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My May Foodzie Care Package

May 08, 2009
Category Investments

Each month my friends at Foodzie send me and Amy a “blogger care package” to taste and review.  My friends Joanne and Fred Wilson also get one – Joanne blogged their reviews earlier this week.

Amy’s in Africa so I just ate everything myself in one sitting.  I generally have poor impulse control (sort of like Hiro Protagonist) so I didn’t feel like waiting until Amy got home next week.  Here’s how it went down in my house.

I started with My Husband’s Nuts.  The packaging is priceless – notice the wink.  


I ended up with Onion Garlic nuts (um – yeah – whatever) which were good even though I don’t like and am allergic to onions (nope – I didn’t die).  I followed the nuts with the Devil in an Apron Caramels which were awesome for getting rid of the onion taste.  I then stared for a little while at Effie’s Homemade Oatcakes, decided I didn’t feel like trying them, and let them sit on my counter for a few days.

Huge mistake.  The Oatcakes were the best – just fantastic!  I never thought a cracker could taste so good – it’s definitely the sugar + salt thing that rocks it.  The right order to eat them in is Nuts, then Caramels, then Oatcakes.  So – my votes are:

  1. Effie’s Homemade Oatcakes wins the taste of the month crown.
  2. My Husband’s Nuts wins best package and gets a special bonus for introducing sexual innuendo into my day.
  3. Devil in an Apron Caramels wins the what you do if you just had My Husband’s Nuts and don’t have gum, mouthwash, or toothpaste nearby award.

I can’t wait to see what the Foodzie’s send me in June.  Hint – that Mocha Double Chocolate Chunk Mini Bundt Cake for Two from The Great Spirits Baking Company looks awesome.  Just sayin’.