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Feb 9, 2009 09:25 PM

Soggy cereal!!!

I' m sitting here eating a bowl of cereal, I've let it sit in the milk for at least 10 minutes. Is there anyone else who likes it soggy. If so, share which ones and why? Would love to know i"m not the only one with the soggies. It's how i roll!

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  1. Sometimes, I love eating soggy cereal, espically when having sore gums. Best one is Life cereal, it gets soggy allmost instantly. The new maple and brown sugar one is excellent.

    1. I hate hate hate soggy cereal. I've been known to add my cereal to the milk one spoonful at a time. There's a special, magical point when the cereal is no longer so brittle but has not yet begun to sog. But if soggies float your boat, enjoy!

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      1. re: Steamed Dumpling

        - Wow maybe i'm just nuts but i'm the opposite. If the cereal is not submerged in milk it's not ready.

        1. re: Steamed Dumpling

          Three words for you:
          Honey Nut Chex. You can pour milk on it, and stick it in the fridge for 5 minutes. It will still be crunchy as heck.

          1. re: Steamed Dumpling

            I'm with steamed dumpling. Hate soggy and have also been known to add milk a little at a time. I'd rather have a few dryer/crunchier pieces than soggy.

            1. re: rockandroller1

              Count me as another anti-soggy. But I go one step further. I have my milk in a glass, and my cereal in a bowl. And ne'er the twain shall meet. (Except in my tummy....)

              1. re: brandywiner

                Me too! Neal Stephenson's book Cryptonomicon, one of the characters reflects on this very issue, how to keep apart milk and cereal until the last possible moment, because if they sit too long they become 'loathsome sludge'.

              2. re: Steamed Dumpling

                Me too on the hatred of the soggy. Probably why I dislike cornflakes and rice krispies so much - milk gets within 6 inches of the bowl and they get soggy. Also why Grape Nuts is one of the few cereals I have enjoyed my whole life. They can sit for an hour in milk and still have some crunch to them.

              3. I'm with you showthyme!
                But then I don't like chewing gum til I've gotten rid of all the flavor either.

                1. Is there any other way than soggy lol???? Kashi drove me nuts for a while until I realized you just have to wait it out.

                  1. I like all cereal soggy, but to gordeaux's point, Chex is especially good - the insides fill with milk to maximize the sogginess!

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                    1. re: Melanie

                      Sorry if I wasn't clear. Honey Nut Chex was a suggestion for Steamed Dumpling. It does NOT get soggy no matter what you do.

                      1. re: gordeaux

                        oh - ha! I've never had Honey Nut Chex, but I stand by my statement (regarding regular corn chex, at least)