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Freddie / March 22, 2006 1:46 AM

slices of Tillamook mild cheddar cheese that I bought to make sandwiches...but I never make sandwiches.

donna / March 22, 2006 2:11 AM

tacos al pastor

Shylo / March 22, 2006 7:43 AM

Goat cheese on pepper crackers.

MikeH / March 22, 2006 8:21 AM

A peanut butter and jelly sandwich with a glass of milk, or a small bowl of bite-size frosted mini-wheats...

Gary / March 22, 2006 8:23 AM

At home I hit the Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, if I'm out, I have to have a nice greasy cheeseburger (like Underdogg for instance).

amyc / March 22, 2006 8:46 AM

Fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Or just some chocolate Silk.

mike / March 22, 2006 9:13 AM

I usually whip up some Maine sea scallops layered with black truffles in a golden puff pastry or maybe some roasted squab stuffed with foie gras and black truffle, winter vegetables and chestnuts.

But if I'm really hungry, I'll make something fancy.

kate / March 22, 2006 9:21 AM

If I'm home - grilled cheese.
If I'm out - Lazo's tacos.

printdude / March 22, 2006 9:31 AM

I eat crack and cheese, Gromit!

Blagg the Axman / March 22, 2006 9:49 AM

Horseflesh and a stein of mead.

fluffy / March 22, 2006 9:52 AM

Depends on the craving and what's in the fridge:

Cheese, bread, tomato slices w/salt & pepper

OR

tater tots

maybe a torta if I'm out and about

Clarke / March 22, 2006 10:11 AM

Spam spam spam spam spam spam baked beans spam spam spam

or

Lobster Thermidor au Crevette with a mornay sauce served in a Provencale manner with shallots and aubergines garnished with truffle pate, brandy and with a fried egg on top and spam.

Mike / March 22, 2006 10:14 AM

Egg sandwich: one egg, slice of cheddar, slice of turkey or ham. The bread is fried in the pan alongside the egg and coldcut. A dash of chipotle Tabasco helps. Fast and easy. Greasy but not too unhealthy.

unmake / March 22, 2006 10:39 AM

I'll fry an egg and some grated cheese between two tortillas.

Emerson Dameron / March 22, 2006 10:59 AM

"Until you move in with someone, you don't know how weird you are. The other day, she said, 'How can you come home from work and just eat cheese?'"

-A co-worker

paul / March 22, 2006 11:07 AM

Last night I had some homemade oatmeal cookies, loaded with chocolate chips, dried cranberries, banana, walnuts, dates, coconut...

The night before I had some proscuitto on homemade parmesan black pepper bread.

I need to either stop eating late or go to bed earlier.

Andrew / March 22, 2006 11:21 AM

Wow, y'all get fancy. I just have a cookie or two, or maybe an apple. Occasionally I might break out some Ritz crackers and peanut butter.

jen*nee / March 22, 2006 11:36 AM

more beer.

Leelah / March 22, 2006 11:42 AM

olives or cheese

steven / March 22, 2006 11:56 AM

Starbucks Java Chip ice cream.

sky / March 22, 2006 12:12 PM

Ruffles Potato Chips with Cottage Cheese. Trust me people.

dan / March 22, 2006 12:19 PM

double true with Stephen on the Java Chip ice cream.

Also faves (depending on the mood)...

Amy's Kitchen microwaveable burritos (my awesome girlfriend got me into those)

apple slices with peanut butter

pretzel sticks with dijon mustard

bowl o' Cheerios with honey on top

Fritos and salsa

Erica (a peanut butter fan) / March 22, 2006 12:24 PM

Technically, it's a snack, but it does take some labor:
Rye crackers with cream cheese and sliced green olives on top.
Salty, cheesy and crunchy!

This is easy and something you've probably eaten at an Italian restaurant: baguette slices dipped in olive oil and parmesan cheese. Sprinkle Italian spices for a little zing.

The other is when I'm super lazy and/or there's nothing in the fridge: peanut butter spread on a tortilla and rolled up.

Ants on a log rock, too and remind me of being a kid: PB on celery with raisins on top.

BTW, anyone into the "natural" peanut butter with the annoying layer of oil on the top? I started using it a few years ago and not I can't really stand the regular stuff.

Erica (peanut, peanut butter jelly!) / March 22, 2006 12:26 PM

Technically, it's a snack, but it does take some labor:
Rye crackers with cream cheese and sliced green olives on top.
Salty, cheesy and crunchy!

