Definition of Jambalaya

1. Noun. Spicy Creole dish of rice and ham, sausage, chicken, or shellfish with tomatoes, peppers, onions, and celery.

Generic synonyms: Dish



Definition of Jambalaya

1. Noun. Any of various of rice-based dishes common in Louisiana Cajun or Creole cooking; most often with shrimp, oysters, chicken or ham ¹

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Definition of Jambalaya

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jambalaya

jam sandwiches
jam session
jam sessions
jam tart
jam tarts
jam tomorrow
jamaat
jamaats
jamadar
jamadars
jamahiriyas
jamaica
jamaicine
jamais vu
jamb
jambalaya (current term)
jambalayas
jambe
jambeau
jambeaux
jambed
jambee
jambees
jamber
jamberry
jambers
jambes
jambeux
jambia
jambias

Literary usage of Jambalaya

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1. Southern Recipes Tested by Myself by Laura Thornton Knowles (1913)
"Cover tightly, and set aside to cool. CRAB jambalaya One dozen crabs, boiled and cut up, one and a half cups of rice, three tomatoes, ..."

2. The Picayune Creole Cook Book (1922)
"Proceed in exactly the same manner as in making Shrimp jambalaya. ... The jambalaya, however, is much nicer when made with the meat. Shrimp jambalaya. ..."

3. The Craftsman by Gustav Stickley (1907)
"Ru jambalaya. Fricassee Champignons. Kush-Kush. Lait. ... The jambalaya served with the pig was composed of- ,,iui| f Truly one who had never tasted it ..."

4. Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bayby Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2001)
"... Marsh 8133 Honeygo Boulevard ^410-931-2583 Inexpensive to moderate The menu here is lively and includes well-prepared jambalaya, gumbo, seafood Creole, ..."

5. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1905)
"Lobster jambalaya, Chafing-dish Style Have the meat of a two-pound lobster removed from the shell, and cut in small pieces, also one-fourth a cup of rice, ..."

6. The Deke Quarterly by Delta Kappa Epsilon (1907)
"... and from the Senior Class Brother Morris is Editor-in-Chief of the jambalaya, the college annual. Brother Akin, 'n, is also Treasurer of his class. ..."

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