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Feb 11, 2009 12:11 PM

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!

    3 Replies
    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). ;)

          1 Reply
          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.

            6 Replies
            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

              2 Replies
              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....