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(Huffington Post)   To honor Col. Sanders' Southern heritage, KFC Japan unveils Colonel's Bacon Potato Fritters - mashed potatoes mixed with bacon bits, herbs, and sour cream before being battered and deep-fried. Surprisingly, they don't top it with a Confederate flag   (huffingtonpost.com) divider line 68
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2012-09-25 01:12:49 AM  
sounds like Japanese croquettes
 
2012-09-25 04:19:11 AM  
I have to admit I'd try them.
 
2012-09-25 04:53:41 AM  
that sounds really gross
 
2012-09-25 04:55:20 AM  
What's with the number at the bottom?
63559 served? Or is that the calories?
 
2012-09-25 04:59:50 AM  
How much to overnight me a dozen?
 
2012-09-25 05:09:18 AM  
Oh MY GOD.

I'm hungry now... Add some cheese and we have the best deep fried product ever.
 
2012-09-25 05:17:42 AM  
KFC in Japan isn't bad. My beef is why the fark they put a hole through their biscuits?!?
 
2012-09-25 05:18:29 AM  
That sounds... GLORIOUS.
 
2012-09-25 05:19:32 AM  
Surprisingly, they don't top it with a Confederate flag

Why would they? More soldiers from Kentucky fought for the Union than the CSA, and the only military Harlan served in was that of the USA.
 
2012-09-25 05:20:47 AM  

Satanus Maximus: KFC in Japan isn't bad. My beef is why the fark they put a hole through their biscuits?!?


Maybe to cook faster?
 
2012-09-25 05:22:21 AM  
Potato Pancakes with bacon mixed in. . .to the kitchen!
 
2012-09-25 05:24:48 AM  

Satanus Maximus: KFC in Japan isn't bad. My beef is why the fark they put a hole through their biscuits?!?



Tentacle hole.
 
2012-09-25 05:30:20 AM  
Sounds better than the bullshiat they fry for the Chicken Festival where I live. They want $10 a plate for a piece of chicken and a biscuit. fark them,I can make that shiat in my own kitchen for maybe at the most a $1.50 a plate and that plate includes two sides,the chicken and the biscuit.

/At the lovely Sanders stage,that rattles the windows in my apt,last year I saw people clapping. I get curious and go to look at the stage. There isn't anyone on it. Those brain dead bastards were clapping for the radio that was on between the scheduled shiat.
//I'm done ranting.
 
2012-09-25 05:34:32 AM  

othmar: that sounds really gross


You don't know what you're talking about.
 
2012-09-25 05:44:12 AM  
Wait until they hear about the Waffle House and smothered and covered hash browns.

Man, I am so hungry now. BRB
 
2012-09-25 05:49:36 AM  
Those actually look really good.
 
2012-09-25 05:52:38 AM  

Coelacanth: Satanus Maximus: KFC in Japan isn't bad. My beef is why the fark they put a hole through their biscuits?!?

Maybe to cook faster?


Plausible, but I'm going with the tentacle hole theory.
 
2012-09-25 06:07:33 AM  
Ow, my heart!
 
2012-09-25 06:33:43 AM  
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No. NO! It's...it's...THE COLONEL!
 
2012-09-25 06:45:54 AM  
That doesn't sound horrible, but I figure the batter is so rich I'll be nauseous after the first bite. It is a far cry from the failure pile in a sadness bowl.
 
2012-09-25 06:54:52 AM  

cynicalbastard: Surprisingly, they don't top it with a Confederate flag

Why would they? More soldiers from Kentucky fought for the Union than the CSA, and the only military Harlan served in was that of the USA.


Never underestimate the ignorance of subby.
 
2012-09-25 07:13:39 AM  

oi_piss_me_off: sounds like Japanese croquettes


Great, now I'm craving chicken croquettes dipped in gravy and drooling over myself. Time to check the fridge.
 
2012-09-25 07:34:45 AM  
Wow, the "confederate flag" joke was hilarious. That never, ever gets old. It remains funny every time it is referenced, no matter how many times I hear it. Very clever and witty, submitter. I hope no one ever comes up with a new, fresh joke with which to generalize southerners.
 
2012-09-25 07:54:26 AM  

cynicalbastard: Surprisingly, they don't top it with a Confederate flag

Why would they? More soldiers from Kentucky fought for the Union than the CSA, and the only military Harlan served in was that of the USA.


. . . . 'cause Subby is an ignorant Yankee troll who strangely associates a fast food croquette with Southerners.
 
2012-09-25 07:55:05 AM  
Used this instead?

us.123rf.com
 
2012-09-25 08:05:32 AM  
I want to go to there.
 
2012-09-25 08:32:27 AM  

othmar: that sounds really gross


AbbeySomeone: I have to admit I'd try them.


Interestingly, these two statements do not contradict each other. At least not for me.
 
2012-09-25 09:06:08 AM  
HOW DID THE JAPANESE COME UP WITH THIS?

Are the Americian's losing thier touch?

Would try, sounds tasty.
 
2012-09-25 09:19:22 AM  

GORDON: I hope no one ever comes up with a new, fresh joke with which to generalize southerners.



Here you go...
 
2012-09-25 09:24:11 AM  
Sorry, as I was saying, you were looking for a new champion of the South. Here ya go.

media.salon.com
 
2012-09-25 09:24:50 AM  
If any KFC establishments near me were to give this a shot, it might be worth my while to visit them.

