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Thomas Nofsinger

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Jul 26, 2003, 9:09:35 PM7/26/03
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Speedy Gonalzesses Receipes
Virginia Beach, VA


Hot Sauce:
1 #10can Tomato Paste & #10can water
1/2 cup Red pepper powder
1/4 cup Jalapenos miniced
1/2 cup Black pepper
1/8 cup Salt

Encherito Sause:
1 #10can Tomato Paste & #10can water
3/4 cup Chili powder
1/4 cup Black pepper
1/4 cup Salt
1/8 cup Garlic miniced

Chile:
1 #10can Tomato Paste & #10can water
3lbs cooked and ground pinto beans
2 handfuls of onions
1 sauce pan cooked meat (whatever size that pan is)
1 cup chile powder
1/8 cup garlic
1 cup green peppers

Cheese Dip:
2 lbs Cheese - process cheese
suggestion American, Velveeta, Land of Lakes pepper/mexican, pepperjack
1 cup Onions miniced
1 cup Mayonoise
2 cup warm water
1/2 cup Hot peppers miniced
1/8 teaspoon Black peppers

Beans:
25lbs washed Pinto Beans
1/4 cup Black pepper
1/3 cup Red pepper
1/8 cup Garlic
2 Large White Onions
3/4 cup salt
cook about 2 hours
cool 1 hour, then grind

Meat:
50lbs meat
1/3white container onions (whatever size that is)
slow cook, remove grease
3/4 cup salt
1/2 cup black pepper
1/8 cup garlic

Rice:
2 cups rice
pinch of salt
8 cups water
cook at low heat
add sauce

Thomas Nofsinger

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Jul 27, 2003, 6:59:43 AM7/27/03
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Not a joke.
Those are the recipes of a taco stand
that was in Virginia Beach, VA for
over 30 years. The man made is living
with those. They tasted pretty good.

Speedy Gonalzesses Receipes


Steve Wertz wrote:
> These are a joke, right?
>
> -sw

Jack Schidt®

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Jul 27, 2003, 9:17:17 AM7/27/03
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"Steve Wertz" <swe...@fastmail.micronesia> wrote in message
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> These are a joke, right?
>
> -sw


Great minds.....those recipes are to Mexican cuisine what color by numbers
is to art. "speedy gonzalez" indeed.

Jack


Thomas Nofsinger

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Jul 27, 2003, 1:28:14 PM7/27/03
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That's what I got from an employee about 20 years ago.
What is it missing?

The recipe I use is the Cheese Dip one.
The others make too much. But I know
people "off the street" loved them.

Steve Wertz wrote:


> On Sun, 27 Jul 2003 06:59:43 -0400, Thomas Nofsinger
> <tin...@comcast.net> wrote:
>
>
>>Not a joke.
>>Those are the recipes of a taco stand
>>that was in Virginia Beach, VA for
>>over 30 years. The man made is living
>>with those. They tasted pretty good.
>
>

> Most of those, uh, 'recipes' are incomplete anyway.
>
> -sw

A1 Hot Food Group

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Jul 27, 2003, 3:40:21 PM7/27/03
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"Mexican cuisine", is derived for the most part, from just poor common people cooking food that taste good to themselves and family, and has a Mexican heritage. Get your nose out of the clouds, not everyone is a master chef or a master painter. If painting by numbers satisfies a person, then that is all that counts. Everyone should be free to express themselves in anyway they wish as long as they don't harm anyone!!! If a person made a living with these recipes for 30 years, someone liked them. I think that is proof the person knew what he was doing.
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Jim Lane

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Jul 27, 2003, 6:16:18 PM7/27/03
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Either that or it speaks to the relative ignorance of the customers. In
some places, Taco Bell is considered the standard.


jim

Shelora

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Jul 27, 2003, 6:55:24 PM7/27/03
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What happened to the man and what happened to the taco stand?
S

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Thomas Nofsinger

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Jul 27, 2003, 7:31:12 PM7/27/03
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There is a difference between feeding the masses
and winning awards ;-)

Thomas Nofsinger

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Jul 27, 2003, 8:15:19 PM7/27/03
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Shelora wrote:

> What happened to the man and what happened to the taco stand?
> S
>

Greetings,
The Guy's first name was Dale. At one time he had SIX
"Speedy Gonzales" fast food Restaurants in the
Norfolk/Virginia Beach area. I was a regular there
while I was in the Navy in 1982. Before I got out of
the Navy I thought about reproducing his success when
I went back to Wisconsin after my enlistment was up.
I got an employee to give the recipes.

