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2010/10/05 15:15:20 (permalink)

Open faced beef, pics!

Toasted Kaiser, slabs of smoked brisket, gravy, collards, our fried potatoes with sausage and onions. Any takers?



 
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 15:33:53 (permalink)
    Superb.  Homemade gravy I presume.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 16:08:17 (permalink)
    NICE!
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 17:05:56 (permalink)
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    Superb.  Homemade gravy I presume.


    Indeed, if I can't make something from scratch better than out of a can or mix, shame on me. The brisket is wrapped as soon as it's taken from the smoker, I use the pure gelatin it releases as it cools, season it, use cornstarch for thickening. sometimes I do need to thin it with a little beef broth.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 18:19:40 (permalink)
    Looks terrific. Can I have mashed potatoes, though? With gravy on them?
    I've never thought of smoked brisket served that way. Great idea!
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 18:52:51 (permalink)
    A picture of beauty!!!
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 19:22:05 (permalink)
    This is called food torture, and it should be against the law.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 19:32:17 (permalink)
    CTF, looks great, I'm with Michael on the Mashed potatoes & gravy. I like the piled high and sliced.............Nice job my friend......Bill
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 20:54:47 (permalink)
    that will do it!
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/05 23:24:11 (permalink)
    Same here with the mash & gravy... I do open face RB sand evrey once in a while, sells out quick.
    2 slices of texas toast, plenty of mash, 6-7 oz thin sliced roast angus sirloin, lots of gravy from the pan drippings.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 01:29:22 (permalink)
    I normally would like mashed potatoes with butter, but I'd like to try the fried potatoes with sausage and onions.  Never had that before, and it sounds killer.   
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 10:21:23 (permalink)
    OK, One of you Easterners help me out here.  Is the 'name' for this sandwich, served hot with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy over ALL, "A Manhattan" Sandwich. I am enjoying a memory-fart that tells me this is what a hot beef was called 50 years ago during my time in New England????
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 10:41:11 (permalink)
    I don't know about where you were in New England 50 years ago, but where I was in New England 50 years ago it was called a hot roast beef sandwich.
     
    Want a weird name for it? Around here they call it a split. I have no idea why.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 12:08:12 (permalink)
    I can't make out the name of that beverage in the background.  Anyone know what it is?
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 12:22:39 (permalink)
    MellowRoast

    I can't make out the name of that beverage in the background.  Anyone know what it is?


    Mc Cutcheon's Cherry Cider, McCutcheon's is a local Jelly, Jam, and anything else that can be bottled vegetable wise, they are terrifically good products, they do hot sauces, marinara, spaghetti  sauces, all kinds of cider, sodas you name it. Google them.
    post edited by chewingthefat - 2010/10/06 16:19:30
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 12:45:44 (permalink)
    Me, I like a cup of coffee with my hot roast beef sandwiches.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 12:57:33 (permalink)
    Thank you, I'll look them up.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 13:50:47 (permalink)
    CTF, I'm beginning to think you get some kind of sadistic pleasure out of posting these pictures so those of us not easily within reach of your place have no access. I picture you, after posting, in the grips of a Dr. Evil laugh. Bwah-ha-ha-ha! Bwah-ha-ha-ha! 
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 14:28:19 (permalink)
    Michael,
     I was on the North Shore of MA..going to school at Salem State and cooking/fry-man at HoJo's on Rt 95 in Rowley,MA. The menu called it a Hot Beef, but lots of the tourists heading North (we were on the Northbound side of I-95) called it a Manhattan. New Yorkers Maybe??? I have never heard that descriptor used anywhere else.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 14:51:45 (permalink)
    I'd never heard it before you mentioned it in your post.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 14:57:34 (permalink)
    Boy, do I ever miss Hojo.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 15:00:23 (permalink)
    I will have that  with  mashed potatoes  and  2  side orders;   your  fried potaotes  (I love them)  and  your greens!  Do you have any  cheap wine  for me?
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 15:40:07 (permalink)
    mayor al

    OK, One of you Easterners help me out here.  Is the 'name' for this sandwich, served hot with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy over ALL, "A Manhattan" Sandwich. I am enjoying a memory-fart that tells me this is what a hot beef was called 50 years ago during my time in New England????


    For some reason the term 'Manhattan" also seems vaguely familiar to me so I checked around, and apparently there's some evidence that it originated in or around Indiana (another take on it is here).  Makes me wonder if I've seen it on a menu somewhere during my trips to and from Ohio, or down through Illinois toward St. Louis.
     
    My mother-in-law roasts a standing rib roast on Thanksgiving Eve and hot beef sandwiches made with the leftovers make a great Thanksgiving Day breakfast.
     
    Brad
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 16:23:49 (permalink)
    Greymo

    I will have that  with  mashed potatoes  and  2  side orders;   your  fried potaotes  (I love them)  and  your greens!  Do you have any  cheap wine  for me?


    Some alter wine I stole from St. Anthony's Church, or some Thunderbird I always carry in my back pocket..."What's the price? 25 twice!"
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 16:27:57 (permalink)
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    mayor al

    OK, One of you Easterners help me out here.  Is the 'name' for this sandwich, served hot with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy over ALL, "A Manhattan" Sandwich. I am enjoying a memory-fart that tells me this is what a hot beef was called 50 years ago during my time in New England????


    For some reason the term 'Manhattan" also seems vaguely familiar to me so I checked around, and apparently there's some evidence that it originated in or around Indiana (another take on it is here).  Makes me wonder if I've seen it on a menu somewhere during my trips to and from Ohio, or down through Illinois toward St. Louis.

    My mother-in-law roasts a standing rib roast on Thanksgiving Eve and hot beef sandwiches made with the leftovers make a great Thanksgiving Day breakfast.

    Brad

    The smell of a Standing Rib, roasting, ranks about 11 on a 1-10 scale!


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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 17:00:50 (permalink)
    Beef (or pork or turkey) Manhattan was a weekly standby on the high school lunch menu in Columbus IN back in the 60s.Probably the most looked-forward to school lunch item in my town and I suspect in a lot of Southern IN.
     
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 17:27:12 (permalink)
    All the diners offered Hot Turkey and Beef open face sandwiches. I used to offer a Carved Roast beef dinner and changed to the Hot beef sandwich, it sells real well......For $5 it should sell well..................
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/06 19:34:55 (permalink)

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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/07 15:27:10 (permalink)
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    mayor al

    OK, One of you Easterners help me out here.  Is the 'name' for this sandwich, served hot with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy over ALL, "A Manhattan" Sandwich. I am enjoying a memory-fart that tells me this is what a hot beef was called 50 years ago during my time in New England????


    For some reason the term 'Manhattan" also seems vaguely familiar to me so I checked around, and apparently there's some evidence that it originated in or around Indiana (another take on it is here).  Makes me wonder if I've seen it on a menu somewhere during my trips to and from Ohio, or down through Illinois toward St. Louis.

    My mother-in-law roasts a standing rib roast on Thanksgiving Eve and hot beef sandwiches made with the leftovers make a great Thanksgiving Day breakfast.

    Brad


    Been called Manhattans in Indiana for as long as I can remember. Also seem to recall some places in Washington (up around Bremerton) calling them that.
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    Re:Open faced beef, pics! 2010/10/07 17:46:38 (permalink)
    Magnificent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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