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Old 09-10-2004, 10:36 PM   #21
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Since SPAM is just an acronym for "Shoulder Pork And haM" - just think canned ham!

Yep, fried SPAM alone, or with sauted onions, or cheese, makes a great sandwich (shaved thin and cooked with onions and bell peppers and topped with Velveta you get a Philly SPAM steak sandwich). You can grate it and make a Denver omlet. Shredded or cubed with onions, green bell peppers, and cubed potatoes (with some eggs naturally) makes a nice fritata. It even makes a decent sweet-and-sour pork dish.

The Hawaiian's are the master SPAM'ers ... the use the stuff for everything!
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Old 09-10-2004, 11:24 PM   #22
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I thought it was short for SPiced hAM. Learn something new everyday.
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Old 09-11-2004, 12:05 AM   #23
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I've never bought it....never tasted it....you guys are scaring me!!!!

Must admit though, I am just a little bit tempted now! 8)
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Old 09-11-2004, 12:26 AM   #24
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Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! fried spam on toast with butter, mmmmm good.
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Old 09-11-2004, 08:19 AM   #25
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woot spam i prepare it like in those ABC stores you find in honolulu. You take a slice of spam put it around an egg and take a bunch of rice and add some white vinegar to the rice and mix it around then clump together and make it like sushi and wrap a seeweed around it
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Old 09-11-2004, 09:21 AM   #26
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I need Spam every couple months to keep my joints lubricated. I just pan fry it and put it between buttered toast.
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Old 09-11-2004, 09:23 AM   #27
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hey otter, is it difficult to open those cans of spam with a rock while you're floating on your back? lol, just kidding. the thought of an otter eating spam was a good visual...
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Old 09-11-2004, 10:36 AM   #28
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I've never bought it....never tasted it....you guys are scaring me!!!!

Must admit though, I am just a little bit tempted now! 8)
Get a can......open it....savor the smell.....slice it....place on white bread(no butter :!: ).....a little mustard and lettuce. You will never be the same after eating this fine sandwich.
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Old 09-11-2004, 10:38 AM   #29
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hey otter, is it difficult to open those cans of spam with a rock while you're floating on your back? lol, just kidding. the thought of an otter eating spam was a good visual...
I bought a few cans to use as bear bate once........they never made it to the bate pile. We all ate it in camp instead.
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Old 09-11-2004, 10:57 AM   #30
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I pan-fried it once. It's just _way_ too salty. :(
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I pan-fried it once. It's just _way_ too salty. :(
I can't eat it that way either. However I do slightly brown it before adding canned peaches or pineapple. If you fry it till crisp it is more like eatin a piece of salt that looks like meat. Big Boys has salt that looks like bacon...if you know what I mean.
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Old 09-11-2004, 03:32 PM   #32
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Every once in a while I get a craving for a fried spam sammie with lots of yellow mustard.... not often though... my ex hag-in-law used to put it in pancit and fried rice... it's really good.

******... now I want a spam sammie!!!
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Old 09-11-2004, 07:04 PM   #33
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Every once in a while I get a craving for a fried spam sammie with lots of yellow mustard.... not often though... my ex hag-in-law used to put it in pancit and fried rice... it's really good.

******... now I want a spam sammie!!!
Yep.......Spam Fried Rice. I put eggs in mine. Just don't over fry the spam.
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I fry it up with onions and get it kinda caramelized before I throw it into the rice.
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Old 09-12-2004, 01:47 AM   #35
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I pan-fried it once. It's just _way_ too salty. :(
Try the low salt Spam. I won't buy any other.
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Old 09-12-2004, 07:21 AM   #36
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I grew up in southern MN about 35 miles from the Hormel plant. My neighbor across the street couldn't find a job locally, so he commuted to Austin and worked for Hormel. I asked him what went into Spam and he said "You don't want to know!" Nevertheless, I continued to eat it then and I still need an occasional Spam fix now.
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Gawd! How I remember eating that stuff and actually liking it!! My grandmother was the cook in our 3 generational family(my mother worked-unheard of in the late 40's-50's). I remember Granny dipping slices of Spam in egg then in flour and frying it in our black iron skillet. Not a bad meal at the time.
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Gawd! How I remember eating that stuff and actually liking it!! My grandmother was the cook in our 3 generational family(my mother worked-unheard of in the late 40's-50's). I remember Granny dipping slices of Spam in egg then in flour and frying it in our black iron skillet. Not a bad meal at the time.
Oh man!.....next time my wicked wife leaves for the day....I am goin to cook that.
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Old 09-12-2004, 05:58 PM   #39
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Spam preparation

I throw it, still in the unopened can, into an outside, in-the-ground, burning wooden fire, and run like &(*&%$(*&( before it explodes. It makes wonderful entertainment. (this is not a recommended manner of cooking, just an expression of how much I like that stuff)

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Re: Spam preparation

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I throw it, still in the unopened can, into an outside, in-the-ground, burning wooden fire, and run like &(*&%$(*&( before it explodes. It makes wonderful entertainment. (this is not a recommended manner of cooking, just an expression of how much I like that stuff)

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Does it really explode?
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