September 26th, 2005
|01:36 am - Oops|
Oops #1: Someone accidentally ripped the bumper off Jude's Volvo whilst backing it out of the driveway. (It was not Jude and it was not me and it was not Tracy. Just so you don't play Detective off the 'someone'.) This means the automobile I was going to pilot to Hatfield and the Big E tomorrow is out of commission. This is a big Oops.
Oops #2: I bought a bottle of Ranch dressing tonight for to make the Tuna Delicious, only I didn't buy Ranch, I accidentally bought Ranch With Bacon. And not good real bacon, but that fakey fake chemical-smoked bacon flavor. According to Abbie, this makes it Tuna Better Than Nothing. It's also a relatively minor Oops, as evidenced by the fact that we're still chowing down on it.
Not An Oops: Goya soda was on sale at Stop & Shop for 2 for 89 cents. Lordy but I loves my Goya Ginger Beer. I also got an assortment of other sodas, which I shall endeavor to try and describe right here! On the Internet and everything! But that's another guzzle for another day.
|Date:||September 26th, 2005 11:41 am (UTC)|| |
No. It is hard to accept, but trust me, there are things in this universe which lay claim to the name "bacon" which are, in fact, not at all good.
I have had this dressing of which you speak. It is one of them.
I am with you there! And I'm a guy who loves his bacon.
However, the stuff in that ranch dressing most decidedly is not bacon. It's not even Beggin' Strips bacon, which can fool most dogs and little brothers. It's calcified liquid smoke is what it is. And sadly that, my bacon-lovin' friend, is not bacon. :(
I am such a sucker for that fake bacon stuff. If it's the same fake bacon I know.
|Date:||September 26th, 2005 03:46 pm (UTC)|| |
I can't recall the actual name of the store now, but I used to refer to the little market in the 00 block of Broadway as "the goya outlet store". I saw goya version of products there that I've never seen anywhere else.
I wonder if it's still there and still like that.
Working with puerto ricans on a regular basis has given me new respect for the Goya line of products. For instance:
Malta - Its cheaper than any commercially available beverage, which makes it manna from heaven in the hood. Its not even really bad tasting; like Whoppers without chocolate. Downsides is that when it gets warm, it tastes GODAWFUL, and gives you stomach aches. Plus, its oddly fizzy.
Champagne Cola - Holy shit. This is the holy grail. If people in the suburbs knew what they were missing by not being able to get this on a consistent basis, I could only speculate wildly as to what would occur. Its worth hitting a small corner store on Park St. once every couple of weeks for one.
|Date:||September 27th, 2005 12:07 pm (UTC)|| |
Stop and Shop and Big Y both carry the champagne cola (along with many other tasty Goya flavors) in their 'international foods' section. I am from one of the whitest 'hoods in the Pioneer Valley and I can find it at my grocery store, and have enjoyed it for years.
|Date:||September 30th, 2005 03:57 pm (UTC)|| |
Its not even really bad tasting; like Whoppers without chocolate.
I had to stare at this for an embarrassingly long time before I realized you were talking about the candy, not the Burger King sandwich.