A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 27, 2006
Texas Tumbleweeds (snack)

"Texas Tumbleweeds” is a snack name, a microwaved jumbled of peanut butter chips, potato sticks, peanuts, and almond bark. It is not often served, and it’s not known who originated the recipe.


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TEXAS TUMBLEWEEDS

1 lb. almond bark
1 (12 oz.) peanut butter chips
1 (12 oz.) can of peanuts
2 (1 5/8 oz.) cans potato sticks

Combine bark and chips in a microwave dish. Microwave on 50% powder for 4 minutes or until melted. Stir in peanuts and potato sticks, then drop by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper. Chill until set. Makes about 4 dozen.

University of Chicago Culinary Recipes
Texas Tumbleweeds
submitted by Jessica Wilson

1 lb. Almond bark (vanilla flavor)
1 (12 oz.) pkg. Peanut Butter chips
1 (12.5 oz.) can peanuts (12 oz. will work)
2 (1.5 oz.) cans Potato sticks

Combine almond bark and peanut butter chips in a 2 qt microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, stir, then at 15 second intervals until melted. Stir in peanuts and potato sticks. Drop by big spoonfuls onto wax paper. Will harden quickly. Makes about 3 dozen.

Texas/Cowboys/Rodeo page
Texas Tumbleweeds
1 can (12 oz.) salted peanuts
1 can (7 oz.) potato sticks
3 cups butterscotch chips
3 T. peanut butter

Combine peanuts and potato sticks in a bowl: set aside. In a microwave, heat butterscotch chips and peanut butter at 70% power for 1-2 minutes or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Add to peanut mixture; stir to coat evenly. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until set, about 5 minutes. Store in an airtight container. Yields about 4 1/2 dozen.

Impqueen.blogspot.com
She has that cute southern softness to her voice, and makes these things called Texas Tumbleweeds with peanut butter and white chocolate and peanuts and potato sticks that have made the Imp Baby Prince a fan of hers for life.

(Trademark)
Word Mark TEXAS TUMBLEWEEDS
Goods and Services IC 029. US 046. G & S: Battered and breaded vegetables
Standard Characters Claimed
Mark Drawing Code (4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK
Design Search Code
Serial Number 78653175
Filing Date June 17, 2005
Current Filing Basis 1B
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition March 7, 2006
Owner (APPLICANT) McCain Foods USA, Inc. CORPORATION MAINE 2275 Cabot Drive Lisle ILLINOIS 605323653
Attorney of Record Robert B. Cohen
Type of Mark TRADEMARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

(Trademark)
Word Mark TEXAS TUMBLEWEED
Goods and Services (CANCELLED) IC 042. US 100. G & S: Restaurant Services. FIRST USE: 19770920. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19770920
Mark Drawing Code (3) DESIGN PLUS WORDS, LETTERS, AND/OR NUMBERS
Design Search Code 02.01.01 - Busts of men; Heads of men; Men, heads, portraiture, busts
02.01.33 - Men, grotesque; Monsters (not robots); Snowmen; Stick figures
04.07.01 - Person formed by plants; Plants forming a person; Plants or combinations of plants representing a person; Plants representing a person
05.13.25 - Bales of hay or straw; Hay in bales; Marijuana (plant); Other plants including bales of hay or straw; Straw in bales
09.05.05 - Sombreros, cowboy hats (10 gallon hats), other broad-brimmed hats
26.17.02 - Bands, wavy; Bars, wavy; Lines, wavy; Wavy line(s), band(s) or bar(s)
26.17.07 - Heat, lines depicting; Lines depicting speed, propulsion, heat or wind; Propulsion, lines depicting ; Speed, lines depicting ; Wind, lines depicting
26.17.08 - Band, one (geometric); Bar, one; Line, one; One line, band, bar or angle
Serial Number 73258799
Filing Date April 21, 1980
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1A
Published for Opposition May 24, 1983
Registration Number 1509610
Registration Date October 18, 1988
Owner (REGISTRANT) Texas Tumbleweed of Austin, Inc. CORPORATION TEXAS FM 2222 Austin TEXAS 78759
Assignment Recorded ASSIGNMENT RECORDED
Attorney of Record MICHAEL T. MCLEMORE
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE “TEXAS” APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Other Data SUBJECT TO CONCURRENT USE PROCEEDING NO. 574 WITH SERIAL NUMBER 440466 AND REGISTRATION NUMBERS 1228763, 1265294, 1265312, 1265313, 1265314 AND 1265315. APPLICANT CLAIMS EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE THE MARK IN THE AREA COMPRISING THE STATES OF TEXAS, LOUISIANA, ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA AND NEW MEXICO.
Live/Dead Indicator DEAD
Cancellation Date April 24, 1995

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