Monday, April 24, 2006

Eat Your Heart Out, Willy Wonka

I recently purchased a new cookbook (© 1985) called Chocolate Classics. It contains recipes made with "Famous Brands" such as Borden, Hershey, Nabisco, etc. Since I can't decide which chocolate recipe to begin with, I thought I'd ask you which ones you'd be most interested in. I'll begin posting the recipes beginning next Monday.


Blogger Sara said...

What IS a Gorp Bar?

2:23 PM  
Blogger Kirkkitsch said...

Gorp is defined as: A mixture of high-energy foods, such as nuts and dried fruit, eaten as a snack. A Gorp Bar is comprised of a bunch of goodies (Rice Krispies, pretzels, M&M's, banana chips, raisins, peanut butter, marshmallows, etc.) which is then pressed into a baking pan and cut into bars. Think trail mix in a bar! I remember them being pretty popular at potlucks, parties and church socials in the 80's.

There was a summer camp movie in the 80's called "Gorp," with early screen appearances by a very young Dennis Quaid, Fran Drescher and Roseanna Arquette.

Trust me, Gorp Bars are delicious!

2:38 PM  
Blogger iportion said...

That sounds so yummy

3:35 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

yeah, those do sound good!

8:07 AM  

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