anyone miss candy from their home country?

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BklynBoy wrote: Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:50 pm
Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote: Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:46 pm Bagels from NY suck, though they're admittedly probably better than anything currently in the kingdom.
are you crazy?? no way.. if your saying bagels from NY suck, where can you get bagels that you think are worthy of your taste buds?
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BklynBoy wrote: Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:50 pm if your saying bagels from NY suck, where can you get bagels that you think are worthy of your taste buds?
Kraków?
Mishmash wrote: Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:17 pm Cadbury's Flake...... Beats a Bagel anyday..

Usually comes with a lady to.... let you know how your 'stick' will be eaten...

don't even need the chocolate
though if it's on offer . . .

group buys are the obvious way to order this kind of stuff

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I loved this one:



But this was even better:

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This thread was about shelf stable candy.
Not New York pizza and bagels....
Can't duplicate or bring those classics with you.
The original Twinkie was banana flavored...that is why it looks like it does...they switched to a plain va illa like flavor and sales took off.
I have brought Aussie Licorice back from USA for a friend...I brought USA bubblegum for a Russian friend.
I have a kilo of 2 of my favorite candies ready for my suitcase tomorrow.
I just wish my Khmer wife had not grown fond of my Cherry Life savers.....
The Reggie bar...
I was 9 years old in the summer of 1967 when Reggie made his debut for my home team Kansas City Athletics. I would go to the old stadium the A's shared with the Chiefs and watch my team.
In 1968, they moved to Oakland where they began winning World Series'.
Reggie ended up in New York and became a folk hero and the Reggie Bar was born.
But, Why would they name a candy bar after a baseball player?
Answer. The Bambino..George Herman Ruth..THE BABE....and my favorite candy bar as a kid the Baby Ruth...which debuted in 1921...the year Ruth hit 59 homers for the Yanks....the company that made the bar did not want to pay Ruth so they claimed they named it after a former President's kid.
Nestle owns it now and it is the official candy bar of Major League baseball
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Every year my mother brings me 6 bars of Mint Aero and a big bag of Bassets Liquorice Allsorts... sometimes Maltesers too.
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BR549 wrote: Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:15 pm This thread was about shelf stable candy.
Not New York pizza and bagels....
Can't duplicate or bring those classics with you.
The original Twinkie was banana flavored...that is why it looks like it does...they switched to a plain va illa like flavor and sales took off.
I have brought Aussie Licorice back from USA for a friend...I brought USA bubblegum for a Russian friend.
I have a kilo of 2 of my favorite candies ready for my suitcase tomorrow.
I just wish my Khmer wife had not grown fond of my Cherry Life savers.....
The Reggie bar...
I was 9 years old in the summer of 1967 when Reggie made his debut for my home team Kansas City Athletics. I would go to the old stadium the A's shared with the Chiefs and watch my team.
In 1968, they moved to Oakland where they began winning World Series'.
Reggie ended up in New York and became a folk hero and the Reggie Bar was born.
But, Why would they name a candy bar after a baseball player?
Answer. The Bambino..George Herman Ruth..THE BABE....and my favorite candy bar as a kid the Baby Ruth...which debuted in 1921...the year Ruth hit 59 homers for the Yanks....the company that made the bar did not want to pay Ruth so they claimed they named it after a former President's kid.
Nestle owns it now and it is the official candy bar of Major League baseball
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When i used to return to the stats back in the early 2000, i'd always buy a box ( 10 ) of twnkies, after a week trip i'd still have 3-4 left.
there great after a few years of not having them but than....prefer snow balls or those little pies i used to get in my lunch bag for school.

As to Bagels,
NOTHING compares to a fresh one from a New York Jewish deli!!!
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