From: Peter on
"Bill Graham" <weg9(a)comcast.net> wrote in message
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>

>
> weg9 says: I don't know what an egg cream is, but the things they sell
> out West that they call "Ice Cream Sodas" are terrible. They don't know
> that you have to mix the chocolate syrup with a bit of ice cream before
> you put in the soda water.....they just mix the soda water with the syrup
> and then add the ice cream afterward. This is classic, "incorrect" when it
> comes to making ice cream sodas.....I am afraid that it is a lost
> art......


It is not a lost art, here on the Isle of Long.

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Peter

From: Peter on
"Savageduck" <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote in message
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>
> An egg cream is a NYC delight, no eggs & no cream, as somebody who lived
> in NYC, and frequented delis, I would have thought you would be familiar
> with that beverage.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg_cream
>


A proper egg cream can only be made with Foxes-U-Bet syrup. It is impossible
to get a decent one outside of NYC. If you try, most will look at you as if
you had two heads.

--
Peter

From: Bill Graham on

"Peter" <peternew(a)nospamoptonline.net> wrote in message
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> "Savageduck" <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote in message
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>
>>
>> An egg cream is a NYC delight, no eggs & no cream, as somebody who lived
>> in NYC, and frequented delis, I would have thought you would be familiar
>> with that beverage.
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg_cream
>>
>
>
> A proper egg cream can only be made with Foxes-U-Bet syrup. It is
> impossible to get a decent one outside of NYC. If you try, most will look
> at you as if you had two heads.
>
> --
> Peter

Nonsense! You can get it right here: http://www.bizrate.com/foxs-ubet-syrup/

(Google knows all.....)

From: Bill Graham on

"Peter" <peternew(a)nospamoptonline.net> wrote in message
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> "Bill Graham" <weg9(a)comcast.net> wrote in message
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>>
>
>>
>> weg9 says: I don't know what an egg cream is, but the things they sell
>> out West that they call "Ice Cream Sodas" are terrible. They don't know
>> that you have to mix the chocolate syrup with a bit of ice cream before
>> you put in the soda water.....they just mix the soda water with the syrup
>> and then add the ice cream afterward. This is classic, "incorrect" when
>> it comes to making ice cream sodas.....I am afraid that it is a lost
>> art......
>
>
> It is not a lost art, here on the Isle of Long.
>
> --
> Peter

I am happy if that is true.....With things like this, one never knows
whether the problem is time or distance....That is, has the "art" been lost
everywhere, or is it just lost where I happen to be.....

From: Peter on
"Bill Graham" <weg9(a)comcast.net> wrote in message
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> "Peter" <peternew(a)nospamoptonline.net> wrote in message
> news:4b3c0ab2$1$19467$8f2e0ebb(a)news.shared-secrets.com...
>> "Savageduck" <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote in message
>> news:2009123016311093099-savageduck1(a)REMOVESPAMmecom...
>>
>>>
>>> An egg cream is a NYC delight, no eggs & no cream, as somebody who lived
>>> in NYC, and frequented delis, I would have thought you would be familiar
>>> with that beverage.
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg_cream
>>>
>>
>>
>> A proper egg cream can only be made with Foxes-U-Bet syrup. It is
>> impossible to get a decent one outside of NYC. If you try, most will look
>> at you as if you had two heads.
>>
>> --
>> Peter
>
> Nonsense! You can get it right here:
> http://www.bizrate.com/foxs-ubet-syrup/
>
> (Google knows all.....)


You can get the ingredients, but not the finished product.

--
Peter