Baltimore Chop (1901); "a la Maryland" (Maryland chicken)
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I noticed that GenealogyBank has added the 19th century Baltimore Sun, so I
looked for "Baltimore Chop" (HDAS has 1910) and "a la Maryland"/chicken
Maryland/Maryland chicken. No "Maryland end" that I can see.
22 September 1901, Philadelphia Inquirer, pg. 13:
Jennings began the second inning with one of those old Baltimore chop hits.
U.S. Maryland end, the hock end of a ham.
1859 _J. R. BARTLETT_
(http://dictionary.oed.com/help/bib/oed2-b.html#j-r-bartlett) Dict. Americanisms (ed. 2) 265 Maryland end, said of the hock of the
ham. The other is the Virginia end. 1903 S. CLAPIN New Dict. Amer. 270
Maryland end, in Maryland and Virginia, the curious name given to the hock end
of a ham.
5. Maryland chicken (also chicken à la Maryland, chicken Maryland) Cookery,
seasoned chicken coated in beaten egg and breadcrumbs and fried.
1894 N.Y. Evening Post 20/6 Baked chicken with a sauce a la Maryland is
delicious for a luncheon or a course at a spring dinner. 1896 _F. M. FARMER_
Cooking-School Cook Bk. xvii. 222 Maryland Chicken... Dress..two chickens. Sprinkle with
salt and pepper, dip in flour, egg, and crumbs. 1906 _A. FILIPPINI_
(http://dictionary.oed.com/help/bib/oed2-f.html#a-filippini) Internat. Cook Bk. 125
Chicken Maryland... Arrange six thin slices fresh broiled bacon on top of the
chicken and, lastly, place six freshly prepared crisp corn fritters..around
the dish and serve. 1969 B. SIAS Chicken Cookbk. 48 Chicken à la
Maryland..is said to have originated in St. Clement Island and was later introduced into
Maryland by Lord Baltimore. 1998 Herald (Glasgow) (Electronic ed.), The
biggest waste of an exotic fruit since fried bananas with Maryland chicken.
7 December 1884, Wheeling (WV) Sunday Register, pg. 2:
A great deal of terrapin is served _a la_ Maryland that in Baltimore
epicurean circles would be repudiated as a "very mean imitation."
27 May 1887, Baltimore (MD) Sun, supplement, pg. 1:
Spring Chicken, Maryland Style;
9 July 1898, Wilkes-Barre (PA) Times, pg. 7:
A Dish Which May Well Be Called the True Masterpiece of American Cookery.
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