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treb Jul 8, 2013 04:47 AM

Do you like Classic Thin, Ridged or Kettle Style. Flavored or just salted? Do you put them inside your sandwich?

Lately, I'm liking the Kettle Style. How about you?

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  1. MGZ RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 05:17 AM

    Mrs. Utz is my "hall pass", I love them kettles. Especially, the dark russet ones. There's a limited time we get here on Earth. Not sittin' back, at least once, watchin' Stripes with a bag of chips. Just wrong.

    In the same way, if you've never put chips on your sandwich, damn. Just even more wrong.

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      RealMenJulienne RE: MGZ Jul 8, 2013 06:13 AM

      Yep, dark russet kettle chips seasoned with just salt are my favorite. Cape Cod is my kettle chip of choice.

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        Veggo RE: RealMenJulienne Jul 8, 2013 06:17 AM

        I'm afraid to buy the Cape Cod kettle chips because I will eat the whole bag at a single sitting.

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          biondanonima RE: Veggo Jul 8, 2013 10:17 AM

          Oh god. I will eat the salt & vinegar flavor until the skin on my tongue is hanging in shreds and keep reaching for more. I love Cape Cod chips.

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            jrvedivici RE: biondanonima Jul 8, 2013 10:20 AM

            Ok thanks for the very vivid imagery there!!!

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              Perilagu Khan RE: jrvedivici Jul 8, 2013 11:14 AM

              Heh heh. No kidding. I think biondanonima attended the Nightmare on Elm Street School of Food Criticism.

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            treb RE: Veggo Jul 8, 2013 01:09 PM

            Isn't that the whole point?

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              Veggo RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 02:38 PM

              If one multiplies the calories per 1 oz. "serving size" times the weight of the bag, it pencils out that you don't need to eat again for about a week.

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              ipsedixit RE: Veggo Jul 8, 2013 08:37 PM

              I'm afraid to buy the Cape Cod kettle chips because I will eat the whole bag at a single sitting.
              ______

              Isn't that what the bag is for?

              To tell you what a single serving is?

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                treb RE: ipsedixit Jul 9, 2013 04:14 AM

                Thought the bag was a single serving!! Especially Kettle Chips, yum!! BTW - If you're eating chips, you're not looking to cut or count calories. And no diet sodas to swish them down!

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                  INDIANRIVERFL RE: treb Jul 9, 2013 06:20 AM

                  "Bet you can't eat just one." I always equated that to the bag, not the chip.

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                    ipsedixit RE: INDIANRIVERFL Jul 9, 2013 06:44 AM

                    Someday they will make a bag of potato chip with just one huge chip. Which will then resolve any confusion ...

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                      Veggo RE: ipsedixit Jul 9, 2013 06:53 AM

                      I buy single chicharrones the size of the hats ladies wear at the Kentucky Derby. Equally addictive as potato chips. And ladies wearing hats.

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                        flavrmeistr RE: Veggo Jul 9, 2013 12:54 PM

                        Pork rinds with hot sauce and ice cold Budweiser

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                          fldhkybnva RE: flavrmeistr Jul 9, 2013 12:57 PM

                          I wasn't thinking pork rinds when I read "chips" but I'll take them any day over chips.

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                            flavrmeistr RE: fldhkybnva Jul 10, 2013 11:46 AM

                            My favorites are the chicharrones sold by the street vendors in Hialeah, FL. Homemade cracklings for a dollar a bag you can buy at a red light. A cold six-pack on ice and a bottle of Crystal in the glovebox. Is America a great country, or what?

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                          fldhkybnva RE: Veggo Jul 9, 2013 12:57 PM

                          Is there a particular brand that you buy? Love them!

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                            Veggo RE: fldhkybnva Jul 9, 2013 01:18 PM

                            Brand? Heavens no. I buy them at my latin markets, fresh off the pig. Far better than anything in a bag for a fraction of the price.

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                              fldhkybnva RE: Veggo Jul 9, 2013 03:11 PM

                              That's what I suspected. There are a few latin markets around so I'll have to hunt.

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                                suzigirl RE: Veggo Jul 10, 2013 12:38 PM

                                Same here. I can get one chicharrone for a dollar. Sounds expensive? Not when the chicharrone is as big as my forearm. I get one and my besty and I stand in front of the Latin market and share it like rutting pigs.

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                                  Perilagu Khan RE: suzigirl Jul 10, 2013 01:53 PM

                                  "I get one and my besty and I stand in front of the Latin market and share it like rutting pigs."

