122. bagel = glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
  123. baguet = narrow French stick loaf
  124. baguette = narrow French stick loaf
  125. baked Alaska = cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an oven
  126. baked egg = egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin
  127. baked goods = foods (like breads and cakes and pastries) that are cooked in an oven
  128. baked potato = potato that has been cooked by baking it in an oven
  129. baking chocolate = pure unsweetened chocolate used in baking and icings and sauces and candy
  130. baking-powder biscuit = leavened with baking powder
  131. baklava = rich Middle Eastern cake made of thin layers of flaky pastry filled with nuts and honey
  132. balanced diet = a diet that contains adequate amounts of all the necessary nutrients required for healthy growth and activity
  133. Baldwin = an American eating apple with red or yellow and red skin
  134. bamboo shoot = edible young shoots of bamboo
  135. banana = elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh
  136. banana bread = moist bread containing banana pulp
  137. banana peel = the skin of a banana
  138. banana skin = the skin of a banana
  139. banana split = a banana split lengthwise and topped with scoops of ice cream and sauces and nuts and whipped cream
  140. banger = pork sausage
  141. bannock = a flat bread made of oat or barley flour
  142. banquet = a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
  143. bap = a small loaf or roll of soft bread
  144. barbados cherry = acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
  145. Barbados gooseberry = small yellow to orange fruit of the Barbados gooseberry cactus used in desserts and preserves and jellies
  146. barbecue = a cookout in which food is cooked over an open fire
  147. barbecue sauce = spicy sweet and sour sauce usually based on catsup or chili sauce
  148. barbecued spareribs = baked or roasted with a spicy sauce
  149. barbecued wing = chicken wings cooked in barbecue sauce
  150. barbeque = a cookout in which food is cooked over an open fire
  151. barley = a grain of barley
  152. barley candy = a brittle transparent candy made by melting and cooling cane sugar
  153. barley water = broth used to feed infants
  154. barley-sugar = a brittle transparent candy made by melting and cooling cane sugar
  155. barleycorn = a grain of barley
  156. barmbrack = a rich currant cake or bun
  157. bartlett = juicy yellow pear
  158. bartlett pear = juicy yellow pear
  159. basil = leaves of the common basil
  160. bass = any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus) / the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
  161. bathtub gin = homemade gin especially that made illegally
  162. batter = a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
  163. batter bread = soft bread made of cornmeal and sometimes rice or hominy
  164. battercake = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  165. Bavarian blue = blue cheese of Bavaria
  166. Bavarian cream = a rich custard set with gelatin
  167. bay leaf = dried leaf of the bay laurel
  168. bay scallop = muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
  169. beach plum = small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
  170. bean = any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
  171. bean curd = cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
  172. bean dip = a dip made of cooked beans
  173. bean sprout = any of various sprouted beans: especially mung beans or lentils or edible soybeans
  174. bean tostada = a flat tortilla topped with refried beans
  175. bear claw = almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw
  176. bear paw = almond-flavored yeast-raised pastry shaped in an irregular semicircle resembling a bear's claw
  177. bearnaise = a sauce like hollandaise but made with white wine and tarragon and shallots instead of lemon juice
  178. Beaujolais = dry fruity light red wine drunk within a few months after it is made
  179. bechamel = milk thickened with a butter and flour roux
  180. bechamel sauce = milk thickened with a butter and flour roux
  181. beechnut = small sweet triangular nut of any of various beech trees
  182. beef = meat from an adult domestic bovine
  183. beef Bourguignonne = beef and mushrooms and onions stewed in red wine and seasonings
  184. beef broth = a stock made with beef
  185. beef burrito = a burrito with a beef filling
  186. beef fondue = cubes of beef cooked in hot oil and then dipped in various tasty sauces
  187. beef goulash = meat is browned before stewing
  188. beef jerky = strips of dried beef
  189. beef loin = cut of meat from a loin of beef
  190. beef neck = a cut of beef from the neck of the animal
  191. beef patty = a patty of ground cooked beef
  192. beef roast = cut of beef suitable for roasting
  193. beef stew = a stew made with beef
  194. beef stock = a stock made with beef
  195. beef Stroganoff = sauteed strips of beef and mushrooms in sour cream sauce served with noodles
  196. beef tea = an extract of beef
  197. beef tenderloin = beef loin muscle
  198. beef tongue = the tongue of a cow eaten as meat
  199. beef Wellington = rare-roasted beef tenderloin coated with mushroom paste in puff pastry
  200. beefburger = a sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
  201. beefsteak = a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
  202. beefsteak tomato = any of several large tomatoes with thick flesh
  203. beer = a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
  204. beet = round red root vegetable
  205. beet green = young leaves of the beetroot
  206. beet sugar = sugar from sugar beets used as sweetening agent
  207. beetroot = round red root vegetable
  208. beigel = glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
  209. beignet = a deep-fried, yeast-raised doughnut dusted with confectioners' sugar
  210. Belgian beef stew = beef stewed in beer seasoned with garlic and served with boiled potatoes
  211. Belgian endive = young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
  212. Belgian waffle = thick sweet waffle often eaten with ice cream or fruit sauce
  213. bell apple = the edible yellow fruit of the Jamaica honeysuckle
  214. bell pepper = large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties
  215. beluga caviar = roe of beluga sturgeon usually from Russia
  216. benedictine = a French liqueur originally made by Benedictine monks
  217. benniseed = small oval seeds of the sesame plant
  218. Bercy = butter creamed with white wine and shallots and parsley
  219. Bercy butter = butter creamed with white wine and shallots and parsley
  220. Berlin doughnut = a raised doughnut filled with jelly or jam
  221. Bermuda onion = mild flat onion grown in warm areas
  222. berry = any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits
  223. betel nut = seed of betel palm
  224. beurre noisette = clarified butter browned slowly and seasoned with vinegar or lemon juice and capers
  225. beverage = any liquid suitable for drinking
  226. bialy = flat crusty-bottomed onion roll
  227. bialystoker = flat crusty-bottomed onion roll
  228. Bibb lettuce = lettuce with relatively crisp leaves
  229. bigos = a Polish stew of cabbage and meat
  230. bilberry = blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
  231. biltong = meat that is salted and cut into strips and dried in the sun
  232. bing cherry = dark red or blackish sweet cherry
  233. birch beer = carbonated drink containing an extract from bark of birch trees
  234. bird = the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
  235. bird feed = food given to birds
  236. bird food = food given to birds
  237. birdseed = food given to birds
  238. biriani = an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables
  239. birthday cake = decorated cake served at a birthday party
  240. biryani = an Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or fish or vegetables
  241. biscuit = any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term) / small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda
  242. bishop = port wine mulled with oranges and cloves
  243. bismark = a raised doughnut filled with jelly or jam
  244. bisque = a thick cream soup made from shellfish
  245. bit = a small amount of solid food
  246. bite = a light informal meal / a small amount of solid food
  247. bitok = a Russian dish made with patties of ground meat (mixed with onions and bread and milk) and served with a sauce of sour cream
  248. bitter = English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops
  249. bitter chocolate = pure unsweetened chocolate used in baking and icings and sauces and candy
  250. bitter lemon = tart lemon-flavored carbonated drink
  251. bitter orange = highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
  252. bitters = alcoholic liquor flavored with bitter herbs and roots
  253. bittersweet chocolate = chocolate liquor with cocoa butter and small amounts of sugar and vanilla
  254. black bean = black-seeded bean of South America
  255. black bread = bread made of coarse rye flour
  256. black cherry = any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet flesh
  257. black currant = small black berries used in jams and jellies
  258. black olive = olives picked ripe and cured in brine then dried or pickled or preserved canned or in oil
  259. black pepper = pepper that is ground from whole peppercorns with husks on
  260. black pudding = a black sausage containing pig's blood and other ingredients
  261. black salsify = long black salsify
  262. black tea = fermented tea leaves
  263. black walnut = American walnut having a very hard and thick woody shell
  264. black-eyed pea = eaten fresh as shell beans or dried
  265. blackberry = large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
  266. blackheart = heart cherry with dark flesh and skin cherry
  267. blackheart cherry = heart cherry with dark flesh and skin cherry
  268. blade = a cut of beef from the shoulder blade
  269. blade apple = small yellow to orange fruit of the Barbados gooseberry cactus used in desserts and preserves and jellies
  270. blade roast = a roast cut from the blade
  271. blanc = a white sauce of fat, broth, and vegetables
  272. blancmange = sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch
  273. bland diet = a diet of foods that are not irritating
  274. blended whiskey = mixture of two or more whiskeys or of a whiskey and neutral spirits
  275. blended whisky = mixture of two or more whiskeys or of a whiskey and neutral spirits
  276. bleu = cheese containing a blue mold
  277. bleu cheese dressing = creamy dressing containing crumbled blue cheese
  278. blini = Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast
  279. blintz = thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
  280. blintze = thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
  281. bliny = Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast
  282. bloater = large fatty herring lightly salted and briefly smoked
  283. blood meal = the dried and powdered blood of animals
  284. blood pudding = a black sausage containing pig's blood and other ingredients
  285. blood sausage = a black sausage containing pig's blood and other ingredients
  286. Bloody Mary = a cocktail made with vodka and spicy tomato juice
  287. bloody shame = a Bloody Mary made without alcohol
  288. blowfish = delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
  289. BLT = sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce
  290. blue cheese = cheese containing a blue mold
  291. blue cheese dressing = creamy dressing containing crumbled blue cheese / vinaigrette containing crumbled Roquefort or blue cheese
  292. blue crab = Atlantic crab
  293. blue point = oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast
  294. blueberry = sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants
  295. blueberry pie = pie containing blueberries and sugar
  296. blueberry yogurt = yogurt with sweetened blueberries or blueberry jam
  297. bluefin = flesh of very large tuna
  298. bluefin tuna = flesh of very large tuna
  299. bluefish = fatty bluish flesh of bluefish
  300. bluepoint = oysters originally from Long Island Sound but now from anywhere along the northeastern seacoast
  301. blush wine = pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
  302. board = food or meals in general
  303. bock = a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring
  304. bock beer = a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring
  305. boeuf = meat from an adult domestic bovine
  306. boeuf Bourguignonne = beef and mushrooms and onions stewed in red wine and seasonings
  307. boeuf fondu bourguignon = cubes of beef cooked in hot oil and then dipped in various tasty sauces
  308. boiled dinner = corned beef simmered with onions and cabbage and usually other vegetables
  309. boiled egg = egg cooked briefly in the shell in gently boiling water
  310. bok choi = elongated head of dark green leaves on thick white stalks
  311. bok choy = elongated head of dark green leaves on thick white stalks
  312. bologna = large smooth-textured smoked sausage of beef and veal and pork
  313. Bologna sausage = large smooth-textured smoked sausage of beef and veal and pork
  314. bolognese pasta sauce = sauce for pasta
  315. bomber = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  316. bonbon = a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate
  317. bone marrow = very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
  318. bonito = flesh of mostly Pacific food fishes of the genus Sarda of the family Scombridae
  319. bootleg = whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
  320. booze = an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  321. borage = an herb whose leaves are used to flavor sauces and punches
  322. Bordeaux = any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
  323. Bordeaux wine = any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
  324. bordelaise = brown sauce with beef marrow and red wine
  325. borsch = a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
  326. borscht = a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
  327. borsh = a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
  328. borshch = a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
  329. borsht = a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
  330. bortsch = a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation
  331. bosc = greenish-yellow pear
  332. Boston baked beans = dried navy beans baked slowly with molasses and salt pork
  333. Boston brown bread = dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with molasses and soda and milk or water
  334. Boston cream pie = layer cake filled with custard
  335. Boston lettuce = lettuce with relatively soft leaves
  336. bottled water = drinking water (often spring water) that is put into bottles and offered for sale
  337. bottom round = cut from the round
  338. bouchee = shell of puff paste
  339. bouillabaisse = highly seasoned Mediterranean soup or stew made of several kinds of fish and shellfish with tomatoes and onions or leeks and seasoned with saffron and garlic and herbs
  340. bouillon = a clear seasoned broth
  341. bouillon cube = a cube of evaporated seasoned meat extract
  342. bourbon = whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels
  343. bourguignon = reduced red wine with onions and parsley and thyme and butter
  344. bourguignon sauce = reduced red wine with onions and parsley and thyme and butter
  345. Bovril = an extract of beef
  346. bowtie pasta = pasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie
  347. boxberry = spicy red berrylike fruit
  348. boysenberry = large raspberry-flavored fruit
  349. brain = the brain of certain animals used as meat
  350. Bramley's Seedling = very large cooking apple
  351. bran = food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
  352. bran flake = wheat flake including the bran
  353. bran muffin = muffin containing bran
  354. branch water = pure natural water from a stream or brook
  355. brandy = distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
  356. brandy sling = a sling made with brandy
  357. brandyball = a British candy flavored with brandy
  358. brandysnap = a gingersnap flavored with brandy
  359. brat = a small pork sausage
  360. bratwurst = a small pork sausage
  361. brazil = three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
  362. brazil nut = three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
  363. bread = food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
  364. bread and butter pickle = thinly sliced sweet pickles
  365. bread dough = any of various doughs for bread
  366. bread sauce = creamy white sauce made with bread instead of flour and seasoned with cloves and onion
  367. bread-stick = a crisp stick-shaped roll
  368. breadcrumb = crumb of bread
  369. breadfruit = a large round seedless or seeded fruit with a texture like bread; eaten boiled or baked or roasted or ground into flour
  370. breadstick = a crisp stick-shaped roll
  371. breadstuff = flour or meal or grain used in baking bread / food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
  372. breakfast = the first meal of the day
  373. breakfast food = any food (especially cereal) usually served for breakfast
  374. bream = flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae / flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe
  375. breast = meat carved from the breast of a fowl
  376. breast of lamb = a cut of lamb including the breastbone and attached muscles dressed as meat
  377. breast of veal = usually stuffed and roasted
  378. brew = drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
  379. brewage = drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
  380. brick cheese = semisoft sweet American cheese from whole milk in a brick form
  381. bridecake = a rich cake with two or more tiers and covered with frosting and decorations
  382. Brie = soft creamy white cheese
  383. brine = a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
  384. brioche = a light roll rich with eggs and butter and somewhat sweet
  385. brisket = a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest especially of beef
  386. brisling = small fatty European fish
  387. brittle = caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
  388. broad bean = shell beans cooked as lima beans / a bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
  389. broccoli = branched green undeveloped flower heads
  390. broccoli raab = slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds
  391. broccoli rabe = slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds
  392. broiler = flesh of a small young chicken not over 2 1/2 lb suitable for broiling
  393. brook trout = a delicious freshwater food fish
  394. broth = a thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock / liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered
  395. brown Betty = baked pudding of apples and breadcrumbs
  396. brown bread = dark steamed bread made of cornmeal wheat and flour with molasses and soda and milk or water / bread made with whole wheat flour
  397. brown butter = clarified butter browned slowly and seasoned with vinegar or lemon juice and capers
  398. brown onion sauce = brown sauce with sauteed chopped onions and parsley and dry white wine or vinegar
  399. brown rice = unpolished rice retaining the yellowish-brown outer layer
  400. brown sauce = bouillon or beef stock thickened with butter and flour roux and variously seasoned with herbs or Worcestershire etc. / a sauce based on soy sauce
  401. brown sugar = unrefined or only partly refined sugar
  402. brownie = square or bar of very rich chocolate cake usually with nuts
  403. brownie mix = a commercial mix for making brownies
  404. brunch = combination breakfast and lunch
  405. Brunswick stew = spicy southern specialty: chicken (or small game) with corn and tomatoes and lima beans and okra and onions and potatoes
  406. Brussels biscuit = slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
  407. brussels sprouts = the small edible cabbage-like buds growing along a stalk of the brussels sprout plant
  408. bubble and squeak = leftover cabbage fried with cooked potatoes and sometimes meat
  409. bubble gum = a kind of chewing gum that can be blown into bubbles
  410. bubbly = a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
  411. buck's fizz = a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice
  412. buckwheat = grain ground into flour
  413. buckwheat cake = a pancake made with buckwheat flour
  414. buffalo = meat from an American bison
  415. buffalo wing = crisp spicy chicken wings
  416. buffalofish = large carp-like North American fish
  417. buffet = a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves
  418. bulghur = parched crushed wheat
  419. bulgur = parched crushed wheat
  420. bulgur pilaf = pilaf made with bulgur wheat instead of rice and usually without meat
  421. bulgur wheat = parched crushed wheat
  422. bullace grape = dull-purple grape of southern United States
  423. bullock's heart = large heart-shaped tropical fruit with soft acid pulp
  424. bullshot = a cocktail made with vodka and beef bouillon or consomme
  425. bully beef = beef cured or pickled in brine
  426. bun = small rounded bread either plain or sweet
  427. bunya bunya = nut tasting like roasted chestnuts
  428. burger = a sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
  429. burgoo = thick spicy stew of whatever meat and whatever vegetables are available
  430. Burgundy = red table wine from the Burgundy region of France
  431. Burgundy sauce = reduced red wine with onions and parsley and thyme and butter
  432. Burgundy wine = red table wine from the Burgundy region of France
  433. burrito = a flour tortilla folded around a filling
  434. Burton = a strong dark English ale
  435. business lunch = lunch (usually at a restaurant) where business is discussed and the cost is charged as a business expense
  436. butter = an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream
  437. butter bean = small flat green bean similar to lima beans
  438. butter cookie = cookie containing much butter
  439. butterbean = small flat green bean similar to lima beans
  440. buttercrunch = lettuce with delicate and relatively crunchy leaves
  441. buttercup squash = drum-shaped squash with dark green rind marked in silver or grey
  442. butterfish = any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin
  443. butterhead lettuce = lettuce with relatively soft leaves in a loose head
  444. buttermilk = residue from making butter from sour raw milk
  445. buttermilk biscuit = very tender biscuit partially leavened with buttermilk and soda
  446. buttermilk pancake = a pancake made with buttermilk
  447. butternut = oily egg-shaped nut of an American tree of the walnut family
  448. butternut squash = buff-colored squash with a long usually straight neck and sweet orange flesh
  449. butterscotch = a hard brittle candy made with butter and brown sugar
  450. butty = a sandwich
  451. C-ration = a canned field ration issued by the United States Army
  452. cabbage = any of various types of cabbage
  453. Cabernet = superior Bordeaux type of red wine
  454. Cabernet Sauvignon = superior Bordeaux type of red wine
  455. cacao bean = seed of the cacao tree
  456. cachou = a scented lozenge used to sweeten the breath
  457. Caesar salad = typically having fried croutons and dressing made with a raw egg
  458. cafe au lait = equal parts of coffee and hot milk
  459. cafe noir = small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream
  460. cafe royale = black coffee with Cognac and lemon peel and sugar
  461. caffe latte = strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
  462. cajan pea = small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
  463. cake = baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat / small flat mass of chopped food
  464. cake mix = a commercial mix for making a cake
  465. calamari = squid prepared as food
  466. calamary = squid prepared as food
  467. calf's brain = the brain of a calf eaten as meat
  468. calf's liver = liver of a calf used as meat
  469. calf's tongue = the tongue of a calf eaten as meat
  470. calf's-foot jelly = a savory jelly made with gelatin obtained by boiling calves' feet
  471. California wine = any of various wines produced in California
  472. Calvados = dry apple brandy made in Normandy
  473. calves' feet = feet of calves used as food
  474. calves' liver = liver of a calf used as meat
  475. cambric tea = a beverage for children containing hot water and milk and sugar and a small amount of tea
  476. Camembert = rich soft creamy French cheese
  477. camomile tea = tea-like drink made from camomile leaves and flowers
  478. Canadian bacon = from a boned strip of cured loin
  479. canape = an appetizer consisting usually of a thin slice of bread or toast spread with caviar or cheese or other savory food
  480. canary seed = a mixture of seeds used to feed caged birds
  481. Canary wine = a sweet white wine from the Canary Islands
  482. candied apple = an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  483. candied citrus peel = strips of citrus peel cooked in a sugar syrup
  484. candied fruit = fruit cooked in sugar syrup and encrusted with a sugar crystals
  485. candy = a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
  486. candy apple = an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  487. candy bar = a candy shaped as a bar
  488. candy cane = a hard candy in the shape of a rod
  489. candy corn = a small yellow and white candy shaped to resemble a kernel of corn
  490. candy egg = egg-shaped candy
  491. candy kiss = any of several bite-sized candies
  492. candyfloss = a candy made by spinning sugar that has been boiled to a high temperature
  493. cane sugar = sugar from sugarcane used as sweetening agent
  494. canistel = ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies
  495. canned food = food preserved by canning
  496. canned foods = food preserved by canning
  497. canned goods = food preserved by canning
  498. canned meat = meat preserved in a can or tin
  499. cannelloni = tubular pasta filled with meat or cheese
  500. cannibal mound = ground beef mixed with raw egg and e.g. onions and capers and anchovies
  501. canola = vegetable oil made from rapeseed
  502. canola oil = vegetable oil made from rapeseed
  503. cantaloup = the fruit of a cantaloup vine
  504. cantaloupe = the fruit of a cantaloup vine
  505. caper = pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
  506. caper sauce = allemande sauce with capers
  507. capon = flesh of a castrated male chicken
  508. cappelletti = small circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings
  509. cappuccino = equal parts of espresso and hot milk topped with cinnamon and nutmeg and usually whipped cream
  510. cappuccino coffee = equal parts of espresso and hot milk topped with cinnamon and nutmeg and usually whipped cream
  511. capulin = Mexican black cherry
  512. carambola = deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit
  513. caramel = burnt sugar
  514. caramel apple = an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  515. caramel bun = rolled dough spread with sugar and nuts then sliced and baked in muffin tins with honey or sugar and butter in the bottom
  516. caramelized sugar = burnt sugar
  517. caraway = leaves used sparingly in soups and stews
  518. caraway seed = aromatic seeds of the caraway plant
  519. caraway seed bread = bread containing caraway seeds
  520. carbo loading = a diet of foods high in starch that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscles
  521. carbohydrate loading = a diet of foods high in starch that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscles
  522. carbonado = a piece of meat (or fish) that has been scored and broiled
  523. carbonara = sauce for pasta
  524. carbonated water = effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
  525. carbonnade flamande = beef stewed in beer seasoned with garlic and served with boiled potatoes
  526. cardamom = aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
  527. cardamon = aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
  528. cardamum = aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
  529. cardoon = only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks
  530. carissa plum = edible scarlet plumlike fruit of a South African plant
  531. carob = powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree
  532. carob bar = a bar of candy made with carob powder
  533. carob powder = powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree
  534. carp = the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed
  535. carrot = orange root
  536. carrot juice = usually freshly squeezed juice of carrots
  537. carrot pudding = pudding made with grated carrots
  538. carrot stick = a stick of carrot eaten raw
