Pillsbury Fudge Jumbles were a delicious fudgey oatmeal treat that I was suspicious of at first when I was a kid. Under my Grandmother's watchful eye, they would soon win me over and turn me into a lifelong fan.
In the early Seventies, Coca-Cola ran this ad touting its association with a selection of unique and not so unique burger combinations. Let's take a look at what paired well with a bottle of ice cold Coke in the "Me" decade.
Space Food Sticks did actually get their start as snacks for astronauts, eventually being utilized during a Skylab mission. Still they are more fondly and widely remembered as a commercial product with out of this world origins. So lets take a look back and celebrate this iconic treat.
In 1967, a new snack was born, the potato crisp known as the Pringle. Of course, an innovative snack like this needs a great mascot and they came up with a mustachioed character to adorn their new snack's cylindrical container. But do you know the name of this old timey looking fella? The answer might surprise you.
In 1982, Burger Kings decided to add bacon to their double cheeseburger. It was embraced by consumers and became an enduring taste sensation.
I payed ten bucks a can to get my hands on some New Coke. I drank a bunch of it and I didn't like it. Oddly enough, this is exactly what I was hoping for. Proving that nostalgia can be very complicated.
In 1983 Nerds candy was released by Wonka. They were a runaway hit. Over two decades later I bought a lot of Nerd Magnets, here is that story.
In space, no one can hear you crunch.
Hires Root Beer has been around since 1876. Making it the 2nd oldest continuously made soft drink in the United States.
Planters reintroduced Cheez Balls and Cheez Curls. I had a hard time finding them. Until last night!