Life is Better with Nutella



It really is.

Long before my obsession with Red Velvet Cake began, Nutella was my first food love. Maybe it was because I ate it as a young child in France. Back before it ever made it to the United States. I remember the days when my mom, sister, and I got excited because World Market started carrying it. Albeit the little jar, but still, we didn’t have to ask friends in France to send it over!

And as I have evidenced in our home, I can go through a jar, way faster than I’d like to admit. And since it’s not Cent’s cup of tea, I eat it. All.

I remember last Thanksgiving, going to Georgia to spend the holiday with Cent’s family. And in their kitchen was a jar of Nutella. I got super excited. Like, so excited, my mother-in-law looked at me like I was nuts. And she said, “You like that?” and I enthusiastically replied, “Yes!” She told me that she had purchased a jar because she had seen the commercial on TV, but it wasn’t really her thing. I happily announced to her that I would be more than glad to take it off her hands. Yes, I brought back a third eaten jar of Nutella.

I love it.

It’s good on just about anything. Bread. English Muffins. Bananas. Strawberries.

Combine it with Peanut Butter, and it’s amazing.

I’m fiercely loyal to foods I love.

And I’d totally be lying if I said I didn’t want at least two of these giant jars. According to the photo info on Flickr, it’s a 5kg jar for 42,70€!

photo from Yaratmak on Flickr

And I’m totally bummed that I can’t find larger than the small jar of Nutella in the supermarkets here. But I guess I’ll take what I can get.

Happy Wednesday!

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  • Reply Araxi 09.15.2010 at 4:16 pm

    Catie Costco sells it here!!! Let me know if you want me to mail you some I would be happy to! :) I LOVE Nutella its the best! Ive been making Nutella ice cream for the family and they loooooove it :)

  • Reply Jess 09.15.2010 at 4:25 pm

    I was going to say the same thing – our Costco sells it in like a 3 pack!! I love nutella too and nick couldn’t care less :)

  • Reply Lydia 09.15.2010 at 4:41 pm

    I love that stuff! Had it for the first time this spring, and I don’t think it was hard to find. Decent size, like a jar of peanut butter.

  • Reply valerie 09.15.2010 at 4:58 pm

    here’s me. stalking you. :) hahaha. get a costco card lady! they’ve got the 750g jars x2! it comes in a plastic jar instead of glass.

    LOL.. as i’m writing this, i’m reading what is written in the previous comments… x3!

  • Reply Arielle 09.16.2010 at 6:31 am

    I COMPLETELY share your obsession! When I lived in Italy I used to go through one of those GIANT tubs of nutella in a ridiculously short amount of time-crèpes, toast, fruit, you name it, I’ve eaten nutella on it :)

    Your work is amazing and inspirational and I love your blog!

  • Reply Mary Cyrus 09.19.2010 at 8:30 pm

    I could sweeear I saw you at Grapevine’s GrapeFest today? Yes? No? If so, was it just me, or was it really disappointing?

  • Reply Mary Cyrus 09.19.2010 at 8:31 pm

    Er, GrapeFest was really disappointing, not seeing you. Obviously.

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