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Old 09-16-2009, 02:22 PM
 
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Sweetbread is neither sweet nor bread.
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Old 09-16-2009, 09:51 PM
 
Location: Long Island
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I know its not a specific dish but I never knew it was spelled like this "Hors d'œuvre", I didn't even know what the word was or meant when I was reading.
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Old 09-17-2009, 12:08 PM
 
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Trailer Park Taco Dog

Nuke some weenies and wrap in a warm corn tortilla with some mustard on it.

It is great.
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Old 09-17-2009, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
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Pork f*ggots (a type of meatball made from offal--heart, liver, kidney, other pukey things)
Mincemeat (for the reason that there is no meat whatsoever)

Last edited by TheCatWishedThatItWasABee; 09-17-2009 at 12:15 PM.. Reason: whoops...it's a food, I swear!
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Old 09-17-2009, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Birmingham
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Hush Puppies.

If you know how they got the name, then it makes sense.
When having fish-fries, dogs were always running around begging and yet you couldn't give them a bit of the fish for fear of bones. People began frying little balls of batter and throwing them to the dogs to hush them. "hush puppies".
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Old 09-17-2009, 07:54 PM
 
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cowpies....chocolate cookies with oatmeal and peanut butter cooked in a pan on the stove and dropped by the spoonful on waxed paper, for obvious reasons.
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Old 09-17-2009, 08:12 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Puppy Chow -- the powdered sugar and chocolate covered chex stuff
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Old 09-18-2009, 01:17 AM
 
Location: Sunshine Coast, BC
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Lamb's Fry here in Oz is actually lamb's liver. So if you're ever here on a visit and see that on a menu but hate liver, that might be a bit of helpful information My English friends tell me that in the UK, Lamb's Fry is even worse. It's the lamb's ... family jewels fried up. (I can imagine the blokes reading this suddenly crossing their legs).

And that reminds me of the other oddly named food: Rocky Mountain Oysters! Sneaky people!
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Old 09-18-2009, 07:21 AM
 
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Here are some funny brand names and flavors...

Rude food that puts the grub into grubby | The Sun |Features
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Old 09-18-2009, 07:43 AM
 
Location: mid-Illinois
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Pork f*ggots (a type of meatball made from offal--heart, liver, kidney, other pukey things)
Mincemeat (for the reason that there is no meat whatsoever)
I have my grandma's recipe for mincemeat and it indeed has meat in it!!!!! If you buy it in a jar, maybe it doesn't.
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