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[at-l] Update on FRIED TWINKIES



how about frying a half dozen or so at home, then having them mail
dropped to you in a ziplock, and then heating them over your stove or a
campfire? :)

L. Parker wrote:

> William and I have been discussing this. I started this post as an
> entertainment, but with a few suggestions form William, I am beginning to
> think it has real possibilities.
>
> First of all, is it really necessary to freeze the Twinkie? Couldn't we just
> chill it in a cold stream? (In a Ziploc bag of course.)
>
> Second, William suggested (from the Stove thread) a new hiker gotta have -
> the Pepsi Can Deep Fryer. Who wants to design it?
>
> Add four ounces of oil and place over your Pepsi Can Stove, insert battered
> Twinkie, and wait sixty seconds. Remove Twinkie and enjoy. Is four ounces of
> oil too much to carry for a trail treat like this?
>
> Lee I Joe
>
> "William Neal" <nealb@midlandstech.com> wrote in message
> news:<mailman.1034773114.94678.at-l@mailman.backcountry.net>...
>
>>Got hungry and had browser search.  Found this on an English newspaper's
>>site -- The Guardian.
>>In the South, where the four basic food groups are barbecued, baked,
>>
> broiled
>
>>or fried, state fairs are filled with booths that sell everything from
>>
> corn
>
>>on a stick to club-like turkey legs. For dessert, an odd new treat has
>>emerged: fried Twinkies.
>>"Each Twinkie, at 160 calories and five grams of fat a pop, is impaled on
>>
> a
>
>>stick and frozen until firm, then dipped in a batter similar to that used
>>
> to
>
>>fry fish.
>>Deep frying adds more calories and fat, and the powdered-sugar coating
>>apparently complements the Twinkie's altered state.
>>``The inside creamy part stays cool, while the outside is warm,'' said
>>Rhonda Yates, a postal worker spending her vacation helping Dickson with
>>
> the
>
>>Twinkie booth.
>>Suzanne Hackett, the general manager of an English restaurant in New York
>>City called The ChipShop, said the fried Twinkie was born in her eatery
>>
> out
>
>>of boredom.
>>``We had a very slow night in the restaurant so we decided to buy a bunch
>>
> of
>
>>junk food and deep fry it,'' Hackett said Monday. ``And the Twinkies just
>>tasted so good.''
>>Now how are we going to get the Twikies cool enough on the Trail?
>>Seriously.
>>
>>William, The Turtle
>>
>>
>
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