[Sca-cooks] Weird American food? SOS
shonsu_78 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 21 13:56:09 PDT 2008
IF you really want your SOS to have that rich GRAY colour from the Army, you MUST make it with chipped beef, AND leave out the salt until just before serving. Even then it may have too much depending on who and how it is cured. Hamburger will work but the colour is all wrong and you MUST add salt.
--- On Mon, 7/21/08, Maria Buchanan <scarlettmb at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> From: Maria Buchanan <scarlettmb at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Weird American food?
> To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Date: Monday, July 21, 2008, 9:34 AM
> I've never put ground beef in Creamed Chipped Beef.
> (Sorry, I just can't say the other name for it. It
> sounds horrible.)
> Laters all
> --- "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius"
> <adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:
> > On Jul 21, 2008, at 7:47 AM, Elaine Koogler wrote:
> > > No problem...I just needed to pick Phillip's
> > brain. It really is
> > > the best
> > > I've ever eaten. Of course, what I grew up
> > was what my mom
> > > made, which
> > > was to make a sauce out of Campbells Cream of
> > Mushroom soup and add
> > > the
> > > chipped beef. It was good, but Phillip's is
> > much better!
> > I don't think I've ever, in my life, laid eyes
> > chipped beef. The
> > photo in Wikipedia looks like a somewhat
> > more-aggressively-cured
> > version of Lebanon Bologna. I had always thought,
> > and been told, both
> > by my father and also hearing from such sources as
> > Julia Child (who
> > was not without military experience), that S.O.S.
> > was made from
> > shredded corned beef. I could picture my late father
> > eating this in
> > the Army and simply having no clue as to what he was
> > eating, but Julia
> > Child? I'm surprised.
> > I assume the ground beef is to cut the salt content
> > somewhat?
> > Adamantius
> > "Most men worry about their own bellies, and
> > people's souls,
> > when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and
> > other people's
> > bellies."
> > -- Rabbi Israel Salanter
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