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Grocery Reviews Tue Jan 16 2018 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Takis Zombie Nitro are not new. They’ve been out for three years. But you know what? I don’t care. I’m in love. And yes, all it takes for me to fall in love is a zombie hand and green food coloring. As I’ve men
Like an escape hatch hidden behind a library bookshelf in the 19th medieval literature section, red velvet cake is so much more than it seems. It is what chocolate cake would be if it were recruited as a spy, stealthily dying its natural brown cake a
[Please enjoy this guest review from Robert Not Bob, a valued sometimes-contributor to Junk Food Betty. Thanks, Robert!] As I’ve discussed on this site before, Mexican Chorizo has long been absent from most American fast food menu, for a va
Sour then sweet then FIRE! (Spotted by Rachel C at Target.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (theimpulsivebuy@gmail.com) with where you found it and “Spotted&a
Here we are, at peak Oreo. No double-colored creme, no dyes that will turn your poop pink, just two chocolate cookies and some white filling. Just like a classic Oreo. Except the flavor is a complete mystery. After years of pumping out weird flavors,
I have long imagined Valentines Day as the pink, wintry sequel to Halloween. Both are holidays primarily geared at giving candy to children. Both are major holidays where you still have to go to work. Both are gatekeepers of larger eerie/thankful/mer
Hey y’all, it’s Halloween! Well, it’s October, so to me that means it’s Halloween. That also means it’s time to be completely inundated in pumpkin spice-flavored items, a fad I swore would be gone by
Because some of them have electrolytes, I’ve used regular Vitaminwater as a sports drink. But now there’s a specific Vitaminwater line I can drink for those rare times I exercise or when I type 200 words per minute. Flavors includ
It’s rare that I’ll order french fries as a side to my fast food order, but their cousin, the hash brown patty, is another thing entirely. It’s a thing of beauty. Shredded potatoes that are formed into a hand-held shape
According to our pal, Candy Hunting, this is just a repackaged Edy’s/Dreyer’s Kit Kat Ice Cream that debuted in 2016. (Spotted by Chris N at Meijer.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a pi
Both Birthday Cake and Cookies ‘n’ Creme Rice Krispies Treats look good. Sure, the colorful sprinkles on top of the birthday cake version appearsas if it was subjected to unicorn spittle as the magical beast recited “Pet
Here are some interesting new yogurts found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Yoplait FruitSide Yogurt (Mixed Berry and Peach) Yoplait FruitSide Yog
It’s back again! Two straight years! Just make it a regular flavor already! Here’s our review. (Spotted by Chris N at Walmart.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send
Dairy Queen subscribes to the same belief as me that the only thing better than chocolate candy is even more chocolate candy. In that vein, Januarys Blizzard of the Month is the returning Triple Truffle Blizzard which consists of vanilla soft serve b
If it had some caramel, it could’ve been Mars’ Whatchamacallit. (Spotted by RaveGyrl at Love’s.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (theimpul
Is there anything better than gooey cinnamon rolls, hot out of the oven, while youre trapped inside during a blizzard? There is, and its Pillsbury Grands Limited Edition Hot Cocoa Rolls. I got my hands on Pillsburys new concoction at the perfect mome
Here are some interesting new and limited edition products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats Chocolat
There’s also a Belgian Milk Chocolate flavor. (Spotted by Stacy B at Kroger.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (theimpulsivebuy@gmail.com) with where you found
Can someone tell me what number Nabisco has reached with unique flavors of Oreo cookies? It has to be in competition with the number of volumes of Now Thats What I Call Music (which is up to 64, by the way. I still remember rocking out to volumes 14,
Happy Birthday, Fiber One! I have no idea how old you are. (Spotted by Deb at Walmart.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (theimpulsivebuy@gmail.com) with where you found
I have never met an Oreo I didnt like. That said, not all Oreos hit the mark. Some of them taste too artificial, and some of the special flavors are too similar to the regular ones. I had lots of questions going into the Hot & Spicy Cinnamon
Here are some interesting new and limited edition products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Jack Daniel’s Bucket of Ribs Party Pack
Dunkin’ Donuts is offering two new seasonal coffee flavors — Buttery Toffee Nut and Winter White Chocolate. Buttery Toffee Nut was inspired by nut brittle and combines the taste of buttery toffee with toasty nut flavor. Winter Whi
This got me thinking about Fluffernutter, which got me thinking about how marshmallow fluff is underutilized in the snack universe. (Spotted by Rachel C at Walmart.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a pictur
