Tag: Massachusetts

  • Day 4 – Signs – that you live in Mass

    Day 4 – Signs – that you live in Mass

    Beef. Sirloin. Tips. This cut of meat DOES NOT EXIST. But there it is. Invented and wildly consumed, only in this great state of Massachusetts. SPOILER ALERT: “Sirloin tips”, designed to mimic true “steak tips” (still mysterious, but actual trimmings from an actual filet), are nothing more than a fatty sirloin cut into strips. People…

  • Day 9 – Quotes

    Day 9 – Quotes

    A quote from an ancestor – not one you ever heard in school. Beer was safer to drink than water at the time, so it was a very important decision by Bradford. (I learned much more about that watching How Booze Built America .)