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A mush of ground pork and cornmeal that is set in a mold and then sliced and fried.

[ Diminutive of scrap.]


(Cookery) US scraps of pork cooked with cornmeal and formed into a loaf
[C19: from scrap1]


(ˈskræp əl)

cornmeal mush combined with pork bits, seasoned, and sliced for frying.
[1850–55, Amer.; appar. scrap1]


Similar to Headcheese, except that cornmeal was mixed with the meat. After cooling, the scrapple was usually cut into thin sections and fried.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrapple - scraps of meat (usually pork) boiled with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
loaf - a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
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And do you know, at the end, I slept in Bowery lodging-houses and ate scrapple in East-Side feeding-dens, and, on more than one occasion, stood in the bread-line at midnight and pondered whether or not I should faint before I fed.
But Democrats skipped breakfast, which included scrapple from the Eastern Shore, as a form of protest.
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The breakfast menu included bacon and eggs with hash browns and scrapple cake; scrapple cakes and egg with baked apples; or hot cakes with baked apples.
Godshall's is known for its bacon, fully cooked bacon, snack sticks, deli meats, Lebanon bologna, dried beef, scrapple and sausages.
The American variety of meatloaf was a creation of the late 19th century, a take on the Pennsylvania Dutch loaf of spiced pork scraps, cornmeal, and flour that's known as scrapple.
One sister -- a militant vegetarian -- was enchanted by Texas barbecue, carnival corn dogs and big breakfasts featuring sausages and scrapple, and swiftly dumped her aversion to meat.
And what's old is new--traditional specialties such as the Pennsylvania Dutch scrapple and the goetta of Cincinnati, both made with scrap meats and various grains, are making a comeback among a new generation of curious chefs and home cooks.
If you have a hangover, head to The Industry for the Stomachectomy, a ' hangover cure' which includes a mountain of scrapple, bacon, fried eggs and pancakes.
Reading the article on Red Floriani Flint corn ("Make Floriani Red Flint a Homestead Staple," in the July/August issue), I found the paragraphs on scrapple and wanted to add my two cents' worth.
I have often imagined the ghost of Charlie Parker quietly leaving the room, head held low, when some naive bunch of jazzers has a go at a knotty tune like Scrapple From The Apple or Confirmation.