Well, it had to happen sooner or later. After a year and some change of photographing the gooiest, greasiest, and goopiest fast food known to man, I finally managed to drop my camera, lens first, into a review item. And, of course, it just had to be
A quick Google search shows that Little Debbie had strawberry cakes before, but not for Valentine’s Day. (Spotted by Bob K at Walmart.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us
Despite its oblong-shaped filet, squished profile, and two perfectly-centered pickles, McDonalds Classic Chicken Sandwich is not as good as Chick-fil-As namesake chicken sandwich. That said, its a better and more economical showcase for McDonalds but
Here are some new Valentines Day products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of them, share your thoughts in the comments. Sour Patch Kids Conversation Hearts Candy (Spotted by Alek at Dollar Tree.) Brach&amp
I can see a Halloween version of this, except the hearts will be in the shape of a human heart and filled with strawberry blood. (Spotted by Bob K at Walmart.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of i
When the snowmen in my yard light impromptu bonfires to fight the frigid cold, ice cream is the last thing on my mind. Still, the sight of Baskin-Robbins returning Bobsled Brownie made me race over for a frozen treat. Januarys Flavor of the Month boa
Original Mtn Dew has orange juice concentrate, so this isn’t the first Dew with a “splash of real juice.” (Spotted by Zach & Shelby and Megan A at Walmart.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new produ
Here are some new Valentines Day products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of them, share your thoughts in the comments. Reese’s Love Bugs (Spotted by Rachel C at Target.) Russell Stover Crispy Pe
I’ve been told this is a Walgreens exclusive flavor this time. Last time, it was a Meijer exclusive. (Spotted by Chris N at Walgreens.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us
Here are a few interesting junk food-related stories from the past week or so. Enjoy. Dippin’ Dots Is Launching a Cryogenics Company, Because Why Not (via Munchies) A Juicy History of Steak-Umm (via Mental Floss) Do Sugar Comas Exist? (via
Here are some interesting new and limited edition products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Giant Limited Time Originals Spiked Maple Bourbon
If those bits in the square are crunchy like the burnt sugar on top of a creme brle, I will confess my love for this. I will scream it from the mountain tops. (Spotted by Rachel C at Target.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product o
Impressive, Mars. Now stick a glob of caramel in the middle. (Spotted by Rachel C at Macey’s.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (theimpulsivebuy@gmail.com) wit
Whataburger has a new Mushroom Swiss Burger. Wait a minute. I’m not completely caught up with my Whataburger history, but I find it odd that, for a burger chain that’s been around since 1950, it’s never had a Mushroom Sw
Honey sriracha seasoning might be good on a potato chip. Steal this flavor, Lay’s! (Spotted by @TheJoshCatlett at Kroger.) If youre out shopping and see an interesting new product on the shelf, snap a picture of it, and send us an email (th
Sonic has a new line of zero and low calorie beverages that the chain is advertising as a way to help customers with their New Year’s health resolutions. (Stares at EVERYTHING ELSE on Sonic’s menu) The Fruit Fizz line are lightly
Here are some interesting new and limited edition products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Fiber One Chocolate Fudge Brownie Bites Fiber One
Burger King’s first new product of 2018 is the Rodeo Crispy Chicken Sandwich. It comes with a breaded 100 percent white meat seasoned chicken filet, three half-strips of thick-cut smoked bacon, onion rings, tangy BBQ sauce, mayonnaise, and
Im delighted that Skittles is expanding its five-flavor mixes to include Valentines Day. If you dont have a special someone, candy is the best part of February 14, and Skittles Love Mix is something I would gladly welcome from a secret admirer. The d
Last year, Panda Express rolled out its Five Flavor Shrimp. This year, the chain has the new 8 Treasure Chicken Breast. And, in 2019, I look forward to Panda Express continuing its number naming trend with the Four Meat Feast that features chicken, b
Oreo Thins Bites Fudge Dipped (Mint and Original) Oreo Thins Bites Fudge Dipped Coconut Oreo Thins Bites I was hoping in 2018 we’d see wacky limited edition Oreo Thins flavors. Well, the year is still very young. (Spotted by Rachel C at CVS
Generally speaking, there are three ways companies try to make something better: make it bigger, make more of it, or transform it in such a fundamental way that it becomes something completely different, like the crap direction Disney is taking the S
Here are some new Trader Joe’s products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of them, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Trader Joe’s Cocoa Almond Cashew Beverage Trader Joe&amp
Baskin-Robbins has brought back Bobsled Brownie Ice Cream as its January 2018 Flavor of the Month. It features milk chocolate mousse-flavored and butter caramel-flavored ice creams with a fudge crackle ribbon and blonde brownie pieces. The flavor was