accessAtlanta

City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
City & State or ZIP
City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
City & State or ZIP

OMG so much bread and milk

credit AP, Orlin Wagner

credit AP, Orlin Wagner

Wow, when I looked out my window this morning my yard was totally covered in snow and there were cows grazing in it! Oh, wait, never mind. That’s a picture of Kansas.

But the supermarket was a total zoo last night and my kid is home from school today for no good reason. Welcome to No-pocalypse 2014.

Did you stock up on essentials? What are you going to do with all of it?

- by John Kessler for the Food & More blog

15 comments Add your comment

Bhorsoft

January 6th, 2014
3:54 pm

Thank goodness the liquor supply was stocked up over the holidays. Now I can have Hot Buttered Rum and Hot Toddy’s to keep me warm this week. Who needs bread and milk when you have that?

No room for sheep

January 6th, 2014
3:55 pm

I always keep a stocked pantry/fridge. Panic buying is for sheep. This is not the end of the world. They will not announce the end of the world and this story got way too much coverage to qualify.

y3ll0wjacket

January 6th, 2014
4:01 pm

There must be some instinctive hoarding gene activated by cold weather forecasts that drives us to collect bread and milk. Wouldn’t you think there would be a corresponding run on peanut butter, jelly, mayonnaise and bologna? I’m with Bhorsoft – booze is the real treasure.

Just me

January 6th, 2014
4:02 pm

We went to the store late last night only because our fridge was already completely empty already. Usually that wouldn’t send me into a panic but the idea of not being able to drive on icy roads to Jason’s Deli sent us to Kroger around 11pm. We just got the same ole regular essentials though.

Gracie

January 6th, 2014
4:02 pm

I only ventured to the grocery store to buy cat food and a few of those fake fire logs. Once there I was almost swept up in the frenzy and seriously considered buying oreos, beef jerky and kettle chips to get me through the next 48-hours. Then I remembered that I have a family size box of Hickory Farms, chocolate and enough wine to get me through to spring. So I went home with just the cat food. Fire logs were as rare as a loaf of Wonder Bread at my local grocery store.

And honestly, after the last few weeks I probably need to go a couple of days without food!

Just me

January 6th, 2014
4:03 pm

Oh, and wine. Stocked up on wine in case we didn’t have to go to work the next day. Really wanted to make the day count.

Kim

January 6th, 2014
4:06 pm

Whole Foods was empty this morning. Grabbed everything I needed to cook for the week; my Cincinnati Chili smells awesome on the stove. Thanks to everyone who panic-shopped yesterday to give me such a pleasant morning. Also, Cobb County cancelled school tomorrow, for the students anyway. My Minneapolis and Denver friends are making fun of us.

art

January 6th, 2014
5:12 pm

It’s another “French Toast emergency”… Think of how bad things might be if it weren’t for Global Warming??

Baltisraul.....

January 6th, 2014
5:18 pm

Kim….great choice on the Skyline chili. We will be stoking up the grill for hot dogs tonite and the Skyline was made yesterday. Great minds think alike. Will also do a side of thin noodles loaded 4-way to top it off. Best chili in America!

Baltisraul.....

January 6th, 2014
5:25 pm

art…..this is global warming, Al Gore just had his fingers crossed, that’s all.

art

January 6th, 2014
5:57 pm

@Balt, ahhhh, the inventor of the Internet… Happy New Year Buddy! Enjoy that 4-way… and I’m still talking chili… ;>)

Tobiaz Jonansen

January 6th, 2014
9:40 pm

Ich bin zehr happiness ITP..!

Edward

January 7th, 2014
3:53 pm

Can always count on the banal, pointless, and completely incorrect aspersions to climate change and/or Al Gore. Wait, isn’t this a FOOD blog?

[...] OMG so much bread and milk [...]

Baltisraul.....

January 7th, 2014
9:36 pm

Edward…..loosen up dude and enjoy. It’s a blog and most people have fun doing this exercise. Join the moment!