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I could go for some of this original.

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I just got a surprise package from one of my friends in Massachusetts last week. Here are the contents.


They were pretty good. I don't recall these when I lived back in Mass.



Horrible, horrible shit. I tried (tasted, didn't even finish) one of each. They taste nothing like when I was a kid. Shocking, right? I gave the rest away at work.

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filling, tasty, utilizing all leftovers... it's called pastyere ( pasta de yere or yeterdays pasta)

some modern folks call it a pasta pie... but i use a rectangle baking dish... they use spaghetti but i prefer to mix a few different pastas for texture and look...

here is a good basic starting point below...

Cacio e Pepe Pasta Pie

but the fun is You can add anything... or You can use less cheese and go with tomato sauce...

this is a staple in my house...always some in the fridge and the freezer...
 
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filling, tasty, utilizing all leftovers... it's called pastyere ( pasta de yere or yeterdays pasta)

some modern folks call it a pasta pie... but i use a rectangle baking dish... they use spaghetti but i prefer to mix a few different pastas for texture and look...

here is a good basic starting point below...

Cacio e Pepe Pasta Pie

but the fun is You can add anything... or You can use less cheese and go with tomato sauce...

this is a staple in my house...always some in the fridge and the freezer...
...it's a bit like life itself...sometimes it's great and sometimes it suks...a lot depends upon what you put into it...
 
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We didn't have at or after school snacks, just whatever they served for lunch there for $.35 but, I would look in the refrigerator after school and would take a drink milk out of the jug and go watch TV until my father got home if my friends weren't around.
 
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I just got a surprise package from one of my friends in Massachusetts last week. Here are the contents.
They were pretty good. I don't recall these when I lived back in Mass.



Horrible, horrible shit. I tried (tasted, didn't even finish) one of each. They taste nothing like when I was a kid. Shocking, right? I gave the rest away at work.

S.C.
The Drake cakes...lol. Yuck. Hostess fruit pies, lemon specifically, were my childhood fav. I could buy a pie, canned soda, and a pack of gum for under a dollar...and get change back.
 
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Tastykake! Peanut butter kakes and butterscotch Krimpets! Yo, Philly son... WHAT!

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I never really went for sweet snacks, like cupcakes and Twinkies. My usual after school snack was 2-3 PB&J's and almost a gallon of milk. This was after football practice. Then it was off to the gym to lift and then dinner around 8 or 9 PM (whatever my Mom had made for dinner).
 
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I never really went for sweet snacks, like cupcakes and Twinkies.
I can't remember exactly why now, but we occasionally got Twinkies at boot camp. Maybe when we were in the field. Anyway, I would always sell mine to a black recruit from Atlanta for $5 plus his apple. In 1989 money! That's $10.30 today! He had a wicked sweet tooth.



If I'm going to snack on garbage today, I prefer Little Debbie garbage. I especially like her Nutty Bar:


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it was always ice cream for me, a half gallon of vanilla with chocolate syrup on it and mixed up, would do that a couple times a week ... stopped that about a year ago, but I still miss it.
 
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I never had this snack/lunch carrier but I'm sure my Grandpa did.

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I can't remember exactly why now, but we occasionally got Twinkies at boot camp. Maybe when we were in the field. Anyway, I would always sell mine to a black recruit from Atlanta for $5 plus his apple. In 1989 money! That's $10.30 today! He had a wicked sweet tooth.



If I'm going to snack on garbage today, I prefer Little Debbie garbage. I especially like her Nutty Bar:


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I do like those Lil Debbie peanut butter bars these days...
 
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(OCP) Oatmeal Cream Pies and Nutty Bars


Still like Chicken in a Biskit crackers
 
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I've never seen a Banana Moon Pie (thanks for actually posting a picture).
Looks tasty. :up:
 
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I dislike any snack cakes that involve marshmallow- never been a fan.
 
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Cherry or blueberry fruit pies
 
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Emphasis on the "school" as I would keep myself awake pounding these babies! :wacko3: Gotta love the glucose syrup!! :chef:







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...I remember those things...is the lower photo your stash...???...
 
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...I remember those things...is the lower photo your stash...???...

You should remember, being about the same age. :biggrin:


I try to eat a low-carb diet, so no Regal Crown Sours lately, :confused: Although looking at those pictures!! :girl-wacko: I like the "Regal" logo, is that supposed to get into your sub-conscious? :eyepopping1a:


- Hatman


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Bit o Honey sounds good right now...
Those little candies that Grandma's always had in a jar somewhere?!
Freakin loved those back in the day.
IDK if they sell them anymore.
I could eat like two or three and then I was done.
 
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Dollar Tree, Walmart, Atwood's and a lot of convenience stores still have them. I love em
 
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These days the wife makes macarons (not macaroons, which are completely different despite the similar spelling) on occasion- the bluish/green one is mint- absolutely awesome (but a bitch to bake correctly- you even have to take the relative humidity into account). It would be difficult to go back to my old faves after these things:

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is that the fluffy stuff A23 A23 accuses you of being constructed of?
Always hates macaroons but it wasnt just the taste... more like a hate trifecta of texture and greasy consistency. About the same as taffy...yuck
 
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is that the fluffy stuff A23 A23 accuses you of being constructed of?
Always hates macaroons but it wasnt just the taste... more like a hate trifecta of texture and greasy consistency. About the same as taffy...yuck
Like I noted, they aren't macaroons, which I agree are pretty awful. A macaron isn't greasy or chewy (if it's made correctly).
 
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Like I noted, they aren't macaroons, which I agree are pretty awful. A macaron isn't greasy or chewy (if it's made correctly).
yeah I probably should have completed my train of thought... is that delicacy you posted comparable to anything stateside? Is it filled with marshmellow goo?
 
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yeah I probably should have completed my train of thought... is that delicacy you posted comparable to anything stateside? Is it filled with marshmellow goo?
I never had one until I went to a French bakery in Thailand. It's generally filled with a flavored creme or ganache, and sometimes jam (which I'm not crazy about). They come in many flavors- mint, pistachio, blueberry, etc- good stuff, but it's really easy to screw up a batch, which can be pricey as the flour is almond-based and expensive here- I tossed a lot of money in the garbage while she learned to make them.:lol:
 
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Treats were something else which we would get occasionally but never often.

Rootbeer Floats at A&W.
The a fore mentioned Hostess fruit pies, chocolate cupcakes or Ding Dongs.
Ice cream, homemade always the best.
Baby Ruth or Pay Day candy bars which were only a nickel.
Horehound candy or a Heath Bar when at Grandmas' place and if we did get a Soda it was one small bottle either Grape Nehi or Orange Crush, sometimes a Coke.
Roasted peanuts in the shell.
Strawberry Shortcake.
Bear Claws, Pecan Twirls or fresh donuts on weekends on a good week.
Any of these treats would be had maybe twice a month.

I almost never eat any of this stuff anymore and when I do it's usually something fresh or homemade not the store bought crap.
 
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I worked at 15 for A&W making the root beer. I made it in 50 gallon vats.
48 gallons of water
2 gallons concentrated root beer flavoring
50 lbs of sugar
It was hard for me to drink it after I started making it.
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A friend worked his summer at a ravioli factory when we were 18-19. He would bring us tons of fresh and delicious ravioli but he couldn't touch one after a couple weeks working there.
 
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