Food of the Seventies

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Pizza Spins, Comment by elgato99 on April 24, 2014 - Report this comment
Pizza Spins, my favourite childhood snack. Fond memories of small farm town grocery stores in Minnesota where I spent my summer's. I don't remember them in Chicago where I lived. Any know why Gen Mills won't produce them again ?
Shake And Bake For Hamburgers, Comment by bev on April 24, 2014 - Report this comment
shake and bake burgers were so moist, juicy and delicious. and so easy. best burger ever. please bring it back!
Choco-lite Candy Bar, Comment by Philip wancewicz on April 24, 2014 - Report this comment
Iam asking everybody who wants the chocolate bar back to please send we a letter to Nestlé chocolate asking them to bring it back pleased send to 718 E.Dovewood LN,Fresno CA.93710 I will get these letters to them I need all letters by jan,2015 this gives everybody a chance to get it to me and I will lead the way to try to bring this candy bar back is one of my favorite God is my witness I will do everything in my power to help bring back by bringing these letters to Nestlé please send them if I get a bunch of letters before January 15 and I will take those personally and handed to them and I've done this before and got candies brought back so simulators God is my witness I will get these letters to them thank you God bless
Cranicot By Ocean Spray, Comment by ari on April 24, 2014 - Report this comment
I miss cranicot, I guess you can create you own, but wish they made it again at OS
Baby Ruth Ice Cream Bars, Comment by Qt Pie on April 23, 2014 - Report this comment
I finally found the ice cream minus the stick, lol. Kroger's store brand ice cream makes it. All you need is Hershey's chocolate syrup. Delish!
Pizza Spins, Comment by Sandy on April 23, 2014 - Report this comment
I remember eating these when I lived in Germany in the early 80's. I was reminded by these because the other day I tried Pringles in the pizza flavor and it brought back Pizza Spins!!
Carnation Breakfast Bars, Comment by Lyndy on April 23, 2014 - Report this comment
All I remember is they were very dry.
Treasures Chocolate Bar, Comment by Debby on April 23, 2014 - Report this comment
I remember the treasure bar and they also had a bar called the virgina bar that was a jersey milk with peanuts. If I recall correctly the four flavor bar was dark chocolate.
Wetson's , Comment by PM7 on April 23, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved Wetson's food yes. And also that it was my very first place of Employment. It is just too bad they had dirty little secrets regarding the Management in certain B'klyn locations, Don't worry it had nothing to do with the food. Let's just say it was the change of times for women in the work industry.
Carnation Breakfast Squares, Comment by Ken W. on April 23, 2014 - Report this comment
OMG I've Been Thinking About These For Years And Been Meaning To Google It,And Holy Cow,Guess I'm Not Alone ! LOL I Was About 5 And Every Morning ( When The World And Life was Easier ) Mom Would Give Me One! B-4 My Search On Here,All I Remember Was The Slim White Package And The 2 Brownies! Dark Chocolate On the Top And Bottom,With A Little Colored Chocolate In the Middle ! UUUUUUUMMMMMMM
Flings, Comment by mary on April 22, 2014 - Report this comment
please bring back the swiss and ham flings, Nabisco!!!! I am 64 and I want to taste them once more before I die!!!(ha,ha)
Pizza Spins, Comment by Zacc on April 22, 2014 - Report this comment
Try Town House pita crackers in Mediterranean Herb. Reminded us of Pizza Spins
Freakies Cereal, Comment by Tony Lopez-Cisneros on April 22, 2014 - Report this comment
Let Me See If I Can Remember ALL THE FREAKIES: #1.Boss Moss #2.Goody Goody #3.Cowmumble #4.Grumble #5.Hamhose #6.Gargle #7.Snorkledorf Is That It ? - Did I Get Them ALL ? ? ? ***My Favorite Was "Goody Goody"; Because As I Used To Say When I Was A Kid: "Because She Is SO GOOD !"
Butternut Candy Bar, Comment by earl mccain on April 21, 2014 - Report this comment
If you saw a Butternut candy bar in a Dollar Tree store in Alabama then it would be about 20 years old.The company has been out of business a long time.Wish it was true though.
Tuna Twist, Comment by Dan Smith on April 21, 2014 - Report this comment
The Onion Twist was my families favorite. I am also surprised to know many people remember this and miss it. Maybe they will bring it back??? I hope it won't be "New & Improved"!
Hunt's Skillet Dinners, Comment by Dianna on April 21, 2014 - Report this comment
I absolutely loved the skillet Oriental. That was my fav. There is nothing even close to it out there on the market. Never tried the Lasagna but after reading all these comments, I sure would if you would bring them back!!!!
Purple Passion Soft Drink, Comment by patty lamp on April 20, 2014 - Report this comment
I used to walk to the store just to get one can of purple passion! It was the Bomb of sodas
Hunt's Skillet Dinners, Comment by Steve on April 20, 2014 - Report this comment
We also lived on this stuff, especially the lasagna, after we got married in 1972. It's the only thing I have ever grieved for this long. We still call it the "skillet lasagna effect" when any item we really like is removed from the market.

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