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Good Cooking's Food & Cooking Dictionary

(J) Definitions

Jack Rose, A drink made from apple brandy, lemon juice and grenadine.

Jaiba, Mexican for Crab.

Jalapeno, Mexican, Very hot green chili pepper.

Jerky, Preserved meat, usually beef or Buffalo.

Jewish penicillin, Slang term for chicken soup, because of its suggested healing powers.

Ji, Chinese for Chicken.

Jigger, Bar measurement of 1 1/2 ounces for making cocktails.

Jubilee Cocktail, A drink made with gin, triple sec, lemon juice, sugar and a drop of green food coloring and served in a martini glass.

Juey, Caribbean land crab.

Julienne, Long thin cuts of vegetables approximately 1/16th x 3 inches.

Special thanks to my late mother Julia Rauscher Vyhnanek for her food knowledge which  was the source for many of the definitions.  She was a retired school teacher who was a real "Foodie"!  If it were not for her, I many not have become a Chef.

rev. 10/16

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