Definitions

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  • n. A Portuguese garlic and paprika seasoned smoke cured pork sausage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a highly seasoned Portuguese pork sausage flavored with garlic and onions

Etymologies

From Portuguese linguiça ("sausage"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A wide white bowl holds one Dungeness crab leg, manila clams, two hand-formed patties of linguica sausage, a few remarkably moist pieces of chicken, fennel slices, and grilled fingerling potato halves, all sitting in a shallow pool of lovely pink lobster broth.

    Operation Clambake « PubliCola

  • The seafood is fresh, with that oceany salty-sweet flavor; the sausage is good (though underseasoned compared to what the rest of the world calls linguica); and the grilled potatoes, with their creamy insides and smoky finish, are a real treat.

    Operation Clambake « PubliCola

  • It may look homely, but Food Network star Duff Goldman ("Ace of Cakes") chose the stuffed quahog ("KO-hog")—which boasts generous amounts of clam as well as linguica, the slightly spicy Portuguese sausage—for the show "The Best Thing I Ever Ate."

    Cape Cod

  • Ingredients 3 pounds small boiling potatoes or medium sweet potatoes, cut in half 8 quarts littleneck or cherrystone clams 12 ears corn, husks on 2 pounds red or yellow onions, peeled and cut in half 8 quarts mussels, well-rinsed and debearded 12 chicken thighs optional 3 pounds spicy sausage such as chorizo, linguica

    Happy as a Clambake

  • If you like, add salted, peppered chicken parts, and firm linguica or chorizo sausage.

    One Big Table

  • Today, we presume to know Portuguese food as linguica and kale soup, and salt cod, and the other stuff served in restaurants in areas like Provincetown, and New Bedford Massachusetts.

    Elissa Altman: Food Without Foam: You Can Go Home Again

  • The Italians seem to be aware of this fact, and their splendid broccoli rabe with garlic and hot red pepper flakes shows up nearly everywhere in their ancient cuisine; likewise the Greeks, the Asians, and the Portuguese, whose delicious kale and linguica soup can be had all over the New England coastline, from Groton to Provincetown, and beyond.

    Elissa Altman: The Joy of Fall's First Greens

  • The recipe calls for linguica, but I had chorizo on hand and substituted that for the linguica with good results.

    A Contradictory Mourvèdre Coco Chanel Would Have Loved

  • I located a new take on a classic Spanish soup from the Rioja region that used sweet potatoes and linguica instead of the traditional potatoes and chorizo.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • The time-capsule opening was scheduled for noon, followed by the Portuguese linguica–eating contest at 1 P.M., the logic being that seeing people stuff sausages into their mouths might somehow stimulate the appetite of the masses so that they would then venture out to the food concessions for two hours before heading down to the Point for the reenactment at three.

    Some Assembly Required

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