'Hot Pockets' on Serious Eats

Frozen Pizza Pockets: Can Tony's or Totino's Match the Hot Pocket?

The three brands are similar in terms of price (cheap!), nutrition statistics (ghastly!), and ingredients (most of them!). Two-packs of Hot Pockets and Tony's Pouches run about $2.50; I paid $3.69 for four smaller Totino's Stuffers, which makes them roughly the same price per ounce. Another similarity: They all look gorgeous straight out of the oven. In the photo below, you'll notice that the Hot Pocket looks like a Hot Pocket, Tony's Pouch looks like a burrito, and the Totino's Stuffer looks like an empanada. More

In Videos: Jim Gaffigan on Hot Pockets

Comedian Jim Gaffigan shares some thoughts about everyone's favorite microwavable stuffed sandwich, Hot Pockets—thoughts that mostly revolve around the product's ability to loosen one's stools. Watch the video after the jump. Warning: The Hot Pockets jingle will probably get stuck in your head.... More

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