“But I’ve Never Had a Twinkie!”

Sooo, you may be a health-food freak if this is the response from your kids when you tell them that “the Twinkie company” is going out of business.

Jeffrey has had one, several years ago at a family reunion. My dad (aren’t grandparents usually the culprits?) gave him a Twinkie. Having never seen one before, he requested a plate and fork. (He was five or six.) He doesn’t remember that, though, and has insisted for several years that he’s never had a Twinkie. Bennett really has never had one. I’ve had a few Twinkies in my time, but I preferred the CupCakes (Chocolate, of course. Did you know they’re making strawberry CupCakes now? Well, not now.) Continue reading