Meanwhile in Canada....

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  1. sdifox

    sdifox No Lifer

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    POS Wonder Bread....
     
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    arrfep Platinum Member

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    I love Canadian sweets. Most products have not had their recipes compromised with inferior products like in the US (HFCS,etc). American counterparts all seem to just taste...cheap.
     
  3. dud

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    You can keep the Twinkies, Ho Hos, Dong Dongs (whatever). Hostess going out of business may have cost 18K jobs (that sucks) but may have helped the American waistline.

    So OP, how's the weather up in great ole Canada? Here (in the crappy US of A) it is 70, windy and the sun is blindingly bright. It sucks here ...

    :)
     
  4. Iron Woode

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    weather is not bad here. Warm and sunny for now.

    Supposed to cool down for the weekend and we may even see some flurries.
     
  5. Auric

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    It's still whipped tallow, but with more sadness.
     
  6. Colt45

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    i think canadian ones are vegetable shortening. ill take a look next time i see the box.
     
  7. sdifox

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    Stupid sugar policy is to blame. All thanx to corn lobby,
     
  8. dennilfloss

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    I've never eaten a Twinkie. I'd have to do an image search just to see what they look like. Then again, I've never been to Tim Horton either. May have eaten a bagel once, not sure. That's like a dried doughnut, right? However, I have eaten a donair once and thought it was OK. :colbert:
     
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    Donairs are delicious

    Never been to hortons seems kinda ridiculous. Not that you're missing anything.
     
  10. Red Squirrel

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    :eek::eek::eek: Next thing you know you'll be telling us you never had poutine or beaver tails! Are you really Canadian? :p
     
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    Love poutine but I've never had beaver tails (and I live 2-3 blocks from the original Beaver Tails in the Byward Market). As for Tim, well, I rarely drink coffee since a heart attack scare 11 years ago. I have eaten some of their stuff (Timbits methinks) at the university when the secretaries brought a few boxes for us to much on during lunch-time departmental meetings. There is a Tim Horton about 500' from where I live, on the other side of the avenue.
     
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    Pssh screw wonder bread.

    It's all about old style potato bread.

    Switched over to that a few years ago and it's awesome.

    Plus it's thicker so makes awesome toast also and while homemade is obviously better then any commercial bread it's the one I get still.

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    Funny how, for me, Hostess means ketchup chips. Must be a generational thing.
     
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    I hope that beaver tail thing is a joke because it sounds like how those bastards cut off shark fins then throw the rest of the shark, still alive, back into the ocean. I can just see thousands of beavers...... I lost my train of thought.
     
  15. Red Squirrel

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    It's actually a pastry and not a real beaver tail. :p Maybe it's an Ontario thing, though now that I think of it, I have not seen those in a while.

    And me too when I hear Hostess the first thing that comes to mind is chips.

    Though back to beavers, trapping seems to be pretty big still. I personally don't really agree with killing of a national animal, but apparently they're a huge nuisance near hydro dams.
     
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    Congrats, your intestinal tract will now survive a nuclear holocaust.