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Look to the cookie, Elaine. Look to the cookie.

by Bob Sassone, posted Feb 16th 2006 2:03PM

Black and White cookieBack in December, James Yu over at Slashfood posted about the Black and White cookie, made famous by the Seinfeld episode "The Dinner Party." Readers gave their own opinions on the origin of the cookie. 

Now The Philadelphia Daily News not only has a little history on the cookie, but they also give the recipe for the ultimate Black & White cookie. In case you're throwing your own Seinfeld related party. (Of course, you can always order them online if you're too busy to make them yourself.) Make sure you wear your manssiere and bring some chocolate babka for your hosts. 

[via TV Tattle]

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Mike

Egg white omelette
Pretzels - watch out though... they make you thirsty :)
Salsa - Why? Because people like to say salsa...
Any type of cereal on the planet
Non-fat frozen yogurt
Bosco
Entenmann's cake
Vegetable Lasagne
Twix - the only candy with the cookie crunch
Traditional Pakistani cuisine, courtesy of Babu Bhatt
Pea Pods, Chow Fun, Supreme Flounder, etc. - the Chinese take-out staples
Shrimp - although the Ocean just called and said they're running out


There's so many, it futile to try and name them all.

February 17 2006 at 9:10 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Elliott

Don't forget to have a "big salad" and some scrambled eggs with lobster in them.

February 17 2006 at 8:05 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Matthew

Don't forget the pudding skin singles and muffin tops.

February 16 2006 at 10:40 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Stacy

A Seinfeld themed party is a great idea, I'm suprised I never thought of it. But I don't think I could eat the black and whited cookie, wasn't that the cookie that made Jerry end is no-vomit streak?

February 16 2006 at 9:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Mandy

The party would have to include Snickers -- served on plates with knives, of course.

February 16 2006 at 9:36 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Dan H

Oh man! The calzone! That floored me. How about Oh Henry candy bars. [Kramer tried to sue the heiress to the Oh Henry candy bar fortune for wearing a bra as a top]

Also, Kramer used to work in bagel shop. And in that same episode Elaine wanted to get fill a card for a submarine sandwich shop so that she could be a Submarine Captain.

As an addition to the soup, you can put rubberbands in it, because that is what Paco [I think that was his name] did at the diner in some obscure episode.

I think maybe I'm stretching it a little thin though. I think it would be tough to set a party of this nature up, but you could have it like a potluck where everyone brings a Seinfeld related food to the party.

February 16 2006 at 6:37 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Canton

And soup, too. If you can get it, anyway... Because, for a Seinfeld party, Campbell's just wouldn't cut it.

February 16 2006 at 4:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
SamMalone

How about a T-bone steak or calzones for a lunch party? Gyro's too.

February 16 2006 at 4:19 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
B

Drake's coffee cakes are a must. And Junior Mints.

February 16 2006 at 3:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Dan H

If you had a Seinfeld themed party you could serve only foods unique to Seinfeld. I mean, marble rye, pez, and snapple come to mind. Oh, and Kenny Rogers' chicken. I'm sure there are more but you get the idea.

That is such a good idea to have a Seinfeld party...

February 16 2006 at 2:43 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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