Date: Wed, 29 Mar 1995 12:01:50 -0500 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: ADS-L: Help with "smores" and "salad shooter"? >Wayne, >Wasn't that stuff called "Hobo stew" or something like that? From my >son's Scout days I recall taking some hamburger, cut up potatoes, cut up >carrots and (for the daring) some onion, wrapping it up in several layers >of foil and putting it by the hot coals. By the time dinner came around, >many people were so hungry that they ate theirs a little bit underdone. >Allen I honestly cannot remember what we called this dish. Seems to me it was a "something or other dinner"--a name in keeping with the mod use of throw-away aluminum foil in the 60s ("It's quilted!"). I keep wanting to call the concoction a "shepherd's pie," but that is a culinary horror of another ilk (layers of hamburger, green beans, and mashed potatoes--I can still see the stain of orange grease in the potatoes). The Peruvians (who can afford to eat) have a dish called "churros," I remember, that consists of a piece of bread (that looks like a stick of corn bread) dipped into a thick chocolate pudding. I'm told that churros are served in Spain. Of course, one of the fast-food Mexican restaurants serves a choco-taco, but I've not had the nerve to order one, what with people standing around and looking at me and all. Speaking of french bread filled with chocolate, I remember the "eclairs" we used to get at the Dunkin' Donuts in Aberdeen, MD. One night, one of the other dr**k people said that he didn't want to get them any more. They were like eating a hoagie roll stuffed with filling. O the days of unlimited saturated fat! What was life without endless steamed broccoli and fat-free yogurt like? Do you remember? Time to eat--if you can call it that. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]