This is easy and something you've probably eaten at an Italian restaurant: baguette slices dipped in olive oil and parmesan cheese. Sprinkle Italian spices for a little zing.

The other is when I'm super lazy and/or there's nothing in the fridge: peanut butter spread on a tortilla and rolled up.

Ants on a log rock, too and remind me of being a kid: PB on celery with raisins on top.

BTW, anyone into the "natural" peanut butter with the annoying layer of oil on the top? I started using it a few years ago and not I can't really stand the regular stuff.

I second chips'n'cottage cheese, sky. I thought I was the only creature
that did that!

waleeta / March 22, 2006 12:40 PM

Chips and plain yogurt.

PB and J sandwhich - but instead of bread I use toasted blueberry eggo waffles. it's pretty awesome.

Loser / March 22, 2006 12:47 PM

My feelings. :'(

VinceJose / March 22, 2006 12:49 PM

Natural peanut-butter is the best. But you have to make sure you really mix it well the first time aorund because if you don't you'll end up with basically peanut brittle at the bottom of the jar.

Cereal is the ultimate late night snack. Unless you're drunk and close to Swank 'n Frank...then it's teriyaki mushroom caps.

heebert / March 22, 2006 1:02 PM

cup-o-noodles or some pasta....late night snacks have to be fast!

Flat soda / March 22, 2006 1:16 PM

I haven't done this in a while, but I used to keep an open can of Wild Cherry Pepsi in the frige at all times - just in case I got up in the middle of the night - it's delicious for the first few minutes after I wake up. I would never think about drinking it at any other time - but for some reason, I loved it at 2am.

lacey / March 22, 2006 1:26 PM

Popcorn!

Bucky Beaver / March 22, 2006 2:20 PM

Since I was a little kid:

Break off a hunk of cheddar cheese with your fingers, roughly corresponding to a 1" cube. Place at the center of a slice of bread (any kind of bread). Squish the whole thing in your fist to make what looks like a ball of compressed bread, completely concealing the core of cheese. The crusts will probably come most of the way off themselves if you do this right. Eat by shearing in half with your incisors, then popping the halves in your mouth one at a time.

hench / March 22, 2006 2:20 PM

whatever i can find! usually an assortment of crackers, sometimes some dark chocolate dipped in peanut butter, maybe another beer or glass of laphroaig, maybe the dinner leftovers, some gelato...

lots of choices for calories in my house. delicious, delicious calories.

Andy / March 22, 2006 2:38 PM

If I want weird, freaky dreams, I'll have a big 'ole slice of pepper jack cheese.

If I want a relatively "dreamless" sleep, I'll just have a few low sodium triscuits.

If I want some sex dreams, then I'll have...well haven't found anything that works...YET.

Alison / March 22, 2006 2:46 PM

Popcorn and Junior Mints or heated up pita bread and hummus with salted Granny Smith apple slices.

Snacky V / March 22, 2006 3:17 PM

I am the queen of snack attacks and fulfilling them. That's why 400 children called me Snacky V for 2 summers.

Simple or complicated, snacks rock. Some of my faves:
Toast!
Sliced Tomatoes!
Loaded Baked Potato!
A quick salad!
Any kind of cheese!
Dried berries!
Pretzels!
If I'm feeling ambitious...BRUSCHETTA!!!

d. / March 22, 2006 3:25 PM

Well, if I'm still up and having trouble sleeping, I usually have a nightcap, just cause my liver needs a constant assault. You know.

My favorite winter/cold weather nightcap is my own creation, Whiskey and Cream -- I posted the recipe at Hungry Magazine.

It's better than it sounds.

Yeah, alcohol sleep isn't the best sleep, but that's all besides the point. Heh.

Amy / March 22, 2006 3:59 PM

I'm a total weirdo and I can't believe I'm admitting this: frozen french fries

Baldeesh / March 22, 2006 4:03 PM

Don't feel weird, Amy, I myself like to eat ramen noodles - straight from the packet, uncooked.

slb / March 22, 2006 4:12 PM

i too am a freezer snack weirdo - i like frozen corn, still frozen, right from the bag. yum! also frozen grapes are good, though not quite as weird...

also: hard to beat cheese with anything. i also like hummus and chips. i'm trying to eat healthily, but i do love the snacks, so it's a constant fight with myself. dried fruit and almonds is good - tasty and healthy...

though i'd rather eat something chocolaty.

and booze, of course - liquid snack.