                                  I don't know if that's tautologous or incestuous.

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                                    suzigirl RE: Perilagu Khan Jul 10, 2013 02:14 PM

                                    I am going to go with a bit of both, but i am okay with that. Pass the Tapatio. ;-)

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                                flavrmeistr RE: fldhkybnva Jul 10, 2013 11:48 AM

                                Turkey Creek hot pork rinds are the kind.

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                                Tripeler RE: Veggo Jul 11, 2013 01:41 AM

                                +1 for chicharrones, even U.S.-style pork rinds.
                                The most perfect beer snack ever, doused with your favorite hot sauce.

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                                treb RE: ipsedixit Jul 10, 2013 05:41 AM

                                large chips, reminds me of Kitch N Cooked Original Maui Chips; thick, huge, very oily, sea salt, great flavor, and awesome with an ice cold beer!

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                                  rmarisco RE: ipsedixit Jul 10, 2013 01:59 PM

                                  that's gonna be some kinda big peeler!

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                        RealMenJulienne RE: MGZ Jul 11, 2013 06:40 AM

                        I just tried the Target store brand Archer Farms kettle chips and they may have knocked Cape Cod out of my top spot. They come with a resealable bag which strikes me as severely overestimating the self control of their customers.

                        With any type of kettle chip, try microwaving them for 30-40 seconds before eating. They start to sizzle and taste almost like fresh-fried.

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                          MGZ RE: RealMenJulienne Jul 11, 2013 09:14 AM

                          "With any type of kettle chip, try microwaving them for 30-40 seconds before eating. They start to sizzle and taste almost like fresh-fried."

                          A lightbulb idea. I gotta try it soon.

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                            ipsedixit RE: MGZ Jul 11, 2013 09:18 AM

                            Almost eerie ...

                            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/908759

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                              MGZ RE: ipsedixit Jul 11, 2013 09:26 AM

                              Great minds, ipse.

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                                jrvedivici RE: ipsedixit Jul 11, 2013 09:35 AM

                                eerie?

                                Oh come on......you only suggest 10-15 seconds in the micro wave. RMJ is taking it to a whole new level at 30-40 seconds, that's like Capt. Kirk "Going where no man has gone before" stuff right there.

                                (j/k ipse)

                                MGZ do we have any kind of copyright infringement here? It does seem like RMJ is trying to capitalize on ipse post of almost 12 hours earlier. (I get a 1/3 of your 1/3)

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                                  MGZ RE: jrvedivici Jul 11, 2013 11:47 AM

                                  Im only callin' pitches from the Dugout these days. Besides, ipse's an Alpha and has read Code and Caselaw before.

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                                    ipsedixit RE: MGZ Jul 11, 2013 11:51 AM

                                    I may still be in the batter's box these days but I swing and miss more often than I do make contact. Heck, sometimes I take a called 3rd strike.

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                                      MGZ RE: ipsedixit Jul 11, 2013 12:08 PM

                                      Spin it how you like, ipse, but somethin' tells me with a runner on second and one out, you're not gonna see anything to hit.

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                                        Veggo RE: MGZ Jul 11, 2013 01:46 PM

                                        Ipse is dexterous with chopsticks, so I think I could fool him with my forkball.

                        2. JMF RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 05:38 AM

                          Wise Onion & Garlic are my favorite, and occasionally their two BBQ styles.

                          Wise Regular, Low Salt, with Lipton's Onion Dip Mix.

                          I have never yet another potato chip brand besides Wise that I like.

                          As a kid at school lunch put chips in burgers to make Crunchburgers. With tons of Heinz Ketchup. Only way to make those overdone gray disks palatable.

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                            KrumTx RE: JMF Jul 8, 2013 06:33 AM

                            I was just about to fess up to having Lipton's Onion Dip over the weekend. We were at a boat slip party and I'd forgotten how good the dip is with regular old Ruffles.

                            Later in the day I had a pastrami sandwich stuffed with Cheetos puffs. White trash, indeed, but so good.

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                              jeanmarieok RE: KrumTx Jul 8, 2013 07:12 AM

                              My first thought - Ruffles with dip made with sour cream and a packet of Liption Beefy Onion soup mix.

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                                Perilagu Khan RE: KrumTx Jul 8, 2013 08:11 AM

                                French Onion Dip is my kryptonite. Sometimes one tub isn't enough.

