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polarisrider1
12-04-2009, 05:49 PM
Does anybody know if Tog. lodge is having these on the appetizer menu again this yr. My riding buds just love them!

xcsks
12-06-2009, 05:46 PM
They do realize what they are eating, don't they?

polarisrider1
12-06-2009, 09:21 PM
Not at the time. 3 out of 3 threw up after I told them. lol They were peeled and deep fried. Togwotee serves them on request, if they have them. I had the onion rings instead.

evoixmrse
12-08-2009, 01:25 AM
haha so what are they?

homer2210
12-08-2009, 07:32 AM
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb195/homer2210/bull2.jpg

Rocky Mountain oysters, also known as prairie oysters, are a North American culinary name for edible offal, specifically buffalo or bull testicles. They are usually peeled, coated in flour, pepper and salt, sometimes pounded flat, then deep-fried. This delicacy is most often served as an appetizer.

It is a well-known novelty dish in parts of the American West and the Canadian Prairies where cattle ranching is prevalent and castration of young animals is common ("prairie oysters" is the preferred name in Canada, where they may be served in a demi-glace, not deep-fried).[2] In Oklahoma and North Texas, they are sometimes called calf fries but only if taken from very young bulls.[3] In Spain and many parts of Mexico they are referred to as "criadillas" and are colloquially referred to as huevos del toro (literally, "bullís eggs" but huevos is also a Spanish slang term for testicles) in Central and South America.[4] Rocky Mountain oysters are sometimes confused with lamb fries or animelles (lamb testicles), which are served in a manner similar to Rocky Mountain oysters. A few other descriptive terms, such as "cowboy caviar," "Montana tendergroins," or "swinging beef," may be used.[5]

The dish, purportedly cowboy fare,[6] is most commonly found served at festivals, such as the ones in Montana and Phoenix, Arizona, amongst ranching families, or at certain specialty eating establishments and bars.[5] Eagle, Idaho, claims to have the "World's Largest Rocky Mountain Oyster Feed" during its Eagle Fun Days (typically the first weekend in June).[7] Usually this meat product is sold frozen, as it is inconvenient to get them fresh.[8][9]

The primary goal of testicle removal is not necessarily culinary. Castration in veterinary practice and animal husbandry is common and serves a variety of purposes, including the control of breeding, the growth of skeletal muscle suitable for beef, and temperament alteration.

samc
12-08-2009, 12:53 PM
Wow - learned a lot more then I needed too. LOL

famousguy
12-08-2009, 02:02 PM
Some thing are not meant to be eaten....

polarisrider1
12-08-2009, 06:57 PM
I can't believe they ate the whole plate. Then asked.

michaeladams
12-14-2009, 05:06 PM
after watching bizarre foods,i would try them.he makes all sorts of s--- look good

homan
01-06-2010, 08:53 AM
I have had them at Togwotee. MMMMM Good! Make sure you have been to happy hour first.

polarisrider1
01-06-2010, 11:00 PM
I have had them at Togwotee. MMMMM Good! Make sure you have been to happy hour first.

We put a lot of hurt on Happy hour before ordering. Problem we had with that is it looked like we were eating 2 at a time.

jmom800x
01-09-2010, 02:38 PM
Sorry to disapoint you all but, I was just at TML in december with MomsMotorSports.Com and the menu has changed. No more oysters.....

polarisrider1
01-09-2010, 02:46 PM
Sorry to disapoint you all but, I was just at TML in december with MomsMotorSports.Com and the menu has changed. No more oysters.....

I heard from your old man that the food is excellent this year. Skylar (tog. skylar) said, New Chief, new menu. Sweet, Jacob I will be out March 21 -27 to ride with you guys. I got the cabin next to the hot tubs reserved.