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How to Soothe Your Soul with Leftover Potato Chips

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Re-entering the world after a long weekend is hard—hard like realizing you've overslept, like thinking it's Friday even though it's only Wednesday, like the last days of summer vacation when you're 10. You probably ate potato chips all weekend, like I did, at cookouts or while you stood barefoot in the kitchen of a friend, waiting for them to finish making your G&T. Potato chips are a small thing, but they are also no small thing—and they can help smooth the transition from glimpse-of-summer to Tuesday. Grab the lefto​vers, if there are any, and munch them all week:

Chocolate Marshmallow Potato Chip Bites
Chocolate Marshmallow Potato Chip Bites

We originally ran this piece on May 30, 2016—but we're bringing it back because there are bound to be some crumbs leftover post-Labor Day picnic.


How do you use up the bits at the bottom of the bag (besides just tipping them straight back down the gullet)? Share your ideas in the comments.

Tags: potato chips, dregs