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Leading Males for Sale?

This warmer weather is getting us excited, and the joy in the air is causing us to do some crazy things. No, we don’t mean wearing shorts when it’s 40 degrees out. We’re talking about putting TONS of premium items on super sale. Huge Oatmeal of Alford bags? Sure. McClure’s Spicy Pickles? Why not. Cote D’Or Pistachio chocolate bars? OK, I’m buying five.

And we’re not the only ones with food on the brain this spring. People have been flocking in to get a piece of the action, these treats playing the lead role in the movie of their delicious weekend snacking lives. If you can dream it, they will come hungry.

We know it can be overwhelming to choose which delicious discounts to dive into first, so we’ve put together a guide to some of our favorite pantry items in terms everyone can understand: as the personalities of distinguished leading males of the silver screen.

Oatmeal of Alford = Ian McKellen

Oatmeal of Alford has been enjoyed for many generations, its hearty Scottish grain filling up bellies while being good for the heart. Isn’t that just like Ian McKellen, to give a meaty performance that also makes your heart full? Ian has been a staple in Hollywood and on Broadway for a long time—this year makes 50 years since his on-screen debut! Oatmeal of Alford is no different: it can star in your breakfasts or desserts with ease, and it will never go out of style. Congratulations on the work anniversary, Ian—we’re toasting you with a steel-cut salute.

Lakrids Licorice = Christoph Waltz

Lauded Danish licorice company Lakrids makes us smile with fun flavors while being dead serious about its intensity and pure ingredients, and it manages to maintain its international flair every step of the way. Reminds us of a certain inglorious bastard we know that’s cute as a button but has some pretty serious acting chops. And he jumps around the different Lakrids flavors with his films: whether Christoph is playing a Salty role (a Nazi) or a Sweet one (helping a former slave free his wife), you can’t help but Love him. When you’re in the mood for a taste of Europe, cue up a Waltz movie and chow down on some Lakrids.

Shortbread House of Edinburgh Oaties = Sean Connery

Hear us out. Shortbread, like Sean, is not the newest, freshest idea out there. We know. However, you can’t beat a classic. One that sets the bar by which all others are measured. One that you come back to again and again. Sean did it for Bond, and Shortbread House of Edinburgh did it for crumbly oat cookies. These Oaties have been made the same way for over 100 years, and that nostalgic taste is just the way your mother likes it, Trebec. If we were stuck on The Rock, we’d smuggle them in with us.


Check out these items and much more on sale on our website and in our store! Happy munching!