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Wondrous Words Wednesday

July 25, 2018

Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where you can share new words that you’ve encountered or spotlight words you love.  Feel free to get creative!   If you want to play along, grab the button, write a post and come back and add your link to Mr. Linky!

This week’s words are from KILLING IT: AN EDUCATION by Camas Davis.

1. exudative – “The industry label for this kind of pork is PSE, or pale, soft, and exudative.”

Exudative is a discharge of certain elements of the blood into the tissues.

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2. salumeria – “A new charcuterie business in town, Olympia Provisions, the very first USDA-inspected salumeria in Oregon, passed slices of their charcuterie out to the audience of about forty people while they watched Dominique and Adam work.”

A salumeria is a food producer and retail store that makes and sells salumi, which are meat products of Italian origin that includes sausages, cold cuts, and other foods predominantly made from pork.

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What words do you want to celebrate today?

10 Comments leave one →
  1. July 25, 2018 5:59 am

    Looks like this is a book for people about to become vegetarians! LOL

  2. July 25, 2018 7:20 am

    Salumeria — good word! I remember learning it from Mario Batali when his cooking show was really about food, not about being an alpha male!

    This week, for my Wordy Wednesday, I wrote about French food idioms that I learned in a neat history book:
    https://maefood.blogspot.com/2018/07/french-food-idioms-and-origin-tales.html

    best… mae at maefood.blogspot.com

  3. July 25, 2018 9:26 am

    No clue for either one!

  4. July 25, 2018 9:44 am

    Interesting words today – didn’t know either one.

  5. Patty permalink
    July 25, 2018 10:36 am

    I always like celebrating your words because they are always unique! I only knew salumeria because one of the restaurants we love has a salume platter…

  6. Beth Hoffman permalink
    July 25, 2018 10:51 am

    Both are new to me!

  7. July 25, 2018 2:56 pm

    Those are certainly new to me

  8. July 25, 2018 3:48 pm

    Both are new to me. I looked up the book and it sounds interesting.

  9. July 25, 2018 5:08 pm

    I didn’t’ know either of these words, Kathy!

  10. bookingmama permalink
    August 13, 2018 8:09 am

    I imagine a book about a butcher would have a lot of words I wouldn’t know!

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