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Grocery store foods you've eaten forever

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  1. cbrxx

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    Haven't had in a long time, but when I was younger, preferred Spaghetti-O's from the can. They tasted better than heated!
     

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    Let's see. Food from my yout that I still eat.

    Already mentioned the SPAM
    Cheerios
    Kellogg's Raisin Bran
    Ritz crackers
    Phili cream cheese
    Prince spaghetti (every Wednesday night with my pal Anthony)
    Hebrew National or Nathan's dogs
    Bumble bee tuna
    Heinz catsup
    Gouldens mustard
    Hellmans mayo
    Hood ice cream sandmich
    Sunmaid raisins
    Campbells tomato soup with a Land O'Lakes American grilled cheese
    Planters peanuts
    Good humor bars (addicted to toasted almond)
    Lays potato chips (who still doesn't like a good Lays?)
    Coca-Cola classic
     
  3. Dexion1619

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    I haven't had a devil dog in 20 years lol. I grew up next to a distributor for them. Every Friday the drivers would give the local kids CASES of them off the truck (they were approaching the sell by date).
     
  4. mwalsh9152

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    I used to always eat them from the can, and my mother would always yell at me for doing it. I was just telling my wife about that the other day.
     
  5. Tibs

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    Things I still get
    jiff peanut butter
    hellmanns mayonaise
    stouffers lasagna, stuffed peppers, mac and cheese, shit on a shingle
    pizza rolls

    things they don't make anymore or I can't find
    planters cheez balls
    howard johnsons mac and cheese
    polar birch beer
    chocodiles
     
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    I've had a thing lately for the Cracker Barrel Mac n Cheese. So good.
     
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    Ring Dings
     
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    I am shocked more of you don't haunt the entenmens factory outlet in Medford. All their products plus some other half off or more. Just make sure to bring a bag
     
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    mills-milk-lunch-crackers.jpg

    i use them to make "lobster stuffed with lobster", ala Bishop's Restaurant style

    i get the feeling these have been sold in stores since around 1850.
     
  10. afeid

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    Peggy Lawton fudge brownies were a special treat for me when I was young, still is and now my daughter has the same love for them.
     
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    Yeah homemade lasagna is better but the Stouffers Lasagna is quite good and no ingredients to buy, chop, simmer, layer, etc. Out of freezer and into the oven and 2+ hours later its awesome. Every time too.
     
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    Best store bought fries [cheers]
     
  13. JayMcB

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    Saugy's hotdogs
    Cracker Barrel cheese
    Chef Boyardee Ravioli. But not the mini-ravioli, not the stuffed ravioli, not the 'lasgana', not the spaghetti, not the 'rustic sauce'.

    **JUST** the ravioli

    Durkee French Fried onions in green bean casserole.
    B&M baked beans complete with the heart stopping slimy cube of salt pork.
    Contadina Stewed tomatoes
    Delmonte canned zucchini in tomato sauce

    Last weekend, I was in FL visiting family and we had the same breakfast I had when I was a kid on Sunday morning:
    Eggs (over light)
    Bacon (of course)
    SPAM,
    Ham,
    Baked beans
    Stewed tomatoes
    Wonder bread white toast

    Real blast from the past.....then a boat ride out to the Gulf, then the Pats won. A good Sunday
     
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    I don't eat anything off the shelves any more period. Heck I use to love a lot of stuff. Sad part is after eating organic healthy stuff now for the past few years, I don't miss any of it. Don't get me wrong: I use to be able to eat three whole pizzas in one sitting, breakfast on weekends was a pound of bacon with a loaf of bread w/ half a dozen eggs over easy and so forth. I was pretty heavy back in my early 30's.... fast forward two decades: past couple of years I have been maintaining my weight 40 lbs LOWER than I was when I started eating better (not bragging, the numbers don't lie). I still constantly crave foods and now and then splurge and eat just a whole cheese pizza. LOL. :x

    You guys who keep doing this will eventually be on meds, but you don't have to believe me, or may be some of you already are. People say they can't do something and it is pure BS. If you want to see your kids grow old and your grand kids then do it for THEM and not yourself. Yeah, go a head and flame me, but I will say "I told you so, or you have been warned". If you get winded walking up a couple of flights of stairs, have high BP, or cholesterol you are on your way to DOOM. I'm almost mid 50s now, I can work harder than most 20 yr olds because I eat healthy: your nutrition is key & my chiropractor keeps me well aligned !!!!

    Sugar is the root of all evil - please read the label. Wheat and dairy is also very bad! I'm not a nutritionist or in the medical field, my back ground was biology & I work as a cnc machinist. I get on my soap box now and then: sorry folks. I try to reach out to individuals and if I just one of you listen to me then I would have accomplished my duties to save you from yourself. YMMV.
     
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    I love Scrapple! Had it a lot when I was a kid in Maryland.

    Hannaford carries Jones Farm Brand in the frozen section.
     
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    Market Basket and Stop & Shop both carry Jones Farm Scrapple.
     
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    Last year I had a check up with a cardiologist for heart palpitations. Turns out it was a Lyme med causing it. With all the blood work etc he told me I had so much good cholesterol that I would never have a blockage and all was well. I told him that was great news because I eat a lot of bacon and eggs. He stammered around for a few seconds before telling me that wasn't healthy. I smiled and said " You can't back track you just told me I had perfect cholesterol".

    It's great you made positive changes in your life but life style and genetics are also important. I'm also nearly mid 50's but have never been overweight until the 10 extra pounds I have now. I've always been active, body building, power lifting and mixed martial arts until I had a car accident several years ago. Now I have a physical job and still work out when I'm not too sore.

    The point of that is that if I want some to buy some Pinwheels a few times a year and eat a Poptart every day I probably will.

    Moderation is the key!
     
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    Substitute Deuchmarker (spelling?) hotdogs and we did this every Saturday night after Mass.
     
  19. Lennypeters

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    Kipper snacks - aka canned herring.
     
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    Frozen meat section of Stop and Shop
     
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    Mrs. Trucchi's Wheat Bars. Heaven in a plastic clamshell.
     
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    Mrs. Trucchi's Wheat Bars. Heaven in a plastic clamshell.
     
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    Interesting. Schonland and Deutschmacher are both owned by Kayem. We only eat Kayem Old Tyme natural casing HDs at our house.
     
  24. cbrxx

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    I might be buying some Spaghetti-Os next week. My wife is going to Brazil for 2 weeks. She will leave me a lot of food I am sure, but probably not 2 weeks worth.
    Normally cooks so much, it's almost a bit of a disorder. [smile] Love her cooking, but sometimes nice to just have a sub for lunch, etc.
     
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    Fudge Stripes cookies, my absolute kryptonite. I could eat 12 packs of these no problem.
     
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    So what exactly is your user name a reference to, Mr. Goodbody? [laugh]
     
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    Maybe he's an eye doctor? [laugh]

    (Yes, I read that he's a machinist [wink])
     
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    Cheetos Puffs are the king of all puffed cheese snacks. Period. End of sentence. Jax, Utz, and all the others pale by comparison. The barrel is Utz's only claim to fame.
     
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    Pimento cheese spread. Might as well eat a jar of mayonnaise in terms of food value, but damn that stuff is good on crackers.

    Most of the stuff I used to eat as a kid coming home from school has already been mentioned: Spaghettios, Raviolios, Dinty Moore out of the can. Oh, and frozen blueberry cheesecake. Eaten while still frozen of course, while watching Gilligan's Island and Bewitched. Yeah I'm old.
     

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