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                                  Jerseygirl111 RE: Perilagu Khan Jul 8, 2013 11:53 PM

                                  I almost put onion dip on my Roast Beef sandwich the other day. Chickened out in the end.

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                                    INDIANRIVERFL RE: Jerseygirl111 Jul 9, 2013 06:22 AM

                                    Bacon horseradish dip on a roast beef sandwich is also a winner. Just make sure you put plenty on.

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                                      fldhkybnva RE: Jerseygirl111 Jul 9, 2013 08:17 AM

                                      Oh no, why? That seems like a brilliant idea!

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                                        MGZ RE: fldhkybnva Jul 9, 2013 09:26 AM

                                        It makes for a great sunscreen at the beach.

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                                          Perilagu Khan RE: fldhkybnva Jul 9, 2013 09:27 AM

                                          Agreed. I'd give it a whirl.

                                2. mrbigshotno.1 RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 05:42 AM

                                  Here in the last couple of years, I've rediscovered something from my childhood. "pik-nik" shoestring potato sticks in the can, remember? I just love 'em to death, about twice a week I'll have a bologna or salami sandwich with those and I'm a happy man.

                                  http://www.pik-nik.com/index.htm

                                  And as far as potato chips go, I don't think you can beat "Tims Cascade" brand from Washington State, especially the jalepeno flavor.

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                                    MGZ RE: mrbigshotno.1 Jul 8, 2013 05:46 AM

                                    [S]hoestring potato sticks in the can, remember? "

                                    Man, I not only remember, the thought of 'em makes me feel all warm and fuzzy.

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                                      treb RE: MGZ Jul 8, 2013 06:07 AM

                                      Yes I remember and enjoyed them frequently, I think they were a dime a can.

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                                        KrumTx RE: MGZ Jul 8, 2013 06:36 AM

                                        I'd forgotten about those! Definitely reminds me of childhood. Bugles, too.

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                                          MGZ RE: KrumTx Jul 8, 2013 07:04 AM

                                          Sometimes, after a night of chasin' skirts, I'd go to 7-11. I'd buy a bag of Bugles. I'd open it and fill it with the cheese sauce from the machine. Maybe a shot of the chili, too. Nasty, I know, but try it before you deny it.

                                          It's better if you keep the bag closed on the way home and pour 'em onto a paper plate when you get there.

                                          It may be the most trailer park way ever of entertainin' a girl, but, none ever bitched.

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                                            KrumTx RE: MGZ Jul 8, 2013 07:07 AM

                                            "none ever bitched."

                                            Hell, I wouldn't have.

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                                              INDIANRIVERFL RE: MGZ Jul 8, 2013 07:09 AM

                                              Living in a floating trailer park, thanks for the tip.

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                                                MGZ RE: INDIANRIVERFL Jul 8, 2013 07:44 AM

                                                It works with Doritos, too.

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                                          Perilagu Khan RE: mrbigshotno.1 Jul 8, 2013 08:12 AM

                                          Absolutely on the shoestrings. There were a staple of my 70s childhood. My mom loved them, therefore they were frequently in the kitchen.

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                                            chartreauxx RE: mrbigshotno.1 Jul 8, 2013 04:54 PM

                                            tim's are amazing, though my favorite is the plain ol' classic. :-)

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                                              Steve Green RE: mrbigshotno.1 Jul 11, 2013 09:34 AM

                                              Love those Pik-Niks, but stayed away for a long time,as they had stuck with transfats (not that any of this stuff is health food, but one has to draw the line somewhere!). They finally got with the program and removed the trans-fats, but they still seem as good as ever. I haven't tried their onions yet, but will soon.

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                                                suzigirl RE: Steve Green Jul 11, 2013 10:31 AM

                                                Pik-Niks take me right back to elementary school field trips. Pik-Niks, peanut butter and honey sandwiches on ww, carrot sticks, frozen orange juice with banana chunks and milk. I loved field trip day.

                                            2. JungMann RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 06:02 AM

                                              Kettle style. If I'm snacking on junk food, I might as well go whole hog and snag some flavored chips with unnaturally satisfying salt and vinegar or dill pickle.

                                              Plain ridged chips have always seemed too greasy to me, but they are well-suited for dipping, if not snacking.

                                              1. melpy RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 06:42 AM

                                                Oh so many kinds! However, I do not like the original plain Utz in the red and white bag.

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                                                  mike0989 RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 06:57 AM

                                                  Classic thin or Kettle thin. I'm not a big fan ridged or kerfule cut. For falvors, salt, or salt and back pepper. I did have an Olive Oil one from TJ's though that was suprisingly good.

