I know that this time of year people are furiously making, keeping, and breaking resolutions. Not me. (Well, that’s not true. This year I’ve resolved to read through the Bible again – but that’s the only resolution I’m making.) Instead I’ve spent a great deal of time thinking about food I miss. Yep, you read right – food I miss.
Number one on this list? Guacamole D.oritos. Artificial green goodness like you would not believe! I used to eat these by the boatload and now cannot find them anywhere. The last place I bought a bag was in a little gas station in somewhere, Mississippi. I cannot for the life of me remember where I was. Anyway, I love those chips. Spicy, cool, and flavorful they’ve got to be some of the best tortilla chips I’ve ever consumed. And I’ve consumed a lot of tortilla chips. I had my parents in CA looking for them, my brother in TX looking for them, and Smoochy looking for them while he’s out on the road. No go. Smoochy once brought me a bag of guacamole chips and out of courtesy I ate them, but they were truly awful and no substitute at all for my beloved D.oritos. If you see a bag or twenty – I will pay you to send them to me. Seriously.
Moving right along…
Next on my list are blue cheese flavored waffled potato chips. I can – and have – consumed an entire bag in one sitting. The only place I’ve ever seen them is at C.ost P.lus W.orld M.arket. We don’t have one in MS, so whenever I was near one, I’d go in buy a bag or two and that’d be enough to tide me over until the next time. Of course, we went while I was home for Christmas. Not a blue cheese chip to be found. If I’d been alone, I would have cried.
Cinnamon Bears. Delicious sweet/hot cinnamon bears. I used to buy and consume these by the bagful. They were made by S.athers and I got them at the Sav.On drugstore near my parent’s house – one bag for .59 or two for a dollar. One of my favorite candies ever. Gone. Haven’t seen any in years. Last year (maybe the year before) my dad found a bag of cinnamon santas and I devoured the entire bag before he could even fully hand it over to me. I ran back to the store to buy them and they were nowhere to be found.
Okay, I’ve got to stop as I’m getting teary eyed and hungry. Are there any snack foods that you love but just can’t get at anymore? And about those D.oritos – I’m serious. I. Will. Pay. You.