I didn’t realize that this was such a regional thing, because I grew up in metro-Milwaukee (not far from Racine). I can’t find these delicious beauties anywhere near where we live, and it’s driving me bananas! My taste buds/hormones are dreaming of having some Almond Racine Kringle in my mouth immediately. This craving is killing me softly (I had this same craving with C, too!).
Every once in a while, I get a craving for something that’s a big “no-no” during pregnancy. I’ve added several things to my list during the holidays, when delicious food and beverages abound.
I look forward to hearing some of your post-pregnancy must-haves! Here are mine:
I’ve been craving raspberries often with Baby Deuce. Whenever I pop one of those delicious berries into my mouth (never without checking the inside for a worm, of course), it brings back memories of sneaking raspberries with the neighbor kids in their grandparents’ raspberry patch. Those raspberries, fresh from the vine, were the best in the world.
Ever get really excited to make something, but it doesn’t turn out like you hoped? I made some cinnamon rolls this morning (admittedly, they came from one of those tubes found in the refrigerated aisle). They smell absolutely amazing and I was so looking forward to enjoying one. Unfortunately, they smell about 50 times better than they taste. Yet, I somehow managed to go on a crazy pregnant lady binge and eat almost all the tops off of them. You know, the good part with the icing.
I LOVE sushi rolls. LOVE them. I’ve really missed them since getting pregnant. California Rolls help dull the cravings for raw sushi, but I still cannot wait to scarf down a spicy tuna roll.
Tonight, I had to get creative because I didn’t have any crab, avocado or cucumber in the house. I ended up making a cream cheese roll and dressing it up with some spicy sauce. But I’ll still be dreaming about this: