Texas omelet

Towse my.cache at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 9 18:44:29 UTC 2006

On 9/8/06, Bapopik at aol.com <Bapopik at aol.com> wrote:
> Any FACTIVA or Dallas Morning News hits for "Texas omelet"? Any forthcoming
> DARE entry?
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> _http://www.barrypopik.com/index.php/new_york_city/entry/texas_omelet/_
> (http://www.barrypopik.com/index.php/new_york_city/entry/texas_omelet/)
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> A "Texas omelet" consists of eggs, onion, chili, tomato, and cheese. The
> term  is somewhat new (1970s) and recipes vary.

Try checking AMERICA COOKS, a cookbook from the Hardwick Stove
Company, Cleveland, TN. 1946

According to an eBay listing, "TheCookBook American [sic] Cooks has
recipes from all over the county from a Texas Omelet to Honey Spiece
cake. Inside are more photos of the 1946 ranges."

[ref: <http://cgi.ebay.com/EXCELLENT-1946-GAS-RANGE-COOKBOOK-ETHNIC_W0QQitemZ230025677974QQcmdZViewItem>]

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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