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Chocolate ants?

tcmtech

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Oh k, now were on chocolate covered politics... :confused: I Said things get weird after the crickets didn't I... :)
Some people can not accept defeat and the reality of just how corrupt their past system was at the same time, and for the record I am not who brought up the politics here. :rolleyes:

I may be many things but I am not an unpatriotic anti-American sore looser nor for a socialist/semi communistic system of government that goes against American values. :cool:

BTW, I didn't vote for Trump. I just voted against clinton and sanders. Everything else that has come up from the mass ongoing liberal agenda failure has just been a bonus regardless of whether President Trump is responsible or not.
 

large_ghostman

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Meanwhile back in the real world...........

You had some really cool sweets back in the 'old days' :D. Not sure i like the tricky stuff of changing names, then making something a bit smaller and selling it for more!! Asking around (yes i got odd looks), I am reliably informed that curly wurlys were soft and not hard as concrete like now. I am also informed that you had something that looked like dried mealworms but tasted kinda funny.

There is a shop I remember in Exeter that sold old style sweets in really large glass jars, it was a great shop but the prices were mental.


On the Ants, Chemically it would make more sense if they had been dark Chocolate, but from what I found they used milk Chocolate?? So then I got to assume that they heated the ants (maybe the ants were from making formic acid *being serious), I am pretty sure some formic acid was still made with ants in the 70's. So that would fit, Formic acid would not react nicely with Milk Chocolate (no data just a semi educated guess).

As for the politics..........really? in a sweet thread FFS.
 

tcmtech

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As for the politics..........really? in a sweet thread FFS.
Yes I know. I didn't start it and my initial posts that lead up to it fit the general contexts of relating to odd foods or names of foods that were a bit misleading in what they were made from.
 

Reloadron

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I remember the chocolate covered ants circa late 50s and early 60s here in the US. They came as chocolate cube shapes and the grasshoppers were around as well but I seem to recall the grasshoppers as like fried and salted.

Ron
 

cowboybob

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I ate some chocolate ants once (once...).

Didn't like the "crunch" and there was an odd aftertaste that was off-putting. Perhaps the formic acid, or whatever it had done to the chocolate.

That, and the whole concept of eating insects when raised on a diet of meat and potatoes.

I also draw the line at boogers...
 

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