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Monday, March 05, 2007

Pringles in crazy flavors

I obviously was in Christmas rush when this news came out in mid-December, but P&G has released Pringles in BAGS. The Pringles minis, which come in normal flavors - original, sour cream & onion, cheddar cheese - YAWN! - fail to excite me. (I don't pack kids' lunches, though they'd make sense for that reason). But I am a little more excited about Pringles Selects, packed in a bag (revolutionary!), which come in four flavors: parmesan garlic, sundried tomatao, Szechuan barbecue and cinnamon sweet potato (!!!). They haven't jumped out at me in the grocery aisles, but maybe I'm not looking hard enough. Saw a coupon for them in this Sunday's Enquirer, which made me think more about them. (For those of you who think Pringles aren't real potato chips - I'm sorry. My uncle was on the original R&D team, so I was chowing down on Pringles samples well before they hit store shelves. I was young, I was impressionable...) Of course, barbecue is not exactly a hallmark of Sichuanese (Szechuan) cooking - mouth-numbing hot pepper is - but I'll reserve judgment till after I've tried them. If they're spicy, we'll be in business.


6 Comments:

at 4:40 PM Anonymous Chris from Greenhills said...

We bought the Sechwan BBQ flavor and the Cinnamon this past weekend at Jungle Jim's. The Cinnamon were so good that the wife and I agreed not to tell the kids about them and eat them all ourselves... The BBQ chips are OK with a definate hint of asain flavor.

 
at 9:52 AM Blogger Josh said...

The Sweet Potato/Cinnamon are VERY good! I love them and so does my 2 year old son!

 
at 4:28 PM Blogger Julie Gaw said...

Yum. I'm grabbing my coupon and heading to Kroger tonight! After cinnamon toast for breakfast (and being a big fan of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, the most unhealthy cereal that's my periodic splurge), I'm thinking cinnamon sweet potato! Thanks!

 
at 1:12 PM Blogger Lauren Bishop said...

The sundried tomato ones are excellent. My only complaints: (1) They're about one-third the size of regular Pringles and (2) the scarily long ingredient list, which includes MSG. Oh well...

 
at 4:16 PM Blogger Julie Gaw said...

I brought the sundried tomato potato Selects into the office, and they were a big hit. Not quite as much as the Snyder's hot buffalo wings pretzel pieces, though. http://www.snydersofhanover.com/en/products.php?cat=2
I kept the Selects cinnamon sweet potato at home for myself. I like 'em, but they seem not quite fatty enough (OK, they taste healthy), and leave a little sweet potato flavor in your mouth that everyone might not love.

 
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