Grilled Cow Tongue

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Paperback Rocker, Oct 10, 2020.

  1. Malurkey

    Malurkey Senior Stratmaster

    Messages:
    3,364
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2016
    Location:
    Netherlands
    If served in earnest I would try it. :thumb:
     
  2. TVvoodoo

    TVvoodoo Strat-Talker

    Messages:
    389
    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2019
    Location:
    Canada
    Cold beef tongue sandwich crazy tasty. A delicacy, actually.
     
    Martin Mim and Guy Named Sue like this.
  3. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Most Honored Senior Member

    Messages:
    5,066
    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2019
    Location:
    State of Disbelief
    Very timely post, given the proximity to Halloween. I'll explain. Many years ago I dated a gal who had a brick stairway with built up sides on her front porch. For Halloween she challenge me to do competing jack-o'-lanterns to set on opposite sides of the porch so that trick or treaters would have to walk between them on the way in.

    For mine, I purchased a small, (but still large), calf tongue. The I rolled it up, put toothpicks in it to hold it rolled up and put it in the freezer overnight. Come trick or treat time on halloween, around dusk, I set the tongue into my jack-o'-lantern. It being cool at night that time of year, over the course of a few hours the tongue defrosted slowly and grew longer and longer.

    Naturally, kids being what they are, they had to touch it on the way up...the reactions of them, and their handlers was a thing to behold. "ewww..it' real!!" When asked about it, I simply told them it belonged to one of the trick or treaters who asked too many questions...:cool:
     
  4. Stevn

    Stevn Strat-Talker

    Age:
    66
    Messages:
    480
    Joined:
    May 31, 2017
    Location:
    Oxnard, CA
    uhhh. You can have mine.
     
  5. Stevn

    Stevn Strat-Talker

    Age:
    66
    Messages:
    480
    Joined:
    May 31, 2017
    Location:
    Oxnard, CA
    Squid is pretty good
    Octopi are too intelligent to eat, like porpoises and dogs.
     
  6. Stonetone

    Stonetone Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    53
    Messages:
    3,096
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2019
    Location:
    Mean Streets
    Well What About G'agh ?

    [​IMG]
     
    clydethecat likes this.
  7. nuculer terrist

    nuculer terrist Senior Stratmaster

    Messages:
    3,615
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2014
    Location:
    center of the mind
    Yes! There's a few taco stands around here that offer it, and its pretty tasty. I dont know if I would do a whole tongue in a dutch oven like a roast, but what I've had has been good. I do remember seeing tongues in the grocery stores alongside the other meats like tripe.
     
    Martin Mim likes this.
  8. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Dr. Stratster Silver Member

    Age:
    79
    Messages:
    15,609
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2010
    Location:
    Peardale CA
    The inside can be quite good...
    But grilled
    Not so sure...
    Make it tough...
    We had it often when we had our farms 40s N 50s
    But
    Here's what I really remember...
    The skin is great bait...
    Sunnies N Bass could not get it off the hook...
    Fish an entire entire hour with one strip....

    Eating

    Ma would pickle them...
    Quite like pork knuckles n feet....

    Nothing wrong with tongue...
    If ya kill it
    Ya better eat it...
     
  9. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Do it or screw it.

    Messages:
    15,573
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2014
    Location:
    Hurst, TX
    Great post, that's a good life
     
    Mansonienne and Martin Mim like this.
  10. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Do it or screw it.

    Messages:
    15,573
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2014
    Location:
    Hurst, TX
    That's candy, riiiiiigggghhhhtttt??????
     
  11. Sarnodude

    Sarnodude Senior Stratmaster

    Messages:
    4,970
    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2015
    Location:
    Mukilteo
    I've eaten it before when I was a kid. It's the toughest meat around, almost impossible to chew.
    Maybe if it was tenderized properly?
     
  12. Stonetone

    Stonetone Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    53
    Messages:
    3,096
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2019
    Location:
    Mean Streets

    Uhmmm no Not exactly lol
     
  13. bsman

    bsman Strat-O-Master

    Messages:
    935
    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2014
    Location:
    Santa Clara
    unless it's boiled, it needs to be sliced paper thin - then it is tender and delicious. I don't care whether you call it lengua and put it in a taco or tongue and put it on rye bread with mustard; my answer is "yes, please!"
     
  14. albala

    albala Most Honored Senior Member

    Messages:
    9,029
    Joined:
    May 10, 2012
    Location:
    Hilton Head, South Carolina
    I used to eat tongue, before I realized it was actually tongue
     
    Paperback Rocker likes this.
  15. soulman969

    soulman969 Senior Stratmaster

    Messages:
    2,853
    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2016
    Location:
    Denver, CO
    I would not eat one Sam I Am. The only tongue I want on my food is my own.
     
    Zzzzz, Paperback Rocker and albala like this.
  16. Mouse

    Mouse The Knees of Rock

    Age:
    53
    Messages:
    21,360
    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2012
    Location:
    New Jersey
    It's not bad but yeah, the mouth feel of the taste buds can be a bit off putting for some. It's meat. No more gross than eating any other cow flesh.
     
    Martin Mim, tery and Paperback Rocker like this.
  17. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Do it or screw it.

    Messages:
    15,573
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2014
    Location:
    Hurst, TX
    That was really juicy, while some of it was stringy and lean.

    Is the juicy part of it fatty????
     
  18. Stratoman10

    Stratoman10 Dr. Stratster Silver Member

    Messages:
    12,861
    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2015
    Location:
    Va. Beach, Va
  19. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Censored

    Messages:
    25,939
    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2015
    Location:
    Terra Incognita
    It's all one huge muscle, no fat. Just lean meat. Cook it the way you'd cook lean meat and the result will be delicious.
     
    Martin Mim and Paperback Rocker like this.
  20. henderman

    henderman Most Honored Senior Member

    Messages:
    9,585
    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2013
    Location:
    largo,fl
    i have never enjoyed biting my tongue figuratively or litteraly so i will not bite on another unless i'm starving!

    and my apolagies for the times i did not but should have...
     
    Zzzzz likes this.