Yes it is that time again. Every Easter, along with pastel rompers and spring we find Peeps with their jaunty colors and baby animal shapes, on every retailer's shelf.
Call it whatever you like.
I am no fan of the surgery marshmallow treat. I will go so far as to say, these are nasty, tasteless, sponge-like marshmallow creatures. Perhaps it's the sugary coating around the marshmallow--the combination of crunch and solidly sponge, like biting into a chick shaped slime.
Marshmallow flavor? Not any marshmallow of which I'm acquainted. It's gooey and sticky. Like biting into one of those soft pencil erasers.
The colors resemble neon spray paint. Everyone raves about these candies and acts as if there coul be a shortage.
Please, this is not a Cadbury Cream Egg ( also, not a personal favorite); or Girl Scout Cookies. This is punishment candy. Have you ever tried to squish a Peeps? It snaps right back into chick form.
I was reading an article today about Peeps in England--apparently the candies are really had to find. Stop looking is what I was tempted to post, but I refrained.
What the unsuspecting Brits have yet to learn is Peeps do not dissolve in water and when micro-waved, the grow in size. This is weird-science. Enjoy your tea time with cucumber sandwiches and cakes. And, walk--no, run past the Peeps!
Happy Easter Everyone.
Ginger Simpson http://mizging.blogspot.com/
Tricia McGil. Http://Triciamg.blogspot.com
Juliet Waldron http://yesterrdayrevisitedhere.blogspot.com/