Posts Tagged ‘Coconut’

Jet-Puffed Toasted Coconut Marshmallows

Comments Off on Jet-Puffed Toasted Coconut Marshmallows Written on March 28th, 2011 by
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I vividly remember my first time attending summer camp, experiencing a entire week away from the comforts of home. On the second night, the counselors summoned all of us to the fire pit for what I assumed would be an innocent campfire session with singing and stories about murdering children. Everyone was silent as the counselors decided our fate. We all gasped as they tore open the bags of smuggled, white puffy contraband and proclaimed, “We’re going to be playing a little game of Chubby Bunny.”

If you’re unfamiliar with the term, I’ll let Urban Dictionary do the honors:

“A game played by two or more players. One person at a time places a marshmallow in their mouths and then says “Chubby Bunny”. This is repeated, one marshmallow at a time, repeating “Chubby Bunny” each time. Players turn is over when they can no longer say “Chubby Bunny” or spit out the marshmallow.” Read the rest of this entry »

Quaker True Delights Granola Bar

Comments Off on Quaker True Delights Granola Bar Written on February 22nd, 2011 by
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Note: Official product name is: “Quaker True Delights Toasted Coconut Banana Macadamia Nut Chew Granola Bar with Whole Grains” (try saying that three times fast, bonus points for saying it with a True Delights bar stuffed in your mouth)

I’d love to meet the person behind naming products like Quaker True Delights (granola bars), Dove’s Promises (individually-wrapped chocolates), Betty Crocker’s Warm Delights (a plastic bowl full of chocolate you stick in the microwave) and other indulgent product names seemingly targeted to middle-aged women who flop down on the couch in front of the TV after a long day of work and eat the product straight from the bag/box/pint with a spoon (which I am definitely guilty of, on multiple occasions). Read the rest of this entry »