Originally Posted by Yachtzee
They eat a lot of other stuff that makes goetta seem like haute cuisine though. Ever try Beuschl? How about Schmalzbrot? I've always been under the belief that goetta was concocted by German settlers to resemble something similar from the homeland, but with American ingredients. Kind of like how Irish Americans substituted corned beef for the Irish back bacon they couldn't find here in the US.
I haven't had Beuschl yet, but I've had plenty of Schmalzbrot.
And you're pretty much right about goetta.