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its the end of the world! yum...

ok so i'll paint a littl epicture the end of the world is tommorow, so calories forget it, celiac disease who cares (yay) what are the first five snacky horrible junk food things you reach for?

1.tim tams and mint slices (aussie brand cookies)
2. soft serve vanilla ice cream dipped in rainbow sprinkles.
3. sara lee chocolate or banna cake (i know hangs head in shame)
4. salt and vinegar or barbeque poatao chips.
5.variety pack mini chocolates including bountys. mars bar, maltesers, flake, toblerone, snickers,australian freddo frogs (they rule strawberry peppermint plain etc) karemello koalas (again an aussie favourite) cherry ripes (aussie!) lindt truffles, ferrero rocher, baci little chocolates and a couple of twirls. (i think i went a little over-board but hey the world is ending!)
i must add i would indulge in much sophisticated fare also this is jsut the junk food pile!
so the list of shame for you is....?

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  1. Okay, I'll bite!

    Reese's peanut Butter cups
    Velveeta Cheese dip with rotel tomatoes and maybe sausage
    Ruffles potato chips with kraft french onion dip or lipton soup french onion dip
    Blue Bell Pistachio Almond ice Cream
    chicken liver pate
    foie gras
    A dish from DaMarco's in Houston named Ravioli w/ricotta, egg & truffle

    From the most junkiest to the most upscale!

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    1. re: danhole

      Reeses absolutely
      Velveeta dip with rotel and second by far
      ruffels with french onion dip
      spinach dip with pumpernickle bread
      Egg McMuffin

    2. Greasy bacon cheeseburgers
      krinkle cut fries & tater tots
      Twix bars
      Spicy sausage, pepperoni & black olive pizza
      Cherry Garcia ice cream (not froyo)
      mozzarella sticks
      chocolate ganache by the spoonful

      Basically anything cheesy & starchy or rich & chocolatey...

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      1. re: mojoeater

        Sirloin Burger topped with seared Foie Gras w/ a truffle red wine dipping sauce

        The Bacon Explosion (5000 calories and over 500 grams of fat, oh yes it does that is the reason I have not tired it …YET)

        Big Plate of Crispy French Fries with GRAVY

        Buffalo Chicken Sandwich and Spicy Bloody Mary from Tree House Restaurant in GA

        Truffle Cheese and Aged Gouda (ok any cheese for that matter!)

        1. re: mojoeater

          how could i forget twix might as well throw that in there too :-) thanks for replying everyone.

        2. It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine 'cause I'm with my friends snackin' on:
          - biscuits and gravy for breakfast with cheesy eggs
          - chili dip with full-fat cream cheese on the bottom and a can of Hormel on top with good cheddar cheese and plenty of Tostitos scoops (the snack that eats like a meal!)
          - a Dairy Queen sundae with hot fudge, caramel and whipped cream
          - Munchos potato crisps (I have never outgrown these from childhood)

          And we're listening to 70s and 80s music, singing along loudly with our favorites 'cause we just don't care anymore (actually, we sometimes do this regardless of it being the end of the world--sometimes alcohol is involved). ;)

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          1. re: kattyeyes

            Duck, duck and crispy duck

          2. Extra hot extra wet garlic wings from a local joint here in Cincinnaty
            a cheese coney from Skyline, also here
            Mounds bars.
            Graeter's chip wheelie.

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            1. re: jmckee

              I thought I was the only other adult who ate Munchos. ;) Thanks for letting me know I'm not alone.

              1. re: kattyeyes

                I've not eaten them for a while, but really like them. This is hysterical - and particularly amusing to me as I live around the corner from Patrick Murphy market, and shop there often - almost always keeping an eye out for Munchos.


                1. re: MMRuth

                  I'm still laughing--thanks for sharing. We apparently have our own unofficial club, we Muncho-lovers. I live in CT and can find them easily--they're right in Stop & Shop. And often in gas stations that have attached convenience stores in the "BIG GRAB" bag. Mmmmmm! I've been saved from starvation on many a hungry day on the run with a BIG GRAB of these little goodies!

                  1. re: kattyeyes

                    BIG Muncho fan here also!

                    Hard to find where we live, so I do indulge when we go state side.

                    1. re: bermudagourmetgoddess

                      I first had them when on a snowy night when I was working at a bookstore some years back. The adjunct university English instructor with whom I was working was taking turns with me running next door to the drug store/convenience store to get snacks, since there were few customers.

                      In a four hour shift, we ate four bags.

                      1. re: jmckee

                        Go to the head of the class, jmckee--they are truly addictive little goodies, aren't they?! And talking about them over the past several days just means I'm going to have to get some on my next supermarket run...end of the world or not! :)

            2. Ding Dong's
              Fiery Limon Cheetos
              Fried Burritos from the gas station
              Ritz crackers w/ squeeze cheese
              butter doused popcorn

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              1. re: twisterp

                What the hell are Limon Cheetos? Love the firey ones, but never heard of Limon. Are they different than the red-dusted gems I have come to know?

                1. re: Pylon

                  There are regular "Firey" and "Firey Limon". If you like the regular then you'll definately love the other, so addictive...they could be a regional offering, I know they are avialable all over Texas....

              2. 1. That disgustingly wonderful spinach dip in a bread bowl, made with dry soup mix, water chestnuts, sour cream and mayo. maybe some horseradish. And an entire bag of those flat pretzel chips. or bagel chips.
                2. Mexican food. with a wheelbarrow full of fresh guacamole. chilaquiles.
                3. fried eggplant parm, side of gnocci in garlic butter.
                4. fried onion rings, a bloomin onion and fried calamari (are you sensing a trend?)
                5. a gigunda Chinese food mix-and-match, including H&S soup, egg foo young, moo-shoo pork, and every schezuan dish on the menu. Oh, and egg rolls.
                6. swedish fish. lots of them.
                7. creme brulee.

