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Here's another - Sloppy Joes or Wimpies???

Discussion in 'Food Forum' started by Glock30 CCW, Dec 7, 2003.

  1. Glock30 CCW

    Glock30 CCW Gary in Pa.

    Oct 6, 2003
    So what do you call 'em?

    Up here - it's wimpies. But I cannot let go of my out-west upbringing and call them sloppy joes.

    Gary in Pennsylvania
  2. hidden_19

    hidden_19 American Luxury

    May 12, 2003
    St.Pete, Florida
    Man'wiches!! ;f ;c

  3. MrsKitty


    Mar 23, 2003
    Beat me to it;e
  4. Zak3056

    Zak3056 NRA Life Member

    Jul 29, 2001
    Greeneville, TN
    So who's got their own recipe?

    The one I used to make as a kid had a pound of ground beef, an onion (diced), a pepper (diced), a small can of tomato sauce, a few tbs of ketchup and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Glock30 CCW

    Glock30 CCW Gary in Pa.

    Oct 6, 2003
    And always with a touch of Cayenne!

    Gary in Pennsylvania
  6. Cali-Glock

    Cali-Glock Mountain Man

    Feb 11, 2002
    California Sierra Mnts
    My wife calls them "Neat Sams" (some joke from her college days.)

    I am was not a huge fan of the bun, and since my wife usually makes baked fries to go with her Neat Sams, I simply forgo the bun, and pour the Neat Sam stuff over my fries.

    Mmmm good - I especially love the left overs for lunch.
  7. {pound of ground beef, }

    a little bit of history:

    Real sloppy Joes are made from the trimming left over from cut brisket and not from ground beef. The Meat markets in texas needed a way to sell the scrapes and thus Sloppy Joes was good alternative to throwin them away or feeding them to the dogs.

    My mom's receipe is about 1-2 lbs of brisket trimmings ( you know the small pieces that falls off, when they slice it at the market )

    1 can of tomatoe paste
    2ea stew tomatoe
    1lg dice/slice onions
    1 green bell pepper
    black ground pepper
    1 crushed garlic
    teaspoon of cayenne pepper to taste

    Cooking this all together and placed it on a toasted hamburger buns and you have a TeXan Sloppy Joe.
  8. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

    Oct 8, 2001
    Middle of SC
    Sloppy Joe.

    Belive it or not, I had never had one until about six months ago. My wife told me that was what we were having for dinner, and I asked, "What's wrong, are we broke?"

    For some odd reason, I thought it was kinda like a poor person's food. Silly me -- that stuff is kinda yummy.

    Toast some bread and spoon it over and then slap on a piece of provolone! YUMMY!
  9. CaptDoug04

    CaptDoug04 PM 2005

    Feb 16, 2003
    In the big house