NYT article on relish

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2012/04/06 11:18:24 (permalink)

NYT article on relish

I thought this was an interesting read. I like relish but most times I never think to ask if a place offers it.
 
http://www.nytimes.com/20...elined.html?ref=dining
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    Re:NYT article on relish 2012/04/06 23:48:49 (permalink)
    Claussen makes a pretty good relish in a squeeze bottle dispenser and Sam's Club serves relish for their $1.50 Hot Dog from a dispenser with a turn crank handle on it.
    I hate those small, hard to open packets that only give you a runny squirt of non-discript relish. Are You listening Mrs Teresa Heinz-Kerry???
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    Re:NYT article on relish 2012/04/07 09:45:07 (permalink)
    Somehow during my Pittsburgh upbringing I came to love hamburgers topped only by sweet pickle relish.
     
    Later, I discovered Heinz "(red) Hamburger Relish".  Wonderful stuff, but I can't find it anywhere.  In fact, I don't think they make it anymore.  The last time i saw it on a grocery shelf was over 10 years ago at Giant Eagle in New Castle, PA.
     
    After moving to Texas I discovered this FANTASTIC stuff as a solo burger topping but soon after I had become addicted to it the Texas supermarkets stopped carrying it: http://www.mezzetta.com/product/10106570.html?Search=relish
     
    Presently, my solo burger topping of choice is Bennett's Chili Sauce, or if unavailable, Heinz Chili Sauce.
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    Re:NYT article on relish 2012/04/07 18:40:56 (permalink)
    This thread got me lusting for some Bennett's Chili Sauce.  Found it at Market Street here in McKinney!
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    Re:NYT article on relish 2012/04/12 16:40:05 (permalink)
    Foodbme

    Claussen makes a pretty good relish in a squeeze bottle dispenser and Sam's Club serves relish for their $1.50 Hot Dog from a dispenser with a turn crank handle on it.
    I hate those small, hard to open packets that only give you a runny squirt of non-discript relish. Are You listening Mrs Teresa Heinz-Kerry???

     
    Yeah, those runny relish packets aren't very good. They redesigned ketchup packets awhile back, why can't they do the same for relish?
     
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    Re:NYT article on relish 2012/04/12 18:36:59 (permalink)
    <"(red) Hamburger Relish". Wonderful stuff, but I can't find it anywhere>
     
    There used to be sort of a "Red Hamburger relish belt" that ran roughly along US Rt 46 in Northern New Jersey.  There were several Hamburger places along about a 40 mile stretch and they all had their own red relish. They were noted for that. One by one they all closed over the last 20 years. I don't think any of them are left anymore, but I still see commercial red relishes in supermarkets up that way.
     
    Not sure how that helps you down in Texas, but I thought I'd mention it.
     
    Hey, my wife's in Texas right now visiting her sister, and she told me last night they were taking a Day Trip to McKinney today. If I had only known...
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    Re:NYT article on relish 2012/04/12 18:53:53 (permalink)
    ken8038, for burgers have them try:  http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/314/1433514/restaurant/Virginia/Carls-Ice-Cream-Fredericksburg .  For pizza: http://www.sauceonthesquare.com/index2.php .  For a nice dinner:  http://www.rickschophouse.com/ .  Hope they enjoy our little town.
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    Re:NYT article on relish 2012/04/12 22:11:11 (permalink)
    Thanks. I just spoke to her. Ironically they wound up eating at Grimaldi's in Allen. I say ironically because we've made 2 or 3 attempts to eat at the original in Brooklyn but there was always too long a line, so she took the opportunity to try it in Texas. She gave it a great review.
     
    PS: We are now way off topic, but we do love McKinney, I've been there with her a couple of times.
     
     
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