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Re: Re: Haggis and other gross food

Campbell's Pepper Pot (tripe) soup was my mother's favorite.  I believe
it's gone for good now.  Back in the early 70s she had trouble finding it
and contacted Campbell's.  They sent her 2 cases of it.

> [Original Message]
> From: jim singer <jsinger@igc.org>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 12/15/2002 10:13:07 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Haggis and other gross food
> i'm usually up to try anything once--as long as i have some sort of 
> assurance that it hasn't killed too many diners recently. i had lamb
> in a reasonably good restaurant in lexington, kentucky, once. my though
> "not bad, not good, no substitute for a lamb chop." the worst things i've 
> every gotten myself into were calves' brains [in a good french
> yet] and some kind of crab dish in a korean restaurant. i nearly lost it 
> both times.
> i've become a real fan of tripe soup, incidentally. the menudo of most 
> mexican restaurants is excellent. and, they swear, a cure for a hangover. 
> what i find interesting about that association, is that the turks also
> a rather good tripe soup that they claim is a cure for a hangover.
> At 08:40 AM 12/15/02 -0700, you wrote:
> >In the mountain west generally, they are called Rocky Mountain oysters.
> >There is a restaurant in a tiny town called Severance CO that
specializes in
> >RM oysters and people used to drive long distances to go there, more I
> >for the novelty than the food.  I thought everything they served tasted
> >it was deep fried in the same vat and you couldn't tell one type of meat
> >from another.  In other restaurants where they are cooked with more care,
> >Rocky Mountain oysters are quite good.  I'm told that at some brandings
> >RM oysters are collected and cooked up later, but that has never
happened at
> >any branding I went to.  I have never seen calf fries offered on a menu.
> >
> >Linda in Wyoming
> >
> >
> >
> > > They're also called calf fries too, so don't get fooled on that
> >In Colorado, I'm told they're called Rocky Mountain oysters.    UGH!
> > > My earlier question still applies...
> >
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