why is it that my children were shocked
when i told them that i was born ‘before ranch’ (b.r.)?
shock and awe that i was alive when
cap’n crunch, doritos, $100,00 bars, pop tarts, ding dongs, cool whip, count chocula, and more
came to be
back in the day when food fell into the
quick, easy, greasy, crunchy, sweet, and fun category
and lived to tell.
“my mouth doesn’t want to be quiet.”
-greta, age 4
The Idaho Potation Commission gave away a French fry-scented perfume ahead of Valentine’s Day.
The new perfume purports to give off the aroma of French fries in all their greasy, salty splendor. “Whether you’re at a drive through restaurant or dining in, it’s near impossible to not grab a fry and take a bite before you dive into your meal,” Jamey Higham, president and CEO of the Idaho Potato Commission, said in a statement. “The smell is too good to resist.”
Dubbed Frites by Idaho, the “limited-edition fragrance” was going for $1.89 per 1.7 oz bottle on the commission’s website before selling out. The fragrance, which the commission says captures “one of the world’s most irresistible scents,” is made from distilled Idaho potatoes and essential oils.
A recent national survey by the firm Pollfish found nearly 90% of Americans “find the smell of French fries irresistible.”The Idaho commission has additional potato merchandise available for those addicted to spuds, including a French fry holder, Idaho potato playing cards, a miniature potato-hauling truck, and a 3-foot-tall “Spuddy Buddy.”
“show me a person who doesn’t like french fries and we’ll swap lies.”
credits: joe hernandez, npr, big talk productions, bbc
happy national junk food day!
how will you celebrate this special occasion?
if i had to choose, i’d go with
flamin’ hot cheetos, chips n’ dip, and cadbury carmello bar
care to share your favorites?
“foodstuffs absolved of the obligation to provide vitamins and minerals cavorted with reckless abandon.”
waking up on their first morning here,
the aussie joeys begin their day,
in the cottage
of their grandmother,
who loves them.
life would be perfect if:
Mondays were fun, junk food was healthy, drama didn’t exist,
and goodbyes were only until tomorrow.
– author unknown