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Sep 6, 2008 08:35 AM

Artery clogging foods

What is the most artery clogging food you've ever eaten? Here is mine:

My would have to be bread fried in hamburger fat. My mom would fry hamburgers in her cast iron skillet. After frying the hamburgers there woudl be 1/2 to 1 inch of beef fat in the skillet. The bread be soaked in the fat & then fried in a different pan. Oh boy -brown, crispy, with bits of ground beef.

I think I will fry some hamburgers this week!!!!

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  1. I don't eat Eggs Benedict with tomato and bacon very often, but it's worth it when I do.

    1. Probably growing up on Jersey shore...eating pork roll-egg & cheddar sandwiches on an English muffin...gawd! Tasted so damned good after coming home from shore bars, too, LOL!

      1. I loved a similar version of fried bread when I was a kid. My German grandmother would fry rye bread in bacon grease. At the time, I thought it was heaven on earth. Now I'm not sure if my system could handle the grease!

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        1. re: baseballfan

          You know, I believe that the bacon fat has it all over the Taylor Pork Roll as far as artery clogging qualities....I remember also my brother (2 years older than me) basting sunny-side up fried eggs in bacon drippings...I did that too but much more so the Taylor Pork Roll extravaganza.

        2. A steak from the dorsal muscle (off primal rib) of a wagyu steer fed 550 days on grain. Oh, and it was brushed with butter. Great with Tanqueray and lime.

          1. Funny, I just described this dish in another thread not ten minutes ago - poutine. French fries, covered with cheese curds and hot brown gravy. The 10-oz version at New York Fries has these nutrition facts: 950 calories, 450 from fat, 13 g of saturated fat. Heart stoppin' goodness!

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            1. re: KevinB

              And it's Southern California cousin, carne asada fries. French Fries, carne asada, nacho cheese sauce, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream. No redeeming dietary value, but it sure does taste good

              1. re: KevinB

                Disco Fries! now you're talkin..

                1. re: KevinB

                  I don't nkow exactly where New York Fries is, but a ten ounce poutine is kinda like a child's portion. In Quebec, a 'large' poutine usually comes in a tin and probably tips the scales over 2 pounds...
                  Teenagers eat them all the time.

                  I'm not that big a cheese fan, so I forego the poutine. My weakness is freshmade fried pork belly, whether latina chicharon, or european crackling, its all goooood.

                  1. re: porker

                    New York Fries is a popular chain in food courts across southern Ontario. I used them as an example because they post their nutrition information. I limit myself to a "small" for fear of imminent adverse cardiac events. :}

                    1. re: KevinB

                      OK, now that you mention it, I think I remember NY Fries being part of the food concessions in a MTL movie theater.
                      I'm not chiding your 10 oz reference, just a large poutine must easily be 3-4 times that 'nutrition' value - so like 3500 calories, half of that is fat.
                      Good winter food, ya think ; /)