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  • n. meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)


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  • If you're really feeling indulgent, try the "Gourmet Sandwich," which includes paté, a French-style cured ham called jambon, a couple of different kinds of cured pork, and peppered ham.


  • Sure "jambon" makes the ingredient list of their quintessential sandwich, the accidental creation of 19th-century workers who left their ham-and-cheese lunches by a radiator.

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  • Coffee and chocolate were already made hot; cream and new-laid eggs were added to the treat, and M. Emanuel, always generous, would have given a large order for "jambon" and "confitures" in addition, but that some of us, who presumed perhaps upon our influence, insisted that it would be a most reckless waste of victual.


  • also, Jabon looks a lot like the french word "jambon" meaning ham.

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  • Ho! It is so beautiful and cultural But I have never think to live there. jambon

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  • The black truffle tarama and the jambon pata negra are also well worth putting in the takeaway bag.

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  • "I don't think so, Max", I pointed out, amused at the thought of asking the caissière whether she might "throw in" one more pack of jambon and then she'd have herself a buyer!

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  • For this Croque Monsiuer Burger, instead of bacon, I wrap each burger in one slice of jambon de Bayonne, or, more easily found, prosciutto, which is the ham with which my favorite croque monsieur in Paris is made.

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  • I watched as he ordered dinner for one: a meager tranche de jambon, * and I looked the other way when he added the lonely item to an empty basket, my own cart posed to feed a family of four.

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  • #5 POSTED BY jambon, Mar 27th, 2008 5: 14 am rocky IV also had one of the greatest soundtracks ever. not specifically anything to do with stallone, but it definitely puts the film above rocky 3

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