March 20, 2013 // 5:00 am
Damn, we bet those people who tried buying that $15 million Twinkie feel duped right about now. After reporting that Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co. made a joint offer of $410 million to revive the fallen cream-filled pastries, a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of the…
March 12, 2013 // 5:21 pm
Twinkie fans might have something to celebrate this summer.
Hostess is set to sell their brand to Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co., who made a joint offer of $410 million to revive these now extinct snack cakes. Originally Hostess anticipated a bidding war for their popular products…
February 26, 2013 // 11:44 am
Given the demise of America’s long-beloved sweetheart (sob, Hostess), making these from scratch may be the only way to cure your shakes.
This recipe is a tender, chocolatey devil’s food cake filled with a fluffy, vanilla whipped-cream filling. Once upon a time, I used this very same recipe as cupcakes to…
January 11, 2013 // 1:38 pm
I was never a fan of Twinkies, so I wasn’t among the throng of lamenting sweet tooths when the news of Hostess’ demise dropped. I am, however, a fan of red velvet. Yes, I know it’s just dye and buttermilk, but goodness, everything tastes so much better…
December 14, 2012 // 1:09 pm
You might have thought it was over before, but now it is official. The final batch of Twinkies and Hostess snacks were sold Tuesday.
To no surprise, it was a madhouse in Chicago Jewel-Osco Supermarkets, and things got ugly enough to have police called in.
November 30, 2012 // 12:33 pm
Oh, the power of preservatives.
Preservatives are basically a form of dark magic or some type of cool sorcery, we think. Because these chemicals can pretty much do anything, including keep a Twinkie looking mighty tasty and (mostly) intact for well over three decades.
It was recently revealed that…
November 29, 2012 // 1:07 pm
It takes 37 ingredients to make a Twinkie and keep it alive forever, which have all been photographed and labeled by Artist Dwight Eschliman. After the Twinkie Apocalypse, some tried to evade the severity of the situation by proclaiming that we still know how to make a…
November 26, 2012 // 3:38 pm
It’s time we commemorated the best of the Hostess Snacks by Hostess Cupcake Pancakes. ‘Cuz let’s be real. No one ever really liked Twinkies and the end for those stale vanilla cakes was inevitable. However, the same cannot be said for those delicious Hostess CupCakes filled…
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