June 14, 2011

THE BEAUTY OF THE EMBOSS...:

Who Made That Oreo Emboss? (HILARY GREENBAUM, 6/06/11, NY Times: 6th Floor)

After the National Biscuit Company introduced the Oreo in 1912, its face underwent a few rounds of adjustments before the contemporary design was settled upon in 1952. Many Internet resources have credited William Turnier as the man behind the four-leaf clover and serrated-edge design, but Nabisco could confirm only that a man by that name worked for the company during that time as a “design engineer.”

is that when you rest the cookie on top of the milk in your glass and then submerge it slightly the white milk fills in the crevasses of the chocolate cookie. Even better for that purpose than the Oreo (or the far superior Hydrox) was the Keebler Elfwich, which didn't taste as good but looked cool when eaten this way:

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 14, 2011 6:13 AM
  
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