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September 26, 2003

Banana Nut Müslix


This last Breakfast at the Flea™ special was going to be Banana Nut Müslix. All that banana-nut goodness was lost to me when I discovered the milk I bought at the Super Spender last night had gone off. Vexed again! I may have to go out for brunch instead. Just as well. My Grandad had a useful category he called "rabbit food". This referred to green, leafy edibles but I am quite sure it extends to müslix. I believe it also fits the "foreign muck" category which included the entire menu at McDonald's.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at September 26, 2003 10:14 AM


Sour milk? Oh dear, I hope you didn't throw it away. It's great for making scones. You could have had nice tasty hot scones for breakfast. Bet you threw it out.

Posted by: Alexandra at September 26, 2003 10:54 AM

Mmm. Scones! You may be assuming culinary skill which I do not possess. I was planning to take the milk back and give the Super Spender folks a chance to make good but now I do not know what to do.

Posted by: Nicholas Packwood at September 26, 2003 10:58 AM

Müslix? That's über-rabbit-food... Doesn't it even come with a roll of TP in the box...?

Good God, you'll start eating granola next...

Posted by: Paul Jané at September 26, 2003 12:19 PM

If you are going to eat Muslix, you have to counteract it by pouring heavy cream or Half And Half on it!

Posted by: Fred Kiesche at September 26, 2003 02:44 PM

Paul's right. Müslix, and even the original non-Kellogg-ified European muesli, brings with it the certainty of nutritional virtue (and intestinal evacuation) on a short timetable. It darn well ought to ship with a roll of TP and a medication-style warning: Not to be consumed before interminable 9am department meetings.

Posted by: Chris Taylor at September 26, 2003 05:05 PM

Trust me, the Banana Nut version is a hybrid junk-food müslix. I still feel self-conscious whenever I buy it and wonder if people in the check-out line think I am a hippie.

Posted by: Nicholas Packwood at September 26, 2003 06:23 PM