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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of brine.


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  • The me of today was gestated in tears, brined in salt water.

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  • At Craigie on Main, half a pig's head—brined, confited and roasted—is served whole, ear and all.

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  • Fried chicken brined in lemony sweet tea—a play on two beloved Southern staples—stands among the all-time-most-requested dishes in the dining room of the luxurious Blackberry Farm resort in Walland, Tenn.

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  • The me of today was gestated in tears, brined in salt water.

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  • On the menu for Tuesday was a goat milk ricotta with centrifuged pea puree layers; caramelized carrot soup prepared with pressure-cooked baking soda; a mushroom omelet steamed in a combi oven, and pastrami that had been cooked "sous vide" for 72 hours, precisely cured, brined and fermented.

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  • The neighborhood is mainly Caribbean, which means incredible 24-hour fruit stands, passable butcher shops (brined pig snouts! dried fish!), and a plethora of cell phone shops and stores with names like “MAXIMUM $7.99 (and up).”

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  • Rob Fiocca for The Wall Street Journal Key prerequisites are a spit, a stack of hardwood or at least 60 pounds of lump charcoal, a bit of space, a meat thermometer, a few generous lengths of stainless steel wire and a wide-open day An hour later we lowered the pig, which had b een brined, stuffed and trussed to the spit, over our mound of hickory and maple embers.

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  • All meats — pastrami, bacon, sausages — are made in-house, smoked, brined and cured in the kitchen.

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  • It's our annual list of Washington area farms that sell fresh birds: some of them organic, some heritage, some pre-brined, all ready for you to pick up before Thanksgiving.

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  • After all that, the chefs decided to go back to the first bun (a pain de mie) and the first recipe they'd tried (brined chicken breast, deep-fried for seven minutes and served with crunchy slaw).

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  • Conserved or prepared in such a manner as to provide the maximum amount sodium to one's foods. Only copious additions of sweet cream and butter can beat that.

    February 12, 2011