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Licorice at the grocery store

I was at Prisma today and took a few pictures of licorice products for your enjoyment.


Licorice potato chips! Why not?

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When you want a little bit of licorice with your chocolate (it's like Good & Plenty in a chocolate bar)...


...or when you want a little bit of chocolate with your licorice! This stuff is my current favorite.


Chocolate-salmiak (salty licorice) almonds. These are just like those fries that Chris Farley ate on SNL. You think you'll only have a few and then next thing you know, the bag is gone.

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And of course, licorice ice cream!

Military service in Finland

November 24th, outsourced