As it is, however, my patronage belongs solely to www.bojangles.com 

/five restaurants in Maryland, all in PGC
 
2012-09-25 09:40:14 AM  

cynicalbastard: Surprisingly, they don't top it with a Confederate flag

Why would they? More soldiers from Kentucky fought for the Union than the CSA, and the only military Harlan served in was that of the USA.


Not to mention that being made a "Kentucky Colonel" is a purely honorary thing, and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels is a charitible civic organization.



/Do these deep-fried heart-attack nuggets come with gravy?
 
Biv
2012-09-25 09:48:35 AM  

give me doughnuts: cynicalbastard: Surprisingly, they don't top it with a Confederate flag

Why would they? More soldiers from Kentucky fought for the Union than the CSA, and the only military Harlan served in was that of the USA.

Not to mention that being made a "Kentucky Colonel" is a purely honorary thing, and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels is a charitible civic organization.



/Do these deep-fried heart-attack nuggets come with gravy?


If not, there will be deep fried Hell to pay.
 
2012-09-25 09:54:29 AM  
Surprised no one has posted it yet but...

soshable.com
 
2012-09-25 10:06:56 AM  

Satanus Maximus: KFC in Japan isn't bad. My beef is why the fark they put a hole through their biscuits?!?


Satanus Maximus: KFC in Japan isn't bad. My beef is why the fark they put a hole through their biscuits?!?


How do they put a hole throught their biscuits?
 
2012-09-25 10:21:15 AM  

yookaloco: Surprised no one has posted it yet but...

[soshable.com image 500x313]


images3.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2012-09-25 10:23:17 AM  
Southern heritage? Well... I suppose he DID grow up in the southern part of Indiana.
farm6.staticflickr.com

The first Kentucky Fried Chicken that stayed in business was in northern part of the state but... uh... Utah's in the South West, right?
farm6.staticflickr.com
 
2012-09-25 10:27:31 AM  
They article lost me when they fried it.

I use butter and sour cream when I make mashed potatoes, and they are excellent. The bacon sounds good too, but that would add a lot of work just frying a couple pieces of bacon just to chop-up and mix into potatoes.
 
2012-09-25 10:32:11 AM  
Kentucky was not part of the confederacy it was neutral during the war thus no confederate flag is needed. Sad knowledge of history.
 
2012-09-25 10:33:44 AM  

madgonad: They article lost me when they fried it.

I use butter and sour cream when I make mashed potatoes, and they are excellent. The bacon sounds good too, but that would add a lot of work just frying a couple pieces of bacon just to chop-up and mix into potatoes.


At this point it's basically a sour cream bacon tot.

Which still sounds delicious.
 
Biv
2012-09-25 10:36:38 AM  
Japanese fast food trifecta in play?
 
2012-09-25 10:43:27 AM  
s3-media2.ak.yelpcdn.com

3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-09-25 10:45:47 AM  
A quote from the ole Col. Sanders....

im to drunk to taste this chicken
 
2012-09-25 10:59:19 AM  
Ever since The Colonel stopped doing random inspections and driving away with the pressure cookers of KFC's that weren't up to snuff, the chain has gone downhill. I would not eat at one. Bojangles is currently the best of the chicken places.
 
2012-09-25 11:04:24 AM  

BMFPitt: Used this instead?

[us.123rf.com image 400x300]


you know, we were like rly insensitive to the Japanese dudes during ww2. what did they do to deserve Americans occupying the're country?! occupation is wrong.

imagine if we were like invaded by foreigners who don't speak or language, like we'd want to fight back to.

just becuz they sneak attacked pearl harbor on 9/11, that doesn't give us the rite to nuke them.

/wut me? subby? not really
/ bacon, fried, etc is wrong? that's a load of rich creamery butter
 
2012-09-25 11:19:50 AM  

Satanus Maximus: Coelacanth: Satanus Maximus: KFC in Japan isn't bad. My beef is why the fark they put a hole through their biscuits?!?

Maybe to cook faster?

Plausible, but I'm going with the tentacle hole theory.


Ask Dr. Ruth then get off my lawn.
 
2012-09-25 11:28:05 AM  
Memo to subby: Harland Sanders was born in Indiana...(they were part of the Union). He opened his first restaurant in Kentucky (which was a neutral state) so the whole confederate flag reference shows that you're dumb, too lazy to do a bit of research or failed at trolling.
 
2012-09-25 11:44:32 AM  

cynicalbastard: Surprisingly, they don't top it with a Confederate flag


aht.seriouseats.com

/agrees
 
2012-09-25 11:51:18 AM  

lake_huron: othmar: that sounds really gross

AbbeySomeone: I have to admit I'd try them.

Interestingly, these two statements do not contradict each other. At least not for me.


That reminds me of the double down. It sounded gross, but I had to try it. Wasn't bad, but waaayyyy too salty.

upload.wikimedia.org
 
2012-09-25 11:55:09 AM  

Bronzemom: Kentucky was not part of the confederacy it was neutral during the war thus no confederate flag is needed. Sad knowledge of history.


As of 1861, both Kentucky and Missouri had stars on the flag, in spite of both states not actually seceding.
 
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