                My assumption is that I can drink bottles of Chianti Classico (in the bottle with the little rooster on the neck label) and never feel the effects.

                edtit: and an entire bag of White Castle double cheese boogers.

                1. Fried calamari
                  Another beer
                  KFC Extra Crispy
                  More beer
                  Tiny asparagus; huge portobellos; smoked salmon; real crab; precut very fresh, sweet cantaloupe (won't need cash after the world ends!)
                  A nice bottle of Carmenere or Syrah
                  That garlic butter escargots dish I had in Quebec many years ago and never since
                  A good Prosecco
                  Dill Havarti, double Gloucester w/Stilton, Fontina, smoked Gouda w/Bremner wafers
                  Sweet potato fries with ale mustard
                  A case of Alka-Seltzer (in case the predictions are wrong and I have to get up for work the next day after all!)

                  1. hmm. I hope I can play, I'm not being much of a prepared snack person, but I'll give it a go.

                    Those really huge REAL shrimp(nothing farmed) from the Gulf, split or butterflied then coated with a supper crunchy -panko crumb. Lots of coctail and hot mustard sauce.

                    Shrimp egg rolls - with sweet and sour sauce and soy sauce

                    Kimchee - must be hotter than hot and with a bit of crunch

                    French fries with lots of ketchup. salt too.

                    Thai lettuce wraps with a bottle of siriacha and soy sauce

                    Can I have dessert?
                    French Vanilla ice cream with lots of Hersheys syrup( just leave the can)
                    I think I could die happy now.

                    1. Rib eye seared pink inside with whipped butter / chives melted into it
                      1# baked potato with the works...
                      Crispy baguette to wipe up the juices from that steak and then more butter and strawberry jam for the rest
                      Creamed spinach with just a hint of nutmeg
                      Keep the champagne coming
                      The highest fat content vanilla bean icecream I can find with Mrs. Richardson's caramel topping warmed and poured all over the top
                      Godiva dark chocolate covered pretzels....the entire can.

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                      1. re: latindancer

                        One more thing...
                        A mixing bowl full of spaghetti carbonara, (extra bacon and parmesan please) because now I won't have to care what people think when I order it and how many pounds I've gained overnight from eating it.

                        1. re: latindancer

                          So, like planning a last meal?
                          Potato chips
                          Baker's Square French silk pie
                          Brie cheese with smoked oysters and Triscuits
                          Lobster and crab--can't decide so I want both
                          Gallons of champagne, tons of champagne and chambord because you could rack up a credit card bill to hell and it wouldn't matter.

                          I think I'd also need a last cup of coffee and a last Mexican Pepsi.

                      2. 1. An egg and cheese McGriddle (no meat).
                        2. A generic mint-chocolate-chip ice cream sandwich from Safeway.
                        3. E-fruitti Berries.
                        4. Happy Hippos.
                        5. Thin-crust pizza with buffalo mozzarella.

                        1. A bowl of green chile & beer, red chile stacked enchilada, pinto beans & beer, al pastor tacos & beer. For dessert: crab dip, steamed and fried clams, lobster and icy Reisling.

                          1. Belon oysters on the half shell
                            Steamed Maine lobster with a garlicky buttery dipping sauce
                            Spring greens with roasted asparagus and sauteed shitake mushrooms with a champagane vinaigrette
                            All washed down with Dom Perignon 1998.....I don't do dessert.

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                            1. re: Gio

                              Yeah, I forgot the oyster, Beluga & Champagne for starters!

                              1. re: Passadumkeg

                                Cr@p. What if you got bad oysters for your last meal? Would that not be a drag or WHAT?

                            2. I'm going to assume we don't need to include the beverage on the list, since it's likely we'll have a full stash of good beer and wine in the bomb shelter, right? Cause otherwise, why would you want to survive?

                              Some of mine are local to my part of St. Louis, so I'll need to make a quick run. Hope the zombies aren't to close...

                              1) Fortell's pizza - pepperoni and pepper cheese, well done
                              2) giant order of sesame chicken from the place down the street (really sweet and sticky, just enough heat)
                              3 Perfectly ripe Honeycrisp apples to dip into the tub of Peter Pan PB mixed with honey
                              4) chicken nachos
                              5) probably should have something sweet for dessert...I'll go with Belgian Truffles. A bushel or so should do. Might dip them in that PB too.

                              1. 1. A combo enchilada platter w/ rice, refritos, guac, sour cream and pico de gallo.
                                2. A whole coconut cake topped with vanilla ice cream and balsamic strawberries.
                                3.A plate of barbcued beef ribs w/ potato salad, beans, and french fires.
                                4. A platter of grilled artichokes and dill mayo.
                                5. A 2liter bottle of grape soda mixed with vodka.

                                Not much junk food I know.

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                                1. re: stricken

                                  Perhaps not, but plenty indulgent and filling nonetheless! ;) Dowhatchalike!

                                2. I'm an optimist. I'll go with MREs. (And Reese's peanut butter cups.)

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                                  1. re: Cinnamon

                                    everyone one this site keeps mentioning these (peanut butter cups) i am visiting the us next month i will have to try one!

                                    1. re: umbushi plum

                                      Ha ha. Well, they are somewhat salty/sweet, not just like what would happen if you put chocolate and peanut butter together, but some special added manufactured goodness. :)

                                      1. re: Cinnamon

                                        ha, manufactured goodness, well if you're willing to try a tim tam when you come to aus (they have a manufactured goodnesss too) i will definetly try one ;-0