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Sign of the times? SPAM production ramping up at Hormel.

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by NuthinFancy, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. NuthinFancy

    NuthinFancy Seattle Area Active Member

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  2. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    although completely relevent today, that article is from 2008! And we're NOT in a recession?!?
     
  3. knuckle Head

    knuckle Head southeast Well-Known Member

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    And we're NOT in a recession?!? :bluelaugh::huh::laugh:
     
  4. One-Eyed Ross

    One-Eyed Ross Winlock, WA Well-Known Member

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    Well, I for one, enjoy spam...always have, always will...heart attack in a can....
     
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    halmbarte PDX Active Member

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  6. knuckle Head

    knuckle Head southeast Well-Known Member

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    I admit I like spam occasionally, I really like to slice and fry it and make a sandwhich. I bought a bunch to put on the shelf, as part of my preparedness
     
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  7. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    Try Spam Turkey. Its very good, and about 1/3 the fat of regular Spam. Bimart has it. I fried a bit up camping this year & the girls & kids all liked it too.
     
  8. sandman1212

    sandman1212 NW Oregon Active Member

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    I ate spam for breakfast with eggs. My fiance can't stand it, but her girls love it! great for an easy delicious meal!
     
  9. NuthinFancy

    NuthinFancy Seattle Area Active Member

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    Shouldn't that be called Spurkey?
     
  10. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Fry your spam then cut it into small pieces. Add it to your scrambled eggs with cheese. With sourdough toast and hashbrowns you have a meal fit for a king...of the road.

    jj
     
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  11. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    Goes great with the old stogies I found.:)
     
  12. HappyRoman

    HappyRoman Sherwood Forest Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    sounds Spam-A-rific,, or spamelicious
     
  13. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    Like a spamgasm of flavor?
     
  14. jimwsea

    jimwsea Vancouver, Washington state Active Member

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    The economy goes bad and more spam is sold. If the economy gets even worse, will cat food production go up?
     
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    2506 Seattle Well-Known Member

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    Try the low-sodium SPAM, really good stuff. I'm not sure how SPAM got such a bad reputation--it's boston butt and ham mixed together, nothing more really.
     
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  16. Just Jim

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    Having talked to relatives who had lived through the last depression I can tell you how bad it can get. Seems a politician running for office ran on a slogan of “a chicken in every pot”. Upon hearing this one of my relatives said it would be great to eat chicken as he had eaten so many wild rabbits he had to catch his butt to wipe it.

    jj
     
  17. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    While the joke about eating rabbits is funny, it was true for my dad. He grew up in Topeka, KS during the depression. Many times the only meat they had to eat were the rabbits my dad shot. I have an old black and white photo of him and a buddy standing by the trunk of an old Ford sedan with literally a bushel basket full of rabbits.
     
  18. knuckle Head

    knuckle Head southeast Well-Known Member

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    I was a lot of similar stories by Dad, Mom, Uncles, Aunts, grand parents, why everyone gets the picture, that is why I made sure I have knew how to hunt, fish and make shelter in the woods for hunting trips. They ate spam when they could afford it and enjoyed.
     
  19. Just Jim

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    My dad told my older brother this story and yes we lived on alot of wild game as I grew up. My neck still swells during rutting season. People who turn their nose up at spam today my have a rude awakening down the road. Bon apetite.

    jj
     
  20. Just Jim

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    Times are getting difficult for alot of businesses. I hear Hooters is now offering service door to door... called "Knockers"

    jj