  539. casaba = melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh
  540. casaba melon = melon having yellowish rind and whitish flesh
  541. cashew = kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted
  542. cashew nut = kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted
  543. cassareep = a flavoring made by boiling down the juice of the bitter cassava
  544. casserole = food cooked and served in a casserole
  545. cassiri = a drink resembling beer
  546. caster sugar = very finely granulated sugar that was formerly sprinkled from a castor
  547. castor sugar = very finely granulated sugar that was formerly sprinkled from a castor
  548. cat food = food prepared for cats
  549. Catawba = slipskin grape
  550. catfish = flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States
  551. catsup = thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
  552. cattle cake = a concentrated feed for cattle
  553. cauliflower = compact head of white undeveloped flowers
  554. caviar = salted roe of sturgeon or other large fish
  555. caviare = salted roe of sturgeon or other large fish
  556. cayenne = a long and often twisted hot red pepper / ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
  557. cayenne pepper = a long and often twisted hot red pepper / ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
  558. celeriac = thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant
  559. celery = stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning
  560. celery cabbage = elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
  561. celery root = thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant
  562. celery salt = ground celery seed and salt
  563. celery seed = seed of the celery plant used as seasoning
  564. celery stick = celery stalks cut into small sticks
  565. celtuce = leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked
  566. center = the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  567. centre = the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
  568. cereal = a breakfast food prepared from grain / foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  569. ceriman = tropical cylindrical fruit resembling a pinecone with pineapple-banana flavor
  570. certified milk = milk from dairies regulated by an authorized medical milk commission
  571. cetchup = thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
  572. Chablis = dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it
  573. challah = a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast
  574. champagne = a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
  575. champagne cup = a punch containing a sparkling wine
  576. chapati = flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle
  577. chapatti = flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle
  578. chard = long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
  579. Chardonnay = dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes
  580. charlotte = a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard
  581. charlotte russe = lady fingers enclosing Bavarian cream
  582. Chartreuse = aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils
  583. chaser = a drink to follow immediately after another drink
  584. Chateaubriand = a very thick center cut of beef tenderloin
  585. chaw = a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  586. checkerberry = spicy red berrylike fruit
  587. cheddar = hard smooth-textured cheese
  588. cheddar cheese = hard smooth-textured cheese
  589. cheese = a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  590. cheese dip = a dip made of cheeses
  591. cheese fondue = fondue made of cheese melted in wine for dipping bread and sometimes fruits
  592. cheese pizza = pizza with lots of cheese
  593. cheese rind = the rind of a cheese
  594. cheese sauce = white sauce with grated cheese
  595. cheese souffle = puffy dish of cheese and eggs (whites beaten separately) and white sauce
  596. cheese spread = spread made of cheese mixed with butter or cream or cream cheese and seasonings
  597. cheeseburger = a hamburger with melted cheese on it
  598. cheesecake = made with sweetened cream cheese and eggs and cream baked in a crumb crust
  599. chef's salad = the combination salad prepared as a particular chef's specialty
  600. Chenin blanc = made in California and the Loire valley in France
  601. cherimolla = large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp
  602. cherimoya = large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp
  603. cherry = a red fruit with a single hard stone
  604. cherry tomato = small red to yellow tomatoes
  605. cherrystone = small quahog larger than a littleneck
  606. cherrystone clam = small quahog larger than a littleneck
  607. chervil = fresh ferny parsley-like leaves used as a garnish with chicken and veal and omelets and green salads and spinach
  608. Cheshire cheese = a mild yellow English cheese with a crumbly texture
  609. chestnut = edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
  610. chevre = made from goats' milk
  611. chew = a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  612. chewing gum = a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
  613. Chianti = dry red Italian table wine from the Chianti region of Tuscany
  614. chicken = the flesh of a chicken used for food
  615. chicken and rice = rice and chicken cooked together with or without other ingredients and variously seasoned
  616. chicken broth = a stock made with chicken
  617. chicken cacciatora = chicken casserole prepared with tomatoes and mushrooms and herbs in the Italian style
  618. chicken cacciatore = chicken casserole prepared with tomatoes and mushrooms and herbs in the Italian style
  619. chicken casserole = chicken cooked and served in a casserole
  620. chicken cordon bleu = thin slices of chicken stuffed with cheese and ham and then sauteed
  621. chicken drumstick = the lower joint of the leg of a chicken
  622. chicken feed = dry mash for poultry
  623. chicken Kiev = pounded chicken cutlets rolled around butter (that has been seasoned with herbs) and then covered with crumbs and fried
  624. chicken leg = the lower joint of the leg of a chicken
  625. chicken liver = liver of a chicken used as meat
  626. chicken Marengo = braised chicken with onions and mushrooms in a wine and tomato sauce
  627. chicken mousse = mousse made with chicken
  628. chicken paprika = chicken simmered in broth with onions and paprika then mixed with sour cream
  629. chicken paprikash = chicken simmered in broth with onions and paprika then mixed with sour cream
  630. chicken provencale = chicken cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil
  631. chicken purloo = thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game
  632. chicken salad = salad composed primarily of chopped chicken meat
  633. chicken sandwich = a sandwich made with a filling of sliced chicken
  634. chicken soup = soup made from chicken broth
  635. chicken stew = a stew made with chicken
  636. chicken stock = a stock made with chicken
  637. chicken taco = a taco with a chicken filling
  638. chicken Tetrazzini = chicken prepared in a cream sauce with mushrooms and served over pasta
  639. chicken wing = the wing of a chicken
  640. chickpea = large white roundish Asiatic legume
  641. chicory = crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste / root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee
  642. chicory escarole = variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
  643. chicory root = root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee
  644. chiffon cake = very light cake
  645. chile = very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
  646. chili = very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency / ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
  647. chili con carne = ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
  648. chili dog = a hotdog with chili con carne on it
  649. chili pepper = very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
  650. chili powder = powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
  651. chili sauce = tomatoes and onions and peppers (sweet or hot) simmered with vinegar and sugar and various seasonings
  652. chili vinegar = fiery vinegar flavored with chili peppers
  653. chilli = very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
  654. chilly = very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
  655. chincapin = small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States
  656. chine = cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone
  657. Chinese anise = anise-scented star-shaped fruit or seed used in Asian cooking and medicine
  658. Chinese brown sauce = a sauce based on soy sauce
  659. Chinese cabbage = elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
  660. Chinese celery = elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
  661. Chinese date = dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
  662. Chinese fried rice = boiled rice mixed with scallions and minced pork or shrimp and quickly scrambled with eggs
  663. Chinese gooseberry = fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
  664. Chinese jujube = dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
  665. Chinese mustard = very hot prepared mustard
  666. Chinese parsley = parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish
  667. chinkapin = small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States
  668. chinook = pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon
  669. chinook salmon = pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon
  670. chinquapin = small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States
  671. chip = a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  672. chipolata = a small thin sausage
  673. chipotle = a ripe jalapeno that has been dried for use in cooking
  674. chips = strips of potato fried in deep fat
  675. chitlings = small intestines of hogs prepared as food
  676. chitlins = small intestines of hogs prepared as food
  677. chitterlings = small intestines of hogs prepared as food
  678. chives = cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning
  679. choc = colloquial British abbreviation
  680. choc-ice = colloquial British abbreviation for chocolate ice cream
  681. chocolate = a food made from roasted ground cacao beans / a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar
  682. chocolate bar = a bar of chocolate candy
  683. chocolate cake = cake containing chocolate
  684. chocolate candy = candy made with chocolate
  685. chocolate chip cookie = cookies containing chocolate chips
  686. chocolate eclair = eclair topped with chocolate
  687. chocolate egg = egg-shaped chocolate candy
  688. chocolate fondue = fondue made of chocolate melted with milk or cream for dipping fruits
  689. chocolate fudge = fudge made with chocolate or cocoa
  690. chocolate ice cream = ice cream flavored with chocolate
  691. chocolate kiss = a kiss that consists of a conical bite-sized piece of chocolate
  692. chocolate liquor = the liquid or paste that is produced when cocoa beans are roasted and ground
  693. chocolate milk = milk flavored with chocolate syrup
  694. chocolate mousse = dessert mousse made with chocolate
  695. chocolate pudding = sweet chocolate flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs
  696. chocolate sauce = sauce made with unsweetened chocolate or cocoa and sugar and water
  697. chocolate syrup = sauce made with unsweetened chocolate or cocoa and sugar and water
  698. chocolate truffle = creamy chocolate candy
  699. choice morsel = a small tasty bit of food
  700. chop = a small cut of meat including part of a rib
  701. chop steak = a patty of ground cooked beef
  702. chop suey = meat or fish stir-fried with vegetables (e.g., celery, onions, peppers or bean sprouts) seasoned with ginger and garlic and soy sauce; served with rice
  703. chop-suey greens = succulent and aromatic young dark green leaves used in Chinese and Vietnamese and Japanese cooking
  704. chopped steak = a patty of ground cooked beef
  705. chopsteak = a patty of ground cooked beef
  706. chorizo = a spicy Spanish pork sausage
  707. chou = puff filled with cream or custard / any of various types of cabbage
  708. chow = informal terms for a meal
  709. chow mein = chop suey served with fried noodles
  710. chowchow = a Chinese preserve of mixed fruits and ginger / chopped pickles in mustard sauce
  711. chowder = a thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes
  712. Christmas cake = a rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas
  713. Christmas pudding = a rich steamed or boiled pudding that resembles cake
  714. chuck = informal terms for a meal / the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade
  715. chuck short ribs = between the chuck and the brisket
  716. chutney = a spicy condiment made of chopped fruits or vegetables cooked in vinegar and sugar with ginger and spices
  717. cider = a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
  718. cider vinegar = vinegar made from cider
  719. cilantro = parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish
  720. cinnamon = spice from the dried aromatic bark of the Ceylon cinnamon tree
  721. cinnamon bread = bread flavored with cinnamon often containing raisins
  722. cinnamon bun = rolled dough spread with cinnamon and sugar (and raisins) then sliced before baking
  723. cinnamon roll = rolled dough spread with cinnamon and sugar (and raisins) then sliced before baking
  724. cinnamon snail = rolled dough spread with cinnamon and sugar (and raisins) then sliced before baking
  725. cinnamon toast = buttered toast with sugar and cinnamon
  726. cisco = cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward
  727. citrange = more aromatic and acid tasting than oranges
  728. citron = large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind
  729. citrous fruit = any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp
  730. citrus = any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp
  731. citrus fruit = any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp
  732. civet bean = small flat green bean similar to lima beans
  733. clabber = raw milk that has soured and thickened
  734. clam = flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
  735. clam chowder = chowder containing clams
  736. clam dip = a dip made of clams and soft cream cheese
  737. clambake = a cookout at the seashore where clams and fish and other foods are cooked--usually on heated stones covered with seaweed
  738. claret = dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
  739. claret cup = a punch made of claret and brandy with lemon juice and sugar and sometimes sherry or curacao and fresh fruit
  740. clarified butter = butter made clear by heating and removing the sediment of milk solids
  741. clary sage = fresh leaves used in omelets and fritters and with lamb
  742. clear liquid diet = a diet of fluids with minimal residues
  743. clementine = a mandarin orange of a deep reddish orange color and few seeds
  744. cling = fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
  745. clingstone = fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
  746. clotted cream = thick cream made from scalded milk
  747. clove = spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree
  748. clover-leaf roll = yeast-raised dinner roll made by baking three small balls of dough in each cup of a muffin pan
  749. club sandwich = made with three slices of usually toasted bread
  750. club soda = effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
  751. club steak = small steak from the front of the short loin of beef
  752. cob = nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus
  753. cobbler = a pie made of fruit with rich biscuit dough usually only on top of the fruit / tall sweetened iced drink of wine or liquor with fruit
  754. cobnut = nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus
  755. Coca Cola = Coca Cola is a trademarked cola
  756. cochon de lait = whole young pig suitable for roasting
  757. cock-a-leekie = soup made from chicken boiled with leeks
  758. cockle = common edible European bivalve
  759. cocktail = an appetizer served as a first course at a meal / a short mixed drink
  760. cocktail sauce = usually catsup with horseradish and lemon juice
  761. cocky-leeky = soup made from chicken boiled with leeks
  762. coco plum = plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves
  763. cocoa = powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed / a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar
  764. cocoa bean = seed of the cacao tree
  765. cocoa butter = the vegetable fat from the cacao that is extracted from chocolate liquor
  766. cocoa plum = plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves
  767. cocoa powder = the powdery remains of chocolate liquor after cocoa butter is removed
  768. cocoanut = large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk
  769. coconut = large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk / the edible white meat of a coconut
  770. coconut cake = cake containing shredded coconut in batter and frosting
  771. coconut cream = white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
  772. coconut macaroon = macaroon containing coconut
  773. coconut meat = the edible white meat of a coconut
  774. coconut milk = clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut / white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
  775. coconut oil = oil from coconuts
  776. coconut water = clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut
  777. cocoyam = tropical starchy tuberous root
  778. cocozelle = squash resembling zucchini
  779. cod = lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish
  780. coddled egg = egg cooked briefly in the shell in gently boiling water
  781. codfish = lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish
  782. codfish ball = usually made of flaked salt cod and mashed potatoes
  783. codfish cake = usually made of flaked salt cod and mashed potatoes
  784. coffee = a seed of the coffee tree
  785. coffee bean = a seed of the coffee tree
  786. coffee berry = a seed of the coffee tree
  787. coffee break = a snack taken during a break in the work day
  788. coffee cake = a cake or sweet bread usually served with coffee
  789. coffee cappuccino = equal parts of espresso and hot milk topped with cinnamon and nutmeg and usually whipped cream
  790. coffee cream = cream that has at least 18% butterfat
  791. coffee liqueur = coffee-flavored liqueur
  792. coffee ring = ring-shaped coffeecake with fruits or nuts and often iced
  793. coffee roll = any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze
  794. coffee royal = black coffee with Cognac and lemon peel and sugar
  795. coffee substitute = a drink resembling coffee that is sometimes substituted for it
  796. coffeecake = a cake or sweet bread usually served with coffee
  797. Cognac = high quality grape brandy distilled in the Cognac district of France
  798. coho = fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
  799. coho salmon = fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
  800. cohoe = fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
  801. Coke = Coca Cola is a trademarked cola
  802. cola = carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts
  803. cola extract = a flavoring extracted from the kola nut
  804. Colbert = butter creamed with parsley and tarragon and beef extract
  805. Colbert butter = butter creamed with parsley and tarragon and beef extract
  806. cold cereal = a cereal that is not heated before serving
  807. cold cuts = sliced assorted cold meats
  808. cold duck = pink sparkling wine originally from Germany
  809. cold stuffed tomato = tomato cases filled with various salad mixtures and served cold
  810. cole = coarse curly-leafed cabbage
  811. coleslaw = basically shredded cabbage
  812. collard greens = kale that has smooth leaves
  813. collards = kale that has smooth leaves
  814. collation = a light informal meal
  815. collins = tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
  816. coloring = a digestible substance used to give color to food
  817. colouring = a digestible substance used to give color to food
  818. combination salad = containing meat or chicken or cheese in addition to greens and vegetables
  819. comestible = any substance that can be used as food
  820. comfit = candy containing a fruit or nut
  821. comfort food = food that is simply prepared and gives a sense of wellbeing
  822. comfrey = leaves make a popular tisane
  823. commissariat = a stock or supply of foods
  824. common bean = any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried
  825. common fennel = leaves used for seasoning
  826. common salt = white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
  827. common sorrel = large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
  828. compote = dessert of stewed or baked fruit
  829. concentrate = a concentrated form of a foodstuff
  830. concoction = any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
  831. Concord grape = slipskin grape
  832. condensed milk = sweetened evaporated milk
  833. condiment = a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
  834. confect = a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
  835. confection = a food rich in sugar
  836. confectionery = candy and other sweets considered collectively
  837. confit = a piece of meat (especially a duck) cooked slowly in its own fat
  838. confiture = preserved or candied fruit
  839. congee = a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast
  840. congo = black tea grown in China
  841. congou = black tea grown in China
  842. congou tea = black tea grown in China
  843. conserve = fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
  844. conserves = fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
  845. consomme = clear soup usually of beef or veal or chicken
  846. continental breakfast = a breakfast that usually includes a roll and coffee or tea
  847. convenience food = any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
  848. cookie = any of various small flat sweet cakes
  849. cooking apple = an apple used primarily in cooking for pies and applesauce etc
  850. cooking chocolate = pure unsweetened chocolate used in baking and icings and sauces and candy
  851. cooking oil = any of numerous vegetable oils used in cooking
  852. cookout = an informal meal cooked and eaten outdoors
  853. cooky = any of various small flat sweet cakes
  854. cooler = an iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice
  855. copra = the dried meat of the coconut from which oil is extracted
  856. copra oil = oil from coconuts
  857. coq au vin = chicken and onions and mushrooms braised in red wine and seasonings
  858. coquille = seafood served in a scallop shell
  859. coquilles Saint-Jacques = scallops in white wine sauce served in scallop shells
  860. coral = unfertilized lobster roe; reddens in cooking
  861. cordial = strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
  862. coriander = parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish / dried coriander seeds used whole or ground
  863. coriander seed = dried coriander seeds used whole or ground
  864. corn = ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food / whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
  865. corn beef = beef cured or pickled in brine
  866. corn cake = baked in a pan or on a griddle
  867. corn chip = thin piece of cornmeal dough fried
  868. corn chowder = chowder containing corn
  869. corn dab = small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried
  870. corn dodger = small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried
  871. corn flake = crisp flake made from corn
  872. corn fritter = fritter containing corn or corn kernels
  873. corn gluten = gluten prepared from corn
  874. corn gluten feed = a feed consisting primarily of corn gluten
  875. corn liquor = whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
  876. corn muffin = cornbread muffin
  877. corn oil = oil from the germs of corn grains
  878. corn pudding = pudding made of corn and cream and egg
  879. corn sugar = dextrose used as sweetening agent
  880. corn syrup = syrup prepared from corn
  881. corn tash = corn bread wrapped in cabbage leaves and baked in hot ashes
  882. corn whiskey = whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
  883. corn whisky = whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
  884. cornbread = bread made primarily of cornmeal
  885. corned beef = beef cured or pickled in brine
  886. corned beef hash = hash made with corned beef
  887. Cornish pasty = meat pie with filling of meat and vegetables
  888. cornmeal = coarsely ground corn
  889. cornmeal mush = cornmeal boiled in water
  890. cornpone = cornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried
  891. Cortland = large apple with a red skin
  892. cos = lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head
  893. cos lettuce = lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head
  894. costmary = leaves used sparingly (because of bitter overtones) in sauces and soups and stuffings
  895. Cotes de Provence = a wine from southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast
  896. cottage cheese = mild white cheese made from curds of soured skim milk
  897. cottage pie = a dish of minced meat topped with mashed potatoes
  898. cotton candy = a candy made by spinning sugar that has been boiled to a high temperature
  899. cottonseed oil = edible oil pressed from cottonseeds
  900. cough drop = a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
  901. courgette = small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow
  902. course = part of a meal served at one time
  903. couscous = a pasta made in northern Africa of crushed and steamed semolina / a spicy dish that originated in northern Africa
  904. couverture = chocolate that contains at least 32 percent cocoa butter
  905. cowberry = tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
  906. cowpea = eaten fresh as shell beans or dried
  907. cows' milk = milk obtained from dairy cows
  908. Cox's Orange Pippin = a yellow Pippin with distinctive flavor
  909. crab = the edible flesh of any of various crabs
  910. crab apple = small sour apple
  911. crab cocktail = a cocktail of cold cooked crabmeat and a sauce
  912. crab legs = legs of especially Alaska king crabs
  913. crab Louis = lettuce and crabmeat dressed with sauce Louis
  914. crabapple = small sour apple
  915. crabapple jelly = a tart apple jelly made from crab apples
  916. crabmeat = the edible flesh of any of various crabs
  917. cracked wheat = grains of wheat that have been crushed into small pieces
  918. cracked-wheat bread = bread made with cracked wheat that has been ground fine
  919. cracker = a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening
  920. cracker crumbs = crumbs of crackers used especially for coating or thickening
  921. cracklings = the crisp residue left after lard has been rendered
  922. cranberry = very tart red berry used for sauce or juice
  923. cranberry juice = the juice of cranberries
  924. cranberry sauce = sauce made of cranberries and sugar
  925. crape = small very thin pancake
  926. crappie = small sunfishes of the genus Pomoxis of central United States rivers
  927. crawdad = tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
  928. crawfish = tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
  929. crayfish = tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly / warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails
  930. cream = the part of milk containing the butterfat
  931. cream cheese = soft unripened cheese made of sweet milk and cream
  932. cream puff = puff filled with cream or custard
  933. cream sauce = white sauce made with cream
  934. cream soda = sweet carbonated drink flavored with vanilla
  935. creep feed = feed given to young animals isolated in a creep
  936. creme anglais = custard sauce flavored with vanilla or a liqueur
  937. creme brulee = custard sprinkled with sugar and broiled
  938. creme caramel = baked custard topped with caramel
  939. creme de cacao = sweet liqueur flavored with vanilla and cacao beans
  940. creme de fraise = strawberry-flavored liqueur
  941. creme de menthe = sweet green or white mint-flavored liqueur
  942. crepe = small very thin pancake
  943. crepe Suzette = crepes flamed in a sweet orange-and-lemon flavored liqueur sauce
  944. crescent roll = very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
  945. cress = pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
  946. criollo = cocoa of superior quality
  947. crisp = a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  948. crisphead lettuce = lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
  949. croaker = the lean flesh of a saltwater fish caught along Atlantic coast of southern U.S.
