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Need a name for this snack mix...any suggestions?

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bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 11:34 AM

It's traditionally called "white trash," I think, and is basically a Chex Mix with chex, peanuts, pretzels, m&ms and Cheerios coated in white chocolate. I want to bring it to holiday parties this year, but would like a better name for it. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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    cooking_geek RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 11:38 AM

    Winter wonderland mix?

    1. mucho gordo RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 11:42 AM

      I think the one you've got is perfect. It's clever and cute. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

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        soypower RE: mucho gordo Dec 20, 2010 11:46 AM

        I agree. As Joe Dirt would say, "don't try and church it up, son."

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          kattyeyes RE: mucho gordo Dec 20, 2010 04:03 PM

          +3...white trash works for me...and the band rocks, too!
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80URHx...

          P.S. LOL at your quote, soypower. :)

        2. Pia RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 11:47 AM

          White Christmas (if that's what you're celebrating?)

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            bitsypieces RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 11:50 AM

            Yeah, there might be something to keeping the original name. I mean, the best I could come up with was "Snowman Poop." lol

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              SandyCat RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 02:21 PM

              I almost made a snowman poop laughing at this.

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                magiesmom RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 02:25 PM

                +1 for snowman poop!

              2. mamachef RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 11:53 AM

                White Christmas Bitsypieces!!

                1. ipsedixit RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 02:11 PM

                  Casper Crunchies?

                  1. biondanonima RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 02:26 PM

                    Nope, it's White Trash, the holiday icon of my college years. Please don't change the name!!!

                    1. perk RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 02:32 PM

                      Deliverance Delight?

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                        kattyeyes RE: perk Dec 20, 2010 04:05 PM

                        That's a damn close second, tho'! ;) Cue the banjos...

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                        Sal Vanilla RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 03:31 PM

                        Euroderivitive refuse.

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                          bitsypieces RE: Sal Vanilla Dec 20, 2010 05:29 PM

                          HAHAHAHA! I like that!

                        2. MinkeyMonkey RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 04:38 PM

                          Iced chex?
                          winter mix?
                          snow chex?
                          flocked chex?
                          frosted chex?

                          I like the white trash name more!

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                            Japanecdote RE: bitsypieces Dec 20, 2010 07:25 PM

                            Weird, my family calls our homemade chex mix "Trash" but I'd never heard anyone else use it before!

                            1. Pat Hammond RE: bitsypieces Dec 21, 2010 01:51 AM

                              My mother always called it "Nut and Bolts"

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                                dfrostnh RE: Pat Hammond Dec 21, 2010 03:29 AM

                                I remember Nuts and Bolts from the 50s or 60s.

                                I like the name Snow Chex or Frosted Chex.

                                I plan on making a similar recipe for the immediate family. Let me just say that when some of one's extended family are in a trash category, it's not a polite term to use. Definitely derogatory esp because we've nicknamed the chief culprit as T... Trash. My husband and son belong to a club of very mixed backgrounds. It would be very insulting if I brought this mix to a club party and called it White Trash.
                                I'll get off my soap box now.

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                                  c oliver RE: dfrostnh Dec 21, 2010 08:37 AM

                                  +1

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                                    bitsypieces RE: dfrostnh Dec 21, 2010 10:29 AM

                                    Yeah, that's pretty much why I'm looking for a new name. None of my family falls into the "trash" category, but I was hoping for a name that's a little more PC and a little more appetizing.

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                                      kattyeyes RE: bitsypieces Dec 21, 2010 10:34 AM

                                      OK, I just thought of an additional one: WINTRY MIX.
                                      HO HO HO *<:)

                                2. boredough RE: bitsypieces Dec 21, 2010 10:48 AM

                                  American mignardises?

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