Friday, February 26, 2010

Frank's Kraut Juice

29 comments:

Commodore Jones said...

Wow! And here I was thinking, "I shoulda had a V8!"

Al Penwasser said...

When I lived in Iceland a few years back they sold cat food that was called-I swear I am NOT kidding!-"Pussy."
But, still, I don't think I could have talked myself into eating a can on You Tube.

Sean Craven said...

The idea of making mixed drinks with a beverage advertised as a laxative is terrible in a very specific way.

The missus keep using the word 'probiotic.' I bet Frank could get some mileage out of that one.

Erin O'Brien said...

Last night, I dreamt I was a lawyer. I was wearing a pants suit and the pink sparkle hat. I didn't have any shoes on. I kept thinking, a person ought to have shoes on when a person addresses a jury.

Matt Conlon said...

Where would we be without google...

http://www.Sauerkrautrecipes.com

Kraut Juice Delight
Servings: One
Submitted by Jerome J Paich, Chicago, Illinois

4 oz. Kraut juice
16 oz. Tomato juice
1 heaping tablespoon fresh horseradish
1 teaspoon of Tobasco
Pinch of salt
Stir well, no ice, serve very cold

Prep Time: Two minutes

Hiding Myself From Me said...

Wonderful. Where are you now? Locked in the bathroom !!!

Chrissy said...

All I can say is "does it have enough salt in it?' Frank must of had a vendetta against someone to invent that....lol

LimesNow said...

Laughing out loud at the desk on this dreary winter morning. I'm not sure what I appreciate more, the killer hat or the notion of a jigger-ful of Frank's in the tequila concoction that gave rise to my "Limes" moniker. Thank you for the jump start!

hoosierboy said...

That hat is terrible -- you should burn it now.

Erin O'Brien said...

Happy Friday to you too, Hoose.

Bridget Callahan said...

I saw that the other day when getting vodka mixer! I'm so glad you bought it before I did!

Also, are you antagonizing me about twilight on formspring? I can take it. But I just have a feeling it's you.

Erin O'Brien said...

Not me, Bridget. I don't know anything about formspring and I don't do anything anonymously--but kraut juice? Erin KNOW kraut juice, baby!

In all fairness, I love sauerkraut and the juice was okay, but my fear was all that salt. Two servings per can with 1770 mg of sodium per serving--YIKES!

Bridget Callahan said...

I think it would probably be good in latkes.

OR ICE CREAM.

dean said...

That hat is terrible -- you should burn it now.

Oh, I dunno. It gets rightoids all twisted into retentive little knots. That's gotta be worth something.

Once Known as The Badger said...

This is why I continue to deny both my German heritage and my origins up the lake from you (Erie, Pa). The hat's a nice touch, though.

Kirk Jusko said...

Nice editing job, which makes me wonder, did you buy two cans and drink it twice?

DogsDontPurr said...

I LOVE the hat.

Kraut juice...not so much.

I think I'm retaining water just by writing the words "kraut juice."

Erin O'Brien said...

One can, drank about 4 ounces (37 percent of my daily sodium intake, thank you very much). I am still trying to figure out iMovie and editing, but I'm gaining on it.

I need a little cam other than the one on my regular cam so I can take the Erin Show on the road.

Terrifying prospect, that.

Heidi said...

Oh.. I didn't realize it was editing... I was wondering if you were having a little psychotic moment there Erin, what with the hat and lipstick and then (gentle gag) actually drinking the stuff! (Ok Ok big gag)...

I don't think we have Kraut Juice up here in Canada... Hail Mary...

wv: inkinfra ... thought I should share that.

Tag said...

I'm thinkin' Kraut juice soda pop. Imagine the damage we could do.

Amber Tidd Murphy said...

"It's sour... and it's kraut-y."

I love you, Erin.

I just love you.

Doug said...

I suspect the juice from a jar of Claussen dills would have been a lot more enjoyable.

hoosierboy said...

I bet you could come up with a recipe using Kraut juice and this:

http://www.baconnaise.com/

Erin O'Brien said...

Does a person want to admit this? No a person does not want to admit this, but the truth is I always save the pickle juice (I cook my shrimp in beer and pickle juice with a few dribbles of hot sauce) and you will always always always find a jar of rendered bacon fat in my fridge.

Drinking a can of sauerkraut juice was not that big a leap for your humble hostess, people.

What can I say, I'm an Irish Hunky German. It's in my blood!

DogsDontPurr said...

We save pickle juice and put cut up veggies in the jar. Carrots and celery work best. And we are snobs: we only buy Bubby's pickles. You'll find them in the refrigerated section....if you're lucky enough to find a store that carries them. They are truly the best!

Elisson said...

Kraut juice and vodka. Garnish with a sour pickle chunk impaled on a toothpick. I call it the "Sergeant Schultz."

Mike said...

listen, interesting but it make a very good cream of kraut soup. my grandmothers recipe 50-50 mix of water and juice, 1 cup of milk, 2 tbsp flour, ham bone, 12 oz cubed ham, pinch of thyme and rotelli noodles. its a polish recipe from the days when they used everything. the juice was from the crock after the kraut was used up. it is actually very good. franks is the best brand. try it sometime. just dont scald the milk :)

Erin O'Brien said...

Mike, I shall try it. Thanks for the tip.

Matt Conlon said...

I had to read that about 4 times before I realized it did NOT say "a very good ice cream of..."

Cream of kraut soup sounds so much more appetizing than kraut ice cream...