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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by rick49, Aug 12, 2015.

  1. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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  2. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    If I want good southern food I have to cook it myself. Yes I am from the south:D
     
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    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    And what do you prepare if I might be so bold:)
     
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    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Homemade buttermilk biscuits and sausage gravy, all by hand and no measuring anything.:D
     
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    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    Are you a grits fan?
     
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    Nope:D like moonshine alot though...:confused:
     
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    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    Cheese grits, biscuts, county ham. Eggs, and some chicory coffee from the Waffel House are etched on on my mind. 4 years competing in Memphis have great memories
     
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    ogre Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Grits are great! I'm flying out to South Carolina in a few hours. That menu looks fine to me.
     
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    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Looks like a squared away place. Not being a big seafood eater, I'm always sketched out about eating shellfish at fish houses, which aren't always the most squared away looking places.

    Great prices, if it's all good food though. I definitely miss how much cheaper cost of living is down there. Hated pretty much everything else about the south, though. You guys can have it. I'm a yank!
     
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    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Chicken Fried Steak (call it country fried and I already know I don't want it)

    Brisket

    Colard greens

    Pinto beans

    Mashed taters and gravy
     
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    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    Boiled peanuts should be on every other road now.
    I Love those things.
     
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    giddyupgo55 Vernonia Active Member

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    Haven't had boiled peanuts in years.
     
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    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Oh man! Fresh oysters on the half shell......Only $10.99 a dozen!! Around these parts, Portland, you can't even buy oysters in the markets anymore that haven't been "Tanked", in a live well. It takes the wonderful "Ocean" flavor out of the oyster. If you want fresh from the bay oysters on the half shell in a restaurant like Dan & Louis Oyster Bar they'll screw you for $35.00 a dozen, last time I looked.
     
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    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Ouch.
    The only place I get oysters any more around here is Pacific Oyster in Bay City (just north of Tillamook).. it's mostly a seafood processing plant but it has a café.
    Very reasonable and good.
     
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    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Yeah Yeah....I know the places, problem is I hate to drive for four or more hours for a couple dozen "Freshies". I do it a couple times a year though, especially if we're down clamming at Seaside. Ole Bob's in Ilwaco has Willipa Bay. You can still get Neaterts in Garibaldi and Pacific City. And when we take a trip to Florence we get "The Triangle" oysters at Umpqua Aquaculture in Winchester Bay. From my experience ANY fresh oyster is a good oyster!

    I hadn't checked Pacific Oyster in Bay City for some time, since I was in there and their "Smalls" were seven days out. Couldn't believe they were still in the counter. ALWAYS check the tag that's required by law to accompany fresh oysters!
     
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    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I hear you. My Ma lives out yonder though so it's always oysters when I go see her. love the coast
    You gotta love a place with like thirty full-time shuckers.