  950. croissant = very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
  951. crookneck = yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
  952. crookneck squash = yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
  953. croquette = minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce
  954. cross bun = moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross-shaped sugar glaze
  955. crouton = a small piece of toasted or fried bread
  956. crown roast = a roast of the rib section of lamb
  957. cruciferous vegetable = a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower
  958. crudites = raw vegetables cut into bite-sized strips and served with a dip
  959. cruller = small friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried
  960. crumb = small piece of e.g. bread or cake
  961. crumb cake = cake or coffeecake topped with a mixture of sugar and butter and flour
  962. crumpet = a thick soft cake with a porous texture
  963. crystallized fruit = fruit cooked in sugar syrup and encrusted with a sugar crystals
  964. crystallized ginger = strips of gingerroot cooked in sugar syrup and coated with sugar
  965. Cuban sandwich = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  966. cucumber = cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable
  967. cud = a wad of something chewable as tobacco / food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again
  968. cuisine = the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
  969. cuke = cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable
  970. culinary art = the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
  971. cumin = aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family
  972. cumin seed = aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family
  973. cup = a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
  974. cupcake = small cake baked in a muffin tin
  975. cuppa = a cup of tea
  976. cupper = a cup of tea
  977. curacao = flavored with sour orange peel
  978. curacoa = flavored with sour orange peel
  979. curd = coagulated milk
  980. curly endive = crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
  981. currant = any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams / small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California
  982. curry = a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
  983. curry powder = pungent blend of cumin and ground coriander seed and turmeric and other spices
  984. curry sauce = allemande sauce with curry powder and coconut milk instead of stock
  985. cushaw = globose or ovoid squash with striped grey and green warty rind
  986. cusk = the lean flesh of a cod-like fish of North Atlantic waters
  987. custard = sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen
  988. custard apple = the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp
  989. cut = a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
  990. cut of beef = cut of meat from beef cattle
  991. cut of lamb = cut of meat from a lamb
  992. cut of meat = a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
  993. cut of mutton = cut of meat from a mature sheep
  994. cut of pork = cut of meat from a hog or pig
  995. cut of veal = cut of meat from a calf
  996. cutlet = thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
  997. cyder = a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
  998. dahl = small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
  999. dainty = something considered choice to eat
  1000. daiquiri = a cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice
  1001. dairy product = milk and butter and cheese
  1002. damson = dark purple plum of the damson tree
  1003. damson plum = dark purple plum of the damson tree
  1004. dandelion green = edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild
  1005. danish = light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese
  1006. Danish blue = blue cheese of Denmark
  1007. danish pastry = light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese
  1008. Darjeeling = a fine variety of black tea grown in northern India
  1009. dark bread = bread made with whole wheat flour
  1010. dark chocolate = chocolate liquor with cocoa butter and small amounts of sugar and vanilla
  1011. dark meat = the flesh of the legs of fowl used as food
  1012. dasheen = tropical starchy tuberous root
  1013. date = sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
  1014. date bar = fruit bar containing chopped dates
  1015. date bread = bread containing chopped dates
  1016. date-nut bread = bread containing chopped dates and nuts
  1017. decaf = coffee with the caffeine removed
  1018. decaffeinated coffee = coffee with the caffeine removed
  1019. deep-dish pie = a pie made of fruit with rich biscuit dough usually only on top of the fruit
  1020. dehydrated food = food preserved by dehydration
  1021. dehydrated foods = food preserved by dehydration
  1022. dejeuner = a midday meal
  1023. delicacy = something considered choice to eat
  1024. delicatessen = ready-to-eat food products
  1025. delicatessen food = ready-to-eat food products
  1026. Delicious = variety of sweet eating apples
  1027. Delmonico steak = small steak from the front of the short loin of beef
  1028. demerara = light brown cane sugar
  1029. demerara rum = dark rum from Guyana
  1030. demerara sugar = light brown cane sugar
  1031. demi-glaze = sauce Espagnole with extra beef stock simmered down and seasoned with dry wine or sherry
  1032. demiglace = sauce Espagnole with extra beef stock simmered down and seasoned with dry wine or sherry
  1033. demitasse = small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream
  1034. dessert = a dish served as the last course of a meal
  1035. dessert apple = an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
  1036. dessert wine = still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
  1037. devil's food = very dark chocolate cake
  1038. devil's food cake = very dark chocolate cake
  1039. deviled egg = halved hard-cooked egg with the yolk mashed with mayonnaise and seasonings and returned to the white
  1040. Devonshire cream = thick cream made from scalded milk
  1041. dewberry = blackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes
  1042. diabetic diet = a diet designed to help control the symptoms of diabetes
  1043. diet = the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal) / a prescribed selection of foods
  1044. dietary = a regulated daily food allowance
  1045. dietary supplement = something added to complete a diet or to make up for a dietary deficiency
  1046. dika bread = somewhat astringent paste prepared by grinding and heating seeds of the African wild mango
  1047. dika nut = edible oil-rich seed of wild mango
  1048. dill = aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
  1049. dill pickle = pickle preserved in brine or vinegar flavored with dill seed
  1050. dill seed = seed of the dill plant used as seasoning
  1051. dill weed = aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning
  1052. dim sum = traditional Chinese cuisine
  1053. dinner = the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
  1054. dip = tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
  1055. dish = a particular item of prepared food
  1056. divinity = white creamy fudge made with egg whites
  1057. divinity fudge = white creamy fudge made with egg whites
  1058. dodger = small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried
  1059. dog = a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
  1060. dog biscuit = a hard biscuit for dogs
  1061. dog food = food prepared for dogs
  1062. dolmas = well-seasoned rice (with nuts or currants or minced lamb) simmered or braised in stock
  1063. dolphinfish = the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters
  1064. Dom Pedro = South African mixed drink made by mixing ice cream with whisky
  1065. donut = a small ring-shaped friedcake
  1066. dope = carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts
  1067. double cream = fresh soft French cheese containing at least 60% fat
  1068. double creme = cream with a fat content of 48% or more
  1069. double Gloucester = a smooth firm mild orange-red cheese
  1070. dough = a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
  1071. doughboy = a rounded lump of dough that is deep-fried and served as hot bread
  1072. doughnut = a small ring-shaped friedcake
  1073. dove = flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising
  1074. dowdy = deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
  1075. draft = a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
  1076. draft beer = beer drawn from a keg
  1077. dragee = sugar-coated nut or fruit piece / silvery candy beads used for decorating cakes
  1078. dragon's eye = Asian fruit similar to litchi
  1079. Drambuie = a sweet Scotch whisky liqueur
  1080. draught = a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
  1081. draught beer = beer drawn from a keg
  1082. drawn butter = butter made clear by heating and removing the sediment of milk solids
  1083. dressing = a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables / savory dressings for salads
  1084. dried apricot = apricots preserved by drying
  1085. dried fruit = fruit preserved by drying
  1086. dried milk = dehydrated milk
  1087. drink = any liquid suitable for drinking / a single serving of a beverage
  1088. drinkable = any liquid suitable for drinking
  1089. drinking chocolate = a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar
  1090. drinking water = water suitable for drinking
  1091. drip coffee = coffee made by passing boiling water through a perforated container packed with finely ground coffee
  1092. drippings = fat that exudes from meat and drips off while it is being roasted or fried
  1093. drop biscuit = biscuit made from dough with enough milk that it can be dropped from a spoon
  1094. drop scone = a scone made by dropping a spoonful of batter on a griddle
  1095. dropped egg = egg cooked in gently boiling water
  1096. drumstick = the lower joint of the leg of a fowl
  1097. dry cereal = a cereal that is not heated before serving
  1098. dry milk = dehydrated milk
  1099. dry vermouth = dry pale amber variety
  1100. Dubonnet = a sweet aromatic French wine (red or white) used chiefly as an aperitif
  1101. duck = flesh of a duck
  1102. duck pate = a pate made from duck liver
  1103. duck sauce = a thick sweet and pungent Chinese condiment
  1104. duckling = flesh of a young domestic duck
  1105. duff = a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron
  1106. dumpling = dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry / small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
  1107. dumplings = small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
  1108. Dungeness crab = flesh of Cancer magister
  1109. durian = huge fruit native to southeastern Asia `smelling like Hell and tasting like Heaven'
  1110. Dutch-processed cocoa = cocoa powder treated with a mild alkalizing agent
  1111. earthnut = edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber / pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
  1112. Easter egg = a colored hard-boiled egg used to celebrate Easter / an egg-shaped candy used to celebrate Easter
  1113. eatable = any substance that can be used as food
  1114. eatage = bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
  1115. eater = any green goods that are good to eat
  1116. eating apple = an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
  1117. eats = informal terms for a meal
  1118. eau de vie = strong coarse brandy
  1119. Eccles cake = a flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit
  1120. eclair = oblong cream puff
  1121. ecrevisse = tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
  1122. Edam = mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red covering
  1123. edda = tropical starchy tuberous root
  1124. edible = any substance that can be used as food
  1125. edible bean = any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
  1126. edible corn = ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
  1127. edible fat = oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue
  1128. edible fruit = edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
  1129. edible nut = a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
  1130. edible seed = many are used as seasoning
  1131. eel = the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America
  1132. egg = oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
  1133. egg cream = made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water
  1134. egg en cocotte = egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin
  1135. egg foo yong = omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish
  1136. egg fu yung = omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish
  1137. egg noodle = narrow strip of pasta dough made with eggs
  1138. egg roll = minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried
  1139. egg white = the white part of an egg
  1140. egg yolk = the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
  1141. eggdrop soup = made by stirring beaten eggs into a simmering broth
  1142. eggfruit = ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies
  1143. eggnog = a punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor
  1144. eggplant = egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
  1145. eggs = oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
  1146. eggs Benedict = toasted English muffin topped with ham and a poached egg (or an oyster) and hollandaise sauce
  1147. eggshake = a milkshake with egg in it
  1148. elderberry = berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies
  1149. elixir = a substance believed to cure all ills
  1150. elixir of life = a hypothetical substance believed to maintain life indefinitely
  1151. elver = young eel
  1152. Emmental = Swiss cheese with large holes
  1153. Emmentaler = Swiss cheese with large holes
  1154. Emmenthal = Swiss cheese with large holes
  1155. Emmenthaler = Swiss cheese with large holes
  1156. emperor = red table grape of California
  1157. Empire = an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh
  1158. enchilada = tortilla with meat filling baked in tomato sauce seasoned with chili
  1159. endive = variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
  1160. English breakfast tea = black tea grown in China
  1161. English muffin = round, raised muffin cooked on a griddle
  1162. English runner bean = long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths
  1163. English sole = highly valued almost pure white flesh
  1164. English walnut = nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell
  1165. ensilage = fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo
  1166. entrecote = cut of meat taken from between the ribs
  1167. entree = the principal dish of a meal
  1168. entremets = a dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
  1169. escallop = thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled / edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells
  1170. escalope de veau Orloff = lightly sauteed veal cutlets spread with a Soubise sauce and liver paste then sprinkled with grated Parmesan and baked briefly
  1171. escargot = edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
  1172. escarole = variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
  1173. Espagnole = brown sauce with tomatoes and a caramelized mixture of minced carrots and onions and celery seasoned with Madeira
  1174. espresso = strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans
  1175. estragon = fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning
  1176. ethyl alcohol = nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
  1177. European blueberry = blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
  1178. European lobster = similar to but smaller than American lobsters
  1179. European smelt = common smelt of Europe
  1180. evaporated milk = milk concentrated by evaporation
  1181. eye opener = an alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning
  1182. fad diet = a reducing diet that enjoys temporary popularity
  1183. falafel = small croquette of mashed chick peas or fava beans seasoned with sesame seeds
  1184. Fanny Adams = nautical term for tinned meat
  1185. farce = mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
  1186. fare = the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
  1187. farfalle = pasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie
  1188. farina = fine meal made from cereal grain especially wheat
  1189. farm cheese = mild white cheese made from curds of soured skim milk
  1190. farmer's cheese = mild white cheese made from curds of soured skim milk
  1191. fast food = inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly
  1192. fastnacht = doughnut traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday
  1193. fatback = salt pork from the back of a hog carcass
  1194. fava bean = shell beans cooked as lima beans
  1195. feast = a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
  1196. fedelline = extremely fine pasta thinner than vermicelli
  1197. feed = food for domestic livestock
  1198. feed grain = grain grown for cattle feed
  1199. feijoa = dark-green kiwi-sized tropical fruit with white flesh
  1200. felafel = small croquette of mashed chick peas or fava beans seasoned with sesame seeds
  1201. fennel = fennel seeds are ground and used as a spice or as an ingredient of a spice mixture / leaves used for seasoning / aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
  1202. fennel seed = aromatic anis-scented seeds
  1203. fenugreek = aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry
  1204. fenugreek seed = aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry
  1205. fettuccine = pasta in flat strips wider than linguine
  1206. fettuccine Alfredo = fettuccine in cream sauce with cheese
  1207. fettuccini = pasta in flat strips wider than linguine
  1208. fiber = coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients
  1209. field pea = coarse small-seeded pea often used as food when young and tender
  1210. field ration = rations issued for United States troops in the field
  1211. field soybean = seeds used as livestock feed
  1212. fig = fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried
  1213. filbert = nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus
  1214. filet = a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish / a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
  1215. filet de boeuf en croute = rare-roasted beef tenderloin coated with mushroom paste in puff pastry
  1216. filet mignon = small steak cut from the thick end of a beef tenderloin
  1217. fillet = a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish / a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
  1218. fillet of sole = lean flesh of any of several flatfish
  1219. filling = a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
  1220. fines herbes = a mixture of finely chopped fresh herbs
  1221. finger food = food to be eaten with the fingers
  1222. finnan = haddock usually baked but sometimes broiled with lots of butter
  1223. finnan haddie = haddock usually baked but sometimes broiled with lots of butter
  1224. finnan haddock = haddock usually baked but sometimes broiled with lots of butter
  1225. finocchio = aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
  1226. firewater = any strong spirits
  1227. firm omelet = eggs beaten with milk or cream and cooked until set
  1228. fish = the flesh of fish used as food
  1229. fish and chips = fried fish and french-fried potatoes
  1230. fish ball = a fried ball or patty of flaked fish and mashed potatoes / well-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock
  1231. fish cake = a fried ball or patty of flaked fish and mashed potatoes
  1232. fish chowder = chowder containing fish
  1233. fish filet = a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
  1234. fish fillet = a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
  1235. fish finger = a long fillet of fish breaded and fried
  1236. fish fry = a cookout where fried fish is the main course
  1237. fish house punch = a punch made of rum and brandy and water or tea sweetened with sugar syrup
  1238. fish loaf = flaked fish baked in a loaf with bread crumbs and various seasonings
  1239. fish mousse = mousse made with fish
  1240. fish steak = cross-section slice of a large fish
  1241. fish stew = a stew made with fish
  1242. fish stick = a long fillet of fish breaded and fried
  1243. fishpaste = a paste of fish or shellfish
  1244. five spice powder = Chinese seasoning made by grinding star anise and fennel and pepper and cloves and cinnamon
  1245. fixings = food that is a component of a mixture in cooking
  1246. fizz = an effervescent beverage
  1247. flageolet = a French bean variety with light-colored seeds
  1248. flame tokay = purplish-red table grape
  1249. flan = open pastry filled with fruit or custard
  1250. flank = a cut from the fleshy part of an animal's side between the ribs and the leg
  1251. flank steak = a cut of beef from the flank of the animal
  1252. flannel cake = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  1253. flannel-cake = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  1254. flapcake = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  1255. flapjack = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  1256. flat bone = part of the sirloin next to the wedge bone
  1257. flatbread = any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough
  1258. flatbrod = the thin wafer-like bread of Scandinavia
  1259. flatfish = sweet lean whitish flesh of any of numerous thin-bodied fish
  1260. flavorer = something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
  1261. flavoring = something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
  1262. flavourer = something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
  1263. flavouring = something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
  1264. flip = hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
  1265. flitch = salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork / fish steak usually cut from a halibut
  1266. float = a drink with ice cream floating in it
  1267. Florence fennel = aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
  1268. flounder = flesh of any of various American and European flatfish
  1269. flour = fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
  1270. fluffy omelet = souffle-like omelet made by beating and adding the whites separately
  1271. flummery = a bland custard or pudding especially of oatmeal
  1272. fodder = coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
  1273. foie gras = a pate made from goose liver (marinated in Cognac) and truffles
  1274. fondant = candy made of a thick creamy sugar paste
  1275. fondu = hot cheese or chocolate melted to the consistency of a sauce into which bread or fruits are dipped / cubes of meat or seafood cooked in hot oil and then dipped in any of various sauces
  1276. fondue = hot cheese or chocolate melted to the consistency of a sauce into which bread or fruits are dipped / cubes of meat or seafood cooked in hot oil and then dipped in any of various sauces
  1277. food = any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
  1278. food cache = food in a secure or hidden storage place
  1279. food color = a digestible substance used to give color to food
  1280. food coloring = a digestible substance used to give color to food
  1281. food colour = a digestible substance used to give color to food
  1282. food colouring = a digestible substance used to give color to food
  1283. food grain = foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  1284. food product = a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
  1285. foodstuff = a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
  1286. forage = bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
  1287. forcemeat = mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
  1288. Fordhooks = relatively large lima beans
  1289. forequarter = the front half of a side of meat
  1290. foreshank = a cut of meat from the upper part of a front leg
  1291. formula = a liquid food for infants
  1292. fortified wine = wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
  1293. fortune cookie = thin folded wafer containing a maxim on a slip of paper
  1294. fowl = the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
  1295. fox grape = purplish-black wild grape of the eastern United States with tough skins that slip easily from the flesh
  1296. frangipane = pastry with a creamy almond-flavored filling
  1297. frank = a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
  1298. frankfurter = a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
  1299. frankfurter bun = a long bun shaped to hold a frankfurter
  1300. frappe = a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk) / thick milkshake containing ice cream / liqueur poured over shaved ice
  1301. freestone = fruit (especially peach) whose flesh does not adhere to the pit
  1302. French bean = very small and slender green bean
  1303. French bread = a crusty sourdough bread often baked in long slender tapered loaves or baguettes
  1304. French dressing = oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic
  1305. French endive = young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
  1306. french fries = strips of potato fried in deep fat
  1307. French fritter = a deep-fried, yeast-raised doughnut dusted with confectioners' sugar
  1308. French loaf = a loaf of French bread
  1309. French omelet = omelet cooked quickly and slid onto a plate
  1310. French pancake = small very thin pancake
  1311. French pastry = sweet filled pastry made of especially puff paste
  1312. French sorrel = greens having small tart oval to pointed leaves
  1313. French toast = bread slice dipped in egg and milk and fried
  1314. French vermouth = dry pale amber variety
  1315. french-fried potatoes = strips of potato fried in deep fat
  1316. fresh bean = beans eaten before they are ripe as opposed to dried
  1317. fresh food = food that is not preserved by canning or dehydration or freezing or smoking
  1318. fresh foods = food that is not preserved by canning or dehydration or freezing or smoking
  1319. freshwater bass = any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh
  1320. freshwater bream = flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe
  1321. freshwater fish = flesh of fish from fresh water used as food
  1322. fricandeau = larded veal braised and glazed in its own juices
  1323. fricassee = pieces of chicken or other meat stewed in gravy with e.g. carrots and onions and served with noodles or dumplings
  1324. fried egg = eggs cooked by sauteing in oil or butter
  1325. fried rice = boiled rice mixed with scallions and minced pork or shrimp and quickly scrambled with eggs
  1326. friedcake = small cake in the form of a ring or twist or ball or strip fried in deep fat
  1327. frier = flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying
  1328. fries = strips of potato fried in deep fat
  1329. frijole = Mexican bean
  1330. frijoles refritos = dried beans cooked and mashed and then fried in lard with various seasonings
  1331. frittata = Italian omelet with diced vegetables and meats
  1332. fritter = small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables
  1333. fritter batter = batter for making fritters
  1334. frog legs = hind legs of frogs used as food
  1335. frosting = a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
  1336. frozen custard = dessert resembling ice cream but with a boiled custard base
  1337. frozen dessert = any of various desserts prepared by freezing
  1338. frozen food = food preserved by freezing
  1339. frozen foods = food preserved by freezing
  1340. frozen orange juice = orange juice that has been concentrated and frozen
  1341. frozen pudding = a chilled dessert consisting of a mixture of custard and nuts and (sometimes) liquor
  1342. frozen yogurt = a soft frozen dessert of sweetened flavored yogurt
  1343. fruit bar = cookies containing chopped fruits either mixed in the dough or spread between layers of dough then baked and cut in bars
  1344. fruit cocktail = a mixture of sliced or diced fruits
  1345. fruit compote = dessert of stewed or baked fruit
  1346. fruit crush = drink produced by squeezing or crushing fruit
  1347. fruit custard = a custard containing fruit
  1348. fruit drink = a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice
  1349. fruit juice = drink produced by squeezing or crushing fruit
  1350. fruit punch = a punch made of fruit juices mixed with water or soda water
  1351. fruit salad = salad composed of fruits
  1352. fruitcake = a rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on
  1353. frumenty = sweet spiced porridge made from hulled wheat
  1354. fry bread = usually cooked in a skillet over an open fire: especially cornbread with ham bits and sometimes Irish soda bread
  1355. fryer = flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying
  1356. fudge = soft creamy candy
  1357. fudge sauce = thick chocolate sauce served hot
  1358. fugu = a blowfish highly prized as a delicacy in Japan but highly dangerous because the skin and organs are poisonous
  1359. galantine = boned poultry stuffed then cooked and covered with aspic
  1360. Galliano = golden Italian liqueur flavored with herbs
  1361. game = the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
  1362. gammon = hind portion of a side of bacon / meat cut from the thigh of a hog
  1363. garambulla = small berrylike fruit
  1364. garbanzo = large white roundish Asiatic legume
  1365. garden cress = cress cultivated for salads and garnishes
  1366. garden pea = fresh pea
  1367. garden truck = fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
  1368. garlic = aromatic bulb used as seasoning
  1369. garlic bread = French or Italian bread sliced and spread with garlic butter then crisped in the oven
  1370. garlic butter = butter seasoned with mashed garlic
  1371. garlic chive = large flat leaves used as chive is used
  1372. garlic clove = one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb
  1373. garlic salt = ground dried garlic and salt
  1374. garlic sauce = garlic mayonnaise
  1375. garnish = something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration
  1376. gastronomy = a particular style of cookery
  1377. gateau = any of various rich and elaborate cakes
  1378. gazpacho = a soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs
  1379. gefilte fish = well-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock
  1380. gelatin = an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
  1381. gelatin dessert = jellied dessert made with gelatin and fruit juice or water
  1382. gem = a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
  1383. generic = wine that does not meet the minimum qualifications and standards for use of a designation by appellation of origin (where the grapes are grown) or by varietal content
  1384. generic wine = wine that does not meet the minimum qualifications and standards for use of a designation by appellation of origin (where the grapes are grown) or by varietal content
  1385. geneva = gin made in the Netherlands
  1386. genip = round one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
  1387. genipap = a succulent orange-sized tropical fruit with a thick rind
  1388. genipap fruit = a succulent orange-sized tropical fruit with a thick rind
