Serious Eats: Talk
"not your grandma's cookies"
Is the phrase "not your grandma's cookies" a compliment to your grandmother or a negative statement about her? We are having a rather heated debate about it.
One side says it is a compliment because the phrase is being interpreted as the cookie will never live up to your grandmother's, but it is sure as heck as delicious.
The second side side says that it is a knock to grandma because grandma's cookies hold a special place in the heart of individuals whether they are good or bad and by saying these cookies are not your grandmas it is equating them to your grandmother's cookies, which can never be replaced.
Please help settle the debate, what are your thoughts?