                                                  1. Tripeler RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 07:06 AM

                                                    There is a kettle-style chip made in Japan by Calbee (Kata-Age) which is flavored with very fine garlic and it is fantastic.

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                                                      INDIANRIVERFL RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 07:07 AM

                                                      I consider chips of the same ilk as fries. A means to convey fatty sugary goodness. So those ultra thin, ultra crispy kettles break under the pressure of a classic Lipton's onion dip where a properly ridged tater does not need to double up.

                                                      The only good thing about reconstituted Pringles is that they don't crush easily when traveling.

                                                      1. jrvedivici RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 07:29 AM

                                                        My favorite style are fresh cut and fried with some salt, as served at Ben and Jack's Steakhouse in NY.

                                                        Other than that I prefer the kettle jalepano chips.

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                                                          Perilagu Khan RE: jrvedivici Jul 8, 2013 08:15 AM

                                                          Amen on the jalapeno flavored kettles.

                                                        2. Perilagu Khan RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 08:10 AM

                                                          I'm reducing my salt intake, so pertata chips are in my past. But back in the good ol' days, I preferred kettle cooked, and the thicker (within reason) the better.

                                                          I liked unflavored most probably, although certain flavors (habanero, BBQ, salt and vinegar, steak and onion, etc.) sometimes attracted my attention. The quality of flavored chips varies so dramatically, though. Some are splendid, others inedible. Unflavored chips will always be at least decent, IMO.

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                                                            treb RE: Perilagu Khan Jul 8, 2013 01:12 PM

                                                            I've seen Kettle Chip in an unsalted version. GO for it!

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                                                              Perilagu Khan RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 01:39 PM

                                                              I'll keep an eye out.

                                                          2. Uncle Bob RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 08:31 AM

                                                            Kettle Chips. ~ Local favorite Zapp's. Regular flavor is favorite, but I enjoy their Jalapeno, Cajun Crawtators, etc. from time to time.

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                                                              alkonost RE: Uncle Bob Jul 8, 2013 11:00 PM

                                                              +1 Zapp's Spicy crawtators. That's my favorite chip in the whole world. Cape cod would be my second fave.

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                                                                vttp926 RE: Uncle Bob Jul 10, 2013 06:56 PM

                                                                Cajun dill is my fave from them!

                                                              2. jrvedivici RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 08:40 AM

                                                                On a somewhat related topic, has anyone tasted the Lay's Chicken and Waffle flavored chips? I haven't been able to find them in the NJ area, per my son's constant requests, I have had the B.L.T. chips which were "good".

                                                                Anyone tried the Fried Chicken and Waffle's?

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                                                                  Big Bad Voodoo Lou RE: jrvedivici Jul 8, 2013 01:41 PM

                                                                  I found the three "new" Lay's varieties ONCE, back in early May. I don't expect to see them again, except for the contest winner, Cheesy Garlic Bread.

                                                                  Chicken and Waffles flavor was much better, of course.

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                                                                    jrvedivici RE: Big Bad Voodoo Lou Jul 8, 2013 02:30 PM

                                                                    Really? If you don't mind me asking where are you located? I've been on a mission for my son to find them but I didn't have any luck in central Jersey.

                                                                    Cheesy Garlic Bread was the winner? Even though it was my son who started me on this mission, I was curious to try the fried chicken and waffles. The BLT is the only new exotic flavor I found and they were "interesting".

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                                                                      Big Bad Voodoo Lou RE: jrvedivici Jul 8, 2013 03:20 PM

                                                                      I'm in Central Florida. My family in South Florida found them once in March and bought them for me, and I found them once in April (not May, as I originally wrote). I don't expect to see them again -- the distribution was horrible from the beginning, and the voting promotion is over.

                                                                      I tried the BLT Lay's and found them surprisingly bland, but they're still around on store shelves. My absolute favorites are the Garden Tomato and Basil Lay's. I can eat those by the bag, and they're awesome on sandwiches too.

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                                                                  MacTAC RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 08:52 AM

                                                                  Grandma Utz

                                                                  Kettle cooked in lard.

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                                                                    MGZ RE: MacTAC Jul 8, 2013 09:02 AM

                                                                    Hell, a bag of those and a Yankees game. A six of pale ale. It's like Saint Peter said, "Come on in."

                                                                  2. biondanonima RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 10:21 AM

                                                                    I love kettle style or a classic thin chip for eating straight. Ruffled or ridged aren't my favorites, but I'll eat them if there's dip involved. And even though they're not really potato chips, I do love Pringles.