LoadZone / March 22, 2006 4:50 PM

1) the rest of what I cooked/ordered for dinner

- or -

2) anything chef boyardee

Randy! / March 22, 2006 5:04 PM

Definately like to sneak into my roommate's Oberweis chocolate milk. HEHE. Also, I like to cook up some macaroni and cheese depending on how tired I am when I wake up in the middle of the night, haha.

michelle / March 22, 2006 5:23 PM

cheese and crackers. but lately, i have been eating WAY too many girlscout cookies...mainly frozen thin mints.

holden / March 22, 2006 5:32 PM

i eat beaver for my late night snack.

or a cup of frozen blueberries in milk, let sit for a few minutes so the milk semi-freezes, then chomp up with a fork. blueberry frozen milk slush. MMMMM

Moon / March 22, 2006 7:20 PM

Cheeese, Gromit! Cheeeeeeeeeese!

/Also, since I bought one of those KitchenAid ice cream maker attachments, I make a lot of fat-free, sugar free ice cream.

Bill / March 22, 2006 11:31 PM

bucky: so weird, but when i was a kid i used to do the crushed up cheese sandwich thing too. havent ever heard of anyone else doing it.

as for me, late at night, im all about the raisin granola cereal. and lots of it.

unmake / March 23, 2006 12:30 AM

another 'snack' I took to indulging in recently:

Peanut butter, by the spoonful, dipped in chocolate Ovaltine powder.

e / March 23, 2006 4:28 AM

Strange to be reading this when suffering a serious bout of insomnia........For the freezer eaters, are you sure you weren't experiencing a side effect of Ambien?
Me, I like carrots.

slb / March 23, 2006 8:20 AM

Ambien is also a good midnight snack. But my frozen-corn-eating habit dates from childhood... long predating any use of sleep-aids.

frozen corn is tasty. you should try it.

spiderpete / March 23, 2006 8:33 AM

popcorn topped with butter, salt, lots of grated sharp cheddar cheese, and Paul Prudhomme's Blackened Redfish Magic spices and an ice cold beer

josh / March 23, 2006 8:37 AM

Sometimes cheese and crackers, but usually a few beers or whiskey or both.

Neta / March 23, 2006 11:29 AM

Italian beef

e_five / March 23, 2006 11:56 AM

Marinated artichoke hearts chilled in the refrigerator.

Lime jello.

A few chunks of bleu cheese washed down by cold bottled water.

Not all toghether, of course.


dan / March 23, 2006 12:16 PM

Hey, did anyone see the Colbert Report last night? There were a few references to the Wiener's Circle, and their lusciously revolting Francheezies.

JP / March 23, 2006 12:39 PM

When I had a steady boy firend who slept over alot if I woke up hungry I woould wake him up by putting his thingy in my mouth and for some reason that would satisfy me and he never seemed to mind. Now that I am not in a realtionship I opt for PBJ with banana slices or strawberry banana yogurt over Cheerios but I still crave my first choice it is nice to be that comfy with someone.

um, can we get a new question? / March 23, 2006 1:43 PM

um, so your steady was just a 'snack'? Cause that's what the question is.

and also 'thingy in my mouth' - just.sounds.wrong.

and a PBJ with banana slices satisfied your hunger as much as giving a BJ? Did your steady cum crunchy or smooth? nevermind!

JP / March 23, 2006 2:07 PM

Hey what gives! I answeed the question. I didn't know I was going to be judged for sharing a small piece of my life with my fellow Gapers.
I have friends who have told me they do the same thing with their husbands. I really don't think it is that weird. To be honest, eating raw ramen noodles sounds pretty gross to me.

um, can we get a new question? / March 23, 2006 3:41 PM

JP-
it's not weird, it was just the way it was written. it was funny. didn't mean to sound judgemental. i've done my share of late night nibbles...

Baldeesh / March 23, 2006 3:44 PM

Hey, to each their own.

*crunches on some ramen noodles*

k / March 23, 2006 4:06 PM

Toasted wheat bread with nutella and sliced banannas.

JasonB / March 23, 2006 4:23 PM

Baby Carrots

JP's steady boyfriend / March 23, 2006 5:02 PM

What do you eat for a late-night snack?

JP

jaye / March 23, 2006 10:05 PM

chocolate - what else is there?

mikej / July 31, 2006 9:38 PM

crackers with cheese and ham or turkey....sanwiches with glass of milk.....Hungry Man meals...boiled shrimp...etc.

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