Return of the Twinkies

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Vash01, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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  2. TheGirlCanSkate

    TheGirlCanSkate Active Member

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    Funny, now that I CAN have one, I don't want one. It was the same when Mother's Cookies went out of business (then back in business). :lol:
     
  3. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    The thread title would make a good horror film title.
     
  4. Ozzisk8tr

    Ozzisk8tr Well-Known Member

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    Yes, about killer young gay boys...
     
  5. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Someone at work brought twinkies today. I got one, and I plan to eat it later in the day.
     
  6. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

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    :rofl:
     
  7. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    What are they? :)
     
  8. falling_dance

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  9. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    Thanks. :) For some reason I thought it was a kind of chocolate confection.
     
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  10. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    Nevermind twinkies, where are the yodels and hostess cupcakes?!
     
  11. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    I must be missing something. Cupcakes are :eek:horrible:eek:. And what's red velvet cake? And yellow cake? I never had any of these problems before I joined FSU. :slinkaway
     
  12. Skittl1321

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    Red Velvet cake is a very southern thing. I'm not a fan... but I haven't had it in years, so I can't describe the taste. It has a hint of chocolate in it, that helps give it the color. If you only use food coloring it is going to taste gross! (And require a ton)
    http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/sara-moulton/southern-red-velvet-cake-recipe/index.html


    Yellow cake uses whole eggs, white cake uses egg whites.


    What's wrong with cupcakes? If you like cake, it's the same thing, just smaller.
     
  13. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    Thanks, I'll look it up. :)

    Mmm.....OK. Thank you for the explanation.

    But they're covered in about an inch of icing! Ugh. :lol: Or perhaps British and NA cupcakes are different. I mean, I would have liked them when I was six but........:yikes:
     
  14. DarrellH

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    That would be Zingers. They come in many flavors.
     
  15. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    Can you get ginger ones? Would you like a Ginger Zinger? :)

    I have much to learn.
     
  16. Susan1

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    Are they going to bring back the Twinkies with the chocolate filling? I NEVER liked the regular ones, not even when I was little -- too sicky sweet. But I could eat a half of the ones that were out for a couple months with the (light fluffy) chocolate instead of the white cream in the middle - before they went away completely. (Should have gotten a dozen boxes and frozen them, huh?)
     
  17. DarrellH

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    I'd rather eat a Moon Pie than a Twinkie.
     
  18. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

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    Oh yeah, some shops do that. I've never bought a cupcake though, I just make them.
     
  19. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

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    Here in Canada they never went anywhere. But I do buy a couple whenever I stumble upon a 711.
     
  20. Ozzisk8tr

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    Can not tell you what images this conjures up in a country that doesn't have Twinkies or Moon Pies, and why did Gilligan's Island come to mind when a "Ginger Zinger" was talked about. Lovey Howell would be shocked I tell you.
     
  21. FGRSK8

    FGRSK8 In Search of a Lost Chord

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    Twinkies and Ripple wine....staple of the hippie generation of the mid 60s....

    I just may do that again to have one hell of a glorious flashback...peace man!