This takes the Tastykake, especially the butterscotch kind


Memories of childhood favorites are the fuel that drives the Taste of the Town engine. This week the subject is Tastykakes, — specifically Butterscotch Krimpets Tastykakes — being sought by John Smith.

Ann Brown faxed that they can be found at Glazier’s Food Marketplace, 8525 W. Warm Springs Road. Dale Greenwald found them at Weiss Restaurant, Deli &Bakery at 2744 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson. And Rich Kohut and Bev Greer reported spotting them at Wal-Mart Supercenters and Neighborhood Markets, although Kohut added that “you have to look hard for them or ask.”…

For Roger Christensen, who’s looking for a local source for pomegranate jelly or, alternatively, the juice, Susan Kallen and Claude Black reported finding the juice at Trader Joe’s, which has four stores in the valley. …

For Jean Krantz, Brown said she can find Chef Boyardee spaghetti sauce at Glazier’s, and Mary Lou Villalovos found it at www.hometownfavorites.com (888-694-2656), adding that only the sauce with meat is available. …

For Steve Carp, Ruth Jagodzinski emailed that whipped unsalted butter is available at Albertsons at 5975 W. Tropicana Ave. and 4055 S. Durango Drive. …

For Ash Yadev, the Jensens at Village Meat &Wine, 5025 S. Eastern Ave., emailed that they carry both gyro meat and the flatbread to put it in. …

For Lana and Len Lacombe, who are looking for reader suggestions for brunch in or near Henderson, Angelica Orme recommended the buffet at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, the breakfast menu at Mimi’s Cafe at 596 N. Stephanie St. in Henderson and Firefly at 11261 S. Eastern Ave. in Henderson. …

And for Bob Miller, who’s looking for dry cereals suggested for diabetics, Scott Kagan emailed that the best are plain Cheerios (“not Tiramisu Cheerios or Teriyaki Cheerios or Cheerios Con Queso or Cheerios Etouffee”) and Fiber One Original; he mixes two parts Cheerios to one part Fiber One, adds skim milk or unsweetened almond milk and eats it for breakfast daily. …

More on potato pancakes: Patty Kell recommends buying them from Whole Foods Markets, adding that they’re “irresistible.” There are four Whole Foods Markets in the valley.

MORE READER REQUESTS

Milt Hubartt is looking for boneless almond chicken with pea pods, like he used to get in Ohio. …

Jacqueline Nguyen is looking for HEB 1905 vanilla ice cream or another brand that “is really eggy and custardy.”…

Jo Sittig is looking for Paul Prudhomme no-salt, no-sugar seasonings, specifically Toasted Onion &Garlic. …

Les Faris is looking for a local source for Mister Mustard. …

Jan Dils is looking for a source for green garbanzo beans for her smoothies. …

Carol Pfeifer is looking for chickpea flour. …

And Ronald G. Bobkowski is looking for Chateau frozen dumplings.

Readers?

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