  1389. genoise = rich and delicate Italian sponge cake
  1390. german pancake = puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce
  1391. ghee = clarified butter used in Indian cookery
  1392. gherkin = small prickly cucumber / any of various small cucumbers pickled whole
  1393. giblet = edible viscera of a fowl
  1394. giblets = edible viscera of a fowl
  1395. gigot = lamb leg suitable for roasting
  1396. gimlet = a cocktail made of gin or vodka and lime juice
  1397. gin = strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
  1398. gin and it = a cocktail made of gin and sweet vermouth
  1399. gin and tonic = gin and quinine water
  1400. gin rickey = a rickey made with gin
  1401. gin sling = a sling made with gin
  1402. ginger = pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant
  1403. ginger ale = ginger-flavored carbonated drink
  1404. ginger beer = carbonated slightly alcoholic drink flavored with fermented ginger
  1405. ginger nut = a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
  1406. ginger pop = ginger-flavored carbonated drink
  1407. ginger snap = a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
  1408. gingerbread = cake flavored with ginger
  1409. gingerbread man = gingerbread cut in the shape of a person
  1410. gingerroot = pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant
  1411. gingersnap = a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
  1412. glaze = any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
  1413. globe artichoke = a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
  1414. globe pepper = round sweet pepper
  1415. glogg = Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar
  1416. gluten = a protein substance that remains when starch is removed from cereal grains
  1417. gluten bread = bread made with gluten flour
  1418. gluten-free diet = diet prescribed to treat celiac disease
  1419. gnocchi = a small dumpling made of potato or flour or semolina that is boiled or baked and is usually served with a sauce or with grated cheese
  1420. goa bean = Old World tropical bean
  1421. goat cheese = made from goats' milk
  1422. goats' milk = the milk of a goat
  1423. gobbet = a lump or chunk of raw meat
  1424. Golden Delicious = a sweet eating apple with yellow skin
  1425. golden gram = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  1426. golden syrup = a pale cane syrup
  1427. goober = pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
  1428. goober pea = pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
  1429. goody = something considered choice to eat
  1430. goose = flesh of a goose
  1431. goose liver = liver of a goose used as meat
  1432. gooseberry = currant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies
  1433. gorgonzola = Italian blue cheese
  1434. Gouda = mild cream-colored Dutch cheese shaped in balls
  1435. Gouda cheese = mild cream-colored Dutch cheese shaped in balls
  1436. goulash = a rich meat stew highly seasoned with paprika
  1437. graham = flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran
  1438. graham bread = bread made of graham (whole wheat) flour
  1439. graham cracker = semisweet whole-wheat cracker
  1440. graham flour = flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran
  1441. grain = foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  1442. granadilla = the egg-shaped edible fruit of tropical American vines related to passionflowers
  1443. Grand Marnier = an orange-flavored French liqueur
  1444. Granny Smith = apple with a green skin and hard tart flesh
  1445. granola = cereal made of especially rolled oats with dried fruits and nuts and honey or brown sugar
  1446. granola bar = cookie bar made of granola
  1447. granulated sugar = sugar in the form of small grains
  1448. grape = any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins
  1449. grape jelly = jelly made from grape juice
  1450. grape juice = the juice of grapes
  1451. grapefruit = large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp
  1452. grapefruit juice = the juice of grapefruits
  1453. grapefruit peel = strips of grapefruit peel cooked in sugar syrup and coated with sugar
  1454. grappa = Italian brandy made from residue of grapes after pressing
  1455. grass = bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
  1456. grasshopper = a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream
  1457. grated cheese = hard or semihard cheese grated
  1458. gravy = the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats
  1459. gray mullet = highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
  1460. gray sole = greyish-white flesh of a flatfish
  1461. green = any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
  1462. green bean = seed of the mung bean plant used for food / immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
  1463. green corn = corn that can be eaten as a vegetable while still young and soft
  1464. green goods = fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
  1465. green gram = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  1466. green groceries = fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
  1467. green mayonnaise = mayonnaise with tarragon or dill and chopped watercress and spinach or cucumber
  1468. green olive = olives picked green and pickled in brine
  1469. green onion = a young onion before the bulb has enlarged
  1470. green pea = fresh pea
  1471. green pea soup = made of fresh green peas and stock with shredded lettuce onion and celery
  1472. green pepper = a sweet pepper that becomes red when ripe
  1473. green salad = tossed salad composed primarily of salad greens
  1474. green soy = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  1475. green soybean = seeds shelled and cooked as lima beans
  1476. green tea = tea leaves that have been steamed and dried without fermenting
  1477. green turtle soup = soup usually made of the flesh of green turtles
  1478. greengage = sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
  1479. greengage plum = sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
  1480. greens = any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
  1481. grenadine = thin syrup made from pomegranate juice
  1482. grey mullet = highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
  1483. grey sole = greyish-white flesh of a flatfish
  1484. griddlecake = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle / a scone made by dropping a spoonful of batter on a griddle
  1485. Grimes' golden = yellow apple that ripens in late autumn
  1486. grinder = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  1487. grissino = a long slender crusty breadstick
  1488. grist = grain intended to be or that has been ground
  1489. grits = coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States
  1490. groats = the hulled and crushed grain of various cereals
  1491. grog = rum cut with water
  1492. ground beef = beef that has been ground
  1493. groundnut = pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms / nutlike tuber
  1494. groundnut oil = an oil from peanuts
  1495. grouper = flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
  1496. grouse = flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted
  1497. grub = informal terms for a meal
  1498. gruel = a thin porridge
  1499. grugru nut = nut of Brazilian or West Indian palms
  1500. Gruyere = Swiss cheese with small holes
  1501. guacamole = a dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasonings
  1502. guanabana = large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
  1503. guava = tropical fruit having yellow skin and pink pulp
  1504. guinea hen = flesh of a guinea fowl
  1505. Guinness = a kind of bitter stout
  1506. gulyas = a rich meat stew highly seasoned with paprika
  1507. gum = a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
  1508. gum ball = a ball of chewing gum with a coating of colored sugar
  1509. gumbo = a soup or stew thickened with okra pods / long mucilaginous green pods
  1510. gumdrop = a jellied candy coated with sugar crystals
  1511. gyro = a Greek sandwich: sliced roast lamb with onion and tomato stuffed into pita bread
  1512. hackberry = small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits
  1513. haddock = lean white flesh of fish similar to but smaller than cod
  1514. haggis = made of sheep's or calf's viscera minced with oatmeal and suet and onions and boiled in the animal's stomach
  1515. hair of the dog = an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover
  1516. hake = the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod
  1517. halal = meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah
  1518. half-and-half = half milk and half light cream
  1519. half-and-half dressing = half mayonnaise and half vinaigrette seasoned with minced garlic and mashed anchovies and grated Parmesan cheese
  1520. halibut = lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific
  1521. hallah = a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast
  1522. ham = meat cut from the thigh of a hog
  1523. ham and eggs = eggs (scrambled or fried) served with ham
  1524. ham hock = a small cut of meat from the leg just above the foot
  1525. ham sandwich = a sandwich made with a filling of sliced ham
  1526. hamburger = beef that has been ground / a sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
  1527. hamburger bun = a round bun shaped to hold a hamburger patty
  1528. hamburger roll = a round bun shaped to hold a hamburger patty
  1529. hamburger steak = a patty of ground cooked beef
  1530. hand cheese = any cheese originally molded by hand
  1531. hard candy = candy that is brittle
  1532. hard cider = alcoholic drink from fermented cider
  1533. hard drink = an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  1534. hard liquor = an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  1535. hard roe = fish eggs or egg-filled ovary
  1536. hard roll = yeast-raised roll with a hard crust
  1537. hard sauce = butter and sugar creamed together with brandy or other flavoring and served with rich puddings
  1538. hard-boiled egg = an egg boiled gently until both the white and the yolk solidify
  1539. hard-cooked egg = an egg boiled gently until both the white and the yolk solidify
  1540. hard-shell clam = Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells
  1541. hardbake = a British sweet made with molasses and butter and almonds
  1542. hardtack = very hard unsalted biscuit or bread
  1543. hare = flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
  1544. haricot = a French bean variety with light-colored seeds
  1545. haricot vert = very small and slender green bean
  1546. haricots verts = very small and slender green bean
  1547. Harvey Wallbanger = a cocktail made of vodka or gin and orange juice and Galliano
  1548. hash = chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
  1549. haslet = heart and liver and other edible viscera especially of hogs
  1550. hasty pudding = cornmeal mush served with sweetening (maple syrup or brown sugar) / sweetened porridge made of tapioca or flour or oatmeal cooked quickly in milk or water
  1551. haute cuisine = an elaborate and skillful manner of preparing food
  1552. hay = grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
  1553. hazelnut = nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus
  1554. head cabbage = any of several varieties of cabbage having a large compact globular head
  1555. headcheese = sausage or jellied loaf made of chopped parts of the head meat and sometimes feet and tongue of a calf or pig
  1556. healing herb = leaves make a popular tisane
  1557. health food = any natural or prepared food popularly believed to promote good health
  1558. heart = a firm rather dry variety meat
  1559. heart cherry = large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh
  1560. heavy cream = contains more than 36% butterfat
  1561. heavy whipping cream = cream with a fat content of 48% or more
  1562. heel = one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
  1563. helping = an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
  1564. hen = flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing
  1565. herb = aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
  1566. herb tea = tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs
  1567. herbal = tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs
  1568. herbal tea = tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs
  1569. hero = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  1570. hero sandwich = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  1571. herring = valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific
  1572. herring salad = based on pickled herring
  1573. Hershey bar = a bar of milk chocolate made by the Hershey company
  1574. hickory nut = small hard-shelled nut of North American hickory trees especially the shagbark hickories
  1575. high tea = substantial early evening meal including tea
  1576. high-protein diet = a diet high in plant and animal proteins
  1577. high-vitamin diet = a diet designed to patients with vitamin deficiencies
  1578. highball = a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass
  1579. hindquarter = the back half of a side of meat
  1580. hindshank = a cut of meat from the upper part of a rear leg
  1581. hoagie = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  1582. hoagy = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  1583. hock = any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany
  1584. hoecake = thin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal
  1585. hog plum = yellow oval tropical fruit / fruit of the wild plum of southern United States
  1586. hoisin sauce = a thick sweet and pungent Chinese condiment
  1587. Holland gin = gin made in the Netherlands
  1588. hollandaise = eggs and butter with lemon juice
  1589. Hollands = gin made in the Netherlands
  1590. home brew = an alcoholic beverage (especially beer) made at home
  1591. home fries = sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp
  1592. home-fried potatoes = sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp
  1593. homebrew = an alcoholic beverage (especially beer) made at home
  1594. hominy = hulled corn with the bran and germ removed
  1595. hominy grits = coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States
  1596. hommos = a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita
  1597. homogenized milk = milk with the fat particles broken up and dispersed uniformly so the cream will not rise
  1598. honey = a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
  1599. honey bun = rolled dough spread with sugar and nuts then sliced and baked in muffin tins with honey or sugar and butter in the bottom
  1600. honey cake = a spicy cake partially sweetened with honey
  1601. honey crisp = a crisp candy made with honey
  1602. honeycomb tripe = lining of the reticulum (or second stomach) of a ruminant used as food
  1603. honeydew = the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine
  1604. honeydew melon = the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine
  1605. hooch = an illicitly distilled (and usually inferior) alcoholic liquor
  1606. hootch = an illicitly distilled (and usually inferior) alcoholic liquor
  1607. horehound = a candy that is flavored with an extract of the horehound plant
  1608. hors d'oeuvre = a dish served as an appetizer before the main meal
  1609. horse bean = a bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
  1610. horseflesh = the flesh of horses as food
  1611. horsemeat = the flesh of horses as food
  1612. horseradish = grated horseradish root
  1613. horseradish sauce = creamy white sauce with horseradish and mustard
  1614. Host = a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion
  1615. hot cake = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  1616. hot cereal = a cereal that is served hot
  1617. hot chocolate = a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar
  1618. hot cross bun = moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross-shaped sugar glaze
  1619. hot dog = a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
  1620. hot pepper = any of various pungent capsicum fruits
  1621. hot pot = a stew of meat and potatoes cooked in a tightly covered pot
  1622. hot sauce = a pungent peppery sauce
  1623. hot stuffed tomato = tomato cases filled with various mixtures and baked briefly
  1624. hot toddy = a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot
  1625. hot-fudge sauce = thick chocolate sauce served hot
  1626. hotcake = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  1627. hotchpotch = a stew (or thick soup) made with meat and vegetables
  1628. hotdog = a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
  1629. hotdog bun = a long bun shaped to hold a frankfurter
  1630. hotpot = a stew of meat and potatoes cooked in a tightly covered pot
  1631. hoummos = a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita
  1632. hubbard squash = large football-shaped winter squash with a warty grey-green rind
  1633. huckleberry = blue-black berry similar to blueberries and bilberries of the eastern United States
  1634. huitre = edible body of any of numerous oysters
  1635. hummus = a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita
  1636. humous = a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita
  1637. humus = a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita
  1638. Hungarian goulash = a rich meat stew highly seasoned with paprika
  1639. Hungarian sauce = veloute sauce with sauteed chopped onion and paprika and cream
  1640. hunter's chicken = chicken casserole prepared with tomatoes and mushrooms and herbs in the Italian style
  1641. hunter's sauce = brown sauce and tomato puree with onions and mushrooms and dry white wine
  1642. hush puppy = deep-fried cornbread ball
  1643. hushpuppy = deep-fried cornbread ball
  1644. husk tomato = small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk
  1645. hydromel = honey diluted in water
  1646. hyson = a Chinese green tea with twisted leaves
  1647. hyssop = bitter leaves used sparingly in salads
  1648. icaco = plum-shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for preserves
  1649. ice = a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk) / a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
  1650. ice coffee = a strong sweetened coffee served over ice with cream
  1651. ice cream = frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
  1652. ice lolly = ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
  1653. ice milk = similar to ice cream but made of milk
  1654. ice tea = strong tea served over ice
  1655. ice water = water served ice-cold or with ice
  1656. ice-cream cake = ice cream molded to look like a cake
  1657. ice-cream cone = ice cream in a crisp conical wafer
  1658. ice-cream float = a drink with ice cream floating in it
  1659. ice-cream soda = a drink with ice cream floating in it
  1660. ice-cream sundae = ice cream served with a topping
  1661. iceberg = lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
  1662. iceberg lettuce = lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
  1663. icebox cake = ice cream molded to look like a cake
  1664. icecream = frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
  1665. iced coffee = a strong sweetened coffee served over ice with cream
  1666. iced tea = strong tea served over ice
  1667. icing = a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
  1668. icing sugar = finely powdered sugar used to make icing
  1669. ilama = whitish tropical fruit with a pinkish tinge related to custard apples
  1670. Indian meal = coarsely ground corn
  1671. Indian mustard = leaves eaten as cooked greens
  1672. Indian relish = a spicy condiment made of chopped fruits or vegetables cooked in vinegar and sugar with ginger and spices
  1673. Indian rice = grains of aquatic grass of North America
  1674. inebriant = a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
  1675. ingesta = solid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
  1676. ingredient = food that is a component of a mixture in cooking
  1677. instant coffee = dehydrated coffee that can be made into a drink by adding hot water
  1678. intermixture = any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
  1679. intoxicant = a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
  1680. Irish = whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley
  1681. Irish burgoo = Irish version of burgoo
  1682. Irish coffee = sweetened coffee with Irish whiskey and whipped cream
  1683. Irish potato = an edible tuber native to South America
  1684. Irish soda bread = round loaf made with soda and buttermilk
  1685. Irish stew = meat (especially mutton) stewed with potatoes and onions
  1686. Irish whiskey = whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley
  1687. Irish whisky = whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley
  1688. Italian bread = unsweetened yeast-raised bread made without shortening and baked in long thick loaves with tapered ends
  1689. Italian dressing = a vinaigrette with garlic and herbs: oregano and basil and dill
  1690. Italian rice = rice cooked with broth and sprinkled with grated cheese
  1691. Italian sandwich = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  1692. Italian vermouth = sweet dark amber variety
  1693. jaboticaba = tough-skinned purple grapelike tropical fruit grown in Brazil
  1694. jack = immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit
  1695. jacket = the outer skin of a potato
  1696. jacket potato = a baked potato served with the jacket on
  1697. jackfruit = immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit
  1698. Jaffa orange = sweet almost seedless orange of Israel
  1699. jak = immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit
  1700. jalapeno = hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico
  1701. jalapeno pepper = hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico
  1702. jam = preserve of crushed fruit
  1703. Jamaica apple = large heart-shaped tropical fruit with soft acid pulp
  1704. Jamaica rum = heavy pungent rum from Jamaica
  1705. jambalaya = spicy Creole dish of rice and ham, sausage, chicken, or shellfish with tomatoes, peppers, onions, and celery
  1706. jambon = meat cut from the thigh of a hog
  1707. Japanese crab = crabmeat usually canned
  1708. Japanese plum = yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh
  1709. java = a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
  1710. jawbreaker = a large round hard candy
  1711. Jell-O = fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder
  1712. jello = fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder
  1713. jelly = a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit / an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
  1714. jelly bean = sugar-glazed jellied candy
  1715. jelly doughnut = a raised doughnut filled with jelly or jam
  1716. jelly egg = sugar-glazed jellied candy
  1717. jellyroll = thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and then rolled up to make a cylindrical cake
  1718. jerk = meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
  1719. jerked meat = meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
  1720. jerky = meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
  1721. Jerusalem artichoke = sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
  1722. Jewish rye = bread made with rye flour
  1723. Jewish rye bread = bread made with rye flour
  1724. jimmies = bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice cream
  1725. John Barleycorn = an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  1726. johnny cake = cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle
  1727. johnnycake = cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle
  1728. joint = a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
  1729. Jonathan = red late-ripening apple
  1730. jook = a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast
  1731. Jordan almond = an almond covered with a sugar coating that is hard and flavored and colored
  1732. journey cake = cornbread usually cooked pancake-style on a griddle
  1733. jug wine = inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs
  1734. juice = the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking
  1735. jujube = chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat) / dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
  1736. julep = bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice
  1737. julienne = a clear soup garnished with julienne vegetables / a vegetable cut into thin strips
  1738. julienne vegetable = a vegetable cut into thin strips
  1739. jumbal = small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
  1740. jumble = small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
  1741. juneberry = edible purple or red berries
  1742. juniper berries = berrylike cone of a common juniper
  1743. junk food = food that tastes good but is high in calories having little nutritional value
  1744. junket = dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
  1745. K ration = a small package of emergency rations
  1746. kabob = cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
  1747. Kahlua = coffee-flavored liqueur made in Mexico
  1748. kai apple = South African fruit smelling and tasting like apricots
  1749. kail = coarse curly-leafed cabbage
  1750. kaiser roll = rounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center
  1751. kale = coarse curly-leafed cabbage
  1752. kasha = boiled or baked buckwheat
  1753. kava = an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
  1754. kavakava = an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
  1755. kebab = cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
  1756. kedgeree = a dish of rice and hard-boiled eggs and cooked flaked fish
  1757. Kentucky wonder = flat-podded green bean
  1758. Kentucky wonder bean = flat-podded green bean
  1759. ketchup = thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
  1760. ketembilla = maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves
  1761. key lime = small yellow-green limes of southern Florida
  1762. kibble = coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets
  1763. kickshaw = something considered choice to eat
  1764. kidney bean = large dark red bean
  1765. kidney pie = like steak and kidney pie but without steak
  1766. king crab = meat of large cold-water crab
  1767. king salmon = pink or white flesh of large Pacific salmon
  1768. kingfish = the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States
  1769. kipper = salted and smoked herring
  1770. kippered herring = salted and smoked herring
  1771. kippered salmon = salted and smoked salmon
  1772. kirsch = from fermented juice of black morello cherries
  1773. kishke = roasted fowl intestines with a seasoned filling of matzo meal and suet
  1774. kiss = any of several bite-sized candies / a cookie made of egg whites and sugar
  1775. kitambilla = maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves
  1776. kitembilla = maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves
  1777. kiwi = fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
  1778. kiwi fruit = fuzzy brown egg-shaped fruit with slightly tart green flesh
  1779. knackwurst = short thick highly seasoned sausage
  1780. knish = a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese
  1781. knockwurst = short thick highly seasoned sausage
  1782. kohlrabi = fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant
  1783. kosher = food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
  1784. koumiss = an alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk
  1785. kumis = an alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk
  1786. kummel = liqueur flavored with caraway seed or cumin
  1787. kumquat = small oval citrus fruit with thin sweet rind and very acid pulp
  1788. kvass = fermented beverage resembling beer but made from rye or barley
  1789. lacing = a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
  1790. ladyfinger = small finger-shaped sponge cake
  1791. lager = a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast
  1792. lager beer = a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast
  1793. lake herring = cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward
  1794. lake trout = flesh of large trout of northern lakes
  1795. lamb = the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food
  1796. lamb chop = chop cut from a lamb
  1797. lamb curry = curry made with lamb
  1798. lamb roast = a cut of lamb suitable for roasting
  1799. lamb's-quarter = leaves collected from the wild
  1800. lamb-chop = chop cut from a lamb
  1801. lambchop = chop cut from a lamb
  1802. Lane's Prince Albert = apple used primarily in cooking
  1803. langouste = warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails
  1804. langoustine = caught in European waters
  1805. lansa = East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
  1806. lansat = East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
  1807. lanseh = East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
  1808. lanset = East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
  1809. lard = soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
  1810. larder = a supply of food especially for a household
  1811. largemouth bass = flesh of largemouth bass
  1812. lasagna = very wide flat strips of pasta / baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables
  1813. lasagne = very wide flat strips of pasta / baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables
  1814. latke = made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
  1815. latte = strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
  1816. layer cake = cake having layers held together by a sweet filling and usually covered with frosting
  1817. leaf beet = long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
  1818. leaf lettuce = lettuce with loosely curled leaves that do not form a compact head
  1819. leaf mustard = leaves eaten as cooked greens
  1820. leafy vegetable = any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
  1821. leechee = Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed
  1822. leek = related to onions
  1823. leftovers = food remaining from a previous meal
  1824. leg = the limb of an animal used for food
  1825. leg of lamb = lamb leg suitable for roasting
  1826. legume = the seedpod of a leguminous plant
  1827. lekvar = a sweet filling made of prunes or apricots
  1828. lemon = yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
  1829. lemon balm = lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
  1830. lemon butter = clarified butter browned slowly and seasoned with lemon juice and parsley
  1831. lemon cheese = a conserve with a thick consistency
  1832. lemon curd = a conserve with a thick consistency
  1833. lemon drop = a hard candy with lemon flavor and a yellow color and (usually) the shape of a lemon
  1834. lemon extract = a flavoring made from (or imitating) lemons
  1835. lemon juice = usually freshly squeezed juice of lemons
  1836. lemon meringue pie = pie containing lemon custard and topped with meringue
  1837. lemon oil = fragrant yellow oil obtained from the lemon peel
  1838. lemon peel = strips of lemon peel cooked in sugar and coated with sugar / the rind of a lemon
  1839. lemon rind = the rind of a lemon
  1840. lemon sole = highly valued almost pure white flesh / flesh of American flounder
  1841. lemon zest = tiny bits of lemon peel
  1842. lemonade = sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
  1843. lemonade mix = a commercial mix for making lemonade
  1844. lentil = round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
  1845. lentil soup = made of stock and lentils with onions carrots and celery
  1846. lettuce = leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
  1847. libation = a serving (of wine) poured out in honor of a deity / (facetious) a serving of an alcoholic beverage
  1848. lichee = Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed
  1849. lichi = Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed
  1850. licorice = a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant
  1851. liebfraumilch = a sweetened Rhenish wine
  1852. Liederkranz = a soft cheese with a strong odor and flavor
  1853. Life Saver = a candy shaped like a small lifesaver
  1854. light beer = lager with reduced alcohol content
  1855. light bread = bread made with finely ground and usually bleached wheat flour
  1856. light cream = cream that has at least 18% butterfat
  1857. light diet = diet prescribed for bedridden or convalescent people
  1858. light whipping cream = cream that has enough butterfat (30% to 36%) to be whipped
  1859. lima bean = broad flat beans simmered gently
  1860. Limburger = a soft white cheese with a very strong pungent odor and flavor
  1861. lime = the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
  1862. lime juice = usually freshly squeezed juice of limes
  1863. limeade = sweetened beverage of lime juice and water
  1864. limpa = a rye bread made with molasses or brown sugar
  1865. limpet = mollusk with a low conical shell
  1866. lingcod = the lean flesh of a fish caught off the Pacific coast of the United States
  1867. lingonberry = tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
  1868. linguica = a highly seasoned Portuguese pork sausage flavored with garlic and onions
  1869. linguine = pasta in long slender flat strips
  1870. linguini = pasta in long slender flat strips
  1871. liqueur = strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
  1872. liquid diet = a diet of foods that can be served in liquid or strained form
  1873. liquor = the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked / an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  1874. liquorice = a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant
  1875. litchee = Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed
  1876. litchi = Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed
  1877. litchi nut = Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed
  1878. littleneck = a quahog when young and small; usually eaten raw
  1879. littleneck clam = a quahog when young and small; usually eaten raw
  1880. liver = liver of an animal used as meat
  1881. liver pudding = sausage containing ground liver
  1882. liver sausage = sausage containing ground liver
  1883. liverwurst = sausage containing ground liver
  1884. loaf = a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape / a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
  1885. loaf of bread = a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
  1886. loaf sugar = a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar
  1887. loblolly = thick gruel
  1888. lobscouse = a stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors
  1889. lobscuse = a stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors
  1890. lobster = flesh of a lobster
  1891. lobster a la Newburg = lobster in Newburg sauce served on buttered toast or rice
  1892. lobster butter = butter blended with chopped lobster or seasoned with essence from lobster shells
  1893. lobster Newburg = lobster in Newburg sauce served on buttered toast or rice
  1894. lobster stew = diced lobster meat in milk or cream
  1895. lobster tail = lobster tail meat
  1896. lobster tart = a pastry shell filled with cooked lobster
  1897. lobster thermidor = diced lobster mixed with Mornay sauce placed back in the shell and sprinkled with grated cheese and browned
  1898. loganberry = large red variety of the dewberry
  1899. loin = a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump
  1900. loin of lamb = meat from a loin of lamb
  1901. lollipop = hard candy on a stick / ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
  1902. lolly = ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
  1903. long-neck clam = a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
  1904. longanberry = Asian fruit similar to litchi
  1905. loose-leaf lettuce = lettuce with loosely curled leaves that do not form a compact head
  1906. loquat = yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh
  1907. Lorenzo dressing = vinaigrette with chili sauce and chopped watercress
  1908. lovage = stalks eaten like celery or candied like angelica
  1909. love-philter = a drink credited with magical power
  1910. love-philtre = a drink credited with magical power
  1911. love-potion = a drink credited with magical power
  1912. low-calorie diet = a diet that is low on calories
  1913. low-fat diet = a diet containing limited amounts of fat and stressing foods high in carbohydrates
  1914. low-fat milk = milk from which some of the cream has been removed
  1915. low-salt diet = a diet that limits the intake of salt
  1916. low-sodium diet = a diet that limits the intake of salt
  1917. lowbush cranberry = tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
  1918. lox = brine-cured salmon that is lightly smoked
  1919. lozenge = a small aromatic or medicated candy
  1920. lump sugar = refined sugar molded into rectangular shapes convenient as single servings
  1921. lunch = a midday meal
  1922. lunch meat = any of various sausages or molded loaf meats sliced and served cold
  1923. luncheon = a midday meal
  1924. luncheon meat = any of various sausages or molded loaf meats sliced and served cold
  1925. lutefisk = dried cod soaked in a lye solution before boiling to give it a gelatinous consistency
  1926. lutfisk = dried cod soaked in a lye solution before boiling to give it a gelatinous consistency
  1927. lychee = Chinese fruit having a thin brittle shell enclosing a sweet jellylike pulp and a single seed
  1928. lye hominy = hominy prepared by bleaching in lye
  1929. Lyonnaise sauce = brown sauce with sauteed chopped onions and parsley and dry white wine or vinegar
  1930. macadamia nut = nutlike seed with sweet and crisp white meat
  1931. macaroni = pasta in the form of slender tubes
  1932. macaroni and cheese = macaroni prepared in a cheese sauce
  1933. macaroni salad = having macaroni as the base
  1934. macaroon = chewy cookie usually containing almond paste
  1935. mace = spice made from the dried fleshy covering of the nutmeg seed
  1936. macedoine = mixed diced fruits or vegetables
  1937. mackerel = flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish
  1938. macon = fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry
  1939. maconnais = fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry
  1940. Macoun = similar to McIntosh
  1941. macrobiotic diet = a diet consisting chiefly of beans and whole grains
  1942. mad apple = egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
  1943. Madeira = an amber dessert wine from the Madeira Islands
  1944. Madeira cake = a rich sponge cake with close texture
  1945. Madeira sponge = a rich sponge cake with close texture
  1946. madrilene = a tomato-flavored consomme
  1947. mahimahi = the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters
  1948. main course = the principal dish of a meal
  1949. Maine lobster = flesh of cold-water lobsters having large tender claws
  1950. malmsey = sweet Madeira wine
  1951. malt = a cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling / a lager of high alcohol content
  1952. malt liquor = a lager of high alcohol content
  1953. malt whiskey = whiskey distilled in Scotland
  1954. malt whisky = whiskey distilled in Scotland
  1955. malted = a milkshake made with malt powder
  1956. malted milk = powder made of dried milk and malted cereals / a milkshake made with malt powder
  1957. mamey = globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
  1958. mammee = brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet / globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
  1959. mammee apple = globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh
  1960. mandarin = a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China
  1961. mandarin orange = a somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of China
  1962. mangel-wurzel = cultivated as feed for livestock
  1963. mango = large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed
  1964. mangosteen = two- to three-inch tropical fruit with juicy flesh suggestive of both peaches and pineapples
  1965. manhattan = a cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters
  1966. Manhattan clam chowder = a chowder made with clams and tomatoes and other vegetables and seasonings
  1967. manicotti = large pasta tubes stuffed with chopped meat or mild cheese and baked in tomato sauce
  1968. manna = food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus
  1969. manna from heaven = food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus
  1970. Manzanilla = very dry pale sherry from Spain
  1971. maple syrup = made by concentrating sap from sugar maples
  1972. marang = tropical fruit from the Philippines having a mass of small seeds embedded in sweetish white pulp
  1973. maraschino = cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur / distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
  1974. maraschino cherry = cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur
  1975. maraschino liqueur = distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
  1976. marble cake = made of light and dark batter very lightly blended
  1977. marbling = the intermixture of fat and lean in a cut of meat
  1978. marc = made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing
  1979. marchand de vin = brown sauce with mushrooms and red wine or Madeira
  1980. marchpane = almond paste and egg whites
  1981. margarin = a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
  1982. margarine = a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
  1983. margarita = a cocktail made of tequila and triple sec with lime and lemon juice
  1984. marge = a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
  1985. marinade = mixtures of vinegar or wine and oil with various spices and seasonings
  1986. marinara = sauce for pasta
  1987. marjoram = pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
  1988. marmalade = a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
  1989. marmalade plum = brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
  1990. marmite = soup cooked in a large pot
  1991. marrow = large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins / very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
  1992. marrowbone = a bone containing edible marrow
  1993. marrowfat pea = a variety of large pea that is commonly processed and sold in cans
  1994. Marsala = dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from Sicily
  1995. marshmallow = spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar
  1996. marshmallow fluff = a very sweet white spread resembling marshmallow candy
  1997. martini = a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth
  1998. Maryland chicken = chicken fried than oven-baked and served with milk gravy
  1999. marzipan = almond paste and egg whites
  2000. mascarpone = soft mild Italian cream cheese
  2001. mash = mixture of ground animal feeds
  2002. mash bean = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  2003. mashed potato = potato that has been peeled and boiled and then mashed
  2004. mast = nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine
  2005. mate = South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
  2006. matelote = highly seasoned soup or stew made of freshwater fishes (eel, carp, perch) with wine and stock
  2007. matzah = brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
  2008. matzah ball = a Jewish dumpling made of matzo meal
  2009. matzah meal = meal made from ground matzos
  2010. matzo = brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
  2011. matzo ball = a Jewish dumpling made of matzo meal
  2012. matzo meal = meal made from ground matzos
  2013. matzoh = brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
  2014. matzoh ball = a Jewish dumpling made of matzo meal
  2015. matzoh meal = meal made from ground matzos
  2016. May wine = a punch made of Moselle and sugar and sparkling water or champagne flavored with sweet woodruff
  2017. mayo = egg yolks and oil and vinegar
  2018. mayonnaise = egg yolks and oil and vinegar
  2019. McIntosh = early-ripening apple popular in the northeastern United States
  2020. mead = made of fermented honey and water
  2021. meal = coarsely ground foodstuff
  2022. meat = the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  2023. meat loaf = a baked loaf of ground meat
  2024. meat pie = pie made with meat or fowl enclosed in pastry or covered with pastry or biscuit dough
  2025. meatball = ground meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in broth
  2026. meatloaf = a baked loaf of ground meat
  2027. medallion = a circular helping of food
  2028. medlar = crabapple-like fruit used for preserves / a South African globular fruit with brown leathery skin and pithy flesh having a sweet-acid taste
  2029. Medoc = red Bordeaux wine from the Medoc district of southwestern France
  2030. Melba toast = very thin crisp brown toast
  2031. melon = any of numerous fruits of the gourd family having a hard rind and sweet juicy flesh
  2032. melon ball = a bite of melon cut as a sphere
  2033. menu = the dishes making up a meal
  2034. meringue = sweet topping especially for pies made of beaten egg whites and sugar
  2035. meringue kiss = a kiss made of sugar and egg white and baked slowly
  2036. Merlot = dry red wine made from a grape grown widely in Bordeaux and California
  2037. mescal = a colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae
  2038. mess = a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel / soft semiliquid food
  2039. metheglin = spiced or medicated mead
  2040. Meuniere butter = clarified butter browned slowly and seasoned with lemon juice and parsley
  2041. Mexican black cherry = Mexican black cherry
  2042. Mexican husk tomato = small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk
  2043. milk = a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings / any of several nutritive milklike liquids
  2044. milk chocolate = chocolate made from chocolate liquor with sugar and cocoa butter and powdered milk solids and vanilla and (usually) lecithin; the most common form of chocolate for eating
  2045. milk powder = dehydrated milk
  2046. milk punch = a punch made of spirits and milk and sugar and spices
  2047. milk shake = frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
  2048. milkshake = frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
  2049. millet = small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
  2050. milt = fish sperm or sperm-filled reproductive gland
  2051. mimosa = a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice
  2052. mince = food chopped into small bits
  2053. mince pie = pie containing mincemeat
  2054. mincemeat = spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
  2055. mineral water = water naturally or artificially impregnated with mineral salts or gasses; often effervescent
  2056. minestrone = soup made with a variety of vegetables
  2057. mint = a candy that is flavored with a mint oil / the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied
  2058. mint candy = a candy that is flavored with a mint oil
  2059. mint julep = bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice
  2060. mint sauce = sweetened diluted vinegar with chopped mint leaves
  2061. minute steak = a thin steak that can be cooked quickly
  2062. miraculous food = food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus
  2063. miso = a thick paste made from fermented soybeans and barley or rice malt
  2064. mix = a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
  2065. mixed drink = made of two or more ingredients
  2066. mixer = club soda or fruit juice used to mix with alcohol
  2067. mixture = any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
  2068. mocha = a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia / a flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolate
  2069. mocha coffee = a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
  2070. mock turtle soup = soup made from a calf's head or other meat in imitation of green turtle soup
  2071. molasses = thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar cane
  2072. molasses cookie = very spicy cookies sweetened partially with molasses
  2073. molasses kiss = a candy kiss that resembles toffee
  2074. molasses taffy = taffy made of molasses
  2075. mold = a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
  2076. molded salad = salad of meats or vegetables in gelatin
  2077. mole = spicy sauce often containing chocolate
  2078. mombin = purplish tropical fruit
  2079. monggo = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  2080. monkey bread = African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
  2081. monkey nut = pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
  2082. monkfish = flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America
  2083. monosodium glutamate = white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor
  2084. monstera = tropical cylindrical fruit resembling a pinecone with pineapple-banana flavor
  2085. Montrachet = a white Burgundy wine
  2086. moo goo gai pan = a Cantonese dish of chicken and sauteed vegetables
  2087. moong = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  2088. moonshine = whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
  2089. morello = cultivated sour cherry with dark-colored skin and juice
  2090. Mornay sauce = onion-flavored creamy cheese sauce with egg yolk and grated cheese
  2091. morsel = a small amount of solid food
  2092. Moselle = German white wine from the Moselle valley or a similar wine made elsewhere
  2093. mostaccioli = pasta somewhat resembling little moustaches
  2094. mould = a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold
  2095. mountain cranberry = tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
  2096. moussaka = casserole of eggplant and ground lamb with onion and tomatoes bound with white sauce and beaten eggs
  2097. mousse = a light creamy dish made from fish or meat and set with gelatin / a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream
  2098. mouthful = a small amount eaten or drunk
  2099. mouton = meat from a mature domestic sheep
  2100. mozzarella = mild white Italian cheese
  2101. MSG = white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor
  2102. mudcat = flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States
  2103. Muenster = semisoft pale-yellow cheese
  2104. muesli = mixture of untoasted dry cereals and fruits
  2105. muffin = a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
  2106. mulberry = sweet usually dark purple blackberry-like fruit of any of several mulberry trees of the genus Morus
  2107. mulled cider = sweet cider heated with spices and citrus fruit
  2108. mulled wine = wine heated with sugar and spices and often citrus fruit
  2109. mullet = highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
  2110. mulligan = Irish version of burgoo
  2111. mulligan stew = Irish version of burgoo
  2112. mulligatawny = a soup of eastern India that is flavored with curry
  2113. multivitamin = a pill or tablet containing several vitamins
  2114. multivitamin pill = a pill or tablet containing several vitamins
  2115. Munchener = a dark lager produced in Munich since the 10th century
  2116. mung = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  2117. mung bean = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  2118. munggo = seed of the mung bean plant used for food
  2119. Munich beer = a dark lager produced in Munich since the 10th century
  2120. murphy = an edible tuber native to South America
  2121. muscadel = wine from muscat grapes
  2122. muscadelle = wine from muscat grapes
  2123. Muscadet = dry white wine from the Loire valley in France
  2124. muscadine = dull-purple grape of southern United States
  2125. muscat = sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine / wine from muscat grapes
  2126. muscat grape = sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine
  2127. muscatel = sweet aromatic grape used for raisins and wine / wine from muscat grapes
  2128. mush = cornmeal boiled in water
  2129. mushroom = fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi
  2130. mushroom sauce = brown sauce and sauteed mushrooms
  2131. mushroom wine sauce = brown sauce with mushrooms and red wine or Madeira
  2132. mushy peas = marrowfat peas that have been soaked overnight and then boiled
  2133. muskellunge = flesh of very large North American pike
  2134. muskmelon = the fruit of a muskmelon vine
  2135. mussel = black marine bivalves usually steamed in wine
  2136. must = grape juice before or during fermentation
  2137. mustard = leaves eaten as cooked greens / pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds
  2138. mustard greens = leaves eaten as cooked greens
  2139. mustard sauce = sauce of prepared mustard thinned with vinegar and vegetable oil with sugar and seasonings
  2140. mustard seed = black or white seeds ground to make mustard pastes or powders
  2141. mutton = meat from a mature domestic sheep
  2142. mutton chop = chop cut from a mature sheep
  2143. naan = leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India
  2144. nacho = a tortilla chip topped with cheese and chili-pepper and broiled
  2145. NADA daiquiri = a daiquiri made without alcohol
  2146. nan = leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India
  2147. Nantua = white sauce with whipping cream and shrimp butter
  2148. napoleon = a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream
  2149. nasturtium = flowers and seeds and leaves all used as flavorings
  2150. natal plum = edible scarlet plumlike fruit of a South African plant
  2151. native peach = red Australian fruit
  2152. navel orange = seedless orange enclosing a small secondary fruit at the apex
  2153. navy bean = white-seeded bean
  2154. Neapolitan ice cream = a block of ice cream with 3 or 4 layers of different colors and flavors
  2155. near beer = drink that resembles beer but with less than 1/2 percent alcohol
  2156. neck = a cut of meat from the neck of an animal
  2157. neck sweetbread = edible thymus gland of an animal
  2158. nectar = the food and drink of the gods
  2159. nectarine = a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin
  2160. negus = wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg
  2161. Nesselrode = a rich frozen pudding made of chopped chestnuts and maraschino cherries and candied fruits and liqueur or rum
  2162. Nesselrode pudding = a rich frozen pudding made of chopped chestnuts and maraschino cherries and candied fruits and liqueur or rum
  2163. net melon = the fruit of a variety of muskmelon vine
  2164. netted melon = the fruit of a variety of muskmelon vine
  2165. neutral spirits = nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
  2166. New England boiled dinner = corned beef simmered with onions and cabbage and usually other vegetables
  2167. New England clam chowder = a thick chowder made with clams and potatoes and onions and salt pork and milk
  2168. New York strip = steak from upper part of the short loin
  2169. Newburg sauce = lobster butter and cream and egg yolks seasoned with onions and sherry or Madeira
  2170. Newtown Wonder = apple used primarily in cooking
  2171. nightcap = an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime
  2172. nipa = made from sap of the Australasian nipa palm
  2173. nonfat dry milk = dehydrated skimmed milk
  2174. nonpareil = a flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar / colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies
  2175. noodle = a ribbonlike strip of pasta
  2176. Northern lobster = flesh of cold-water lobsters having large tender claws
  2177. Northern Spy = large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red
  2178. Norwegian lobster = caught in European waters
  2179. nosh = a snack or light meal
  2180. nosh-up = a large satisfying meal
  2181. nougat = nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste
  2182. nougat bar = a bar of nougat candy often dipped in chocolate
  2183. nourishment = a source of materials to nourish the body
  2184. nouvelle cuisine = a school of French cooking that uses light sauces and tries to bring out the natural flavors of foods instead of making heavy use of butter and cream
  2185. Nova lox = brine-cured salmon that is less salty than most
  2186. Nova salmon = brine-cured salmon that is less salty than most
  2187. Nova Scotia lox = brine-cured salmon that is less salty than most
  2188. Nova Scotia salmon = brine-cured salmon that is less salty than most
  2189. Nova style salmon = brine-cured salmon that is less salty than most
  2190. nut bar = paste of nuts and sugar on a pastry base cut into bars
  2191. nut bread = bread containing chopped nuts
  2192. nut butter = ground nuts blended with a little butter
  2193. nutmeg = hard aromatic seed of the nutmeg tree used as spice when grated or ground
  2194. nutmeg melon = the fruit of a variety of muskmelon vine
  2195. nutriment = a source of materials to nourish the body
  2196. nutrition = a source of materials to nourish the body
  2197. oat = seed of the annual grass Avena sativa
  2198. oatcake = thin flat unleavened cake of baked oatmeal
  2199. oatmeal = meal made from rolled or ground oats / porridge made of rolled oats
  2200. oatmeal cookie = cookies containing rolled oats
  2201. obesity diet = a diet designed to help you lose weight
  2202. ocean perch = North Atlantic rockfish
  2203. Octoberfest = a strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration
  2204. octopus = tentacles of octopus prepared as food
  2205. oenomel = wine mixed with honey
  2206. offal = viscera and trimmings of a butchered animal often considered inedible by humans
  2207. oil = any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
  2208. oil cake = mass of e.g. linseed or cottonseed or soybean from which the oil has been pressed
  2209. oil meal = ground oil cake
  2210. oil of wintergreen = oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant
  2211. okra = long mucilaginous green pods
  2212. Oktoberfest = a strong lager made originally in Germany for the Oktoberfest celebration
  2213. old fashioned = a cocktail made of whiskey and bitters and sugar with fruit slices
  2214. oleo = a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
  2215. oleomargarine = a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
  2216. olive = one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish
  2217. olive oil = oil from olives
  2218. olla podrida = Spanish version of burgoo
  2219. omelet = beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set
  2220. omelette = beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set
  2221. onion = an aromatic flavorful vegetable
  2222. onion bagel = bagel flavored with onion
  2223. onion bread = bread containing finely minced onions
  2224. onion butter = butter blended with minced onion
  2225. onion roll = yeast-raised roll flavored with onion
  2226. onion salt = ground dried onion and salt
  2227. oolong = Chinese tea leaves that have been partially fermented before being dried
  2228. open sandwich = sandwich without a covering slice of bread
  2229. open-face sandwich = sandwich without a covering slice of bread
  2230. orange = round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
  2231. orange juice = bottled or freshly squeezed juice of oranges
  2232. orange liqueur = liqueur flavored with orange
  2233. orange marmalade = marmalade made from oranges
  2234. orange peel = strips of orange peel cooked in sugar and coated with sugar / the rind of an orange
  2235. orange pekoe = a superior grade of black tea
  2236. orange rind = the rind of an orange
  2237. orange soda = orange-flavored carbonated drink
  2238. orange toast = buttered toast with sugar and grated orange rind and a little orange juice
  2239. orange zest = tiny bits of orange peel
  2240. orange-juice concentrate = orange juice that has been concentrated and frozen
  2241. orangeade = sweetened beverage of diluted orange juice
  2242. oregano = pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
  2243. oreo = chocolate cookie with white cream filling
  2244. oreo cookie = chocolate cookie with white cream filling
  2245. organs = edible viscera of a butchered animal
  2246. orzo = pasta shaped like pearls of barley
  2247. osso buco = sliced veal knuckle or shin bone cooked with olive oil and wine and tomatoes and served with rice or vegetables
  2248. ouzo = a Greek liquor flavored with anise
  2249. ovalbumin = the white part of an egg
  2250. Oven Stuffer = a brand name for a roasting chicken
  2251. Oven Stuffer Roaster = a brand name for a roasting chicken
  2252. oxheart = large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh
  2253. oxheart cherry = large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh
  2254. oxtail soup = a soup made from the skinned tail of an ox
  2255. oyster = a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl / edible body of any of numerous oysters
  2256. oyster cracker = a small dry usually round cracker
  2257. oyster dressing = stuffing made with oysters
  2258. oyster plant = long white salsify
  2259. oyster stew = oysters in cream
  2260. oyster stuffing = stuffing made with oysters
  2261. oysters Rockefeller = oysters spread with butter and spinach and seasonings and baked on the half shell
  2262. Pablum = a soft form of cereal for infants
  2263. pabulum = any substance that can be used as food
  2264. paddy = rice in the husk either gathered or still in the field
  2265. paella = saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken
  2266. pale ale = an amber colored ale brewed with pale malts
  2267. palm oil = oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
  2268. pan gravy = the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats
  2269. pancake = a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  2270. pancake batter = batter for making pancakes
  2271. pandowdy = deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
  2272. panfish = any of numerous small food fishes
  2273. panocha = fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
  2274. panoche = fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
  2275. pap = a diet that does not require chewing
  2276. papaw = fruit with yellow flesh
  2277. papaya = large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh
  2278. papaya juice = juice from papayas
  2279. paprika = a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
  2280. paprika sauce = veloute sauce with sauteed chopped onion and paprika and cream
  2281. parfait = layers of ice cream and syrup and whipped cream
  2282. paring = a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off
  2283. Parker House roll = yeast-raised dinner roll made by folding a disk of dough before baking
  2284. Parmesan = hard dry sharp-flavored Italian cheese
