The first time anyone tastes a fried stuffed olive, they get that where-have-you-been-all-my-life look on their face.
Down the street, Shirley's Burnt Biscuit serves breakfast with very good (not burnt) biscuits and fried pies.
Samosas are spicy, fried savories, with vegetable or meat stuffing.
If fried chicken were officially declared the food of the South, the Chick-fil-A chicken would be its representative.
On July 4, 2006, two days before his special day, Bush invited 150 friends over to the White House for fried chicken and biscuits.
There will be fried chicken for dinner and ice-cream—mixed, maybe, chocolate and vanella, and p'raps a streak of strawb'ry.
I take it fried, about an inch thick, with plenty of ham fat.
These should not be fried as quickly as griddle cakes are fried, as the corn might then not be thoroughly cooked.
Cold potatoes may be fried in slices or quarters, or broiled on a gridiron.
Are nice boiled, and then fried, or boiled and pickled, in the same manner as oysters.
late 13c., from Old French frire "to fry" (13c.), from Latin frigere "to roast or fry," from PIE *bher- (4) "to cook, bake" (cf. Sanskrit bhrjjati "roasts," bharjanah "roasting;" Persian birishtan "to roast;" Greek phrygein "to roast, bake").
Meaning "execute in the electric chair" is U.S. slang from 1929. To go out of the frying pan into the fire is first attested in Thomas More (1532). The related noun is from 1630s. Related: Fried; frying. Frying pan recorded from mid-14c.
"young fish," late 13c., from Anglo-French frei, from Old French frai "spawn," from froier "to rub, spawn (by rubbing abdomen on sand)." First applied to human offspring 14c. in Scottish, though OED and some other sources trace this usage to Old Norse frjo, fræ "seed, offspring."