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May 5, 2013 06:51 PM

What do you prefer to eat with your hands out of the bag or box ...

... as opposed to from a bowl or plate?

Me, personally, it would be:

Wheat Thins
Wasabi peas
Instant ramen


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  1. Cold cereal. I hardly ever eat it, but if I do, I eat it out of the box.

    Cheez-Its, but I haven't had any in years.

    I'll put chips in a bowl, though.

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    1. re: Jay F

      Me too. If I'm going to eat potato or tortilla chips, prefer to bowl them.

        1. This is an interesting topic, everything I eat seems to find it's way into a bowl or plate.

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          1. re: fldhkybnva

            Same here. It's the only way I can exercise portion control. If I'm alone, sometimes a napkin or paper towel substitutes for the bowl or plate (one less thing to wash), but I still take out a handful of nuts, chips, crackers, etc. and then put the package away.

            1. re: cookie monster

              Ya, I have no clue why I do this but everything finds it's way into a ramekin or a bowl or a papertowel, even if I plan to go back for more.

              1. re: fldhkybnva

                I do the same thing. I always shake the snacks onto a plate, bowl, or paper towel, even knowing that at least 50% of the time, I will for sure be getting more.

              2. re: cookie monster

                I agree. If I open (say) a can of mixed nuts, I *have* to shake out a portion and put away. If not, I will nosh the whole thing away over the course of a day/night.

            2. I am a one-person household. I eat what I want, in whatever way I want it, and when I want it.
              I definitely eat almost everything out of the package/container/bag/box--that being said, I eat mostly fresh items that do not come in containers... so when there is one, I like to use the container to its full-potential!

              Mostly... this happens for cereal, granola, seeds, and dried fruits.