The five stages of margarine grief


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/08/22/the-five-stages-of-margarine-g.html


#2

I reject your reality, and substitute my own

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#3

Which stage is this?


#4

Smoked though?


#5

If “Acceptance” is unsalted I want nothing to do with it.


#6

I can’t believe it’s not I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter.


#7

The ultimate stage of acceptance is Parkay squeeze margarine.


#8

Because They Can™


#9

Previously in butter substitutes:


#10


#11

Parkay!!!


#12

#13

“I Can’t Believe Anyone Would Mistake This For Butter”


#14

You wonder what’s in the other 42% Rendered blubber? Petrochemical byproducts?


#15

Reading this reminds me that I haven’t had butter or butter-like spread in a long time…I just cook with canola oil.


#16

What is wrong with margarine in the USA? Why not calling it margarine???


#17

“Your Tongue Knows It’s Not Butter”


#18

sounds way too fancy


#19

Not going to lie, I do like the hybrid spreads. My personal favorite is Move Over Butter which is (I think) half margarine half sweet cream whipped into a pretty tasty spread.

I mean, I like butter more and will only cook with butter - but I am not going to sit here and lie about eating crappy spreads on toast.


#20

Where’s the stage for “We were all tricked into eating this tasteless monstrosity for a generation because it was supposed to be healthier, but it turns out trans fats were terrible and saturated fat isn’t the devil after all?”