Lay’s Classic BLT (bacon lettuce tomato) flavored potato chips, flavor review

Lay's Classic BLT flavored potato chips

Tomorrow I have a final exam. My typical way to prepare for a big exam is to load up on junk food.  Not smart, but emotionally soothing. Currently my snack of choice is Lay's classic BLT flavored potato chips (all natural).  I'm on my second bag and have mixed feelings about finishing the second bag;  sad because they are gone but happy that I will finally stop eating. Lay's BLT (bacon lettuce tomato) potato chips are amazing and I am in awe. These chips taste exactly like biting into a bacon lettuce tomato sandwich. I can distinctly taste a lightly toasted bread, mayonnaise, fresh tomato and fried bacon flavor. The bacon flavor is distinctly bacon; not just smoke flavor. The BLT flavor is subtle and perfectly balanced for a those of us … [Read more...]

Lay’s Garden Tomato & Basil Flavored Potato Chips Review

Lay's Garden Tomato and Basil flavored Potato Chips

Lay's could have called these potato chips pizza flavored, but instead they called them garden tomato and basil flavored.  It must have been the marketing department, not the flavor scientist, that chose garden tomato and basil.  The flavor is distinctly pizza.   By pizza I mean this chip has a sweet malty/bread note like a pizza crust, a cooked tomato character like pizza sauce, an Italian Seasoning note (more oregano like than basil),and a cheese note. The package of Lay's garden tomato and basil advertised the link to the soup recipe that inspired Garden Tomato Basil flavored chips:  http://www.fritolay.com/recipes/recipe/garden-tomato-and-basil-soup Comparing the recipes for tomato soup and pizza sauce; there exist … [Read more...]