Wednesday, June 2, 2010

What do/did you snack on after school/work (at home)?

15 comments:

carolina said...

fruit and ice-cream/chocolate. gotta balance out the good-for-you with the REALLY good. it's after school for me, too :)

John said...

My mom tightly controlled that for us. It was usually something like apples. Sometimes when she was home she'd cut them about an hour before so they got nice and brown, then sprinkle salt on them for no fucking good reason.

Lisa said...

I forget now - I just hurt myself laughing at John's salted apples!

Wait, I have a vague memory of Ellio's frozen cheese pizza rectangles cooked in the toaster oven. Written b4 I found this on ellios.com:

(Ellios Pizza is a Northeastern United States brand of pizza noted for its eye catching square toaster oven friendly shape and great taste)

Leslie said...

I'm sure my mom had something healthy for us after school when I was little but I can't remember. All I can remember is when I was in junior high after my mom went back to work and I was home alone before Ashley got home. I would put a frozen bean burrito in the microwave covered in mozzarella cheese and nuke the crap out of it so the edges of the cheese were crusty and kind of burnt. Then I would plop my fat, burrito-eating ass down on the couch and watch Swan's Crossing.

Leslie said...

I hate brown apples and will be wondering for the rest of the day if apples of any color taste good with salt.

Also, Ellio's Pizza (while not recognized by Google as a brand worthy of being in the spellcheck database) was delicious!

erin said...

Both apples and pears taste really good salted and peppered in a salad. Just be sure to put lemon juice on them to stop the browning.

As for after school snacks, I was a latchkey kid. I don't think we got snacks.

Leslie said...

Erin: I was a latchkey kid too. Is that term pc? What do the kids call it these days?

erin said...

Hmm...I think it depends on the group. I'm guessing "child of morally bankrupt parents" might be what some people would call it. I think now they're just "after-school programs", at least I think that's how they refer to them in school surveys.

Hailey Snow said...

quasadillas usually- though there was usually an assortment of trader joes and costco frozen foods for me to choose from.

Andrew said...

Nothing really. I am not much of a snacker.

Cate said...

i am such a snacker. i almost always have something salty - goldfish, pretzels, crackers. recently, i'm really into stacy's pita chips.

when i was growing up, i'd definitely have to have a pre-swim practice snack after school. that was probably something healthy, but i don't remember.

Dan said...

In elementary school my mom would serve this delicious snack called "don't spoil your dinner!" In middle school I hit the Dorito's pretty hard. By high school I had an every-day 7-11 hot dog habit.

pinchie said...

I used to make myself Saltines with peanut butter or jelly or margarine. Or, there were often Fig Newtons in the snack drawer.

beenu said...

we had a snack drawer, fruit or my personal fav... superpretz, the mircowavable soft pretzels. YUM.

KP said...

If my mom was home, a lovely and fibrous snack like homemade apple-bran bars with milk. If my mom wasn't home, we were petit gourmands and made such delicacies as french silk pie that never silked but we ate it anyway, microwave caramel corn, cookie dough, etc.

Mom didn't keep sweets in the house so we learned how to make 'em ourselves...