With only a few more months left in my twenties, I'm pretty much an adult now. And while at this point in my life some might say I should be having a child, not eating like one, I still occasionally indulge in certain "kid foods."
Don't worry, I haven't regressed so much that I crave Gerber. Recently, I've really been enjoying Toy Story Macaroni & Cheese, specifically the single-serving microwave tub.
Plain Kraft Macaroni & Cheese certainly isn't anything to write home about: It's usually dry, the "cheese" (re: powder) never fully melts in the pot, and the flavor is anything but cheddar. On any other day I would probably go for Annie's Homegrown or Stouffer's if I had to pick a brand of processed macaroni and cheese.
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But somehow those little noodles shaped like Woody and Buzz Lightyear get me every time. (I'm not even the world's biggest fan of the film.) When I have Toy Story Mac & Cheese, I don't care that I'm eating all artificial flavors and ingredients. And I certainly don't act like it. I consume each macaroni shape one by one as if I'm savoring a $50 entrée of handmade farfalle in a white truffle cream sauce, instead of a $1 paper tub of processed pasta.
After eating Toy Story Macaroni & Cheese, I am blissful, slightly nostalgic, and often have a strange urge to haul out my Skip-It.
I can't be the only one who loves this stuff or other kid foods. 'Fess up!