Snack food addiction : LUSENET : like sands : One Thread

What snack foods do you find yourself oddly drawn to, despite the fact that you think they're kind of gross?

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000


I occasionally like a small bag of original flavor Fritos. The only thing gross about them is, you shouldn't get in someone's face and talk to them afterwards.

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

I used to feed fritos to my cat when I was a little kid. In recent years, they seem to have been overshadowed by other, flashier corn chips. But fritos are old-school!

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

Oh hey, (one day I may stay on the topic of the question)

portable mp3player with almost 5gig storage! (that's more than my current computer has)

(not sure if this would be an option at work, but thought I'd mention it)

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

Do you know what durian is? It's about the worst-smelling fruit on the face of the planet. Some people leave the room or throw up when they whiff it.

Like all fruits, it can be candied, and durian candy is amazingly good. I'm addicted to it.

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

A packet of powdered ranch dressing mix, mixed with Sour Cream for a dip, and some Original Ruffles. The only thing that makes this disgusting to me is that techinically it is nothing more than really yummy tasting Sour Cream and I cannot stand Sour Cream in any other form, or on any other food. Oh well, could be worse I suppose......

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

The perfect snack: a bowl of little cocktail sausages boiled for about 7 minutes in the microwave and eaten like popcorn.

Also-- Krispy Kreme chocolate-covered creme-filled doughnuts...

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

This used to be an appetizer but my roommate and I eat it probably a few times a month now as a snack....

Chicken livers wrapped in bacon and grilled. Gotta love it.

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

For some reason, anything that has bbq sauce on it is a must have. Even gut crunching crap from KFC looks mighty tasty with some honey bbq sauce!

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

Combos. You know, those hollow pretzels filled with ultra-salty fake cheese. Look like dog snacks. They make me sick every time, but 3 months later when the heinous heartburn is a faint memory......

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

Oh God, Combos... I can't get Combos here in Canada, but i always loved the peanut butter kind and i used to eat them by the truckload when i would go to Vermont for a week.

Mmmm, hungry now, wonder what's in the kitchen...

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

Those Combo things really do look like dog treats! I think that's part of why I've never tried them.

-- Anonymous, July 12, 2000

Know what I really dig? Foods where the manufacturer cannot legally call the main ingredient "cheese". That's why the "Cheez-its" and "Cheeze Curls". And then, when you look at the contents, it says something like "processed cheese food." That's the best. It's like, So what if it was never anywhere near a dairy product? It's edible!

Oh, and I love Churros. It was something I picked up in Mexico, having one or two warm churros with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Yum yum yummy...but not very good for me.

I shall also always have a soft spot for Lucky Charms. That rascally leprechaun gets me every time. That, and the horseshoes, stars, diamonds, and of course, red balloons...

-- Anonymous, July 13, 2000


-- Anonymous, July 13, 2000

Jen, you're right: Stress does seem to be the biggest factor when I find myself snacking a lot. I don't have any particular favorites -- some are healthy, some not: - any kind of chips with rich sour cream - Nabisco ``Mr. Salty'' pretzels (great packaging on this one) - cottage cheese and pineapple (don't ask) - andy capp's hot fries (totally foul, but great packaging) - a bananna spread with peanut butter Man, that's not even a complete listing and I'm totally grossed out...

cheers, mike c.

-- Anonymous, July 13, 2000

ohh, meant to add this site:

-- Anonymous, July 13, 2000

Those Japanese dried peas with wasabi. Can't stop eating those even though I'll be crying and woozy and unable to feel my nose after a bagful.

(Black pudding too, but I shouldn't bring that craving for animal bloody and god knows what else into a vegetarian's forum. I had it for breakfast ever day while I was working up in Scotland.)

-- Anonymous, July 15, 2000

Ah man i cant get enough of Andy Capp's Cheddar Fries They load these babies into the school vending machine every week They are kinda messy and smell bad but i love em!


-- Anonymous, March 13, 2001 if potato chips were not addictive enough..Lays, Salt and Vinegar ....yum...

-- Anonymous, June 27, 2001

i can't stop eating them. i am obsessed i love cheez-its please help me stop soon i can't control the urge. i've put myself in debt over buying bulk boxes of them which last one a day. i need help, i think i might kill myself soon by shoving them down my throat until i choke and am rendered unconscious. luv, mrs. nabisco

-- Anonymous, July 28, 2001

Crunchy peanut butter..I can't stop eating it. I just take a spoon and eat half the jar at a time. It is so disgusting when I think about it...but I'm addicted!! Help me!!! lol

-- Anonymous, January 18, 2002

...those wonderfully tasting strips a dried raw beef flesh smoked and seasoned to prevent the maggots causing an untimely death to only later dissolve under the onslaught of saliva and flood of rich cold ale - beef jerky (get the dental floss ready cause my gums are aching in anticipation).

...another tasty treat are those slim jims which are merely tubes of spicey unknown animal fat encased in some beast's small intestine. (Yes, I can withstand another night of acid reflux.)

-- Anonymous, January 24, 2002

Burn popcorn smell

-- Anonymous, January 31, 2002

Durian chips from Thailand. Best recipe for sore throats but very difficult to ignore.

-- Anonymous, April 18, 2002

BBQ porkrinds dipped in velveeta chesse and salsa. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Anonymous, October 30, 2002

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