Food of the Eighties Index

The food in this section are not STRICTLY 80s only food. We have food that were widely available for purchase DURING the 80s. This section was recently redesigned, so if you have any problems please let ChuckyG know.

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Downeyflake Frozen Waffles , Comment by Bruce on September 28, 2016 - Report this comment
Like everyone has said, I grew up on Downeyflake waffles, and today's waffles taste like cardboard in comparison. I hope someday someone picks up the recipe and they are available again. If it happens, I will buy a freezer just for the waffles
Nabisco Marshmallow Sandwich, Comment by Rebecca A. on September 28, 2016 - Report this comment
My dad always talks about this cookie and how he remembers eating them with his dad in New York before his dad passed away. I wanted to get my dad a box for his bday since it was his last memory at the age of 3 with his dad...but haven't found anything.:( But all of your comments help...I now have a better idea of how they look and what was inside. I'll try to make them. Thanks everyone!!!
O Boise's, Comment by nessa on September 27, 2016 - Report this comment
I found them a couple years ago! I found them at a Dollar Tree store. I thought they were bringing them back into circulation so I only bought 2 bags.I went back the following week and they were gone.I should have bought them all.
Chipsters, Comment by TomB on September 27, 2016 - Report this comment
OMG, just got mine from a company that imports from France. Could not believe it when the first one went to the mouth. Exactly the taste I remember from 45 years ago. Will now order a case. Only got 3 boxes to see what they tasted like, the REAL DEAl!!! Simplygourmand is the site Enjoy, first box gone in 5 min 😜
Flaky Puffs, Comment by Krissy on September 26, 2016 - Report this comment
Yes! Pickem ups we used to call them! Haverhill ,MA native right here! :) just had a holiday pumpkin creme Sara Lee puff- tastes just like them! 9/26/16
Punky's, Comment by Chad on September 26, 2016 - Report this comment
I loved Punky's even more than the big chewy sweet tarts as a kid! I wish they'd bring them back, even if it's only for 1 month!
Dutch Mill Donuts , Comment by Arnie'ARMY on September 26, 2016 - Report this comment
We lost Arnold Palmer yesterday. So sad, but being close to the family, we knew it was near. God Bless this wonderful man and great spokes person for the game of golf. He was one of a kind. Will cry today with a half lemonade and ice tea drink. Sadly I can't share that moment with my dad or Dutch Mill or Uncle Arnold. But, I know they are both in a better place; dad and Arnold that is.
Fruit Fantasy Frozen Yoghurt Bars, Comment by Utha Jazz super fan on September 26, 2016 - Report this comment
Hey, Leigh, they should have advertised these on Fantasy Island with Tato!
Dutch Mill Donuts , Comment by Kyle M on September 26, 2016 - Report this comment
Since around the 5th grade maybe 4th we'd get Dutch Mill but couldn't have it for breakfast. It was a very special treat as it cost more than other products. And for good reason. They were the best.
Chocola (drink), Comment by Ned Perters on September 24, 2016 - Report this comment
Roach-Cola, is that the name?
Danish Bar, Comment by Norman on September 24, 2016 - Report this comment
Rum N Butter! Forgot about that one! Danish was one of the first bars i loved. Anyone remember nielsens Treasures, loved that one too. I could go for a Wigwag also...
Tiger Red Soda, Comment by dawn- Sept. 23, 2016 on September 23, 2016 - Report this comment
Tiger Red brings back great memories with my cousins. My cousins used to make Floats with vanilla ice cream and TIGER RED. AWESOME times. Wish Tiger Red would make a return!!


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