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brawn

noun A nonmedical term for muscle, flesh; resolve of will, strength of character.
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Although an outbreak of listeriosis associated with deli meat (hog head cheese) occurred in 2010 (25), the processing establishment was subject only to state, not federal, regulation because it did not distribute its product outside the state.
Michael Scott, head cheese steward at Market of Choice, says freezing cheese will almost always cause the texture to turn grainy.
Ham hocks and beans and head cheese were favorites.
Salami cotto are precooked sausages, such as head cheese or the aforementioned mortadella and franks.
Licensee Garth Jukes started producing two varieties of King's Head cheese - Cheshire with chives, and Cheddar - both featuring the pub's branding, two months ago.
After spending time secretly criticizing every decision by your manager, aspiring to be one yourself, finally, you are promoted and anxious to step into your new role as "head cheese." Once you settle in behind your new desk, you do what comes naturally.
Arthur Calsbeek, of Sibley, Iowa, sent in a request for a head cheese recipe that does not include vinegar.
That old, nasty pig's head was used for head cheese.
That is, we've tried to cram every possible function (knowledge, planning, entertainment, communication) into it, slicing and then packing all kinds of combinations between its covers, It's no wonder some software resembles head cheese when you look at the coding inside.
THE traditional food of Iceland requires a strong stomach and weak tastebuds...boiled sheep's head (possibly filled with a cranial mush by the delightful name of "head cheese") or putrid shark, washed down with Black Death.
Chuck Viane, head cheese for Mouse House distribution, is a bit more upbeat.
"We target an adult crowd, combining the food and drink aspect with a wide spectrum of games," says Rob White, director of operations, whose business card lists his title as XS Head Cheese. On XS's main level, three middle-aged men race each other, maneuvering bouncing fiberglass jet skis over a wave-filled course.