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Flaming hot cheetos with lime

Update: Many of you might happen on this page looking for product information about Cheetos. You can find that at Frito Lays. If you want to buy cheetos products online, try Amazon. May I continue with my love of Cheetos now? :)


I love cheetos. When they came out with Flaming Hot Cheetos, I was impressed. It tasted even less like 'real cheese' which the bag says they use. The color of each cheeto also turned from neon orange to bright red. I look past these things. You can't scare me with manufactured color. Ain't no one keeping me away from cheetos, because that shit is awesome. The one day someone told me, "You know they have flaming hot cheetos with lime, right?" Uh... what? Flaming hot cheetos with lime? Apparently they sell this all over the United States except in New York City. What is up with that? So when my friend Jen was in Illinois, I asked her to pick up a bag for me to test out. Come on Frito-Lay, stop making it so difficult for a cheeto lover to get his faux-cheese fix.

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Cheetos is something that is kind of a perfect food. You can get the crunchy or poofy kind depending on what you like. It's made out of corn which I like. And it's got that 'cheese' flavor which is great on junk food. If it doesn't look so damn unhealthy, people would probably eat it more.

The flaming hot cheetos basically takes away some of the cheese flavor and adds spicy flavor. Really, it's more spicy than spicy cheese. In fact I wonder if there's any cheese on it at all. It's always bright red and actually kind of spicy for a bag of junk food you can find at a normal supermarket. You wouldn't expect such a nice kick from junk food but flaming hot cheetos does it right.

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So they go and mess with perfection by adding lime to the equation. I'm glad they did because it's even more delicious. It's a spicy lil corn crunchy with a hint of lime. It's like when they added lime to tostitos. Really, more junk food companies should add some lime to their stuff, it just makes things taste better.

I can totally see myself opening a bag in front of the TV right before the start of the NBA Finals, and then looking down to see the bag is completely empty when the game is over. Sure, not so healthy... but it's awesome! I wouldn't actually do that though, because you know, it's not healthy. But man.. flaming hot cheetos with lime. When the hell are they going to sell it in New York City? Huh? Frito-Lay? Stock them in Duane Reade or something.

Yes, I know if you read food blogs you probably aren't a fan of junk food. And you might be too caught up in the minutia of the difference between a foodie and a food enthusiast and a food lover. And you probably think fake cheese on a corn puff is nasty. But yo... I love it! I'm just trying to spread the love. If you prefer to eat you know, healthy stuff, that's cool too. It just means more flaming hot cheetos with lime for me! (If they would just start selling this in NYC...)

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