Doritos Limited Edition: Salsa Rio & Sour Cream Onion flavor review

It's Superbowl Sunday and I am a huge fan of the snacks and the food us Americans enjoy today.  There are special displays in grocery stores set up for people buying food for the Big Game. Usually they are built out of beer and soda with lots of snacks intertwined. I managed to walk by the Oreo shaped footballs, but couldn't resist trying the new Doritos flavors. Doritos are always "delicious".  I think it's the perfect blend of salt, cheese, MSG, disodium inosinate and disodium guanylate that this brand of chips has. Used in very small amounts, flavor enhancers (MSG, disodium insinuate and disodium guanylate) give a delicious full-bodied flavor to products. My entire family enjoyed the sour cream & onion chips. Surprisingly so, … [Read more...]

Special K cracker chips, sour cream & onion review

With obesity on the rise, who doesn't want healthier snack options? Kellogg's Special K just launched a new cracker chip baked snack for consumers looking for lower calorie, healthier snack options. Trouble is lower calorie, healthier snack options just don't taste good. Usually, I find problems with the texture, the chips don't crunch right or remind me of styrofoam.  Special K cracker chips have a surprisingly good texture, crispy & crunchy with only the slightest styrofoam character. The taste of the Kellogg's Special K cracker chip, sour cream & onion flavor needs to be fixed, though.   The first chip I tasted wasn't too bad, there were some decent sour cream notes, but when I ate a few I had a bad aftertaste in my mouth. … [Read more...]