  2285. parsley = aromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food
  2286. parsnip = whitish edible root
  2287. parson's nose = the tail of a dressed fowl
  2288. partridge = flesh of either quail or grouse
  2289. pascal celery = any of several types of commercially grown celery having green stalks
  2290. Paschal celery = any of several types of commercially grown celery having green stalks
  2291. passion fruit = egg-shaped tropical fruit of certain passionflower vines
  2292. pasta = shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg / a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
  2293. pasta salad = a salad having any of various pastas as the base
  2294. pasta sauce = any of numerous sauces for spaghetti or other kinds of pasta
  2295. paste = a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
  2296. pasteurized milk = milk that has been exposed briefly to high temperatures to destroy microorganisms and prevent fermentation
  2297. pastil = a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
  2298. pastille = a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
  2299. pastis = similar to absinthe but containing no wormwood
  2300. pastrami = highly seasoned cut of smoked beef
  2301. pastry = any of various baked foods made of dough or batter / a dough of flour and water and shortening
  2302. pastry dough = a dough of flour and water and shortening
  2303. pasturage = bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
  2304. pasture = bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
  2305. pasty = small meat pie or turnover
  2306. pate = liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned
  2307. pate a choux = batter for making light hollow cases to hold various fillings
  2308. pate de foie gras = a pate made from goose liver (marinated in Cognac) and truffles
  2309. pate feuillete = dough used for very light flaky rich pastries
  2310. patty = round flat candy / small pie or pasty / small flat mass of chopped food
  2311. patty shell = shell of puff paste
  2312. pattypan squash = round greenish-white squash having one face flattened with a scalloped edge
  2313. pavlova = a dessert consisting of a meringue base or cup filled with fruit and whipped cream
  2314. pawpaw = fruit with yellow flesh
  2315. pea = seed of a pea plant used for food
  2316. pea bean = white-seeded bean
  2317. pea flour = meal made from dried peas
  2318. pea soup = a thick soup made of dried peas
  2319. peach = downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh
  2320. peach ice cream = ice cream flavored with fresh peaches
  2321. peach melba = ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
  2322. peach sauce = for Chinese dishes: peach preserves and chutney
  2323. peanut = pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
  2324. peanut bar = bar of peanuts in taffy
  2325. peanut brittle = brittle containing peanuts
  2326. peanut butter = a spread made from ground peanuts
  2327. peanut oil = an oil from peanuts
  2328. pear = sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
  2329. pearl barley = barley ground into small round pellets
  2330. pearl hominy = hominy prepared by milling to pellets of medium size
  2331. Pearmain = any of several varieties of apples with red skins
  2332. pease pudding = a pudding made with strained split peas mixed with egg
  2333. pecan = smooth brown oval nut of south central United States
  2334. pecan pie = pie made of pecans and sugar and corn syrup and butter and eggs
  2335. peel = the rind of a fruit or vegetable
  2336. pekoe = a superior grade of black tea
  2337. pemican = lean dried meat pounded fine and mixed with melted fat
  2338. pemmican = lean dried meat pounded fine and mixed with melted fat
  2339. penne = pasta in short tubes with diagonally cut ends
  2340. penoche = fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
  2341. penuche = fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
  2342. pepper = sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum / pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India
  2343. pepper pot = a soup made with vegetables and tripe and seasoned with peppercorns
  2344. pepper sauce = for venison: brown sauce with sauteed vegetables and trimmings and marinade and plenty of pepper
  2345. pepper steak = strips of steak sauteed with green peppers and onions / steak covered with crushed peppercorns pan-broiled and served with brandy-and-butter sauce
  2346. peppercorn = pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India
  2347. peppered steak = steak covered with crushed peppercorns pan-broiled and served with brandy-and-butter sauce
  2348. peppermint = a candy flavored with peppermint oil
  2349. peppermint candy = a candy flavored with peppermint oil
  2350. peppermint oil = oil from the peppermint plant used as flavoring
  2351. peppermint patty = a patty flavored with peppermint
  2352. pepperoni = a pork and beef sausage
  2353. pepperoni pizza = tomato and cheese pizza with pepperoni
  2354. Pepsi = Pepsi Cola is a trademarked cola
  2355. Pepsi Cola = Pepsi Cola is a trademarked cola
  2356. perch = any of numerous fishes of America and Europe
  2357. perishable = food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated
  2358. periwinkle = small edible marine snail
  2359. Pernod = a liqueur flavored with anise
  2360. perry = a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears
  2361. Persian melon = the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine
  2362. persimmon = orange fruit resembling a plum
  2363. pesto = a sauce typically served with pasta
  2364. pet food = food prepared for animal pets
  2365. pet-food = food prepared for animal pets
  2366. petfood = food prepared for animal pets
  2367. petit dejeuner = a breakfast that usually includes a roll and coffee or tea
  2368. petit four = small (individual) frosted and ornamented cake
  2369. petite marmite = soup made with a variety of vegetables
  2370. pfannkuchen = puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce
  2371. pheasant = flesh of a pheasant
  2372. pheasant under glass = a dish of roast pheasant served in a manner characteristic of expensive restaurants
  2373. Philadelphia pepper pot = a soup made with vegetables and tripe and seasoned with peppercorns
  2374. philter = a drink credited with magical power
  2375. philtre = a drink credited with magical power
  2376. phosphate = carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid
  2377. phyllo = tissue thin sheets of pastry used especially in Greek dishes
  2378. piccalilli = relish of chopped pickled cucumbers and green peppers and onion
  2379. pickerel = flesh of young or small pike
  2380. pickle = vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
  2381. pickle relish = relish of chopped (usually sweet) pickles
  2382. pickled herring = herring preserved in a pickling liquid
  2383. picnic = any informal meal eaten outside or on an excursion
  2384. picnic ham = shoulder of a hog usually smoked
  2385. picnic shoulder = shoulder of a hog usually smoked
  2386. pie = dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
  2387. pie crust = pastry used to hold pie fillings
  2388. pie shell = pastry used to hold pie fillings
  2389. piece = a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
  2390. piece de resistance = the most important dish of a meal
  2391. pieplant = long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
  2392. pigeon pea = small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
  2393. pignolia = edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
  2394. pigs in blankets = small frankfurters wrapped in biscuit dough and baked
  2395. pigs' feet = feet or knuckles of hogs used as food
  2396. pigs' knuckles = feet or knuckles of hogs used as food
  2397. pigswill = wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
  2398. pigwash = wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
  2399. pigweed = leaves collected from the wild
  2400. pike = highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh
  2401. pilaf = rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes
  2402. pilaff = rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes
  2403. pilau = rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes
  2404. pilaw = rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes
  2405. pilchard = small fatty fish usually canned
  2406. pilot biscuit = very hard unsalted biscuit or bread
  2407. pilot bread = very hard unsalted biscuit or bread
  2408. Pilsener = a pale lager with strong flavor of hops
  2409. Pilsner = a pale lager with strong flavor of hops
  2410. pimento = fully ripened sweet red pepper
  2411. pimento butter = butter blended with mashed pimento
  2412. pimiento = fully ripened sweet red pepper
  2413. pin bone = part of the sirloin between the flat bone and the porterhouse
  2414. pina colada = a mixed drink made of pineapple juice and coconut cream and rum
  2415. pine nut = edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
  2416. pineapple = large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves
  2417. pineapple guava = dark-green kiwi-sized tropical fruit with white flesh
  2418. pineapple juice = the juice of pineapples
  2419. pink lady = a cocktail made of gin and brandy with lemon juice and grenadine shaken with an egg white and ice
  2420. pink wine = pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
  2421. pinole = meal made of finely ground corn mixed with sugar and spices
  2422. pinon nut = edible seed of any of several nut pines especially some pinons of southwestern North America
  2423. Pinot blanc = dry white California table wine made from white Pinot grapes
  2424. Pinot Chardonnay = dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes
  2425. Pinot noir = dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes
  2426. pinto bean = mottled or spotted bean of southwestern United States
  2427. pinwheel roll = pinwheel-shaped rolls spread with cinnamon and sugar and filled with e.g. jam before baking
  2428. Pippin = any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red
  2429. pirogi = small fruit or meat turnover baked or fried
  2430. piroshki = small fruit or meat turnover baked or fried
  2431. pirozhki = small fruit or meat turnover baked or fried
  2432. pistachio = nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
  2433. pistachio nut = nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel
  2434. pita = usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling
  2435. pitahaya = highly colored edible fruit of pitahaya cactus having bright red juice
  2436. pizza = Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese
  2437. pizza pie = Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese
  2438. plaice = flesh of large European flatfish
  2439. plain flour = flour that does not contain a raising agent
  2440. plantain = starchy banana-like fruit
  2441. planter's punch = a cocktail made of rum and lime or lemon juice with sugar and sometimes bitters
  2442. plate = a main course served on a plate / the thin under portion of the forequarter
  2443. pledge = a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
  2444. plonk = a cheap wine of inferior quality
  2445. ploughman's lunch = a meal consisting of a sandwich of bread and cheese and a salad
  2446. plug = a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  2447. plum = any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
  2448. plum duff = a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron
  2449. plum pudding = a rich steamed or boiled pudding that resembles cake
  2450. plum sauce = for Chinese dishes: plum preserves and chutney
  2451. plum tomato = a kind of cherry tomato that is frequently used in cooking rather than eaten raw
  2452. plumcot = hybrid between plum and apricot
  2453. poached egg = egg cooked in gently boiling water
  2454. pocket bread = usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling
  2455. poi = Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment
  2456. poilu = thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game
  2457. poitrine d'agneau = a cut of lamb including the breastbone and attached muscles dressed as meat
  2458. Poivrade = for venison: brown sauce with sauteed vegetables and trimmings and marinade and plenty of pepper
  2459. polenta = a thick mush made of cornmeal boiled in stock or water
  2460. polished rice = having husk or outer brown layers removed
  2461. pollack = lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish
  2462. pollock = lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish
  2463. polony = another name for Bologna sausage
  2464. pomegranate = large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind
  2465. pomelo = large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
  2466. pompano = flesh of pompano
  2467. pond apple = ovoid yellow fruit with very fragrant peach-colored flesh
  2468. pone = cornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried
  2469. poor boy = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  2470. pop = a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
  2471. popcorn = small kernels of corn exploded by heat
  2472. popcorn ball = popcorn combined with a thick sugar or molasses or caramel syrup and formed into balls
  2473. pope's nose = the tail of a dressed fowl
  2474. popover = light hollow muffin made of a puff batter (individual Yorkshire pudding) baked in a deep muffin cup
  2475. poppy seed = small grey seed of a poppy flower
  2476. popsicle = ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
  2477. porc = meat from a domestic hog or pig
  2478. porcupine ball = meat patties rolled in rice and simmered in a tomato sauce
  2479. porcupines = meat patties rolled in rice and simmered in a tomato sauce
  2480. porgy = lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic coast of the United States
  2481. pork = meat from a domestic hog or pig
  2482. pork and beans = dried beans cooked with pork and tomato sauce
  2483. pork belly = side of fresh pork
  2484. pork loin = meat from a loin of pork
  2485. pork pie = small pie filled with minced seasoned pork
  2486. pork roast = cut of pork suitable for roasting
  2487. pork sausage = sausage containing pork
  2488. pork tenderloin = pork loin muscle
  2489. pork-and-veal goulash = made with sauerkraut and caraway seeds and served with sour cream
  2490. porkchop = chop cut from a hog
  2491. porkholt = made of lamb or pork
  2492. porridge = soft food made by boiling oatmeal or other meal or legumes in water or milk until thick
  2493. port = sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
  2494. port wine = sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
  2495. porter = a very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley
  2496. porter's beer = a very dark sweet ale brewed from roasted unmalted barley
  2497. porterhouse = large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloin
  2498. porterhouse steak = large steak from the thick end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and large piece of tenderloin
  2499. portion = an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
  2500. posset = sweet spiced hot milk curdled with ale or beer
  2501. Postum = trade mark for a coffee substitute invented by C. W. Post and made with chicory and roasted grains
  2502. pot cheese = mild white cheese made from curds of soured skim milk
  2503. pot likker = the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked
  2504. pot liquor = the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked
  2505. pot roast = cut of beef suitable for simmering in liquid in a closed pot
  2506. pot-au-feu = traditional French stew of vegetables and beef
  2507. potable = any liquid suitable for drinking
  2508. potage = thick (often creamy) soup
  2509. potage St. Germain = made of fresh green peas and stock with shredded lettuce onion and celery
  2510. potation = a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
  2511. potato = an edible tuber native to South America
  2512. potato bean = nutlike tuber
  2513. potato chip = a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  2514. potato pancake = made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
  2515. potato peel = crisp fried potato peeling
  2516. potato peelings = crisp fried potato peeling
  2517. potato salad = any of various salads having chopped potatoes as the base
  2518. potato skin = crisp fried potato peeling
  2519. poteen = unlawfully distilled Irish whiskey
  2520. potherb = any of various herbaceous plants whose leaves or stems or flowers are cooked and used for food or seasoning
  2521. potion = a medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage
  2522. potluck = whatever happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all
  2523. potpie = deep-dish meat and vegetable pie or a meat stew with dumplings
  2524. pottage = thick (often creamy) soup / a stew of vegetables and (sometimes) meat
  2525. pouf paste = batter for making light hollow cases to hold various fillings
  2526. poulet = the flesh of a chicken used for food
  2527. poulette = allemande sauce with chopped parsley
  2528. poultry = flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food
  2529. pound cake = rich loaf cake made of a pound each of butter and sugar and flour
  2530. pousse-cafe = small drink served after dinner
  2531. powdered ginger = dried ground gingerroot
  2532. powdered milk = dehydrated milk
  2533. powdered sugar = sugar granulated into a fine powder
  2534. praline = cookie-sized candy made of brown sugar and butter and pecans
  2535. prawn = any of various edible decapod crustaceans
  2536. premix = a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
  2537. preserve = fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
  2538. preserves = fruit preserved by cooking with sugar
  2539. pretzel = glazed and salted cracker typically in the shape of a loose knot
  2540. prickly pear = round or pear-shaped spiny fruit of any of various prickly pear cacti
  2541. Prima = used primarily as eating apples
  2542. process cheese = made by blending several lots of cheese
  2543. processed cheese = made by blending several lots of cheese
  2544. produce = fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
  2545. profiterole = a small hollow pastry that is typically filled with cream and covered with chocolate
  2546. proof spirit = a mixture containing half alcohol by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit
  2547. prosciutto = Italian salt-cured ham usually sliced paper thin
  2548. provender = a stock or supply of foods / food for domestic livestock
  2549. provisions = a stock or supply of foods
  2550. prune = dried plum
  2551. prune cake = moist cake containing prunes that have been made into a puree
  2552. prune whip = dessert made of prune puree and whipped cream
  2553. pruno = a liquor concocted from a mixture of ingredients (such as prunes and raisins and milk and sugar) that can be fermented to produce alcohol
  2554. pud = the dessert course of a meal
  2555. pudding = any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed / (British) the dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used informally) / any of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes
  2556. puff = a light inflated pastry or puff shell
  2557. puff batter = batter for making light hollow cases to hold various fillings
  2558. puff paste = dough used for very light flaky rich pastries
  2559. puffed rice = puffy rice kernels
  2560. puffed wheat = puffy wheat berries
  2561. puffer = delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
  2562. pufferfish = delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
  2563. pulasan = fruit of an East Indian tree similar to the rambutan but sweeter
  2564. pulassan = fruit of an East Indian tree similar to the rambutan but sweeter
  2565. pullet = flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying
  2566. pulque = fermented Mexican drink from juice of various agave plants especially the maguey
  2567. pulse = edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants
  2568. pumpernickel = bread made of coarse rye flour
  2569. pumpkin = usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn
  2570. pumpkin pie = pie made of mashed pumpkin and milk and eggs and sugar
  2571. pumpkin seed = the edible seed of a pumpkin
  2572. punch = an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings
  2573. puree = food prepared by cooking and straining or processed in a blender
  2574. purloo = thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game
  2575. purple onion = flat mild onion having purplish tunics
  2576. quaff = a hearty draft
  2577. quahaug = Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells
  2578. quahog = Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells
  2579. quail = flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young
  2580. quandang = red Australian fruit
  2581. quandong = red Australian fruit
  2582. quandong nut = edible nutlike seed of the quandong fruit
  2583. quantong = red Australian fruit
  2584. quark = fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet
  2585. quark cheese = fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet
  2586. quesadilla = a tortilla that is filled with cheese and heated
  2587. quiche = a tart filled with rich unsweetened custard
  2588. quiche Lorraine = quiche made with cheese and bacon
  2589. quick bread = breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking
  2590. quid = a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  2591. quince = aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves
  2592. quinine water = lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
  2593. rabbit = flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
  2594. rabbit food = an uncooked vegetable
  2595. rack = rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
  2596. rack of lamb = a roast of the rib section of lamb
  2597. radicchio = prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves
  2598. radish = pungent fleshy edible root
  2599. ragout = well-seasoned stew of meat and vegetables
  2600. rainbow smelt = common smelt of eastern North America and Alaska
  2601. rainbow trout = flesh of Pacific trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
  2602. raised doughnut = a doughnut made light with yeast rather than baking powder
  2603. raisin = dried grape
  2604. raisin bran = bran flakes with raisins
  2605. raisin bread = bread containing raisins
  2606. raisin cookie = cookie containing raisins
  2607. raisin-nut cookie = cookie filled with a paste of raisins and nuts
  2608. raita = an Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices
  2609. rambotan = pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines
  2610. rambutan = pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines
  2611. ramekin = a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
  2612. ramequin = a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
  2613. rarebit = cheese melted with ale or beer served over toast
  2614. raspberry = red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
  2615. rat cheese = informal names for American cheddar
  2616. ratafee = sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds
  2617. ratafia = macaroon flavored with ratafia liqueur / sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds
  2618. ratafia biscuit = macaroon flavored with ratafia liqueur
  2619. ratatouille = a vegetable stew
  2620. ration = the food allowance for one day
  2621. ravigote = veloute sauce seasoned with chopped chervil, chives, tarragon, shallots and capers
  2622. ravigotte = veloute sauce seasoned with chopped chervil, chives, tarragon, shallots and capers
  2623. ravioli = small circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings
  2624. raw meat = uncooked meat
  2625. raw milk = unpasteurized milk
  2626. raw vegetable = an uncooked vegetable
  2627. ready-mix = a commercial preparation containing most of the ingredients for a dish
  2628. rechauffe = warmed leftovers
  2629. rechewed food = food of a ruminant regurgitated to be chewed again
  2630. red Bordeaux = dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
  2631. red cabbage = compact head of purplish-red leaves
  2632. red currant = small red berries used primarily in jams and jellies
  2633. Red Delicious = a sweet eating apple with bright red skin
  2634. red herring = a dried and smoked herring having a reddish color
  2635. red hot = a frankfurter served hot on a bun
  2636. red meat = meat that is dark in color before cooking
  2637. red onion = flat mild onion having purplish tunics
  2638. red pepper = very hot red peppers; usually long and thin
  2639. red rockfish = red flesh of large food fish of Pacific coast
  2640. red salmon = fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers
  2641. red snapper = highly esteemed reddish lean flesh of snapper from Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico
  2642. red wine = wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
  2643. redfish = North Atlantic rockfish
  2644. reducing diet = a diet designed to help you lose weight
  2645. refection = a light meal or repast
  2646. refined sugar = a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
  2647. refresher = a drink that refreshes
  2648. refreshment = snacks and drinks served as a light meal
  2649. refried beans = dried beans cooked and mashed and then fried in lard with various seasonings
  2650. refrigerator cookie = dough formed into a roll and chilled in the refrigerator then sliced and baked
  2651. relish = spicy or savory condiment
  2652. remoulade sauce = a mayonnaise sauce flavored with herbs and mustard and capers
  2653. repast = the food served and eaten at one time
  2654. retsina = Greek wine flavored with resin
  2655. Reuben = a hot sandwich with corned beef and Swiss cheese and sauerkraut on rye bread
  2656. Rhenish = any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany
  2657. Rhine wine = any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany
  2658. Rhone wine = any of various wines from the Rhone River valley in France
  2659. rhubarb = long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
  2660. rhubarb pie = pie containing diced rhubarb and much sugar
  2661. rib = cut of meat including one or more ribs
  2662. rib roast = a cut of meat (beef or venison) including more than one rib and the meat located along the outside of the ribs
  2663. ribier = dark reddish-purple table grape of California
  2664. rice = grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
  2665. rice beer = Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice
  2666. rickey = a mixed drink made of sweetened lime juice and soda water usually with liquor
  2667. ricotta = soft Italian cheese like cottage cheese
  2668. Riesling = fragrant dry or sweet white wine from the Rhine valley or a similar wine from California
  2669. rigatoni = tubular pasta in short ribbed pieces
  2670. rijstafel = dish originating in Indonesia
  2671. rijstaffel = dish originating in Indonesia
  2672. rijsttaffel = dish originating in Indonesia
  2673. rind = the natural outer covering of food
  2674. Rioja = dry red table wine from the Rioja region of northern Spain
  2675. ripe olive = olives picked ripe and cured in brine then dried or pickled or preserved canned or in oil
  2676. risotto = rice cooked with broth and sprinkled with grated cheese
  2677. rissole = minced cooked meat or fish coated in egg and breadcrumbs and fried in deep fat
  2678. river pear = West Indian fruit resembling the mango
  2679. river prawn = large Australian prawn
  2680. roast = a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
  2681. roast beef = cut of beef suitable for roasting
  2682. roast lamb = a cut of lamb suitable for roasting
  2683. roast pork = cut of pork suitable for roasting
  2684. roast veal = cut of veal suitable for roasting
  2685. roaster = flesh of a large young chicken over 3 1/2 lb suitable for roasting
  2686. Rob Roy = a manhattan cocktail made with Scotch whiskey
  2687. rock = hard bright-colored stick candy
  2688. rock cake = a small cake with a hard surface said to resemble a rock
  2689. rock candy = sugar in large hard clear crystals on a string / hard bright-colored stick candy
  2690. Rock Cornish hen = flesh of a small fowl bred for roasting
  2691. rock lobster = warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails
  2692. rock salmon = any of several coarse fishes (such as dogfish or wolffish) when used as food
  2693. rockfish = the lean flesh of any of various valuable market fish caught among rocks
  2694. roe = fish eggs or egg-filled ovary
  2695. roll = small rounded bread either plain or sweet
  2696. rolled biscuit = biscuit made from dough rolled and cut
  2697. rolled oats = meal made from rolled or ground oats
  2698. rollmops = a pickled herring filet that has been rolled or wrapped around a pickle
  2699. roly-poly = pudding made of suet pastry spread with jam or fruit and rolled up and baked or steamed
  2700. roly-poly pudding = pudding made of suet pastry spread with jam or fruit and rolled up and baked or steamed
  2701. romaine = lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head
  2702. romaine lettuce = lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head
  2703. Rome Beauty = large red apple used primarily for baking
  2704. root beer = carbonated drink containing extracts of roots and herbs
  2705. root beer float = an ice-cream soda made with ice cream floating in root beer
  2706. root vegetable = any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
  2707. Roquefort = French blue cheese
  2708. Roquefort dressing = vinaigrette containing crumbled Roquefort or blue cheese
  2709. rose = pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
  2710. rose apple = fragrant oval yellowish tropical fruit used in jellies and confections
  2711. rose wine = pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
  2712. rosefish = North Atlantic rockfish
  2713. rosemary = extremely pungent leaves used fresh or dried as seasoning for especially meats
  2714. rotgut = any alcoholic beverage of inferior quality
  2715. roughage = coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients
  2716. roulade = a dish consisting of a slice of meat that is rolled around a filling and cooked
  2717. round = a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg / a serving to each of a group
  2718. round clam = Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells
  2719. round of drinks = a serving to each of a group
  2720. round steak = a lean cut of beef from between the rump and the shank
  2721. roux = a mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces
  2722. rue = leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy
  2723. rugelach = pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings
  2724. ruggelach = pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings
  2725. rugulah = pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings
  2726. rum = liquor distilled from fermented molasses
  2727. rum baba = a baba soaked in rum
  2728. rum cocktail = a cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice
  2729. rum sling = a sling made with rum
  2730. rump = fleshy hindquarters
  2731. rump roast = a cut of beef or veal from the fleshy hindquarters of the animal
  2732. rump steak = a steak cut from the rump
  2733. runner bean = long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths
  2734. rusk = slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
