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A ham such as a fine cooked York ham or a smoked Parma ham, cut into thin slices.


Jardiniere - The French term meaning the serving of a food item garnished with vegetables.

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Thin gravy as made from the drippings of a roast joint, or a thickened sauce known as jus lie.

Jus Lie

Jus Lie - A French term referring to meat juice that has been lightly thickened with either arrowroot or cornstarch.