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Re: Re: Haggis and other gross food

A small town, about 30 miles South of Omaha NE has an annual "Testicle
Festival" during late June each year.  Last one I attended had 5 kinds on
their "sample platter".  Weren't bad, I was among about 2,500 folks that
also thought that.  Rich in Z-5
----- Original Message -----
From: "jim singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 7:13 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 fries
> 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 restaurant,
> 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
> >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
> >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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