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May 11, 2014 05:00 PM

Comfort Snack?

Just found out on Friday that I'll not be offered a renewed contract, as of 1 Sept.
I'll need about a week to process this for myself and get a plan together before announcing to friends and family.

In the interim, I'm sort-of craving a whole box of Velveeta shells
or [no longer produced] Planters CheezBalls
or... a mixed bowl of UTZ Hot/ Salt'n'Vinegar/ Crab potato chips

Basically, something cheap [trashy?] and temporarily escapist.

Although I'm certainly not looking for something HEALTHY, I also don't want to feel ... worse. But probably processed foods would be required at this point!!

So, suggestions to "Chown" my sorrows?

Kris -- now in NoVA

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    1. re: waitress

      Pretty picture, but I'm an utter and complete teetotaler...
      although if I were a drinker, I'm not sure if tipping up a glass would keep me from feeling worse tomorrow!!

    2. Sorry about your bad news. Recently I have found Sun Chips to be very effective to fulfill this need. I like the Cheddar and the Garden Salsa.

      1. Ugh, I'm so sorry about your bad news.

        Get your Velveeta shells & cheese. I'd also hit up the deli to see whatever fried delights are available.

        1. Crunchy and cheesy seem to be uppermost in your mind, so how about quick nachos?

          Tostitos Cantina Traditional tortilla chips, covered in your favorite salsa and a goodly amount of shredded cheddar jack cheese. If you want to get a little healthy, add some beans.

          Sorry 'bout what occasions the craving, though.

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          1. re: mcsheridan

            Mexican food was what I thought of. Chips, salsa, guacamole, sour cream. And maybe a nice burrito.

            Cut yourself some slack and then move on. These thing have a way of working out for the best. Good luck.

          2. A six pack of junior Butterfingers. I got one for 97 cents and by sheer will haven't touched them.

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            1. re: James Cristinian

              You've just reminded me that I love the malted Whoppers that come in a "milk carton."