                                                                    1. juliejulez RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 10:40 AM

                                                                      Ruffles. Preferably with the onion dip.

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                                                                        fldhkybnva RE: juliejulez Jul 8, 2013 03:47 PM

                                                                        Can we share? I used to inhale a whole bag with a can of dip on the side. I think it's been years since I've enjoyed this wonderful, simple treat.

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                                                                          juliejulez RE: fldhkybnva Jul 10, 2013 12:16 PM

                                                                          My friend had it at a party at her house not too long ago. I had to go sit outside so I wouldn't sit there eating it all evening.

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                                                                            fldhkybnva RE: juliejulez Jul 10, 2013 12:45 PM

                                                                            I know the feeling. There is an extra can in our lazy Susan and I just try to avoid spinning it around to see it.

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                                                                        laststandchili RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 11:22 AM

                                                                        I've been trying to limit my intake, but with tomato sandwich season upon us I recently picked up a bag of Utz Crab Chips. I've always felt that Old Bay was a crime unto seafood, but on potatos, and chicken, it's a good thing.

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                                                                          fldhkybnva RE: laststandchili Jul 8, 2013 03:48 PM

                                                                          I love Crab chips but while I enjoy most Utz versions of chips I definitely prefer the Herr's Crab Chips to the Utz variety, I highly recommend them if you like crab chips.

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                                                                          Pwmfan RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 11:24 AM

                                                                          Classic thin, no flavors. That said, I like to use Ruffles as a substitute for crackers when snacking on cheese, etc.

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                                                                            deputygeorgie RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 12:18 PM

                                                                            Any style. Chips are my weakness. I do put them on a sandwich but only kettle cooked.

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                                                                              gemini0660 RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 01:23 PM

                                                                              I stand on the side with 'Melpy'...Utz Original in the red & white bag...supreme potato flavor AND lowest sodium content among leading national brands.

                                                                              Based on 1 oz serving (that a small single-serve bag):
                                                                              Utz Original 95mg sodium
                                                                              Pringles Original 150 mg sodium
                                                                              Ruffles 160 mg sodium

                                                                              1. NanaMoussecurry RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 01:39 PM

                                                                                Kettle all the way... I die for Miss Vickies Jalapeno

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                                                                                  suzigirl RE: NanaMoussecurry Jul 10, 2013 12:46 PM

                                                                                  Plus one on the Miss Vickies jalapeno. That is the one i was going to mention.

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                                                                                  aynrandgirl RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 02:42 PM

                                                                                  Blair's Death Rain

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                                                                                    Big Bad Voodoo Lou RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 03:26 PM

                                                                                    I love flavored chips, especially barbecue and jalapeno, but my favorites right now are the Garden Tomato and Basil Lay's. My wife prefers plain chips, especially the Dirty brand of kettle chips, and we both love Zapp's (which are extremely hard to find in Central Florida).

                                                                                    This past weekend, we had the WORST potato chips we've both had in a long time: Herr's dark russet potato chips, which were kettle-style. They all looked, smelled, and tasted burned, and they were gross.

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                                                                                      Chowrin RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 03:53 PM

                                                                                      Grandma Utz, from Harrisburg Costco (or ordered straight from the factory).
                                                                                      Alternatively, salt and vinegar anything (trader joes is good).

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                                                                                        ahuva RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 08:38 PM

                                                                                        Jalapeno kettle cooked and a diet pepsi. nirvana

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                                                                                          suzigirl RE: ahuva Jul 10, 2013 12:48 PM

                                                                                          Try Miss Vickie's. They are perfect.

                                                                                        2. ipsedixit RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 08:40 PM

                                                                                          Everything except for Pringles, which really are more like fried regurgitated baby food than chips.

                                                                                          I really like potato chips with ice cream, by the way, especially the leftover "ends" at the bottom of the bag.

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                                                                                            tastesgoodwhatisit RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 10:58 PM

                                                                                            Kettle style, if that's the extra crunchy, still has a bit of peel on it variety. Salt and vinegar flavours by preference (Miss Vicky's malt vinegar and sea salt is a favourite).

                                                                                            This is a special treat, though, because they are expensive and require a special trip to a high end grocery store stocking imported stuff. So I wouldn't waste them in a sandwich. What I normally get would be plain Pringles, which I sprinkle with Kernels salt and vinegar popcorn powder when I get home.

