My family is from out in Amish country in Pennsylvania, …

Comment on Classics: American Chop Suey by Stacy.

My family is from out in Amish country in Pennsylvania, and it’s called Goulash here. But, it’s definitely the same thing you described above. It’s one of my favorite meals — back in college, I used to feed my 3 roommates (all male) and myself this, and we normally could eat for about half a week.

Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed “Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road,” as well as the taco-centric blog “Eat More Tacos,” and the junk food-centric “Spork & Barrel.” His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, “‘Wich, Please,” was named “Hottest Restaurant in Maine” for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.