1. Beta Tasting The Newest Oreo!

    AS REGULAR READERS of this blog know, I was in the supermarket earlier today, and I found myself in the cookie aisle.

    I was trying to decide whether I felt like some Avast! Thar Be Chips! or maybe a package of Pecan Gritties. You see, I’m a big fan of store brand interpretations of your more well-known “name brand” cookies. I end up saving quite a bit, and if I’m drunk enough – and I usually am – I can’t tell the difference.

    Anyway, that’s when I came upon the Oreo section.

    Back when you and I were kids, you’ll remember, there was no Oreo “section” – there was no need for one – for there was only one Oreo. We didn’t have all these crazy variations this younger generation enjoys (and takes for granted) today. Sure, I guess we had the Double Stuf at some point, but that was it.

    So imagine my surprise when I see, among all the different Oreo flavors – your seasonal this and your limited edition that – when I see this:

    oreomega

    And of course, I think to myself, as you would, “Seriously? It’s 2015. Isn’t this a little outdated?”

    I was making homemade Mega Stuf Oreos years ago. And with continual progress in cookie technology and the exponential advances in wafer capacity, the very idea of a “Mega” Stuff Oreo is particularly laughable.

    I’ve moved on to much greater things.

    terastuforeos

    Behold! The new Tera Stuf Oreo.

    Attention Nabisco Attorneys!  Let’s talk proprietary rights and licensing deals. I’m ready to negotiate!

    Posted by on January 28, 2015, 2:19 AM.

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