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                                                                                              Kalivs RE: treb Jul 8, 2013 11:02 PM

                                                                                              Salt & vinegar kettle chips

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                                                                                                cheesymama RE: Kalivs Jul 11, 2013 04:06 AM

                                                                                                +1

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                                                                                                flavrmeistr RE: treb Jul 9, 2013 12:52 PM

                                                                                                Utz crab chips with cottage cheese. Now, that's a meal.

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                                                                                                  Veggo RE: flavrmeistr Jul 9, 2013 12:54 PM

                                                                                                  Yup. It's got all two of the food groups.

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                                                                                                    MGZ RE: flavrmeistr Jul 9, 2013 01:57 PM

                                                                                                    That is so beautiful

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                                                                                                      Perilagu Khan RE: MGZ Jul 9, 2013 02:32 PM

                                                                                                      Brings a tear to MY eye.

                                                                                                  2. girloftheworld RE: treb Jul 10, 2013 12:11 PM

                                                                                                    Zapp's Voodo chips.. they are a kettle style and they are evil..and when you place them on a mortdellao sandwich while curled on the sunroom window seat with a book and some steely dan the world is a better place.

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                                                                                                      Perilagu Khan RE: girloftheworld Jul 10, 2013 12:15 PM

                                                                                                      What sort of book? And what sort of Steely Dan? ;)

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                                                                                                        MGZ RE: Perilagu Khan Jul 10, 2013 12:22 PM

                                                                                                        Pretzel Logic, of course.

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                                                                                                          Perilagu Khan RE: MGZ Jul 10, 2013 12:26 PM

                                                                                                          I was thinking more along the lines of Borroughs' iteration.

                                                                                                          Tawdry, I know. Unutterably tawdry.

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                                                                                                            girloftheworld RE: Perilagu Khan Jul 10, 2013 12:44 PM

                                                                                                            Borroughs' iteration.

                                                                                                            you have had one too many naked lunches

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                                                                                                              Perilagu Khan RE: Perilagu Khan Jul 10, 2013 01:55 PM

                                                                                                              I gathered that's what you were having. ;)

                                                                                                            2. re: MGZ
                                                                                                              girloftheworld RE: MGZ Jul 10, 2013 12:28 PM

                                                                                                              lol.. Noooo... Count down to ectasy.. sillly

                                                                                                            3. re: Perilagu Khan
                                                                                                              girloftheworld RE: Perilagu Khan Jul 10, 2013 12:34 PM

                                                                                                              Book- it ranges.. but currently :The Widow Clicquot

                                                                                                              1. re: girloftheworld
                                                                                                                Perilagu Khan RE: girloftheworld Jul 10, 2013 01:57 PM

                                                                                                                Does the widow Clicquot drink Veuve with Zapp's Voodoo and a mortadella sandwich in her sunroom with her trusty Steely D at the ready?

                                                                                                                1. re: Perilagu Khan
                                                                                                                  girloftheworld RE: Perilagu Khan Jul 10, 2013 02:12 PM

                                                                                                                  na- she sets her own trends

                                                                                                          2. Motosport RE: treb Jul 10, 2013 12:18 PM

                                                                                                            I love the Heinz Ketchup potato chips by Herr's!!

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                                                                                                              Steve Green RE: Motosport Jul 11, 2013 10:54 AM

                                                                                                              Those _are_ great -- they taste exactly as you would expect. A couple of their other flavors, not so much.

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                                                                                                              amazinc RE: treb Jul 11, 2013 11:08 AM

                                                                                                              1970's, Lahaina, Maui, Maui Wowie Potato Chips
                                                                                                              "Hard to Roll and Hell to Light". 1995, Sequim, WA., Bob's
                                                                                                              Potato Chips...first "thick" ones I tasted. 2013, Kerrville, TX HEB's Kettle Cooked...Original or Salt and Vinegar. And yes, you can't eat just one...bag...

                                                                                                              1. LindaWhit RE: treb Jul 11, 2013 12:10 PM

                                                                                                                Ridged. The brand depends - Ruffles or Utz is usually the way I go.

                                                                                                                They ALWAYS go on the top of my cheeseburger (ketchup goes on the bottom bun).

                                                                                                                I usually don't put them in sandwiches, but eat them alongside. Although they make for a nice crunch in a tuna sandwich.

                                                                                                                The Cape Cod Kettle chips are like tortilla chips to me - I like them, but they cut the crap out of the sides of my mouth, and the salt burns the cuts!

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