Sunday, March 1, 2009

BLUE MONDAY!

Sometimes, you just crave
A White Castle or
A "Slyder".
(Well, they are so small,
you can't eat just one...)

The little burgers have
been around a very long time.

I believe they got their start 
in the 1920's.
At that time,
 they were a mere 5¢.

They are steam-grilled on
a bed of onions
and served with a pickle
on a soft steamed bun.
(We don't tell 
Jacob - the onion-hater
that part.)
The ironic part is that he LOVES them.

I think they are only available 
in a handful of states.

Do you have one near you?
If so, are you a fan?

Don't forget to visit
She's hosting this Fun
Blue Monday
event!

Robyn





29 comments:

Fifi Flowers said...

My kids LOVE White Castle... we don't have a WHite Castle nearby soooo... I have to buy them frozen ones... maybe someday they will have a real one!

Kathy's Red Door Welcome said...

I've never had one of those, you're making me hungry. They sound really delicious.Happy Blue Monday.

Cynthia said...

Robyn,
Neat nostalgic post. Is there one in the twin cities area? It's been awhile since I saw one. Cindy

Kris said...

Oh yummmm! We call them gut bombs. The little burgers taste best about 2a.m. I like mine with cheese.

Have a happy day

Kris

Smilingsal said...

I remember those from my honeymoon in 1958. Yum! I looked it up and found that although we no longer have the restaurants, the product is sold all over the place! Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday.

Cam said...

I never had those pictured, but I did have BK's Burger Shots this weekend lol. Fun blue post!

A Hint of Home said...

When I was a teen in MI we used to eat those all the time.
Brings back memories.

Sweetie said...

I've never seen any in our area. You have my mouth watering. Happy Blue Monday.
Sweetie

Elaine said...

I've never had one of these but I've heard so much about them from different friends in different states! They look so yummy!
Elaine :)

LADY JANES' EMPORIUM said...

I never had one of their burgers...but I love their fish sandwich! Happy Blue Monday to you!

♥ Kathy said...

MMMM White Castle :) Happy Blue Monday!

Life on Bonnie Lane said...

I'm sorry it has taken me so long to finally get around to visiting your blog! It's such a fun blog and I love your postings!

Can you believe I've never had a White Castle hamburger? They used to have one of their restaurants in Toledo, which is an hour away, but I think it is no longer there. Even though I'm on a diet, I would definitely be able to have one of those little burgers! They sound delicious.

Kady

ellen b said...

We always hear about White Castle out here on the West Coast. Unfortunately we don't have them here. They look really good!!

Raggedy Girl said...

We used to have Quick Way, ten little burgers for a $1.00. I have noticed that they are going back to smaller burgers which is great with me because I have never been a triple burger kind of girl.

Have a Wonderful Day
from Roberta Anne

nikkicrumpet said...

I've never had the pleasure of eating one. I also miss the In & Out burgers from the West coast...they don't have anything good out here in New England!

Elizabeth said...

We don't have White Castle, but we can buy them frozen at the grocery store. I'm sure it's not the same though.

Cathy said...

We don't have any of those little burgers where I live. I'm feeling deprived.

Melissa Wertz said...

I haven't seen one of those in forever!!! Happy Blue Monday!

xinex said...

We don't have one near us Robyn, but they sure look good....Christine

Pedaling said...

when my parents would take me to indiana to visit family- we would always make a few trips for some yummy white castle burgers! love love love them...and the frozen kind in the grocery store cannot even compare!

Gollum said...

I've got an onion hater, too. :-)
His name is Bandwith.

Robyn, Dr. G drew your name out of the punchbowl. You won a cake stand. If you would like it, just email your address.
designsbygollum@gmail.com
Congratulations!

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Oh a friend told me about these once- couldn't rave enough about how good they are!!

The Sister weekend was great! Just wish it could have lasted a little longer!!!

blessings
mary

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

I loved these when we lived in New Jersey. Haven't had one in years. You sure made me want one though. laurie

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

My husband loves White Castle burgers and now I've seen them frozen in the supermarket. Maybe not the same. but still good!

Congrats on winning Gollum's FF give away!

xinex said...

Congrats on winning at Gollum's, Robyn!...Christine

Happy To Be said...

Oh girl I so remember these from when I lived in Chicago...now we can but them here but frozen not the same..thanks for the memories...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Susan said...

I am running late. I hope you had a
Happy Blue Monday!

Susan

Jeanette said...

Oh yes, we have WC in St. Louis and we all love 'em. Actually, you either love 'em or you hate 'em. There is no in between on these little burgers.

Helen said...

Hi Robyn ... I grew up eating White Castles in the St. Louis area .... their shakes also bring back many fond memories. Bring 'em on I say, bring 'em on!