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The (Un)Welcome Return of the Twinkie

This is what a Twinkie experience is like: after unwrapping the near-oblong shaped pastry, you hold in your hands something that is simultaneously light and airy, while feeling dense and substantial. …

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3 Vegan Twinkie Recipes to Get You Through the Twinkiepocalypse

Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt manufacturer of Twinkies, HoHos, CupCakes and Honey Buns, has failed to come to an agreement with members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Mill…

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Twinkies & Our Relationship with Food

The recent bankruptcy of Hostess and the passionate responses it evoked raise some interesting questions about our culture's relationship with food. After the announcement, grocery stores reported a s…

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The Twinkie is Dead: Long Live the Twinkie

Last week, maybe it was due to a lack of notable obituaries online, but the rumored demise of the Twinkie, due to the chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by parent company Hostess, made all of the headlines.…

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