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Old 10-16-2008, 10:10 AM
 
Location: NoVa
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My grandmother's guavas and ice cream along with here home made pound cake.
OMG pound cake. I used to make pound cake with a cazillion eggs.. it was sooooooooo good!
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Old 10-16-2008, 10:18 AM
 
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Every now and then, I just miss a good old fashioned greasy hamburger on a bun.
But they were a meal by themself....
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Old 10-16-2008, 01:09 PM
 
Location: maine
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Every now and then, I just miss a good old fashioned greasy hamburger on a bun.
Me, too. I hate thick burgers, and the hard, or crusty buns they put them
on. I remember Gossage Grill in Chicago - thin greasy cheeseburgers with the buns almost soggy from the grease. YUM!
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Old 10-17-2008, 11:33 PM
 
Location: Cali
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I miss those Nabisco coconut chocolate chip cookies. I don't think I've seen those in stores for some twenty years.
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Fruita, CO
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My grandmother made the BEST dumplings!!
The skin my mother let form on the top of cooling chocolate pudding because I loved to eat it.
Devil Dogs, a back-east clump of delicious calories. Mary Jane candies.
My mother's Sunday morning bisquick biscuits.
Real sukiyaki.
Grilled toro the way my little neighborhood sushi-ya in Tokyo made it.
The secret ponzu at a little ryokan in the mountains of Nagano-ken; and they liked me so they told me the recipe.
Typical Japanese breakfast of a bowl of hot rice, a raw egg broken into the rice, a dash of soy sauce, mix it up with chopsticks, and start gathering a bit into a strip of nori seaweed. Oh be still my heart...
We sometimes have sukiyaki, dipping in raw egg the way we eat it. I miss takoyaki from a certain takoyaki stand in my childhood. Ramen from a little ramen shop in Beppu, where I grew up. Soba and Udon from a noodle stand by the train station. Obento box when I used to travel on bullet train to my grand parent's house. Really good Yakiniku(Korean BBQ) from a restaurant I used to work at in Tokyo when I was in college. Been in AZ for over 25 years. If I go back to Japan now, I'd bet I'll miss real home made tamales and green chili burritos.
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Old 10-18-2008, 12:21 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Actually, it was called something else .. just one little, short name .. I think?

But thanks!


You mean, there's more than one that tastes like soap?
Do you mean Chiclets?

What about Tart 'n Tinys or Bonkers?
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Old 10-18-2008, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I also miss Jell-O Pudding pops -- The vanilla were my fav
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Old 10-18-2008, 03:20 PM
 
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When I was real young my grandmother would make fried chicken and banana cake every Sunday and we would go over as a family. My family moved away at 5 but I still remember the smell. My grandmother died when I was about 10 so I never got the recipe for these things, but sure wish I had.
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:23 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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Wasn't the gum called Squirt gum?

I miss Count Chocula and Mars bars.
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:26 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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Was that cake with a cazillion eggs called Ice Box Cake?

When I was a kid I used to dip a banana in unmade strawberry jello. Yum! Did anyone else ever do that?
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