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Digest: Stinkies
Posted by Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle on Saturday, November 17, 2012 1:53 AM

Hostess has gone out of business, and with the resultant (we're pretty confident) temporary demise of the Twinkie, we thought it would be appropriate to dig into the publishing archives to excavate this bit of Twinkiana by Jane and Michael Stern from a 1989 issue of the long-defunct Spy magazine. Entitled Twinkie, Twinkie Little Suet-Filled Sponge-Cake Crisco Log, Now I Know Just What You Are, the piece not only regales us with all sorts of Twinkie ephemera, such as the story of the man who lived on Twinkies and Cutty Sark for seven years, but teaches us how to make our own Stinkies (a contraction of Stern Twinkies). Mourn and enjoy!

Source: Spy Magazine


Wow, that takes me back: Spy magazine, for gosh sakes.
Posted by Michael Stern on Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 7:06 AM

Michael, fascinating! I hope it's the only time that you used the phrase "waste from a liposuction clinic" in a review.
Posted by ayersian on Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 10:45 AM

Chris, I hope it's the only time I ever will encounter a food that makes that phrase come to mind!
Posted by Michael Stern on Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 4:21 PM

Although I don't partake, they'll be back! Albeit, with a different company.
Posted by Twinwillow on Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 4:51 PM

Obama bailed out the Auto industry can't he bail out Hostess why can't he kick them down a couple of billion it not so much the twinkies but I GOTA HAVE MY DING DONGS
Posted by chichi on Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 9:41 PM

Back issues of Spy on Googlebooks!!
Posted by katherinecurry on Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 11:25 AM

Obama can't, the FLOTUS is our food czar you know, Twinkies are not healthy. Let it wither on the vine.
Posted by pineyhill on Monday, Nov 19, 2012 10:15 AM

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