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Old 07-31-2011, 11:44 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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I was standing in the checkout line at HEB today. It was slow. The woman behind me had just a few items. I did too. I told her that they need to open more lanes. She told me she wasn't in a hurry and showed me a marinade she was buying. "This is the best marinade I have ever found. It makes Brisket taste better than BILL MILLERS!"
Sooooooo,...are you gonna share the "name" of the marinade????
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Old 08-01-2011, 12:47 AM
 
Location: I live south of San Antonio in a place called Atascosa.
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Sooooooo,...are you gonna share the "name" of the marinade????
It's funny but I didn't really pay much attention. Marinades are like ________ everybodies got one. It had a yellow and blue cartoon pig on the label (I think). I will look for it next time I am in HEB. She told me it is hard to find and it probably is.
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Old 08-01-2011, 10:34 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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If you need to buy a marinade from a store for a brisket, you don't know how to cook a real brisket. Gotta create your own rub and know how to work the smoker!
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Old 08-05-2011, 03:53 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Sometimes I wake up craving Bill Millers. Totally irrational I know. I think it is the potato salad that makes or breaks a BBQ place. Most places it is mashed potatos with Mayo and pickles. Bill Millers avoids the whole thing by pushing hash browns with grilled onions. Smart move! Bill Millers menu is good for a fast food place. I like the Soup in the winter and the salads in the summer. They fill my heart with gladness, take away all my sadness, ease my trouble-thats what they do!

But...they have potato salad...
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:32 PM
 
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I just noticed Chicken Fried Steak on the menu today. It comes with mashed potatoes and green beens. Has anyone tried it?
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:52 PM
 
Location: Mid South Central TX
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I just noticed Chicken Fried Steak on the menu today. It comes with mashed potatoes and green beens. Has anyone tried it?
Yes, and it's yummy! The downside is that it takes 10+ minutes to prepare, so the rest of your party will be finished before you.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Tetons, WY
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I just noticed Chicken Fried Steak on the menu today. It comes with mashed potatoes and green beens. Has anyone tried it?
Been there for a while and yes, very good.
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:21 AM
 
Location: East Terrell Hills
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Bill Miller's keeps expanding their menu. Back when I worked there over 25 years ago, breakfast was not served nor fish during Lent.This is not the healthiest place to eat, but they offer a broad selection, good sized portions, and a fair price. I don't agree with how they treat their employees as discussed in another thread or their business practices such as paying different starting wages at different sides of town. But with 70 locations, it is hard to argue their success.

Last edited by 69GSstage1; 04-23-2012 at 09:22 AM.. Reason: typo
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Old 04-23-2012, 12:19 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I'm a Dan of Bill Miller's at lunch. I don't usually go for dinner but then again I hardly eat fast food for dinner when I have time to make it myself or go to a sit down place.
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Old 04-23-2012, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Tetons, WY
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This is not the healthiest place to eat, but they offer a broad selection, good sized portions, and a fair price.
Actually, I eat at Bill Millers because it's HEALTHIER than most places. As a matter of fact, I'd go so far as to say that it is probably some of the healthiest you can eat in terms of lowering your chance of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.....as long as you don't eat too many carbs and don't drink the sweet tea.

Load up on the fatty foods. It's what our ancestors ate:

"Experiments over the last decade have demonstrated that people who eat as much as they want of fatty-foods, even foods rich in saturated fat like butter and lard and eggs, lose weight and improve their heart disease risk factors."

Amazon.com: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (9780307272706): Gary Taubes: Books
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