Well, I ended up working in Dallas Texas after I got
out of the Navy, working for Dow Jones & Co. Opening
a mexican fast food restaurant in Dallas is a bad idea.
So I never did anything with the recipes, except make
cheese dip for parties.

A couple of years ago I went back to Virginia Beach
to see Dale and have some "Speedy Gonzales". I learned
that after 35 years of owning "Speedy Gonzales" he
retired and moved to someplace in North Carolina, and
taken up HAM Radio as a hobby. The properties he had
were sold for a little more than $5 million. There are
no more "Speedy Gonzales".

He may still be alive. While cleaning out old boxes I
found these old recipes, and while I'm not going to use
them, I thought I'd post them to pass them on.


Helen C.

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Jul 27, 2003, 8:34:35 PM7/27/03
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ensen...@yahoo.com (Jim Lane) wrote:
<snip>
"Either that or it speaks to the relative ignorance of the customers. In
some places, Taco Bell is considered the standard."
<snip>
////////

Hey, I'll have you know that Taco Bell was considered way cool in the
60's and even though it wasn't home made, it wasn't half bad when you
were at the beach and need something quick to eat. Sure isn't the same
anymore.....

Sincerely, Helen

Jack Schidt®

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Jul 27, 2003, 10:28:20 PM7/27/03
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"A1 Hot Food Group" <a1ho...@HOT.rr.com> wrote in message
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"Mexican cuisine", is derived for the most part, from just poor common
people cooking food that taste good to themselves and family, and has a
Mexican heritage. Get your nose out of the clouds, not everyone is a master
chef or a master painter. If painting by numbers satisfies a person, then
that is all that counts. Everyone should be free to express themselves in
anyway they wish as long as they don't harm anyone!!! If a person made a
living with these recipes for 30 years, someone liked them. I think that is
proof the person knew what he was doing.


Ok, so enjoy your trip to Taco Bell, amigo.

Jack


Jim Lane

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Jul 28, 2003, 2:13:07 AM7/28/03
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Yea, I know about that. I think I first ate at a TB in 1963 just up from
Windansea. Everything was 29 cents.


jim

Rich McCormack

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Jul 28, 2003, 9:23:58 AM7/28/03
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A1 Hot Food Group wrote:

[snip]

> Everyone should
> be free to express themselves in anyway they wish as long as they

> don't harm anyone!!! ...

I gotta admit to being skeptical at first about someone posting to
the group as "A1 Hot Food Group." Then, a couple of days ago you
post a recipe for Pico de Gallo using jicama and oranges. And now,
it appears you lean to the libertarian side. Guess you're OK after
all... :-)

--
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by the individual who can labor in freedom.

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Smitty Jagermanjenson

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Jul 28, 2003, 1:43:01 PM7/28/03
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"A1 Hot Food Group" <a1ho...@HOT.rr.com> wrote in message
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"Mexican cuisine", is derived for the most part, from just poor common
people cooking food that taste good to themselves and family, and has a
Mexican heritage.

The recipes listed were obviously not from anybody with any mexican
heritage. They were gringo-ized east-coast interpretations even worse that
what you will get at some of the great big chains. Your defense of these
recipes calls into question you knowledge of Mexican cuisine at all.

>Get your nose out of the clouds, not everyone is a master chef or a master
painter. If painting by numbers satisfies a person, then that is all that
counts. Everyone should be free to express themselves in anyway they wish as
long as they don't harm anyone!!!

Fine, but don't try to call finger painting fine art.

> If a person made a living with these recipes for 30 years, someone liked
them. I think that is proof the person knew what he was doing.

It's more proof that his customers had no idea what mexican food is in the
least.

Thomas Nofsinger

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Jul 30, 2003, 10:35:12 PM7/30/03
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Its most likely true. But the masses have a different value.
Moreover, I fine that Dales's wife Janet does have a store
still open, this may mean that Dale is dead:

Speedy Gonzales
7483 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA 23505

So try it before you ........ it.

sirtho...@gmail.com

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Dec 3, 2019, 3:14:58 PM12/3/19
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Thank you so much for these recipes. I miss my combo burritos from Speedys

charliew...@gmail.com

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Jan 22, 2020, 11:00:52 AM1/22/20
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👍👍👍

phinney...@gmail.com

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Apr 21, 2020, 9:18:00 PM4/21/20
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Thank you for sharing. They were. Staple in the early 80’s.
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Christal Bowman

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Mar 2, 2021, 10:20:13 PM3/2/21
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I don't know what made me think of Speedy Gonzales after all these years, but my dad used to take me there and I remember loving their hot sauce. I was wondering if I could find a recipe and here it is. Thank you so much.
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