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Food for Thought: As American as Shoofly Pie

As American as Shoofly Pie is about half history and half recipes, making it a good introduction to Pennsylvania folkways from the leading authority. Wiliam Woyes Weaver has lived in the Pennsylvania Dutch region for much of his life so … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale of ethnic food tourism

My recent search for gelled tripe drew a rebuke from William Woyes Weaver, founder and director of the Keystone Center and the recognized authority on Pennsylvania foodways. While giving me some sourcing tips which I’m pursuing, he pointed out that pickled … Continue reading

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ISO pickled tripe perfection

It says a lot about our readership that Pickled Tripe is one of the most popular recipes on Burnt My Fingers. Good on ya, mates, as I think they say down under. However, on my recent trip to Pennsylvania Amish country … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pickled Tripe

Apparently in Pennsylvania’s Dutch/Amish country you can buy pickled tripe right off the grocer’s shelf. What bliss. Luckily it’s very easy to make at home. About 1 pint (serves 8-12 as part of an assortment of pickled items). Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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