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Old 12-03-2019, 04:20 PM
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I predict a PANIC in the streets. (this is just not fair)


DIL was going to Walmart. I told her to get me a few things. One of these things were 'Steak-ums'
These are very thin frozen pieces of beef. It takes about 2 seconds to heat in a saute' pan. A steak sammich in mere minutes. I love them (as much as Corndogs? No.) I wanted them 'Steak-ums'
DIL reports Walmart will not carry them anymore. Seems I'm the only freakin' person in the whole freakin' world who bought them.
I'm in a PANIC!!
Never seen them in any grocery store I've been to.
Not fair Walmart. Not fair!!
I may picket and boycott....oh, But first I gotta go in Walmart to get poster making supplies(I may need some other things too, since I'm going anyway)
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DIL reports Walmart will not carry them anymore.
Just that Walmart, or all Walmarts?
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Just that Walmart, or all Walmarts?
Not sure. I'm going to Texarkana Weds. I'm gonna look at Sam's club.
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The Steak-umm was from chopped and formed emulsified meat product that is comprised of beef trimmings left over after an animal is slaughtered and all of the primary cuts, such as tenderloin, filet, and rib eye, are removed, Judge Lawrence Stengel wrote. The emulsified meat is pressed into a loaf and sliced, frozen, and packaged.
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Old 12-03-2019, 04:35 PM
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The manufacturer's website has a page to locate the vendor nearest to your ZIP code:

https://www.steakumm.com/locator

Amazon has a couple of brands of "Philly seasoned beef sandwich slices".
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In other news, I got a email today informing me that Sonic was having 50 cent corndogs tomorrow.
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IME, minus the words "all the," the word "trimmings" by itself is seldom indicative of good eats.
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In other news, I got a email today informing me that Sonic was having 50 cent corndogs tomorrow.
Is that true? Are you toying with me?
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No he ain't: https://www.eatdrinkdeals.com/sonic-...sonic-coupons/

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I'm still hung up on "emulsified."


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Sounds like the filler in frankfurters. A patty-shaped sausage or finely-minced patty.
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Some may cal! It pink slime. I call it lunch.
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Forty years ago, when I was a schoolkid, sandwiches made with Steak-umms were a regular after-school snack. (At another point, the go-to snack was little pseudo pizzas made with English muffins, jarred pizza sauce and shredded cheese.)
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IME, minus the words "all the," the word "trimmings" by itself is seldom indicative of good eats.
When I was in business school, we had a guest lecturer in our market research class: the director of market research at Oscar Mayer.

At the end of the lecture, he asked the class for questions. My friend asked, "So, what do you really put in the hot dogs?"

His answer was, I swear: "Ohh, good stuff. Stuff you'd eat. Meat."

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I'm still hung up on "emulsified."


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"Emulsified" doesn't necessarily mean it's all nasty stuff. I've made emulsified sausages and loafs here. It's basically just meat really finely ground into a paste with fat, like hot dogs, mortadella, pate, bologna, gyros cones, etc. I mean, sure, in this case it's trimmings, but, on its own, "emulsified meat" does not mean anything disgusting.
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I want steak-ums!
Stoopid Walmart!
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I happened to have the Walmart grocery app open and according to that, Steak-ums are still available here. But to me they are an unholy combination of expensive and bland, so I haven't bought any in years.

If you want something quick, Walmart (and other groceries) also sell packages of Hormel Slow Simmered Beef Roast Au Jus. Not the healthiest thing on the planet, but it comes fully cooked so you can just heat it up and it makes some pretty righteous cheesesteak or French dip sandwiches. Their Herb Rubbed Italian Style beef roast is better/healthier, but not as easy to come by, at least here.
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My Walmart app shows them. But it also says 'not in stock'
DIL assured me she asked an employee who was stacking 'hot pockets' where they moved them to. He called someone else. This person had a price gun. Apparently this device told her there weren't any and they would not be there anymore.
Bad move Walmart. Beck ain't happy.()
Think I'll call Corporate HQ.
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My Walmart app shows them. But it also says 'not in stock'
Iffn you're gonna order some online, go with the original.
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I'm with you, Becks. I mean, I've only bought them once in the last decade or so, but they were a nice, easy, convenience snack. I actually bought them because I saw them in the freezer and thought, "Steak-Ums...they still make these?" Just never got around to going back to the store I found them at.
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My local Krogers usually has beef sliced super thin. Are Steak Ums seasoned or something? Do you have a butcher nearby that could shave some beef really thin?
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Fry up some onions and jalapenos, toss in a couple Steak-Ummms and brown them, mix it all up, and throw it on a roll with some provolone and you've got a decent-enough Philly cheesesteak.
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I'm with you, Becks. I mean, I've only bought them once in the last decade or so, but they were a nice, easy, convenience snack. I actually bought them because I saw them in the freezer and thought, "Steak-Ums...they still make these?" Just never got around to going back to the store I found them at.
Steak-um suck-um.
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I forgot all about Steak-Umms, primarily because I haven't seen them in years. They don't carry them at either grocery store or at WalMart in my neck of the woods. Beckdawrek, do you have any grocery stores besides WalMart in your area? Some stores will special order for you.
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Gotchyer back, Beck. I'm not hugely into steak-ums but I certainly like my share of no-respect, no nutritional value foodstuffs. I will lift one of many fifty cent Sonic corndogs in salute to you come lunchtime tomorrow.

