Alright, alright—I can already hear the groans. These days, it seems everyone is coming out with Greek yogurt products from frozen treats to hummus blends. And I've definitely found myself rolling my eyes as brands seems to think "Greek yogurt" are the magic words. All that aside, this new variety of my beloved Honey Bunches of Oats is truly something to get excited about.
'Honey Bunches of Oats' on Serious Eats
A few weeks ago, I proclaimed my love of the near-perfect combo of flakes and clusters that is Honey Bunches of Oats. Now we explore the way in which Bunches, like many other cereals, has expanded into many varieties. But does anything compare to the original?
The fact is this: I love a lot of cereals. And I claim a lot of cereals are my favorite, or awesome, or the best. I stand by those claims. But Honey Bunches of Oats is different. There is an expert, I dare say scientific, combination of components that make this cereal balanced, satisfying and utterly delicious.
With our new Cereal Eats column in full swing, we've been spending more time eating and opining about cereal around the office. Dry or with milk? What kind of milk? And do you drink the cereal-stained leftover milk after? Are you still coping with the emotional issues associated with being raised in a sugary-cereal-free household? How has it affected the rest of your life? Because it clearly has. Hear from all of the SE staffers what cereals, both hot and cold, we like best.
Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds just might be the finest mass market breakfast cereal ever, better than Total, better than Wheaties, better than Rice Krispies, better than Cheerios, and yes, even better than Cap'n Crunch.