Southern Hospitalty

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2012/05/21 20:34:29 (permalink)

Southern Hospitalty

You know you are in South Georgia when your Priority Club welcome gift is 2 Vidalia Onions..LOL

 
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    mar52
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/21 21:49:40 (permalink)
    Are they really as sweet as they claim?
     
    When purchased in California, the Vidalias (from Georgia) are not sweet.
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/21 21:56:21 (permalink)
    That is so cool!  
     
    Keep your Oreo cookies, I'll take the onions!
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    mar52
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/21 22:22:55 (permalink)
    What's a Priority Club?
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/21 22:39:37 (permalink)
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    What's a Priority Club?

     
    Holiday Inn Loyalty Program.  http://www.priorityclub.com/hotels/us/en/home
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/21 22:43:41 (permalink)
    If you stay a few more nights...maybe there are a pair of peaches in your future!!!
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    mar52
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/21 23:00:15 (permalink)
    Aha!  Now that's very cool!
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    CCinNJ
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/22 01:15:14 (permalink)
    I would cry if I got a set of onions.
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    chewingthefat
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/22 10:59:56 (permalink)
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    I would cry if I got a set of onions.

    How about some nice Melons?

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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/22 11:39:06 (permalink)
    mar52

    Are they really as sweet as they claim?

    When purchased in California, the Vidalias (from Georgia) are not sweet.


    Yes, they are sweet. They caramelize beautifully with no added sugar.
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/22 11:44:43 (permalink)
    Vidalias are a very sweet onion and have a very short shelf life.  You need to get them as fresh as possible.  They tend to go bad in just a few weeks.  Some folks refer to them as weed onions.  Mine tend to never last that long as I use them as a staple along with garlic and potatoes.
     
    Apparently there are several varities of onions that are just as sweet such as some from California.
     
    Paul E. Smith
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/22 13:49:37 (permalink)
    mar52

    What's a Priority Club?

     
    It is the frequesnt stay ponts club that is for the Intercontinental Hotel Group.  IHG group includes Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge, and Candlewood. 
    We do a lot of traveling and have found them to be best frequent stay program. 
     
     
    Glenn
     
     
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/22 21:50:55 (permalink)
    Sorry I didnt make what the Priority Club was very clear in my first post. Thanks for the help guys. Are they sweet? Certainly not as sweet as a fruit but compared to an average onion they are very sweet. We put them in foil after peeling,slit the top open and insert a beef boullion cube and a pat of butter. Then bake at 425 for 30-40 minutes. Incredible.
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/23 06:35:05 (permalink)
    Beware! Some grocers put a Vidalia sign on Sweet onions from other parts of the country like TX, CA, WA, HA. Not nearly as mello and sweet as the real deal
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    Re:Southern Hospitalty 2012/05/24 13:31:07 (permalink)
    The real Vidalias have a paper sticker on the onions declaring them from Vidalia, GA.
     
     
     
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