Jack Rose, A drink made from apple
brandy, lemon juice and grenadine.
Jaiba, Mexican for Crab.
Jalapeno, Mexican, Very hot green
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.