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Oct 2, 2006 06:04 PM

Childhood Memories...

My grandmother making sweet bread for Easter.
Malted Milk, bosco or Ovaltine flavored milk with lunches
Ginos pizza rolls that were like huge calzones that you toasted in the toaster
Chung King fried rice mix that you made yourself. It came in a little chinese take out box and was delicious.
Slushes from Vans Market- the little store around the corner from my house
Kemps hamburgers- way before Mickey Ds
Marty's hot dogs in gov't center
Homemade chocolate chip cookies (from scratch not the mix)
Alaskan King Crab sandwiches from Kelly's (pre lobster roll days!)
Mint Julep, squirels, UFOs, black licorice laces, Taffy (I think it was bonos?), penny candies
I rember these large chocolate covered cookie like things that were like graham crackers stuffed with marshmellow and entirely dipped in chocolate. Don't recall the name
This is all I can remember right now-
What are your memories???

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    1. re: mochi mochi

      That's it- Scooter Pies. I could not for the life of me remember the name of those childhood delights!

      1. re: MeffaBabe

        I loved those waxy chocolate confections!lol

      2. re: mochi mochi

        The ones I remember were the same but had little dollops of a jam in them. Raspberry? Can't remember what they were called.

      3. Bonomo's Turkish Taffy and the "large chocolate covered cookie like things that were like graham crackers stuffed with marshmellow and entirely dipped in chocolate" that MeffaBabe recalls. Also, a soft devil's food cake shaped like a hamburger bun with white filling in the middle. OMG.

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          1. re: Chris VR

            All Whoopie Pie lovers should give this place a try. They even have a 5-pounder for birthdays and such:


          2. re: Deenso

            Not a Whoopie Pie, but I know exactly the delicious cookie you're talking about. I think it disappeared about the time when commercial cookies started to be constructed using lots of cheap, artificial ingredients.

          3. My mother's potato pancakes with apple sauce, oh that wondrous grease.

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            1. re: beevod

              Oh my- how could I ever forget moms potato pancakes- we loved sour cream on them! I forgot all about those lovely golden discs of goodness!

              1. re: MeffaBabe

                Latkes with applesauce, salt and pepper. Yum.

            2. Sunny side up eggs with bacon every Sunday. To die for!!!!!!!!!!

                1. re: chefcyric

                  Wagonwheels? that's what they were in Nova Scotia.