American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cut of meat taken from the short ribs of beef.
- n. A dish prepared from this cut of beef by boiling or stewing, often served with horseradish.
- From Yiddish (Wiktionary)
- Yiddish, from German, pl. of Flanke, flank, side, from French flanc; see flank. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The meat is cut in a style called flanken, across the ribs to make the marinade go deeply into the grain of the meat.”
“It's called flanken, and it's cut from the same cloth as short ribs, but it's thinner-and it cooks in just a few short minutes on the grill.”
“flanken," a strange word that refers to a strip of beef cut across the bone from the chuck end of the short ribs.”
“After the Second World War, Jewish cooking was synonymous with Eastern European food: matzo balls, flanken, chopped liver, kasha with varnishke, potato latkes.”
“Beef short-rib flanken yes! was $8.99 on Sunday, London Broil was $11.99 a pound, and an Eye Roast was $8.99 a pound.”
“The main course on Friday nights was brisket, flanken, or a rib steak served either well done, burned or cremated.”
“Four 14-ounce pieces beef short ribs, cut flanken style across the bone, or four 9-ounce rib-eye steaks, sliced into very thin strips”
“If the average American isn't too sure what "transgender" means, think of how much more strongly this will hit among most Orthodox Jews, who have yet to invite over a gay man or lesbian for Friday night flanken and matzah ball soup.”
“Your mention of flanken made my day - my grandmother makes them the exact same way.”
“But, If I may say so I used trimmed flanken like my bubby did and it was even better.”
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T-bone - Sounds good!
Shoulder - Alright.
Liver - Fine.
Sweetbread - Okay.
Gizzard - Pushing it.
Brains - What?!
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