Wednesday, January 25, 2017


[A recipe segment from the NBC show Today, as seen on Facebook. Elaine was watching. Harry Connick Jr. speaks.]

“I can’t remember the last time I had a Tater Tot. They’re so good. You forget about ’em somehow.”

For my money (or my parents’ money), Birds Eye Potato Puffs were the ultimate prefabricated potato-based food. A food of childhood. Look! They’re on sale:

[The Patent Trader, July 1, 1965.]

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comments: 2

Pete said...

I recently saw an abomination called totchos - nachos made with tater tots instead of chips. Only in America.

Michael Leddy said...

Sounds like something from a David Foster Wallace dystopia.