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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Cheesy chips

I will admit that, here in the office, we are ADDICTED to potato chips. Despite rising cholesterol levels that we try to keep in check with "zero trans-fats" chips, we keep at it. But mediocre potato chips and tortilla chips don't do it for me. Personally, I'm a big fan of the plain kettle chips -- Shearer's are a bargain at Costco (about $2.69 for a big yallow bag), and Meijer's are awfully good (also a yellow bag - I sense a theme here). Nice and crispy.

We also have dedicated fans of Snyder's of Hanover Hot Buffalo Wing pretzel pieces. Also highly addictive.

But today's latest find, thanks to Chuck, are Kettle Brand Chips Tuscan Three Cheese. Wow. We may have a new favorite here. He found them at the Fields Ertel Costco. And I don't know what the deal is, but I can't find them at their web site. Dig in! (oh - and they have a great tagline - "A Mediterranean VACATION in a bag"!)


at 10:15 AM Anonymous TC said...

Ahhhhh....deep fried potato chips covered in an artificial ingredient-laden powdery stuff from Toscana....Just like grandma used to prepare in the old country. The recipe dates back generations.

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