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Old 12-03-2008, 02:14 PM   #11
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Mc D's Secret Sauce! (C. 1968-69)

1/4 cup Miracle Whip
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 1/2 tablespoons Wishbone Deluxe french salad dressing (the orange stuff)
1/2 tablespoon Heinz sweet relish
1 tablespoon Vlasic dill pickle relish (Heinz dill relish also works)
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon dried onion flakes
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon ketchup
1/8 teaspoon salt

Mix everything very well in a small container. (No streaks!). Microwave 25 seconds, and stir well again. Cover, and refrigerate at LEAST 1 hour before using (to allow all of the flavors to "meld").

Yield: 1 cup

NOTE: This recipe is from the 1968 McDonald's Manager's Handbook put out in 1969 (1968 year) They quickly removed the recipe after realizing they had a very appealing "secret sauce." It was included as an emergency recipe in the event a particular store ran out of the pre-made sauce.

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Old 12-03-2008, 05:59 PM   #12
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French fry "sauce".... I was wondering what this thread was about. I think we discussed what we all liked on fries a while back. I don't remember if this mixture was ever discusssed and if it was, I know I would have remembered someone saying if it was pioneered by the Mormons. I was expecting to find some kind of sauce/gravy made of drippings from frying food

So they actually package or sell this stuff? I can't imagine why you wouldn't make your own, even if it was a regional thing. Can you find it in the stores there?

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Old 12-03-2008, 10:25 PM   #13
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I have bought Some Dudes Fry Sauce before. It is from Salt Lake City. It is really good. I have never had the Zesty before, my store only carries the regular.

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Old 12-03-2008, 10:55 PM   #14
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I've never heard of it either! Live and learn, I guess.

I'll definitely try a couple versions next time I make fries (which is about once every 3 years or so )

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Old 12-04-2008, 02:15 AM   #15
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I have never tried Some Dudes Fry Sauce. I find it to be a bit pricey and I just prefer to make my own. Although I have no problem with someone buying it. You can also purchase fry sauce through the Arctic Circle website.

It is kind of a regional thing, and Arctic Circle now claims that Washington and Oregon is the top market for their fry sauce.

I do have to say that I like the label on Some Dudes Fry Sauce. It has a table FULL of kids on it. It resembles my house only much cleaner.

Fry sauce is a quick condiment that is great when serving large groups of people. I make a big batch on fathers day because we have fathers day fish fry and we eat a ton of fish and fries. That will be an exciting day to chronicle here on DC.
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Old 12-04-2008, 06:31 AM   #16
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There's a place in New York City that only serves Fries and Sauce. i never been there, but saw it on the news. I found their site and im posting a list of the ' menu of sauces'. Maybe this will inspire some to create a few at home, or visit NYC.

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Old 12-04-2008, 10:19 AM   #17
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Yea... I was thinking stir-fry sauce myself. I can't stand ketchup, so even thinking about mixing it with anything seems to ruin it for me.

Give me a bowl of cracked pepper cream gravy for my fries please!!!
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Old 12-04-2008, 10:48 AM   #18
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Well, I've never heard of this kind of thing before. Regional differences and all.

My other half, PeppA, absolutely LOVES Malt Vinegar on fries. She's from Michigan. Up there, during a county fair, there are several stands selling spiral cut fries, with spray bottles of malt vinegar on the counter so you can spritz your fries to your liking.

I have to put out Malt Vinegar as a condiment every time we do a Seafood Extravaganza at work, which is once a month. I've been working that event for over two years now, and I don't think ANYONE has ever touched the stuff.

Although I've never been to an Artic Circle, or read the tale on how the sauce was created, I will believe it. The burger chain I used to work for made their own sauce, and it was equal parts ketchup and mustard, with a little pickle juice thrown in. Bacon Cheeseburgers would get the sauce on the bottom bun, and mayo on top. I never thought about using the sauce on my fries, though. I can't normally stomach ketchup on my fries. I might just mix up a little of the "Fry sauce" at work today and give it shot :)
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Old 12-04-2008, 11:51 AM   #19
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larry stewart,

That place looks great. I have often thought of opening a fry place around here or making a fry concession stand to take to events. I love my deep fryers. In fact I made a big batch of fries yesterday. None of those sauces looks like the famed "fry sauce". But they have lots of cool things to try.

Thanks for the link.

I also enjoy malt vinegar on my fries. When we do our fish fry we generally have about 30 people over. I have to put out all the condiments for all the fried foods.
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Old 12-17-2008, 11:10 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by larry_stewart View Post
There's a place in New York City that only serves Fries and Sauce. i never been there, but saw it on the news. I found their site and im posting a list of the ' menu of sauces'. Maybe this will inspire some to create a few at home, or visit NYC.

Pommes Frites Inc./Menu
Larry, thank you so much for posting this link. I am spicing some shrimp this Saturday and was trying to come up with some type of dipping sauce to accompany the traditional cocktail sauce. I like the idea of the Roasted Garlic Mayo to go with the shrimp. You made my day. I'll make up my own recipe, but I bet it will be good.

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