  2735. Russian dressing = mayonnaise with horseradish grated onion and chili sauce or catsup
  2736. Russian mayonnaise = mayonnaise with horseradish grated onion and chili sauce or catsup
  2737. rutabaga = the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
  2738. rye = whiskey distilled from rye or rye and malt
  2739. rye bread = any of various breads made entirely or partly with rye flour
  2740. rye whiskey = whiskey distilled from rye or rye and malt
  2741. rye whisky = whiskey distilled from rye or rye and malt
  2742. sabayon = light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled
  2743. saccharin = a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar
  2744. sack = any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands
  2745. sacramental wine = used in a communion service
  2746. saddle = cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
  2747. saddle of lamb = backbone and both loins of a lamb
  2748. safflower oil = oil from seeds of the safflower plant
  2749. saffron = dried pungent stigmas of the Old World saffron crocus
  2750. sage = aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc
  2751. sailfish = a saltwater fish with lean flesh
  2752. Saint Emilion = full-bodied red wine from around the town of Saint Emilion in Bordeaux
  2753. Saint-John's-bread = powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree
  2754. sake = Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice
  2755. saki = Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice
  2756. salad = food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing
  2757. salad burnet = leaves sometimes used for salad
  2758. salad cream = a creamy salad dressing resembling mayonnaise
  2759. salad dressing = savory dressings for salads
  2760. salad green = greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
  2761. salad greens = greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
  2762. salad nicoise = typically containing tomatoes and anchovies and garnished with black olives and capers
  2763. salad oil = any of several edible vegetable oils that can be used in salad dressings
  2764. salami = highly seasoned fatty sausage of pork and beef usually dried
  2765. Salisbury steak = ground beef patty usually with a sauce
  2766. Sally Lunn = a flat round slightly sweet teacake usually served hot
  2767. salmagundi = cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing
  2768. salmi = ragout of game in a rich sauce
  2769. salmon = flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
  2770. salmon loaf = fish loaf made with flaked salmon
  2771. salmon trout = flesh of marine trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
  2772. salsa = spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods
  2773. salsify = either of two long roots eaten cooked
  2774. salt = white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
  2775. salt cod = codfish preserved in salt; must be desalted and flaked by soaking in water and pounding
  2776. salt pork = fat from the back and sides and belly of a hog carcass cured with salt
  2777. salt-free diet = a diet that limits the intake of salt
  2778. salt-rising bread = white wheat bread raised by a salt-tolerant bacterium in a mixture of salt and either cornmeal or potato pulp
  2779. saltine = a cracker sprinkled with salt before baking
  2780. saltwater fish = flesh of fish from the sea used as food
  2781. sambuca = an Italian liqueur made with elderberries and flavored with licorice
  2782. samosa = small turnover of Indian origin filled with vegetables or meat and fried and served hot
  2783. sand dab = the lean flesh of a small flounder from the Pacific coast of North America
  2784. sandwich = two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
  2785. sandwich plate = a serving consisting of a sandwich or sandwiches with garnishes
  2786. sangaree = sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
  2787. sangria = sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
  2788. sapodilla = tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
  2789. sapodilla plum = tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
  2790. sapota = tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
  2791. sapote = brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
  2792. sapsago = a hard green Swiss cheese made with skim-milk curd and flavored with clover
  2793. Saratoga chip = a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  2794. sardine = small fatty fish usually canned
  2795. sarsaparilla = carbonated drink flavored with an extract from sarsaparilla root or with birch oil and sassafras
  2796. sashimi = very thinly sliced raw fish
  2797. saskatoon = edible purple or red berries
  2798. sassafras = dried root bark of the sassafras tree
  2799. satsuma = medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin
  2800. sauce = flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
  2801. sauce Albert = creamy white sauce with horseradish and mustard
  2802. sauce chausseur = brown sauce and tomato puree with onions and mushrooms and dry white wine
  2803. sauce Espagnole = bouillon or beef stock thickened with butter and flour roux and variously seasoned with herbs or Worcestershire etc. / brown sauce with tomatoes and a caramelized mixture of minced carrots and onions and celery seasoned with Madeira
  2804. sauce Louis = mayonnaise and heavy cream combined with chopped green pepper and green onion seasoned with chili sauce and Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice
  2805. sauce verte = mayonnaise with tarragon or dill and chopped watercress and spinach or cucumber
  2806. sauce vinaigrette = oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic
  2807. sauerbraten = pot roast marinated several days in seasoned vinegar before cooking
  2808. sauerkraut = shredded cabbage fermented in brine
  2809. sausage = highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
  2810. sausage meat = any meat that is minced and spiced and cooked as patties or used to fill sausages
  2811. sausage pizza = tomato and cheese pizza with sausage
  2812. sausage roll = sausage meat rolled and baked in pastry
  2813. saute = a dish of sauteed food
  2814. Sauterne = semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France
  2815. Sauternes = semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France
  2816. Sauvignon blanc = a California wine
  2817. savarin = a sponge cake baked in a ring mold
  2818. saveloy = a ready-cooked and highly seasoned pork sausage
  2819. savory = an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre / either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
  2820. savoury = an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre / either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
  2821. savoy = head of soft crinkly leaves
  2822. savoy cabbage = head of soft crinkly leaves
  2823. Sazerac = a cocktail made with bourbon with bitters and Pernod and sugar served with lemon peel
  2824. scalded milk = milk heated almost to boiling
  2825. scallion = a young onion before the bulb has enlarged
  2826. scallop = thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled / edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells
  2827. scallopine = sauteed cutlets (usually veal or poultry) that have been pounded thin and coated with flour
  2828. scallopini = sauteed cutlets (usually veal or poultry) that have been pounded thin and coated with flour
  2829. scampi = large shrimp sauteed in oil or butter and garlic
  2830. scampo = caught in European waters
  2831. Scandinavian lox = salt-cured Scandinavian salmon
  2832. scarlet runner = long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths
  2833. scarlet runner bean = long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths
  2834. schnapps = any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
  2835. schnaps = any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
  2836. schnecken = rolled dough spread with sugar and nuts then sliced and baked in muffin tins with honey or sugar and butter in the bottom
  2837. schnitzel = deep-fried breaded veal cutlets
  2838. schrod = flesh of young Atlantic cod weighing up to 2 pounds; also young haddock and pollock
  2839. scollop = thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled / edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells
  2840. scone = small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle
  2841. scorzonera = long black salsify
  2842. Scotch = whiskey distilled in Scotland
  2843. Scotch and soda = a highball with Scotch malt whiskey and club soda
  2844. Scotch broth = a thick soup made from beef or mutton with vegetables and pearl barley
  2845. Scotch egg = hard-cooked egg encased in sausage meat then breaded and deep-fried
  2846. Scotch kiss = butterscotch candy kiss
  2847. Scotch malt whiskey = whiskey distilled in Scotland
  2848. Scotch malt whisky = whiskey distilled in Scotland
  2849. Scotch pancake = a scone made by dropping a spoonful of batter on a griddle
  2850. Scotch whiskey = whiskey distilled in Scotland
  2851. Scotch whisky = whiskey distilled in Scotland
  2852. Scotch woodcock = creamy scrambled eggs on toast spread with anchovy paste
  2853. scouse = a stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors
  2854. scrag = the lean end of a neck of veal / lean end of the neck
  2855. scrag end = the lean end of a neck of veal
  2856. scrambled eggs = eggs beaten and cooked to a soft firm consistency while stirring
  2857. scrapple = scraps of meat (usually pork) boiled with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying
  2858. scratch = dry mash for poultry
  2859. screwdriver = a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice
  2860. scrod = flesh of young Atlantic cod weighing up to 2 pounds; also young haddock and pollock
  2861. scrumpy = strong cider
  2862. scup = lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic coast of the United States / flesh of fish found in colder waters of northern Atlantic coast of the United States
  2863. scuppernong = amber-green muscadine grape of southeastern United States
  2864. sea bass = the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
  2865. sea biscuit = very hard unsalted biscuit or bread
  2866. sea bream = flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae
  2867. sea scallop = muscle of large deep-water scallops
  2868. sea squab = delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
  2869. sea trout = flesh of marine trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
  2870. seafood = edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
  2871. seafood Newburg = seafood in Newburg sauce served on toast or rice
  2872. seafood sauce = usually catsup with horseradish and lemon juice
  2873. seasoned salt = combination of salt and vegetable extracts and spices and monosodium glutamate
  2874. seasoner = something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
  2875. seasoning = something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
  2876. seckel = small yellowish- to reddish-brown pear
  2877. seckel pear = small yellowish- to reddish-brown pear
  2878. second joint = the upper joint of the leg of a fowl
  2879. section = a segment of a citrus fruit
  2880. seed cake = a sweet cake flavored with sesame or caraway seeds and lemon
  2881. seedcake = a sweet cake flavored with sesame or caraway seeds and lemon
  2882. seeded raisin = seeded grape that has been dried
  2883. seedless raisin = dried seedless grape
  2884. self-raising flour = a commercially prepared mixture of flour and salt and a leavening agent
  2885. self-rising flour = a commercially prepared mixture of flour and salt and a leavening agent
  2886. seltzer = effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide / naturally effervescent mineral water
  2887. semi-skimmed milk = milk from which some of the cream has been removed
  2888. semi-sweet chocolate = chocolate liquor with cocoa butter and small amounts of sugar and vanilla
  2889. semolina = milled product of durum wheat (or other hard wheat) used in pasta
  2890. serviceberry = edible purple or red berries
  2891. serving = an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
  2892. sesame oil = oil obtained from sesame seeds
  2893. sesame seed = small oval seeds of the sesame plant
  2894. Seville orange = highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
  2895. shad = bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning
  2896. shad roe = roe of shad
  2897. shadberry = edible purple or red berries
  2898. shaddock = large pear-shaped fruit similar to grapefruit but with coarse dry pulp
  2899. shake = frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
  2900. shallot = small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning
  2901. shandy = a drink made of beer and lemonade
  2902. shandygaff = a drink made of beer and lemonade
  2903. shank = a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  2904. Shawnee cake = form of johnnycake
  2905. shebeen = unlicensed drinking establishment
  2906. shell bean = unripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
  2907. shellfish = meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell
  2908. shepherd's pie = pie of hash covered with mashed potatoes and browned in the oven
  2909. sherbert = a frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice and sugar, but also containing milk or egg-white or gelatin
  2910. sherbet = a frozen dessert made primarily of fruit juice and sugar, but also containing milk or egg-white or gelatin
  2911. sherry = dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere
  2912. shin = a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
  2913. shin bone = a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
  2914. ship biscuit = very hard unsalted biscuit or bread
  2915. shirred egg = egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin
  2916. shish kebab = cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
  2917. shoofly pie = open pie filled with a mixture of sweet crumbs and molasses
  2918. short loin = the portion of the loin from which porterhouse steaks are cut
  2919. short ribs = cut of beef containing rib ends near the sternum
  2920. shortbread = very rich thick butter cookie
  2921. shortbread cookie = very rich thick butter cookie
  2922. shortcake = very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loaf
  2923. shortening = fat such as butter or lard used in baked goods
  2924. shoulder = a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg
  2925. shrimp = any of various edible decapod crustaceans
  2926. shrimp butter = butter blended with chopped shrimp or seasoned with essence from shrimp shells
  2927. shrimp cocktail = a cocktail of cold cooked shrimp and a sauce
  2928. shrimp Newburg = shrimp in Newburg sauce usually served in a rice ring
  2929. shrimp sauce = white sauce with whipping cream and shrimp butter
  2930. Sicilian pizza = pizza made with a thick crust
  2931. side = a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
  2932. side dish = a dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
  2933. side of bacon = salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork
  2934. side of beef = dressed half of a beef carcass
  2935. side of meat = a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
  2936. side of pork = dressed half of a hog carcass
  2937. side order = a dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
  2938. sidecar = a cocktail made of orange liqueur with lemon juice and brandy
  2939. sieva bean = small flat green bean similar to lima beans
  2940. silage = fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo
  2941. sillabub = sweetened cream beaten with wine or liquor / spiced hot milk with rum or wine
  2942. silver salmon = fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes
  2943. simnel = a fruitcake (sometimes covered with almond paste) eaten at mid-Lent or Easter or Christmas / a crisp bread of fine white flour
  2944. single cream = cream that has at least 18% butterfat
  2945. sinker = a small ring-shaped friedcake
  2946. sirloin = the portion of the loin (especially of beef) just in front of the rump
  2947. sirloin steak = a cut of beef from the sirloin
  2948. sirloin tip = a cut of beef from the upper end of the sirloin
  2949. sirup = a thick sweet sticky liquid
  2950. skillet bread = usually cooked in a skillet over an open fire: especially cornbread with ham bits and sometimes Irish soda bread
  2951. skillet cake = batter baked atop a layer of sweetened fruit then turned upside down so fruit is on top
  2952. skillet corn bread = cornbread usually containing ham or bacon bits and cooked in a skillet
  2953. skilly = a thin porridge or soup
  2954. skim milk = milk from which the cream has been skimmed
  2955. skimmed milk = milk from which the cream has been skimmed
  2956. skin = the rind of a fruit or vegetable
  2957. slaw = basically shredded cabbage
  2958. slice = a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
  2959. sling = a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  2960. slipskin grape = a grape whose skin slips readily from the pulp
  2961. slivovitz = a colorless plum brandy popular in the Balkans
  2962. sloe = small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
  2963. sloe gin = gin flavored with sloes
  2964. slop = wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk / (usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink
  2965. Sloppy Joe = ground beef (not a patty) cooked in a spicy sauce and served on a bun
  2966. slops = wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
  2967. slug = an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped
  2968. slumgullion = a thin stew of meat and vegetables
  2969. smallmouth bass = flesh of smallmouth bass
  2970. smelt = small cold-water silvery fish
  2971. Smitane = veloute or brown sauce with sauteed chopped onion and dry white wine and sour cream
  2972. smoked eel = eel cured by smoking
  2973. smoked haddock = haddock usually baked but sometimes broiled with lots of butter
  2974. smoked herring = a dried and smoked herring having a reddish color
  2975. smoked mackerel = mackerel cured by smoking
  2976. smoked salmon = salmon cured by smoking
  2977. smoothie = a thick smooth drink consisting of fresh fruit pureed with ice cream or yoghurt or milk
  2978. smorgasbord = an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods
  2979. snack = a light informal meal
  2980. snack food = food for light meals or for eating between meals
  2981. snail = edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
  2982. snail butter = for preparing snails: butter seasoned with shallots and garlic and parsley
  2983. snap = a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger / tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
  2984. snap bean = tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
  2985. snapper = flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas
  2986. snow pea = green peas with flat edible pods
  2987. snowball = ball of crushed ice with fruit syrup / ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce
  2988. Soave = dry white Italian wine from Verona
  2989. sockeye = fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers
  2990. sockeye salmon = fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers
  2991. soda = a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
  2992. soda biscuit = very tender biscuit partially leavened with buttermilk and soda
  2993. soda cracker = unsweetened cracker leavened slightly with soda and cream of tartar
  2994. soda pop = a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
  2995. soda water = a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring / effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
  2996. soft diet = a diet that does not require chewing
  2997. soft drink = nonalcoholic beverage
  2998. soft ice cream = dessert resembling ice cream but with a boiled custard base
  2999. soft pretzel = a pretzel made of soft bread
  3000. soft roe = fish sperm or sperm-filled reproductive gland
  3001. soft roll = yeast-raised roll with a soft crust
  3002. soft-shell clam = a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
  3003. soft-shell crab = freshly molted crab with new shell still tender and flexible
  3004. soft-shelled crab = freshly molted crab with new shell still tender and flexible
  3005. solanaceous vegetable = any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae
  3006. sole = lean flesh of any of several flatfish
  3007. solid food = any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
  3008. soochong = a fine quality of black tea native to China
  3009. sop = piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
  3010. sops = piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
  3011. sorb = acid gritty-textured fruit
  3012. sorb apple = acid gritty-textured fruit
  3013. sorbet = an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency
  3014. sorghum = made from juice of sweet sorghum
  3015. sorghum molasses = made from juice of sweet sorghum
  3016. sorrel = large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
  3017. souari nut = a large nutlike seed of a South American tree
  3018. Soubise = veloute sauce with sauteed chopped onions and whipping cream
  3019. souchong = a fine quality of black tea native to China
  3020. souffle = light fluffy dish of egg yolks and stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with e.g. cheese or fish or fruit
  3021. soul food = food traditionally eaten by African-Americans in the South
  3022. soup = liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  3023. soup du jour = the soup that a restaurant is featuring on a given day
  3024. sour = a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  3025. sour bread = made with a starter of a small amount of dough in which fermentation is active
  3026. sour cherry = acid cherries used for pies and preserves
  3027. sour cream = artificially soured light cream
  3028. sour gourd = acid-tasting Australian gourd-like fruit with a woody rind and large seeds / African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
  3029. sour mash = any whiskey distilled from sour mash
  3030. sour mash whiskey = any whiskey distilled from sour mash
  3031. sour milk = milk that has turned sour
  3032. sour orange = highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade
  3033. sour salt = crystals of citric acid used as seasoning
  3034. sourball = round piece of tart hard candy
  3035. sourdough bread = made with a starter of a small amount of dough in which fermentation is active
  3036. soured cream = artificially soured light cream
  3037. soursop = large spiny tropical fruit with tart pulp related to custard apples
  3038. souse = pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled
  3039. souvlaki = made of lamb
  3040. souvlakia = made of lamb
  3041. sowbelly = salt pork from the belly of a hog carcass
  3042. soy = the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known
  3043. soy flour = meal made from soybeans
  3044. soy sauce = thin sauce made of fermented soy beans
  3045. soya = the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known
  3046. soya bean = the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known
  3047. soya milk = a milk substitute containing soybean flour and water
  3048. soyabean oil = oil from soya beans
  3049. soybean = the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known
  3050. soybean flour = meal made from soybeans
  3051. soybean meal = meal made from soybeans
  3052. soybean milk = a milk substitute containing soybean flour and water
  3053. soybean oil = oil from soya beans
  3054. soymilk = a milk substitute containing soybean flour and water
  3055. spaghetti = pasta in the form of long strings / spaghetti served with a tomato sauce
  3056. spaghetti and meatballs = spaghetti with meatballs in a tomato sauce
  3057. spaghetti sauce = any of numerous sauces for spaghetti or other kinds of pasta
  3058. spaghetti squash = medium-sized oval squash with flesh in the form of strings that resemble spaghetti
  3059. spaghettini = thin spaghetti
  3060. Spam = a canned meat made largely from pork
  3061. Spanish burgoo = Spanish version of burgoo
  3062. Spanish lime = round one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
  3063. Spanish mackerel = flesh of commercially important fishes especially of the Atlantic coastal waters of America
  3064. Spanish onion = large mild and succulent onion
  3065. Spanish paprika = a mild seasoning made from a variety of pimiento grown in Spain
  3066. Spanish rice = spicy rice with tomatoes and onions and green peppers
  3067. sparerib = a cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off
  3068. spareribs = cut of pork from the rib section with most of the meat trimmed off / baked or roasted with a spicy sauce
  3069. sparkling water = effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
  3070. sparkling wine = effervescent wine
  3071. sparling = common smelt of Europe
  3072. spatchcock = flesh of a chicken (or game bird) split down the back and grilled
  3073. spearmint oil = an aromatic oil obtained from the spearmint plant
  3074. special = a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant
  3075. speckled trout = a delicious freshwater food fish
  3076. spice = any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
  3077. spice cake = cake flavored with spices
  3078. spice cookie = cookie flavored with spices
  3079. spiceberry = spicy red berrylike fruit
  3080. spinach = dark green leaves
  3081. spinach beet = long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
  3082. spiny lobster = warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails
  3083. spirits = an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  3084. split = a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
  3085. split-pea = dried hulled pea
  3086. split-pea soup = made of stock and split peas with onions carrots and celery
  3087. spoilable = food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated
  3088. sponge cake = a light porous cake made with eggs and flour and sugar without shortening
  3089. spoon bread = soft bread made of cornmeal and sometimes rice or hominy
  3090. spoon food = a diet that does not require chewing
  3091. spotted dick = a suet pudding containing currants
  3092. sprat = small fatty European fish
  3093. spread = a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed / a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes
  3094. spring onion = a young onion before the bulb has enlarged
  3095. spring roll = minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried
  3096. spring water = water from a spring
  3097. sprinkles = bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice cream
  3098. spritzer = a mixed drink made of wine mixed with a sparkling water
  3099. sprout = a newly grown bud
  3100. spruce beer = a brew made by fermenting molasses and other sugars with the sap of spruce trees
  3101. spud = an edible tuber native to South America
  3102. spun sugar = a candy made by spinning sugar that has been boiled to a high temperature
  3103. squab = flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising
  3104. square meal = a substantial and nourishing meal
  3105. squash = edible fruit of a squash plant
  3106. squash pie = similar to pumpkin pie but made with winter squash instead of pumpkin
  3107. squid = squid prepared as food
  3108. staff of life = food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
  3109. standing rib roast = a cut of meat (beef or venison) including more than one rib and the meat located along the outside of the ribs
  3110. star anise = anise-scented star-shaped fruit or seed used in Asian cooking and medicine
  3111. star aniseed = anise-scented star-shaped fruit or seed used in Asian cooking and medicine
  3112. star fruit = deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit
  3113. starches = foodstuff rich in natural starch
  3114. starter = food or drink to stimulate the appetite
  3115. Stayman = apple grown chiefly in the Shenandoah Valley
  3116. Stayman Winesap = crisp tart apple
  3117. steak = a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
  3118. steak and kidney pie = steak with sauteed kidneys and onions cooked in wine and stock then covered with pastry and baked
  3119. steak au poivre = steak covered with crushed peppercorns pan-broiled and served with brandy-and-butter sauce
  3120. steak sauce = pungent bottled sauce for steak
  3121. steak tartare = ground beef mixed with raw egg and e.g. onions and capers and anchovies
  3122. steamed pudding = a pudding cooked by steaming
  3123. steamer = a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
  3124. steamer clam = a clam that is usually steamed in the shell
  3125. stew = food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
  3126. stew meat = tough meat that needs stewing to be edible
  3127. stick = a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
  3128. stick cinnamon = dried rolled strips of cinnamon bark
  3129. sticky bun = rolled dough spread with sugar and nuts then sliced and baked in muffin tins with honey or sugar and butter in the bottom
  3130. Stilton = English blue cheese
  3131. stinger = a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
  3132. stirrup cup = a farewell drink
  3133. stock = liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered
  3134. stock cube = a cube of dehydrated stock
  3135. stockfish = fish cured by being split and air-dried without salt
  3136. stodge = heavy and filling (and usually starchy) food
  3137. stomach sweetbread = edible pancreas of an animal
  3138. stone crab = pale flesh with delicate texture and flavor
  3139. store cheese = informal names for American cheddar
  3140. stout = a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
  3141. stover = the dried stalks and leaves of a field crop (especially corn) used as animal fodder after the grain has been harvested
  3142. straw wine = sweet wine from grapes partially sun-dried on the vine or on straw mats
  3143. strawberry = sweet fleshy red fruit
  3144. strawberry daiquiri = daiquiri with crushed strawberries
  3145. strawberry ice cream = ice cream flavored with fresh strawberries
  3146. strawberry jam = made with strawberries
  3147. strawberry preserves = made with strawberries
  3148. streusel = a crumbly topping for a pastry / pastry with a topping of streusel
  3149. string bean = green beans with strings that must be removed
  3150. string cheese = cheese formed in long strings twisted together
  3151. strip steak = steak from upper part of the short loin
  3152. striped bass = caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
  3153. striper = caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
  3154. strong drink = an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  3155. strudel = thin sheet of filled dough rolled and baked
  3156. stuffed cabbage = parboiled head of cabbage scooped out and filled with a hash of chopped e.g. beef or ham and baked
  3157. stuffed derma = roasted fowl intestines with a seasoned filling of matzo meal and suet
  3158. stuffed egg = halved hard-cooked egg with the yolk mashed with mayonnaise and seasonings and returned to the white
  3159. stuffed grape leaves = well-seasoned rice (with nuts or currants or minced lamb) simmered or braised in stock
  3160. stuffed mushroom = mushrooms stuffed with any of numerous mixtures of e.g. meats or nuts or seafood or spinach
  3161. stuffed peppers = parboiled green peppers stuffed usually with rice and meat and baked briefly
