"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Beef, Pork, Lamb & Venison > Pork
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-18-2011, 10:34 AM   #41
Head Chef
 
spork's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Landlocked in Southwest U.S.
Posts: 1,123
The turn key can opener (if they still can Spam that way) is sheer genius!
__________________

__________________
spork is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 02:24 PM   #42
Executive Chef
 
Rocklobster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,787
Do you have a product called Klik in the US? It is basically the same thing. It is made in Canada, but I was wondering if it has made its way on to grocery shelves south of the border.
__________________

__________________
Rocklobster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 04:11 PM   #43
Traveling Welcome Wagon
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Somewhere, US
Posts: 15,919
I've never seen Klik here, but we have another that is also similar, called Treet.

Barbara
__________________
Barbara L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2011, 10:47 PM   #44
Executive Chef
 
lifesaver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Southeast Kansas
Posts: 4,423
I like it sliced, fried and on toast with mayo. Yummy!
__________________
Eat, Drink, Laugh and be Happy.
lifesaver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2011, 08:11 AM   #45
Senior Cook
 
LindaZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Lexington, SC
Posts: 274
I've never seen Kilk, and I don't like Treet - not the same as Spam. I'm going to have to branch out and try some of the recipies that were given here. I especially like the "Spam salad" with the pickle relish.
__________________
"Life is too short for ugly cowboys and slow horses."
LindaZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2011, 04:22 PM   #46
Assistant Cook
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 32
I eat it plainly pan-fried by itself. So good Q.Q. With no shame, I don't really eat low-sodium. :)
__________________
kookiblob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2011, 02:28 PM   #47
Chef Extraordinaire
 
CWS4322's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Rural Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 12,305
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skittle68 View Post
We had "spamburgers" as a kid, and is still a great comfort food to me. You grind up a can of spam with an onion, and about 1 1/2" slice of velveeta cheese, add a can of cream of chicken soup, then spread it just a little less than 1/2" thick on somewhat stale hotdog or hamburger buns, then broil until golden brown. They are soooooo good!
That sounds something like the Spam Pizzaburgers my mother (my "I hate to cook" mother) used to make. After her mother died, my aunt (who is a fantastic cook) decided to compile a cookbook for the new brides (her DILs) of my granny's recipes, her mother's recipes, etc. Well, the only recipe my mother could provide was the one for the Spam Pizzaburgers. My copy of the cookbook is around here somewhere...but she'd grind the Spam (wonder why unwanted email is called Spam...I digress), mix it with spaghetti sauce, put it on a hamburger bun, top it with cheese, and put it under the broiler.
__________________
CWS4322 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2011, 02:38 PM   #48
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,362
On vacation in Aruba we had a Hawaii-themed party. Spam was a natural in that venue. I fried up some cubes of hickory smoked spam and toothpicked each with a cube of fresh pineapple. They were simple and a big hit as there was none left. Even people who had turned up their noses at the idea of eating Spam said they liked it.
__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2011, 08:33 AM   #49
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Michigan
Posts: 264
I have read that Hawaiians eat more spam than anyone else in the world. It's a major staple and they are quite creative with the product.
__________________
LAJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2011, 01:56 PM   #50
Master Chef
 
Kayelle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: south central coast/California
Posts: 9,879
Quote:
Originally Posted by Claire View Post
Lived in Hawaii on and off for a decade. Spam was a staple, everyone (but us) loved it. Spam sushi (not kidding), spam/pineapple kabobs. Spam on noodles. Spam with scrambled eggs everywhere (not kidding, even at McD's). Spam everywhere. And I do mean everywhere. I threw a party here and made it a Hawaii themed party, and friends were absolutely amazed that spam was featured! No one who has ever lived in Hawaii would think of having a party without Spam. When we moved to the mainland, we visited Austin, MN. We were having a drink at a local thirst parlor, and the gal who was our bartender joked about it. She thought that the local teachers were lying or exaggerating or something when they told the kids that the local product, SPAM, was a huge hit in Hawaii. Jer and I joked, and had a good time about it. No, it really was (don't know if it still is) very, very popular in Hawaii when we lived there (in the 80s). I don't think we ever went anywhere there wasn't a spam dish.
Hi Claire. I thought I'd reserect this thread to give you the latest report on Spam in Hawaii. We just returned from a vacation on Kauai (swooning) and Spam is still alive and well.
It was interesting to see that even gas station convenience stores have "Spam Rolls" (think hot Sushi hand rolls with Spam) next to their hotdogs.
They were really good !! Something about the rice and Nori going well with the super salty Spam. I actually think I'll make some at home.
__________________

__________________
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but rather by the moments that take our breath away.

Kayelle is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.