- Big Mama Sausage
Big Mama and Tijuana Mama sausages are brand names of
pickledor smoked snack sausages, originally owned by Goodmark Foods, but acquired by ConAgrain 1998when they purchased Goodmark. Currently under ConAgra's Penrosebrand, which currently only produces pickled sausage. Common in American gas stationsand truck stops.
The Tijuana Mama is 300% hotter than the "Big Mama".
In popular culture
Tijuana Mama has become part of the
Bungie Studiosmythos, citing in its games and on the company's [http://www.bungie.net/Inside/CustomPage.aspx?section=History&subsection=Main&page=6 website] (also here [http://www.bungie.net/inside/content.aspx?link=HistoryOfBungie_p5] ) the snack food's "mechanically separated chicken, pork hearts, and protein concentrate", and the fact that it's "300% Hotter!" (per the studio's site, "(hotter than) what, we may never know. Nor want to.") According to everything2the sausage "does" contain the following: "Mechanically Separated Chicken, pork, pork hearts, water, beef, spices, soy protein concentrate, salt, corn syrup, flavorings, paprika, sodium erythorbate, sodium nitrate, red 40."
"Tijuana Mama" is a song by the
Electric Boy Rangerson their album "300% Hotter".
* [http://www.conagrafoods.com/brands/big_mama_sausage/index.jsp Big Mama Sausage] - Product fact sheet at ConAgra Foods.
* [http://www.garageband.com/song?|pe1|S8LTM0LdsaSkY1Gza24 "Tijuana Mama" at garageband.com]
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