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Since the dawn of time, man has asked himself, “What kinds of individually wrapped snacks does Katy keep in her kitchen?” Today: answers.
The thoroughly modern Caramel Apple pop: No muss, no fuss, no bulky apple!

The thoroughly modern Caramel Apple pop: No muss, no fuss, no bulky apple!

Pop Rocks. But X-treme. Now, in a tube-thing, not a rectangular packet for maximum snarf-age! Like Go-gurt. But not gooey.

Pop Rocks. But X-treme. Now, in a tube-thing, not a rectangular packet for maximum snarf-age! Like Go-gurt. But not gooey.

Leftover wholewheat saltines from my cheese plate on the train from DC to NYC. Positively at sea without its Baby Bel...

Leftover wholewheat saltines from my cheese plate on the train from DC to NYC. Positively at sea without its Baby Bel...

Whistle pops, worth their weight in tickets at Dave & Busters

Whistle pops, worth their weight in tickets at Dave & Busters

Compliments of Mama Ball before a recent flight back to NYC

Compliments of Mama Ball before a recent flight back to NYC

Carbon dating shows these raisins to have spontaneously began to exist in my kitchen circa dawn of time, i.e. genesis of snack queries regarding my kitchen

Carbon dating shows these raisins to have spontaneously begun to exist in my kitchen circa dawn of time, i.e. genesis of snack queries regarding my kitchen.

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During a neighborhood wine run following a restaurant dinner at which my visiting sister ate naught but a side of broccoli rabe (while I made significant headway with a dish of fancy mac n’ cheese), a “$2 chicken nuggets” menu listing at a small, non-chain fast food-type place caught her eye. Stars were in the eyes. I tried to steer her to the whole chickens charring away on a grill inside thinking they’d be more like nice, real food, but her sights were set on those crispy nuggets. 25 grease-smoked minutes later we were headed back to to my apartment, nuggets and cheap champagne in hand.

We’d just bought a bottle of the stuff to celebrate the fact that champagne is good and we were together and wanted some drinks at home. The unexpected and perhaps a little chilling proposition of nugget paired with ‘pagne was too ripe for documentation to pass up, so I present here the evidence of possible folly, most visibly enjoyed:

M-Ball with her dinner spread

M-Ball with her dinner spread

Crispytime with bubbles.

Crispytime with bubbles.

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