The little yellow marshmallow chicks wrapped in cellophane showed up in 1953. They used to appear on store shelves at Easter time. Now you can get them year round in other holiday shapes. Information on the history and detailed categories such as “alleged indestructibility“ and Peeps “Recipes” at Wikipedia. There are contests and ingredients listed at that link, too. Yes, people microwave Peeps. That’s a lot of food color, isn’t it? Perhaps you ate them as a child but wouldn’t think of biting off a head of one now.
Here’s the question. Would you eat one? And if you did, would you want the Peep stale or fresh?
There are “Peeps haters” in the world-Julie Bosman wrote in a 2012 article in the New York Times. She states that Peeps are “polarizing”
Something about Peeps must intrigue me as here are two previous blog posts about them