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A spoon of butter is a good addition, and an old cast iron skillet.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-07-11 01:55||
#2 Origin of Spam's Pacific region popularity:
Spam was introduced into the aforementioned areas, in addition to other islands in the Pacific such as Okinawa and the Philippine Islands, during the U.S. military occupation after World War II. Since fresh meat was difficult to get to the soldiers on the front, World War II saw the largest use of Spam. G.I. started eating Spam for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. (Some soldiers referred to Spam as "ham that didn't pass its physical" and "meatloaf without basic training".) Army soldiers commonly refer to SPAM as Special Army Meat due to its introduction during the war. Surpluses of Spam from the soldiers' supplies made their way into native diets. Consequently, Spam is a unique part of the history and effects of U.S. influence in the Pacific.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-07-11 01:56||
#3 I'm with Redneck Jim: fry it, you'll like it.
My own favorite is a Spam and peanut butter sandwich. Slice the Spam thin (1/8" or thereabouts) and fry it up nice and crispy, then put it in a sandwich with peanut butter on lightly-toasted rye bread.