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Old 04-06-2006, 02:09 PM   #1
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Cow Tongue. Bull Balls. Ever tried these delicacies?

These two 'delicacies' are native to the hugely popular Calgary Stampede (which is coming up in a few months). And yes, people eat them both!! This will be my first time attending the Stampede - has anybody tried either of these?

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Old 04-06-2006, 02:14 PM   #2
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Tongue is standard fare in old style delicatessens. I have eaten a smoked tongue sandwich. It was fine. Not gross at all (except psychologically).
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Old 04-06-2006, 02:16 PM   #3
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I don't put balls in my mouth
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Old 04-06-2006, 02:19 PM   #4
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tounge is deliscious! mountain oysters (balls) are too, usually battered and fried...tender and sweet (thus the name) great with favorite hot sauce. Nothing to be afaid of...it's just BEEF
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Old 04-06-2006, 02:20 PM   #5
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Jimmy come east and try our crab balls...you'll see
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Old 04-06-2006, 02:29 PM   #6
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seriously, i would really like to try mountain oysters, but they are very hard to find in my neck of the woods (memphis) but tongue is like the most tender piece of beef i've ever eaten
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Old 04-06-2006, 02:33 PM   #7
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I will not willingly eat either one, and if I do eat it, and you tell me what it is....GET OUT OF THE WAY
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Old 04-06-2006, 03:20 PM   #8
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Never heard them called Mountain Oysters before, we usually call them Prairie Oysters here in Alberta. I wouldn't eat them and when I lived in Calgary, and attended Stampede the only folks that WOULD eat them were to liquored up (and generally tourists) to know or care what they were eating.
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Old 04-06-2006, 03:44 PM   #9
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Ahhh...

To play off of the weird beer thread, here, one of the beers that I didn't want to mention was a Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout... (Yes, they were really in the beer when it was made)

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Old 04-06-2006, 03:45 PM   #10
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That's unbelievable. People obviously liked the beer though.
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