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Boy does this bring back memories, my Dad served in the Navy and Mom used to make this for him all the time as he loved it and what a great way to stretch a dollar when they were raising 5 girls. The only thing she did differant was used a jar of dried beef and that's what I did as it's what I had. We always had it over toast, YUM!! But DH wanted biscuits so that's what I did using Light and Tasty Biscuits so simple and so good, thanks for posting and bringing back some great memories. Oh and when using the chipped beef, no need for salt as it's salty enough
I had never had SoS before but thought it sounded easy and good. It was very easy to make, and quick. However, my family had to add quite a bit of salt, though that's probably just personal taste.
I haven't cooked your's, but when I was going through I thought I would see if anyone made it the way I was raised to make it, and I found your's. My father adds an onion to the ground beef while it's cooking, I had never done that before, but his is really flavorful that way, it's nice to see good ol' fashioned SOS is still around, my kids just love it, and boy does it stretch when you don't have much in the fridge. My husband likes his on potatoes, I told him that's not "S" on the shingles, that's "S" on the snowy mountain top, I won't have mine with anything but toast. I'm glad you posted it this way, I was going to if I didn't find anyone else who did. ;O)
Just like my Mess Sergeant used to make. I was the only one in my company that liked SOS, or at least the only one who would admit it.
This is truly it! My dad was a navy cook and made SOS for me countless times when I was a kid and needed comfort food. Thanks for the memories!