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Food you eat after dark

Pixie Muse Aug 4, 2011 01:11 PM

I'm curious if there are foods you eat after dark, as in once all your meals are done, and the sun has set.....You know, the forbidden kind :)

  1. boogiebaby Aug 4, 2011 03:33 PM

    Ruffles potato chips and the Ruffles french onion dip in a jar. I actually can't buy them anymore because I must eat them if they are in my house! Late night, while watching TV, eating chips and dips is my perfect lazy weeknight!

    1. ROCKLES Aug 4, 2011 04:50 PM

      Sadly my after dark/dinner snack is very boring, but hits the spot.
      I eat wheat thins dipped in cream cheese, then follow up with some chocolate chip cookies and a glass of scotch.

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        Pixie Muse Aug 4, 2011 06:11 PM

        Oh now we're talkin'

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          jamieeats Aug 7, 2011 09:37 AM

          cream cheese "dip" is mt after-dark snack too... i get the fat-free so i feel less guilty but everything crunchy gets dipped in! sometimes ill mix it with jelly too.

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          02putt Aug 5, 2011 06:29 AM

          Popcorn. (Personally, I think it should be a food group all by itself!) That and drumsticks (chocolate) in the summer.

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            bushwickgirl Aug 5, 2011 06:51 AM

            We must be joined at the hip. l only eat popcorn after dark, and this summer, I've indulged in more Drumsticks, after 9 pm, than I care to count. I should really start making my own.

            Generally speaking, chocolate consumption is an evening only event for me, chocolate cake, chocolate ice cream, chocolate cupcakes, whatever, you get the picture.

          2. RealMenJulienne Aug 5, 2011 06:59 AM

            Cold lunchmeat, standing in front of the fridge.

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              bushwickgirl Aug 5, 2011 09:22 AM

              Guilty as charged of eating just about anything in front of the fridge, around 1 am.

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                1sweetpea Aug 5, 2011 10:19 AM

                Popcorn, generally, but if there's cheese in the fridge, look out.

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                  jamieeats Aug 7, 2011 09:38 AM

                  of course, because for the after-dark foods we cant turn on the kitchen light and need the fridge light so we can see!

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                  TheHuntress Aug 7, 2011 04:46 AM

                  Oooooh, I do that too!

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                  jlhinwa Aug 5, 2011 10:24 AM

                  Cheese, smoked salmon and crackers, ice cream, and .....cheetoes.

                  1. egbluesuede Aug 5, 2011 12:12 PM

                    Cheese....all kinds, but usually just plain slices of a good sharp cheddar.

                    1. woodleyparkhound Aug 5, 2011 12:43 PM

                      ice cream ... it's great anytime, but especially great after dark!

                      1. alliegator Aug 5, 2011 12:45 PM

                        Another ice cream muncher here.

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                          amazinc Aug 5, 2011 12:53 PM

                          All you "in front of the fridge eaters" should know that if you eat it in front of the fridge, the calories don't count . My homemade cherry macadamia chocolate chunk ice cream in front of the fridge around 2 a.m. is the very best. Sigh

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                            bushwickgirl Aug 5, 2011 01:12 PM

                            "the calories don't count ."


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                              Pixie Muse Aug 5, 2011 02:09 PM

                              Funny amazinc, I am going to do precisely what you do from now on, and enjoy every bit of that guiltless pleasure.

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                              smartie Aug 5, 2011 02:22 PM

                              I am guilty of everything! Cold meats at the fridge door, chips and onion dip, ice cream, popcorn, smoked salmon and cheese. Sometimes a bowl of cereal and also toast.

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                                guilty Aug 6, 2011 09:33 PM

                                I'm pretty certain that something magical happens to cereal that makes it taste better when it's dark.

                                Outside. Dark outside. Not dark cereal. Though that can be good too . . .

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                                  Pixie Muse Aug 7, 2011 09:05 AM

                                  Oh, I love the last line, guilty " Not dark cereal. Though that can be good too ."
                                  brilliant :=)

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                                AdamD Aug 7, 2011 07:40 AM

                                chocolate teddy grahams-dont tell my kids!

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                                  Pixie Muse Aug 7, 2011 09:06 AM

                                  Ok Adam, shhhhh, :)

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