Both my husband and I work jobs where we bring something to eat during our work shift. A full meal doesn’t usually fit the bill so we pack what we call “noshes.” Dictionary.com defines “nosh” as:
a snack. (From German via Yiddish.) : I don’t want a nosh. I need a whole meal.
It’s origin is from Yiddish nashn “nibble,” from M.H.G. naschen, from O.H.G. hnascon, nascon “to nibble,” from P.Gmc. *khnaskwajanan. Earlier as a noun (1917) meaning “a restaurant,” short for nosh-house.
At this point, our dilemma is we are tired of taking the same things to nosh on all the time. Here’s a quick list of our typical noshes: peanut butter crackers, celery, cheese cubes, pretzels, Pop Tarts, chocolate miniatures, pepperoni slices, cup-a-soup, bananas, clementines, and whatever leftovers we might have in the fridge.
I’m going to ask our readers to comment and give us their suggestions for noshes. To make this interesting, we’ll throw in a contest for 100 cut coupons. The winner will be randomly chosen from the comments on Tuesday, January 17th at 10pm.
Help us out here … our noshes have become boring and we need to spice things up a bit!
AND THE WINNER IS: Chelsea