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[shoo g-er-kyoo rd]
  1. (especially of ham or bacon) cured in a mixture of sugar, salt, and sodium nitrate or sodium nitrite.
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Examples from the Web for sugar-cured

Historical Examples

  • I dined with one last night, a sugar-cured ham magnate from Chicago.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • It is to be published on sugar-cured oilskin, the edition to be limited to two numbered copies—one for me and one for the ashcan.


    Lawton Mackall

  • Those of Bayonne are the peers of their class, not forgetting even the sugar-cured variety of the Old Dominion.

  • Myers sugar-cured each piece, smoked it, and sewed it in canvas.

  • For sugar-cured hams we append the best recipe we have ever used, though troublesome.