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  • Recipe finder | No-bake Twinkie cake

    Alice McKeehan of Elkhart, Ind., wanted help locating a recipe for making a Twinkie cake. Her friend who used to make it has died, and McKeehan cannot find her copy of the recipe. All she can really remember is that it was an easy, no-bake cake that had...
  • Discounted Twinkies are back - at Big Lots

    Discounted Twinkies are back - at Big Lots
    Need a Twinkie fix? Now you can get one at 25 percent off. Big Lots stores are now serving as official Hostess Thrift Outlets, replacing the snack cake maker's closed thrift stores. The closeout retailer, which has stores throughout the Baltimore...
  • An unhealthy fear of fatty foods

    An unhealthy fear of fatty foods
    By now all of the Twinkies, Ho Hos and other Hostess baked goods have been stripped from grocery store shelves — and countless tributes paid via Tweets, blogs and Facebook posts. After more than 80 years in business, Hostess declared it was...
  • Don't blame the union in the great Twinkie debacle of 2012

    Don't blame the union in the great Twinkie debacle of 2012
    America lost one of its iconic brands last month when Hostess, maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread and other staples of postwar Middle America, closed up shop. The announcement was an occasion for wags to litter the Internet with jokes about the...
  • Eagle Archive: Where were you when Twinkie the Kid and Captain Cupcake died?

    November 21, 2012, was a sad day. As many were looking forward to sharing Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family; Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Wonder Bread, Ding Dongs and many other culinary delights high in the food pyramid,...
  • Good riddance, Twinkies

    I watched the TV news in astonishment as people were loading their cars in Glen Burnie with Hostess Twinkies upon word that the company is folding. Truth be told, it appears some of those people really didn't need to enhance their diets with the sugar-...
  • What Twinkies teach us about labor relations

    What Twinkies teach us about labor relations
    The Great American Twinkie Crisis illuminates what is wrong with the relationship between management and labor in this country. Hostess, the company that, since the 1930s, has provided our nation with snacks that are nearly indestructible, now threatens...
  • With Hostess crumbling, books to turn to

    With Hostess crumbling, books to turn to
    Every junk food junkie in America is watching closely as Hostess Brands -- locked in a dispute with striking workers -- threatens to go out of business. I was never a big fan of Twinkies, but I've eaten more than my share of Hostess Cupcakes -- topped...
  • Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman receives bad news -- about doughnuts

    Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman receives bad news -- about doughnuts
    Count Orioles first-round draft pick Kevin Gausman among those devastated by the news that snack food company Hostess is closing its doors. Other than his promise as a future front-line, right-handed starter, Gausman -- the fourth overall pick in June's...
  • Hostess shutdown prompts snack cake buying binge

    Hostess shutdown prompts snack cake buying binge
    Soon after hearing that Hostess Brands Inc. was shutting down for good, Lisa Renee Clark wasted no time dashing out to the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thriftshop in Glen Burnie. But by midday Friday, she was almost too late. The Twinkies had sold out. Supplies...
  • Hostess announces the return of the Chocodile

    Hostess announces the return of the Chocodile
    Almost a year after the Twinkie’s return, Hostess is reintroducing its elusive chocolate-covered cousin — the Chocodile. Available only intermittently on the West Coast before their discontinuation in 1999, the chocolate-covered Twinkies...
  • Twinkies, Ding Dongs at a discount: Big Lots in deal with Hostess

    Twinkies, Ding Dongs at a discount: Big Lots in deal with Hostess
    Ohio-based retailer Big Lots will soon sell Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other Hostess brand snacks at steep discounts.  The closeout chain announced Monday it will become the official discount retailer for Hostess snacks, filling a gap left by the...