[Sca-cooks] Weird American food?

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Sat Jul 19 04:26:52 PDT 2008

On Jul 18, 2008, at 10:57 PM, Stefan li Rous wrote:

> Adamantius mentioned:
> <<< In New York, oddly enough, a burger topped with a fried egg is  
> often
> referred to as a Texas burger. Not that this is even a statement of
> authenticity, let alone a guarantee. I've never known anyone to order
> one except me, once or twice. >>>
> Interesting. I've never heard it called that down here in Texas.
> There is a thickly sliced bread, with each slice about an inch  
> thick, which is referred to here as "Texas Toast". It is often  
> browned and buttered and served with Chicken-fried steak or with  
> breakfast dishes.
> Is it called that elsewhere?

I've heard that called "Texas Toast", but it sounds to me like what  
the Irish call fried bread... of course the bread may be different.


"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,  
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's  
			-- Rabbi Israel Salanter

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