"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
View Poll Results: Kraft Dinner - Yay or Nay
Kraft Dinner ROCKS! I eat it often! 2 8.33%
I like it, but don't eat it often, only when I crave it. 7 29.17%
GROSS! Who would eat THAT! 7 29.17%
Only in a dire emergency and then I'd have to dress it up. 5 20.83%
I admit nothing. 3 12.50%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 24. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-16-2010, 02:12 AM   #11
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Galena, IL
Posts: 7,970
Until I asked about people's favorite shortcuts and convenience foods, I'd never heard of KD. Ironically, of course, I grew up on Kraft macaroni and cheese. After not eating it for ages, I bought it and found, that like many childhood favorites ... well, didn't live up to what I loved as a kid. It seemed chalky and salty, and didn't taste in the least like cheese. And I loved it as a kid. I do have to say, though, that I haven't tried it in easily a decade or more.
__________________

__________________
Claire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2010, 10:01 AM   #12
Everymom
 
Alix's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 23,195
At the risk of creating a cross border war I think I should mention that some things that we get on both sides of the border are SIGNIFICANTLY different here. Most notably both Cheez Whiz and Kraft Dinner. My sister lived in NJ for several years and would have us ship her Cheez Whiz because the American made stuff was really icky. Same went for KD, it just did NOT taste the same south of the border.

So, weird as that is, I like the stuff up north, but not the stuff you get down there. Guess I should add that to my poll huh?

Oh wait! I should also put on the poll "Only KD made with cheez wiz in place of butter!" I have a couple of friends who won't eat it any other way!
__________________

__________________
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
Alix
Alix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2010, 10:10 AM   #13
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 42,887
Alix, send me a box of the Canadian KD and I'll do a review for you.
__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2010, 10:11 AM   #14
Everymom
 
Alix's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 23,195
PM me your address and I will.
__________________
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
Alix
Alix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2010, 12:59 PM   #15
Master Chef
 
msmofet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 9,476
i only buy the family size boxes with the pouch of cheese. the little boxes that you add milk to is DISGUSTING!! and the color is just WRONG!!
__________________
There is freedom within, there is freedom without
Try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
There's a battle ahead, many battles are lost
msmofet is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2010, 01:26 PM   #16
Cupcake
 
Kathleen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Mid-Atlantic, USA
Posts: 2,302
Kraft Mac n Cheese

There were days in college where this stuff was the only thing in the cabinet. I had eaten it as a child and so it was not bad at all to me. I liked to have it with cornbread.

Honestly, when I eat it now, I am usually sick with a cold or what not. Meaning I don't have it often. I'm unsure whether I like its taste or that it is salty enough to be tasted when I'm sick....or whether it simply makes me remember how Mom took care of me when I was unwell as a child. But I do like it and make it just like the directions say on the box.

~Kathleen
__________________
A little bit Ginger. A little bit Mary Ann.
Kathleen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2010, 02:05 PM   #17
Executive Chef
 
justplainbill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Eastern Long Island, New York
Posts: 4,206
It's passable in a pinch with enough butter and milk. Liked the stuff at Horn & Hardart's automat a little better.
__________________
justplainbill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2010, 09:19 AM   #18
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Michigan, USA
Posts: 300
I grew up on Mom's mac n cheese. It was one of her budget meals. Since my DH hates the stuff I will buy a box two or three times a year to satisfy my cravings! Real comfort food!
__________________
silentmeow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2010, 02:41 PM   #19
Master Chef
 
SierraCook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Sierra Valley, Northern California, USA
Posts: 5,580
My mom used to make KD with hot dogs cooked in tomato soup. My dad and brother loved it. I liked the KD part just not the tomato soup and hot dogs together.
__________________
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

Theodore Roosevelt
26th president of US (1858 - 1919)
SierraCook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2010, 10:55 PM   #20
Head Chef
 
Saphellae's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Kingston, Ontario
Posts: 1,611
OH my gosh Alix!!! LOL!!!!

YES! I still eat KD................
__________________

__________________
Saphellae is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.