  3162. stuffed tomato = tomato cases filled with various mixtures and baked briefly / tomato cases filled with various salad mixtures and served cold
  3163. stuffing = a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
  3164. sub = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  3165. submarine = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  3166. submarine sandwich = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  3167. succade = fruit cooked in sugar syrup and encrusted with a sugar crystals
  3168. succotash = fresh corn and lima beans with butter or cream
  3169. sucker = hard candy on a stick / flesh of any of numerous North American food fishes with toothless jaws
  3170. suckling pig = whole young pig suitable for roasting
  3171. suds = a dysphemism for beer
  3172. suet = hard fat around the kidneys and loins in beef and sheep
  3173. suet pudding = a sweet or savory pudding made with suet and steamed or boiled
  3174. sugar = a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
  3175. sugar apple = sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
  3176. sugar beet = white-rooted beet grown as a source of sugar
  3177. sugar candy = made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens
  3178. sugar cookie = cookies sprinkled with granulated sugar
  3179. sugar loaf = a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar
  3180. sugar pea = green peas with flat edible pods
  3181. sugar snap pea = green peas with edible pods that are very crisp and not flat
  3182. sugar syrup = sugar and water and sometimes corn syrup boiled together
  3183. sugar water = water sweetened with sugar
  3184. sugarberry = small edible dark purple to black berry with large pits
  3185. sugarloaf = a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar
  3186. sugarplum = any of various small sugary candies
  3187. sukiyaki = thin beef strips (or chicken or pork) cooked briefly at the table with onions and greens and soy sauce
  3188. sultana = dried seedless grape / pale yellow seedless grape used for raisins and wine
  3189. summer crookneck = yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin
  3190. summer savory = herb with delicately flavored leaves with many uses
  3191. summer savoury = herb with delicately flavored leaves with many uses
  3192. summer squash = any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer
  3193. sun tea = tea made by exposing tea leaves steeped in water to the direct rays of the sun
  3194. sunchoke = sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
  3195. sundae = ice cream served with a topping
  3196. sundowner = a drink taken at sundown
  3197. sunfish = the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae
  3198. sunflower oil = oil from sunflower seeds
  3199. sunflower seed = edible seed of sunflowers
  3200. sunflower-seed oil = oil from sunflower seeds
  3201. sup = a small amount of liquid food
  3202. supper = a light evening meal
  3203. surinam cherry = acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
  3204. sushi = vinegared rice, often topped with with raw fish
  3205. sustenance = a source of materials to nourish the body
  3206. swallow = a small amount of liquid food
  3207. swede = the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
  3208. Swedish meatball = meatballs simmered in stock
  3209. Swedish rye = a moist aromatic yeast-raised bread made with rye flour and molasses and orange rind
  3210. Swedish rye bread = a moist aromatic yeast-raised bread made with rye flour and molasses and orange rind
  3211. swedish turnip = the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
  3212. sweet = a food rich in sugar / a dish served as the last course of a meal
  3213. sweet basil = leaves of the common basil
  3214. sweet calabash = apple-sized passion fruit of the West Indies
  3215. sweet cherry = any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet flesh
  3216. sweet cicely = fresh ferny leaves and green seeds used as garnish in salads and cold vegetables
  3217. sweet cider = unfermented cider
  3218. sweet corn = corn that can be eaten as a vegetable while still young and soft
  3219. sweet cup = the edible yellow fruit of the Jamaica honeysuckle
  3220. sweet melon = the fruit of a muskmelon vine
  3221. sweet oil = mild vegetable oil when used as food
  3222. sweet orange = orange with sweet juicy pulp
  3223. sweet pepper = large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong
  3224. sweet pickle = pickle cured in brine and preserved in sugar and vinegar
  3225. sweet potato = the edible tuberous root of the sweet potato vine which is grown widely in warm regions of the United States
  3226. sweet roll = any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze
  3227. sweet vermouth = sweet dark amber variety
  3228. sweet woodruff = fragrant dark green leaves used to flavor May wine
  3229. sweetbread = edible glands of an animal
  3230. sweetbreads = edible glands of an animal
  3231. sweetener = something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
  3232. sweetening = something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
  3233. sweetmeat = a sweetened delicacy
  3234. sweetsop = sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds
  3235. swill = wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
  3236. Swiss chard = long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
  3237. Swiss cheese = hard pale yellow cheese with many holes from Switzerland
  3238. Swiss roll = thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and then rolled up to make a cylindrical cake
  3239. Swiss steak = steak braised in tomato and onion mixture
  3240. swizzle = any of various tall frothy mixed drinks made usually of rum and lime juice and sugar shaken with ice
  3241. swordfish = flesh of swordfish usually served as steaks
  3242. syllabub = sweetened cream beaten with wine or liquor / spiced hot milk with rum or wine
  3243. syrup = a thick sweet sticky liquid
  3244. T-bone steak = small steak from the thin end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and small piece of tenderloin
  3245. tabasco = very hot red peppers; usually long and thin
  3246. Tabasco sauce = very spicy sauce (trade name Tabasco) made from fully-aged red peppers
  3247. tabbouleh = a finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat
  3248. table = food or meals in general
  3249. table mustard = pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds
  3250. table salt = white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
  3251. table wine = wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal
  3252. tabooli = a finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat
  3253. taco = a tortilla rolled cupped around a filling
  3254. taco sauce = spicy tomato-based sauce for tacos
  3255. taffy = chewy candy of sugar or syrup boiled until thick and pulled until glossy
  3256. taffy apple = an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  3257. tagliatelle = pasta cut in narrow ribbons
  3258. tahini = a thick Middle Eastern paste made from ground sesame seeds
  3259. takeaway = prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises
  3260. takeout = prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises
  3261. takeout food = prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises
  3262. tamal = dough stuffed with a meat mixture and sometimes wrapped in corn husks and steamed
  3263. tamale = dough stuffed with a meat mixture and sometimes wrapped in corn husks and steamed
  3264. tamale pie = a meat mixture covered with cornbread topping that resembles a Mexican dish
  3265. tamarind = large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys
  3266. tamarindo = large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys
  3267. tangelo = large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
  3268. tangerine = any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa
  3269. tap water = water directly from the spigot
  3270. tapenade = a spread consisting of capers and black olives and anchovies made into a puree with olive oil
  3271. tapioca = granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings
  3272. tapioca pudding = sweet pudding thickened with tapioca
  3273. taro = tropical starchy tuberous root
  3274. taro root = tropical starchy tuberous root
  3275. tarragon = fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning
  3276. tart = a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust / a small open pie with a fruit filling
  3277. tartar sauce = mayonnaise with chopped pickles and sometimes capers and shallots and parsley and hard-cooked egg
  3278. tartar steak = ground beef mixed with raw egg and e.g. onions and capers and anchovies
  3279. tartare sauce = mayonnaise with chopped pickles and sometimes capers and shallots and parsley and hard-cooked egg
  3280. tartlet = a small tart usually used as a canape
  3281. taste = a small amount eaten or drunk
  3282. tater = an edible tuber native to South America
  3283. tea = a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes / dried leaves of the tea shrub
  3284. tea bag = a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea
  3285. tea biscuit = flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea
  3286. tea bread = sweetened buns to be eaten with tea
  3287. tea break = a snack taken during a break in the work day
  3288. tea leaf = dried leaves of the tea shrub
  3289. tea-like drink = a beverage that resembles tea but is not made from tea leaves
  3290. teaberry = spicy red berrylike fruit
  3291. teacake = any of various small cakes or cookies often served with tea / flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea
  3292. teatime = a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
  3293. temple orange = large sweet easily-peeled Florida fruit with deep orange rind
  3294. tempura = vegetables and seafood dipped in batter and deep-fried
  3295. tenderloin = the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
  3296. tequila = Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant
  3297. teriyaki = beef or chicken or seafood marinated in spicy soy sauce and grilled or broiled
  3298. terrine = a pate or fancy meatloaf baked in an earthenware casserole
  3299. Tetrazzini = a pasta dish with cream sauce and mushrooms
  3300. thigh = the upper joint of the leg of a fowl
  3301. Thompson Seedless = seedless green table grape of California
  3302. Thousand Island dressing = mayonnaise with chili sauce or catsup and minced olives and peppers and hard-cooked egg
  3303. three-decker = made with three slices of usually toasted bread
  3304. throat sweetbread = edible thymus gland of an animal
  3305. thyme = leaves can be used as seasoning for almost any meat and stews and stuffings and vegetables
  3306. tidbit = a small tasty bit of food
  3307. tiffin = a midday meal
  3308. timbale = small pastry shell for creamy mixtures of minced foods / individual serving of minced e.g. meat or fish in a rich creamy sauce baked in a small pastry mold or timbale shell
  3309. timbale case = small pastry shell for creamy mixtures of minced foods
  3310. timothy = a grass grown for hay
  3311. tinned goods = food preserved by canning
  3312. tinned meat = meat preserved in a can or tin
  3313. tipple = a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
  3314. tipsy cake = a trifle soaked in wine and decorated with almonds and candied fruit
  3315. tiramisu = an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked with coffee and brandy or liqueur layered with mascarpone cheese and topped with grated chocolate
  3316. tisane = infusion of e.g. dried or fresh flowers or leaves
  3317. titbit = a small tasty bit of food
  3318. toad-in-the-hole = sausage baked in batter
  3319. toast = slices of bread that have been toasted / a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
  3320. toddy = a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot
  3321. toffee = caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
  3322. toffee apple = an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  3323. toffy = caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
  3324. tofu = cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
  3325. Tokay = variety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary
  3326. Toll House cookie = cookies containing chocolate chips
  3327. Tom and Jerry = hot rum toddy with a beaten egg
  3328. Tom Collins = tall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
  3329. tomalley = edible greenish substance in boiled lobster
  3330. tomatillo = small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk
  3331. tomato = mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable
  3332. tomato concentrate = a concentrated form of tomatoes
  3333. tomato juice = the juice of tomatoes
  3334. tomato ketchup = thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
  3335. tomato paste = thick concentrated tomato puree
  3336. tomato sauce = sauce made with a puree of tomatoes (or strained tomatoes) with savory vegetables and other seasonings
  3337. tongue = the tongue of certain animals used as meat
  3338. tonic = a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring / lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
  3339. tonic water = lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
  3340. top round = roast cut from the round
  3341. topping = a flavorful addition on top of a dish
  3342. torpedo = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  3343. torte = rich cake usually covered with cream and fruit or nuts
  3344. tortellini = small ring-shaped stuffed pasta
  3345. tortilla = thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour
  3346. tortilla chip = a small piece of tortilla
  3347. tossed salad = salad tossed with a dressing
  3348. tostada = a crisp flat tortilla / a flat tortilla with various fillings piled on it
  3349. tournedos = thick steak cut from the beef tenderloin
  3350. tourtiere = a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
  3351. training table = planned meals for athletes in training
  3352. treacle = a pale cane syrup
  3353. treat = something considered choice to eat
  3354. trifle = a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly
  3355. tripe = lining of the stomach of a ruminant (especially a bovine) used as food
  3356. triple cream = fresh soft French cheese containing at least 72% fat
  3357. triple creme = fresh soft French cheese containing at least 72% fat
  3358. triple sec = type of curacao having higher alcoholic content
  3359. triple-decker = made with three slices of usually toasted bread
  3360. troche = a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
  3361. trout = flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes
  3362. truffle = creamy chocolate candy / edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
  3363. tuck = eatables
  3364. tuna = important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae
  3365. tuna fish = important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae
  3366. tuna fish salad = salad composed primarily of chopped canned tuna fish
  3367. tuna salad = salad composed primarily of chopped canned tuna fish
  3368. tunaburger = a sandwich that resembles a hamburger but made with tuna instead of beef
  3369. tunny = important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae
  3370. turban squash = large squash shaped somewhat like a turban usually with a rounded central portion protruding from the blossom end
  3371. turbot = flesh of a large European flatfish
  3372. turkey = flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted
  3373. turkey drumstick = the lower joint of the leg of a turkey
  3374. turkey leg = the lower joint of the leg of a turkey
  3375. turkey stew = a stew made with turkey
  3376. turkey stuffing = stuffing for turkey
  3377. turkey wing = the wing of a turkey
  3378. Turkish coffee = a drink made from pulverized coffee beans
  3379. Turkish Delight = a jellied candy typically flavored with rose water
  3380. turmeric = ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning
  3381. turnip = root of any of several members of the mustard family
  3382. turnip cabbage = fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant
  3383. turnip greens = tender leaves of young white turnips
  3384. turnover = a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling
  3385. turtle bean = black-seeded bean of South America
  3386. turtle soup = soup usually made of the flesh of green turtles
  3387. tutti-frutti = ice cream containing chopped candied fruits
  3388. TV dinner = a meal that is prepared in advance and frozen
  3389. twice-baked bread = slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
  3390. Twinkie = a small sponge cake with a synthetic cream filling
  3391. twister = small friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried
  3392. ugli = large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
  3393. ugli fruit = large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
  3394. ulcer diet = a diet of foods that are not irritating
  3395. undercut = the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
  3396. unleavened bread = brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
  3397. upside-down cake = batter baked atop a layer of sweetened fruit then turned upside down so fruit is on top
  3398. Uruguay potato = similar to the common potato
  3399. V-8 juice = brand name for canned mixed vegetable juices
  3400. Valencia orange = variety of sweet orange cultivated extensively in Florida and California
  3401. vanilla = a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol
  3402. vanilla bean = long bean-like fruit
  3403. vanilla extract = a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol
  3404. vanilla ice cream = ice cream flavored with vanilla extract
  3405. vanilla pudding = sweet vanilla flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs
  3406. varietal = a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
  3407. varietal wine = a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
  3408. variety meat = edible viscera of a butchered animal
  3409. veal = meat from a calf
  3410. veal cordon bleu = thin slices of veal stuffed with cheese and ham and then sauteed
  3411. veal parmesan = sauteed veal cutlet in a breadcrumb-and-cheese coating served with tomato sauce
  3412. veal parmigiana = sauteed veal cutlet in a breadcrumb-and-cheese coating served with tomato sauce
  3413. veal roast = cut of veal suitable for roasting
  3414. veal scallopini = thin sauteed cutlets of veal
  3415. veau = meat from a calf
  3416. veg = edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
  3417. vegetable = edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
  3418. vegetable marrow = large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
  3419. vegetable oil = any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
  3420. vegetable oyster = long white salsify
  3421. vegetable soup = soup made with a variety of vegetables
  3422. vegetarianism = a diet excluding all meat and fish
  3423. veggie = edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
  3424. veloute = white sauce made with stock instead of milk
  3425. Velveeta = trademark: soft processed American cheese
  3426. venison = meat from a deer used as food
  3427. Verdicchio = a dry white Italian wine made from Verdicchio grapes
  3428. vermicelli = pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti
  3429. vermouth = any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs
  3430. viand = a choice or delicious dish
  3431. viands = a stock or supply of foods
  3432. Vichy water = sparkling mineral water from springs at Vichy, France or water similar to it
  3433. vichyssoise = a creamy potato soup flavored with leeks and onions
  3434. Victoria plum = a large red plum served as dessert
  3435. Victoria sandwich = a cake consisting of two layers of sponge cake with a jelly filling in between
  3436. Victoria sponge = a cake consisting of two layers of sponge cake with a jelly filling in between
  3437. victual = any substance that can be used as food
  3438. victuals = any substance that can be used as food / a source of materials to nourish the body / a stock or supply of foods
  3439. Vidalia onion = sweet-flavored onion grown in Georgia
  3440. Vienna roll = yeast-raised roll with a hard crust
  3441. Vienna sausage = short slender frankfurter usually with ends cut off
  3442. vin ordinaire = cheap French table wine of unspecified origin
  3443. vinaigrette = oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic
  3444. vinegar = sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
  3445. vinifera grape = grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
  3446. vino = fermented juice
  3447. vintage = a season's yield of wine from a vineyard
  3448. Virgin Mary = a Bloody Mary made without alcohol
  3449. Virginia ham = a lean hickory-smoked ham
  3450. vitamin pill = a pill containing one or more vitamins
  3451. vitamin-deficiency diet = a diet designed to patients with vitamin deficiencies
  3452. vodka = unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
  3453. vodka martini = martini made with vodka rather than gin
  3454. vol-au-vent = puff paste shell filled with a savory meat mixture usually with a sauce
  3455. volaille = the flesh of a chicken used for food
  3456. Vouvray = a dry white French wine (either still or sparkling) made in the Loire valley
  3457. wad = a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  3458. wafer = thin disk of unleavened bread used in a religious service (especially in the celebration of the Eucharist) / a small thin crisp cake or cookie
  3459. waffle = pancake batter baked in a waffle iron
  3460. waldmeister = fragrant dark green leaves used to flavor May wine
  3461. Waldorf salad = typically made of apples and celery with nuts or raisins and dressed with mayonnaise
  3462. walnut = nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
  3463. walnut oil = oil from walnuts
  3464. wasabi = the thick green root of the wasabi plant that the Japanese use in cooking and that tastes like strong horseradish
  3465. wassail = a punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples
  3466. water = a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants
  3467. water biscuit = a thin flour-and-water biscuit usually made without shortening
  3468. water chestnut = edible bulbous tuber of a Chinese marsh plant
  3469. water chinquapin = edible nutlike seeds of an American lotus having the flavor of a chinquapin
  3470. water ice = an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency
  3471. water lemon = the edible yellow fruit of the Jamaica honeysuckle
  3472. watercress = cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams
  3473. watermelon = large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp
  3474. wax bean = snap beans with yellow pods
  3475. weakfish = lean flesh of food and game fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States
  3476. wedding cake = a rich cake with two or more tiers and covered with frosting and decorations
  3477. wedge = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  3478. wedge bone = part of the sirloin nearest the rump
  3479. weenie = a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
  3480. weenie roast = a cookout where roasted frankfurters are the main course
  3481. Weissbier = a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation
  3482. Weizenbier = a general name in southern Germany for wheat beers
  3483. Weizenbock = a German wheat beer of bock strength
  3484. Welsh rabbit = cheese melted with ale or beer served over toast
  3485. Welsh rarebit = cheese melted with ale or beer served over toast
  3486. West Indian cherry = acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C
  3487. western = a sandwich made from a western omelet
  3488. western omelet = a firm omelet that has diced ham and peppers and onions
  3489. western sandwich = a sandwich made from a western omelet
  3490. wheat = grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal
  3491. wheat beer = a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation
  3492. wheat berry = grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal
  3493. wheat flour = flour prepared from wheat
  3494. wheat germ = embryo of the wheat kernel
  3495. wheat gluten = gluten prepared from wheat
  3496. wheatflake = crisp flake made from wheat
  3497. whelk = large marine snail much used as food in Europe
  3498. whey = watery part of milk produced when raw milk sours and coagulates
  3499. whip = a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
  3500. whipped cream = cream that has been beaten until light and fluffy
  3501. whipping cream = cream that has enough butterfat (30% to 36%) to be whipped
  3502. whiskey = a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
  3503. whiskey neat = a drink consisting of whiskey without a mixer
  3504. whiskey on the rocks = whiskey with ice
  3505. whiskey sour = a sour made with whiskey
  3506. whisky = a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
  3507. whisky neat = a drink consisting of whiskey without a mixer
  3508. whisky on the rocks = whiskey with ice
  3509. whisky sour = a sour made with whiskey
  3510. white = the white part of an egg
  3511. white bean = white-seeded bean
  3512. white beer = a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation
  3513. white bread = bread made with finely ground and usually bleached wheat flour
  3514. white Burgundy = dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it
  3515. white cake = cake made without egg yolks
  3516. white chocolate = a blend of cocoa butter and milk solids and sugar and vanilla; used in candy bars and baking and coatings
  3517. white meat = meat carved from the breast of a fowl
  3518. white onion sauce = veloute sauce with sauteed chopped onions and whipping cream
  3519. white pepper = pepper ground from husked peppercorns
  3520. white potato = an edible tuber native to South America
  3521. white rice = having husk or outer brown layers removed
  3522. White Russian = a cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and milk or cream
  3523. white sauce = milk thickened with a butter and flour roux
  3524. white turnip = white root of a turnip plant
  3525. white wine = pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
  3526. whitebait = minnows or other small fresh- or saltwater fish
  3527. whitefish = flesh of salmon-like or trout-like cold-water fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere / any market fish--edible saltwater fish or shellfish--except herring
  3528. whiting = flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially of Atlantic coasts of North America / flesh of a cod-like fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe
  3529. whole meal bread = bread made with whole wheat flour
  3530. whole meal flour = flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran
  3531. whole milk = milk from which no constituent (such as fat) has been removed
  3532. whole wheat bread = bread made with whole wheat flour
  3533. whole wheat flour = flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran
  3534. whortleberry = blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
  3535. wiener = a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
  3536. wiener roast = a cookout where roasted frankfurters are the main course
  3537. Wiener schnitzel = deep-fried breaded veal cutlets
  3538. wienerwurst = a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked
  3539. wild bean = nutlike tuber
  3540. wild plum = fruit of the wild plum of southern United States
  3541. wild rice = grains of aquatic grass of North America
  3542. wild spinach = leaves collected from the wild / leafy greens collected from the wild and used as a substitute for spinach
  3543. wildfowl = flesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for food
  3544. windfall = fruit that has fallen from the tree
  3545. wine = fermented juice
  3546. wine sauce = white or veloute sauce with wine and stock variously seasoned with onions and herbs
  3547. wine vinegar = vinegar made from wine
  3548. Winesap = crisp apple with dark red skin
  3549. wing = the wing of a fowl
  3550. winkle = small edible marine snail
  3551. winter cress = cress cultivated for winter salads
  3552. winter crookneck squash = a squash with a hard rind and an elongated curved neck
  3553. winter flounder = flesh of American flounder
  3554. winter melon = the fruit of the winter melon vine
  3555. winter savory = resinous leaves used in stews and stuffings and meat loaf
  3556. winter savoury = resinous leaves used in stews and stuffings and meat loaf
  3557. winter squash = any of various fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and edible yellow to orange flesh that mature in the fall and can be stored for several months
  3558. wintergreen = spicy red berrylike fruit
  3559. wintergreen oil = oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant
  3560. wish-wash = any thin watery drink
  3561. witloof = young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
  3562. won ton = a soup with won ton dumplings / a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork
  3563. wonton = a soup with won ton dumplings / a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork
  3564. wonton soup = a soup with won ton dumplings
  3565. Worcester sauce = a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spices
  3566. Worcestershire = a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spices
  3567. Worcestershire sauce = a savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spices
  3568. wort = unfermented or fermenting malt
  3569. wrap = a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla
  3570. yak butter = butter made from yaks' milk
  3571. yak's milk = the milk of a yak
  3572. yam = edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food / sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked
  3573. yeast cake = small cake of compressed moist yeast
  3574. yellow bean = snap beans with yellow pods
  3575. Yellow Delicious = a sweet eating apple with yellow skin
  3576. yellow granadilla = the edible yellow fruit of the Jamaica honeysuckle
  3577. yellow mombin = yellow oval tropical fruit
  3578. yellow squash = squash having yellow skin and yellowish flesh and usually elongated neck
  3579. yellow turnip = the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
  3580. yellowtail flounder = flesh of American flounder having a yellowish tail
  3581. yoghourt = a custard-like food made from curdled milk
  3582. yoghurt = a custard-like food made from curdled milk
  3583. yogurt = a custard-like food made from curdled milk
  3584. yolk = the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
  3585. Yorkshire pudding = light puffy bread made of a puff batter and traditionally baked in the pan with roast beef
  3586. Yquem = a sweet white French wine
  3587. zabaglione = light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled
  3588. zep = a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
  3589. zinfandel = dry fruity red wine from California
  3590. ziti = medium-sized tubular pasta in short pieces
  3591. zombi = several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur
  3592. zombie = several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur
  3593. zucchini = small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow
  3594. zwieback = slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp

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