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Old 26-04-2015, 05:47 PM posted to rec.food.cooking
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Default one of the last three Howard Johnson's closes

On 4/26/2015 12:28 PM, Brooklyn1 wrote:
On Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:26:28 -0700, "Julie Bove"
wrote:


"Sqwertz" wrote in message
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On Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:49:01 -0700 (PDT),
wrote:

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 4:55:05 PM UTC-7, Mark Thorson wrote:
The Radio Shack of restaurants is circling
the drain.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/201...g-hojos-closes

I could use a scoop of mint chip ice cream right now.

I remember Peppermint Chip ice cream. Little 5mm candy-cane turds in
a vanilla base. I used to pick them out and eat them last.


I picked them out and ate them. I didn't like the ice cream.


Doesn't get any dumber, coulda simply bought peppermint hard candies.

Exactly! Just another Julie tale. If you don't like ice cream, don't
order ice cream. I sincerely doubt her parents forced her to order
peppermint ice cream just so she could pick out the candy.

You can buy soft peppermint sticks, too. Light as air. A good word for
them would be "puffy". I caught part of a documentary about the candy
on PBS a couple of weeks ago. I forget the brand name of the peppermint
candies but it's an exremely involved and intense process to make them
that way to sell on a commercial level.

Jill