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Re: OT MEAT was Re: (BEER) longish

To: Neil Cotty <>
Subject: Re: OT MEAT was Re: (BEER) longish
From: john peloquin <>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 1998 08:44:52 -0800 (PST)
As for steak, Texas is not the state for the "best" beef. I concur on
the sizes offered there, but size is not indicative of quality. Try
Nebraska, Missouri and the other midwestern US states.

"Never ascribe to Malice that which can be explained by Ignorance."
John J. Peloquin, Assistant Research Entomologist
Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, Neil Cotty wrote:

> Hiya,
> >prices the Euros pay for what they pass as "steak". Anyone who argues with
> >me has never been to Texas! The beer sucks, but we take our red meat
> Well I dunno, the Beer ain't that bad if you pick it right. <G> I picked
> quite a few last time I was there.. <VBG> Now I've been to Texas, thats
> where my fiancee is from. We went to some place in Huntsville (o/s Houston)
> and had this steak that was, god knows - 1 1/2 ft long?? <G> I am *not*
> kidding. I just sat there and spluttered a while, so did Susan - apparently
> this isn't normal. <G>  This was the *smallest* steak on the menu!! I ate a
> quarter of it and we took the rest home in a 'box'. Not the thing to do in
> Australia but common in Texas.. I wonder why that is?? <G> Maybe coz the
> steaks are as big as the state!
> Well to quote Susan 'The Beef in Australia is better than in Texas'. Yup,
> blew me away too. It's certainly not as big, but it's very tasty and
> consistantly good. She should know as her 'daddy' raises cattle and horses
> on their ranch. I can't really say, I haven't eaten enough Texan steak but
> when I lived in CA I certainly loved the beef there - especially cooked
> using mesquite on a BBQ. mmm! I remember liking it better than NZ beef as
> back then NZ beef was grass fed and not grain fed - makes a big difference
> in taste.
> I say let's call it a draw. :)) <G> Ohh.. just so we're on topic 'MG'. lol!
> Cheers,
> Neil.
> --
> Neil Cotty - Sydney, Australia
> 1970 MG B GT / 1959 MG A 1600 Mk1

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