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martyR Jun 14, 2005 08:54 PM

Does anyone know where I can get fried scrapple and eggs for breakfast?

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    LuigiOrtega Jan 30, 2007 07:18 AM

    Reading Terminal. Any breakfast stand. Take plane at LAX... (you can google the rest)

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      Tony Miller Jan 29, 2007 08:16 AM

      Doughboys' scrapple is frequently unavailable, and isn't very appetizing. The Jones brand sold in the Ralphs freezer section is actually excellent. It's a little fussy to prepare properly, but the package instructions are generally sound and, with a little practice, you can make a killer breakfast with it.

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        Will Owen Jan 29, 2007 08:35 AM

        I find the Jones scrapple tasty enough, but extremely fatty. The kind I like is mostly mush and meat with just enough fat to grease the griddle. As Doughboy's is kind of a schlep for me, could you explain what you find unappetizing about their scrapple?

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          Tony Miller May 17, 2007 12:38 AM

          I slice the Jones stuff thin, flour it on both sides, and fry it 10 minutes on a side. The result is crispy outside but soft and/or chewy inside. Works for me.

          The Doughboy product is thick, grey, not very spiced, not crispy but doughy. Although I consider myself a scrapple addict, I didn't even finish my portion at Doughboys.

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            Will Owen May 17, 2007 11:13 AM

            Thank you for that. That Doughboy's stuff sounds gross - you'd think they could at least fry it crisp! I guess I'll just have to make my own...although Paty's is not very far away. Of course, we were discussing this last back in January, and it's not exactly scrapple season now!

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              BHAppeal May 17, 2007 02:09 PM

              Have to disagree about Doughboy's scrapple -- I've always found it crisp on the outside and delicious. Well spiced, good quality meat and surprisngly light. However, I don't consider it traditional scrapple. I've yet to find real Philadelphia style scrapple anywhere out here. But IMHO Doughboy's scrapple is tastey, I don't discount the fact that others might have found it less than ideal, because Doughboy's tends to be inconsistent in meal prep. The scrapple comes with"dirty eggs" -- scrambled eggs with pepper, spices and potatos -- and sometimes the eggs are good, and sometimes non-existent, i.e. all potato and no egg.

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        Hugh Lipton Jun 15, 2005 09:27 PM

        I must get over to Paty's a well known Toluca Lake local hangout. Haven't been for several years. Other than that I would do mail order before Jones frozen which I've tried as a last resort. I've posted the URL below so give it a try. All you need now is someone to make the eggs for you. Do you put maple syrup on your scrapple?

        Link: http://www.kunzler.com

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          Sunshine Girl Jun 15, 2005 05:29 PM

          When I first moved out here from PA, I actually found scrapple in the freezer at Ralphs (on Olympic at Barrington) and gave it to another east coaster as a gift.

          So, if you were up for it, you could probably make your own scrapple and eggs, and not have to worry about directions or the rest!

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            2chez mike Jun 15, 2005 06:39 PM

            Yes. It's still available at most Ralph's. Jone's brand.

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              robwein May 17, 2007 02:17 PM

              I tried the one at Ralph's and found it too bland. I expected something with more taste and spicier.

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              Dommy! Jun 14, 2005 10:30 PM

              Doughboys has a Scrapple and eggs dish I've been tempted to try (I love me spiced pork products!)

              Doughboys is on 3rd street, a little 'sceney' but casual...

              http://www.doughboys.net/doughboy.swf

              --Dommy!

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                Dorothy Jun 14, 2005 09:17 PM

                Yum! The last place I had it in So. Cal. was at the late, lamented Belisles in Garden Grove.

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                  TE Jun 14, 2005 11:30 PM

                  Every time someone asks this question (more often than you might think; less often than "ribs"), I mention that Paty's in Toluca Lake serves scrapple. With eggs? No idea.

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                    martyR Jun 15, 2005 12:31 AM

                    Do you have an address for Paty's?

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                      LT from LF Jun 15, 2005 12:47 AM

                      Paty's Restaurant 10001 Riverside Dr. Toluca Lake, CA

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                        TE Jun 15, 2005 01:03 AM

                        Heck, I gave you the nae and the city -- more than many 'Hounds post -- and you want me to look up the info for you, too?

                        Well, LF already did that for you, but here's some more. Maybe you could call and ask 'em if they serve scrapple and eggs.

                        Link: http://www.epinions.com/rest-Restaura...

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                          martyR Jun 15, 2005 09:26 AM

                          Thank you. I'm sorry to have put such a burden on you. Please excuse the inconvenience.

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                            epop Jan 29, 2007 08:25 AM

                            i agree, TE. how much does it take to google it? sometimes questions can drive a person bonkers

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