An obese person; fatty
[1930s+; fr Crisco, trademark for a kind of shortening sold in cans, hence ''fat in the can'']
The most glaring difference is that crisco, rather than a horn of oil wielded by the Prophet Samuel, was used in the ceremony.
Cut hard-cooked eggs free from shells into slices and pound with crisco and cream to a paste.
Fry in plenty of oil or butter or crisco a large sliced onion.
Rub the wire broiler with crisco and lay on this, flesh side up.
crisco can be used with both "milchig" and "fleichig" (milk and flesh) foods.
Mix and divide into beet shells, dot with crisco and bake in moderate oven twenty minutes.
When cake is not a success: It is not the fault of the crisco.
Mix lemon juice with crisco and parsley; stir this among peas, reheat them, and serve at once.
When there is smoke in the kitchen: crisco has been burned or heated too high for frying.
Cover with breadcrumbs, dot with crisco and bake ten minutes in moderate oven.