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The N Cookie AA: FAQ
July 14, 2014 – 6:30 AM | 137 Comments
The N Cookie AA: FAQ

"HOW'S THIS WORK?"
Y'all nominated many many cookies for us to consider. We narrowed the contenders down to six (6) flights of roughly twenty (20) each, alphabetized the list, then ran it through a randomizer.

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 6
July 13, 2014 – 9:03 AM | 27 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 6

As torn up as I have been by so many of the others, I really don't have a dog in this flight. Well, except for McVitties Plain Chocolate Digestives, which I do love.

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 5
July 2, 2014 – 8:35 PM | 29 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 5

…Gah. GAH! I…gaaaaAAAHHHH! So many favorites!

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 4
June 30, 2014 – 7:27 AM | 17 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 4

As a chocolate sandwich cookie concept, I get it. As a name, however? Hydrox is one of the most bizarre decisions.

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 3
June 26, 2014 – 7:24 AM | 18 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 3

At last, a relatively easy flight.

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 2
June 23, 2014 – 9:02 AM | 28 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 2

Okay, this is not the time to get into the chewy/soft-baked debate. NOT THE TIME.

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 1
June 19, 2014 – 9:00 AM | 23 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 1

Welcome to the first round of the N Cookie AA! You know, in between "food fights," I miss doing them: reading up on the demise and phoenix-like return of Archway, buying birthday-cake Oreos "for research" …

Your N Cracker AA Champion Is…
December 19, 2013 – 8:30 AM | 12 Comments
Your N Cracker AA Champion Is…

Update, 19 December 2013: Wheat have a winner.

N Cracker AA Semifinal Round 3: Vote!
November 21, 2013 – 11:00 AM | 10 Comments
N Cracker AA Semifinal Round 3: Vote!

Augh! I love Breton; I love Town House; I just had Club Crackers with my red-pepper soup at lunch!

N Cracker AA Semifinal Round 2: Vote!
November 14, 2013 – 10:00 AM | 6 Comments
N Cracker AA Semifinal Round 2: Vote!

Wait, I was wrong, Cheez-Its and Goldfish aficionados — those aren't the indistinguishable two, it's Cheez-Its and Cheese Nips that are carbon cracker copies of one another.