One possible solution for your steak-ums shortage, I'm pretty sure that the clown based international fast food burger emporium and cholesterol distributor uses something very similar for their "steak, egg and cheese bagel" sandwich. My local will sell bulk, frozen food directly from the truck to the customer at something that I'm assuming is something above their cost. This is almost certainly a violation of their franchise agreement but what the clown doesn't see, yada yada. You might sample one of their "steaks" to see if it is actually comparable and then ask if you can buy a whole case of them. You might have to buy thirty pounds of them but it may just be an option.

Failing that, look for area business that supply frozen foods to restaurants. Many will sell directly to the public if you're willing to go to their warehouse. I'll bet vital portions of my anatomy that Sysco offers something like steak-ums.
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If all else fails, find a grocery store with a real meat department with butchers and have them ultra thin slice some ribeyes for you. Super One or Albertson's in Texarkana. Vacuum pack and freeze.

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As I HAVE none I looked up Steak-ums label on google. Ingred: Beef. That's all, no seasoning or fillers.
And my favorite label stat: '0' carbs
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When you find a product you like, always buy a lifetime supply because they will stop making/carrying it.

Shoulda bought up their entire stock when you had the chance. Now they're gone forever. [insert lachrymose un-smiley here.]
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Seems like that's true.
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IME, minus the words "all the," the word "trimmings" by itself is seldom indicative of good eats.
It's not hideous.
Oh man, now I want Steak-um brand emulsified meat slurry leafs!
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I have seen some doner kebabs that were unmistakably reconstituted meat. They must get it from somewhere. Not sure what you'd do with an entire meat cone, but I guess you could freeze it. Or just go out to eat a kebab.
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Around here, there are local stores that, if you ask them to, they'll look into carrying stuff. Walmart isn't the greatest for this, but smaller local stores will do it, especially if they know you'll come in and buy a bunch. That's how I got my Lay's Stax to come back. which I now buy by the case (as they are the one thing I can eat even when my stomach issues won't let me eat anything else).

So, anyways, maybe try asking around if any nearby stores would carry them for ya.
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Fry up some onions and jalapenos, toss in a couple Steak-Ummms and brown them, mix it all up, and throw it on a roll with some provolone and you've got a decent-enough Philly cheesesteak.
I'm not from Philthadelphia, but I lived there for four long, awful years. I'd eat the sandwhich you're describing, but ffs it ain't a Philly cheesesteak.
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Not sure. I'm going to Texarkana Weds. I'm gonna look at Sam's club.
Both Walmarts in Texarkana say they are in stock.

Even the one on the Arkansas side
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It may not be the same as Steak Um's but if you have a local butcher nearby, you can have them shave a steak for you. My uncle owned a butcher shop when I was a teen. When he would get short handed or busy, the family would pitch in and help out. We would partially freeze a ribeye roast and then slice it real thin on a deli slicer. It was really good stuff and cooked up quickly in a pan. (Any steak cut would work just as well, I just remember having to do it with rib roasts.)
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It may not be the same as Steak Um's but if you have a local butcher nearby, you can have them shave a steak for you. My uncle owned a butcher shop when I was a teen. When he would get short handed or busy, the family would pitch in and help out. We would partially freeze a ribeye roast and then slice it real thin on a deli slicer. It was really good stuff and cooked up quickly in a pan. (Any steak cut would work just as well, I just remember having to do it with rib roasts.)
Yeah, that is the traditional cut for Philly steaks, as well as top round, so far as I know. I would think top sirloin would work well, too.

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A local grocery store near me sells thinly sliced round steak as a carne asada cut. I use this to make my own Philly cheese steak sandwiches. 3 slices of meat, a sweet onion slice, some thinly sliced peppers and a couple slices of provolone cooked for about 2 minutes then heaped on a warm hoagy roll. I just made myself hungry.
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Aldi has Buona Beef Italian beef in gravy for an authentic Chicago style Italian beef sandwich, just add French bread and Aldi's hot giardinera peppers. Buona isn't my favorite beef stand, but it will do.
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There used to be a competitor that had round slices so they fit a hamburg bun. Can't remember the name but I like them better then Steak-ums. Pan fried until the edges start to curl, mmmmmm.

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There used to be a competitor that had round slices so they fit a hamburg bun. Can't remember the name but I like them better then Steak-ums. Pan fried until the edges start to curl, mmmmmm.
Now you have me thinking about Hamdingers, which were canned ham patties (sort of like pre-sliced, round Spam), made by Patrick Cudahy (a Wisconsin pork producer) in the 1970s, and which became a running joke on Mystery Science Theater 3000.
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My local Krogers usually has beef sliced super thin. Are Steak Ums seasoned or something? Do you have a butcher nearby that could shave some beef really thin?
"Shaved Beef". It makes great sandwiches, but doesn't keep well. I made some last night, and it tasted bad after one night with the Kroger packaging in the refrigerator. Mrs. Plant (v.3.0) tells me it is shipped frozen.
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Are Steak Ums seasoned or something?
No, the only ingredient is beef. Which is nice for people who are trying to avoid sodium or preservatives or other stuff like that.
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