pound salt

pound salt

To engage in pointless, menial efforts or labor. Used as an imperative to express disdain, contempt, or dismissal. A variant of the more common expression "pound sand." I can't believe Sam told his teacher to go pound salt. Where does that kid get such attitude? Charles, why don't you pound salt instead of coming around here hassling me about my business?
See also: pound, salt
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BARBECUED BAKED BEANS 2 cups dry navy or pea beans 6 cups tomato juice, divided 1/2 pound salt pork 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon red or cider vinegar, optional [1] Wash beans and soak overnight in 5 cups tomato juice.
Turnip Greens (1982) 3 bunches of fresh turnip greens 1 quart water 1 pound salt pork or bacon ends 2 red pepper pods 1 tablespoon sugar 1 garlic cloves 2 teaspoons salt Thoroughly wash fresh turnip greens.
I told them to go pound salt because I didn't need a hydro service that bad," Jolliffe says.
In capsule form the formula is: one pound salt to one gallon water to four ounces battery acid.
We have gone through about a dozen bags of eighty pound salt in a week," he said, after the weekend storm had abated.
Callaway Ruritan Club Brunswick Stew 3 pounds stewing chicken, cut up 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided 1/4 pound salt pork, cut into 1-inch pieces 4 cups peeled, thickly sliced tomatoes 2 cups freshly cut corn 1 cup coarsely chopped potatoes 1 package (10 ounce) lima beans 1 small onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon pepper Dash of cayenne pepper In large kettle or Dutch oven, place chicken with just enough water to cover.
1/4 cup peanut oil 8 chicken thighs with skin trimmed of fat 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/8 pound salt pork, finely diced 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper 1/4 cup diced celery 1 cup diced onions 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1/2 pound smoked hot sausage, diced 2 cups long-grain white rice 2 cups crushed, canned whole tomatoes, drained 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 pound salt pork, diced (or 4 slices bacon, chopped)
2 pounds collard greens 2 pounds mustard greens 1/2 pound salt pork or smoked turkey, cut into 1-inch cubes 6 to 7 cups water 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1 tablespoon sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
For the veal tongue: 4 gallons water 8 ounces granulated sugar 1 pound salt 2 teaspoons pink curing salt 1 veal tongue 1 Spanish onion, peeled and quartered 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped 2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped 4 sprigs thyme 2 bay leaves Dark chicken stock, as needed For the veal tongue: In large, non-reactive container, place water, sugar and salts and stir until salts and sugar dissolve.
1/2 pound salt pork cubes or smoked turkey parts 4 cups water 2 pounds turnip greens, cleaned and cut up 2 teaspoons sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper Salt to taste 1 pound spinach, cleaned and cut up