Definitions

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  • n. A traditional Neapolitan-Italian cold cut made from pork shoulder or neck and dry-cured whole.

Etymologies

Italian capicollo or capocollo < capi ("head") + collo ("neck"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Typically, he addressed this in a book he wrote last spring, "Preferisco la Coppa" ( "I Prefer the Cup"), which also happens to be a play-on-words with one of his favorite pork products: coppa (known in parts of the U.S. as "capicola") means "cup" but it is also a local cold-cut from his native Emilia region.

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  • Typically, he addressed this in a book he wrote last spring, "Preferisco la Coppa" ( "I Prefer the Cup"), which also happens to be a play-on-words with one of his favorite pork products: coppa (known in parts of the U.S. as 'capicola') means "cup" but it is also a local cold-cut from his native Emilia region.

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  • Chef Prizzi honors her Italian heritage, noting that the big seller at Tony's C Place has been Italian specialty items, especially their varieties of imported Italian meats such as capicola, prosciutto, mortadella and salami.

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  • I'm especially fond of capicola and minced jalapeno.

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  • This species is very similar to the Damara ring-necked dove, Streptopelia capicola, but can be distinguished by its red orbital ring, which is clearly visible in the photograph above.

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  • My husband opted for a Scallops Special: seared scallops with radicchio, arugula salad, crispy capicola over yellow heirloom tomatoes with a Parmesan aioli.

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  • I threw in toasted pine nuts and substituted spicy capicola for half of the prosciutto.

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  • Beyond the olive salad, the typical ingredients are ham, capicola, mortadella, salami and provolone and/or mozzarella.

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  • The first course soon followed, consisting of a house-cured charcuterie with tasso, mortadella, pepperoni, capicola, genoa salami, and duck for 'song and a veal sweetbread and artichoke meuniere for me.

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  • My favorite Italian at my favorite shop is the #33: capicola, salami, and provolone.

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