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Mar 29, 2010
 
Can anyone recall the name of two restaurants that served Mexicans(either hotdogs or hamburgers) in the 1940's & 50s? One was on Mohawk Street past the railroad tracks and the other was on route 5 across from the country club. Does anyone know the original recipe using tomatoes, peppers, and oil? I anxiously await your "serving Mexicans" wisecracks.
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Constableville, NY

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#2
Mar 29, 2010
 
manleys drive-in and dougs drive-in
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Mar 29, 2010
 
I dont know what kind of tomatoes or peppers, but the oil was used ;veddol ##30 non-det,
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Oneida, NY

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#4
Mar 29, 2010
 
who's got the best Mexican hot hamburgers now?

Chet's was the best but they recently took them off the menu.

Donna's has them, but they are only OK nothing special and barely spicy.

Where else?

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Tully, NY

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#5
Mar 29, 2010
 
hola que tal wrote:
who's got the best Mexican hot hamburgers now?
Chet's was the best but they recently took them off the menu.
Donna's has them, but they are only OK nothing special and barely spicy.
Where else?
Crossway's in Ilion has them - the old Tepee recipe.
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#6
Mar 29, 2010
 
I would love the reciepe on the west coast

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Mar 29, 2010
 
Crazy And Love It wrote:
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Crossway's in Ilion has them - the old Tepee recipe.
didn't the teepee just pour chili sauce on a hamburger and call it a mexican?

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Tully, NY

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Mar 29, 2010
 
calmn cents wrote:
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didn't the teepee just pour chili sauce on a hamburger and call it a mexican?
ummmm, no

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Mar 29, 2010
 
Crazy And Love It wrote:
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ummmm, no
i must be thinking of another place. describe a teepee mexican

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Tully, NY

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#10
Mar 29, 2010
 
Not exactly sure what they put in the hamburg, maybe onions, peppers and hot sauce? Actually, I have never eaten what people around the valley call mexican hots. Only mexican hots we ever ate were the ones from the old Brownie's in Amsterdam and they were not made with hamburg.
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Mar 29, 2010
 

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it took two days to make the sauce and cool it down. Veronica made it for years. Lasted about a week depending how busy it was. I think Nancy makes it at Crosway's and I also heard Al has it in Frankfort at his son's place.
Yea make the Papa or Mama burger, add sauce and more onions. whalaa Mexican (get it)

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Tully, NY

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Mar 29, 2010
 
worked there wrote:
it took two days to make the sauce and cool it down. Veronica made it for years. Lasted about a week depending how busy it was. I think Nancy makes it at Crosway's and I also heard Al has it in Frankfort at his son's place.
Yea make the Papa or Mama burger, add sauce and more onions. whalaa Mexican (get it)
Yeah, Nancy made it for Crossway's when she worked there, now Jim has recipe. They do sound rather good, maybe I'll have to try one.
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Oneida, NY

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Mar 29, 2010
 
worked there wrote:
I also heard Al has it in Frankfort at his son's place.
Which place in Frankfort would that be? thx.
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#14
Mar 29, 2010
 
The Manley recipe is in the St. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox cookbook. When I get home,I'll post it. I made 4 batches for Christmas -2 were mild and 2 were hot- gifts. They were a hit. Several people asked for another jar!
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#15
Mar 29, 2010
 
I worked at the teepee many years ago and made a lot of mexicans...never thought I'd want to see another one but now I wish I had the original recipe. Helped make it many times but never actually knew the recipe.
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Constableville, NY

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#16
Mar 29, 2010
 
Doug's drive Inn just west of Whitcombs on Rt. 5, Little Falls
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Mar 29, 2010
 
a hot Mexican
she gave me the "do me" look
just add Spanish Fly

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hot chili peppers
onions and tabasco sauce
add crushed tomatoes
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#18
Mar 30, 2010
 
Ive had a lot of different mexicans and make a pretty good one myself, The best mexicans were at the little burger stand behind Loviers Dairy. It was a sauce that was put on top of a burger. We rode snowmobiles to the Salisbury snowmobile club this winter and had a good mexican there but someone said they close all summer. The food there was very good but they are out in the boondocks.

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Schenectady, NY

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#19
Mar 30, 2010
 
Does the Village Market still sell the prepared mexican hamburger mix? It was the BEST!
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Rockland, ME

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#20
Mar 30, 2010
 
Been a While wrote:
Does the Village Market still sell the prepared mexican hamburger mix? It was the BEST!
Yes they do and they are the best!:)~

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