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Basta Barilla Pasta
|by Anonymous||reply 38||09/26/2013|
Never liked Barilla, it always tasted like they added some kind of sweetner to it. DeCecco is my brand. I hope they don't hate the gays.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||09/26/2013|
You should be being fresh ingredients and making your own
|by Anonymous||reply 2||09/26/2013|
Store brand no-name is just as good. It's just flour and water for God's sake.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||09/26/2013|
Ma che cazzo...
|by Anonymous||reply 4||09/26/2013|
[quote]You should be being fresh ingredients and making your own
Like you eat gluten, you rancid...
|by Anonymous||reply 5||09/26/2013|
Sucha assa di dumma!
|by Anonymous||reply 6||09/26/2013|
I raise my own grains and make my own pasta. It's really easy.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||09/26/2013|
I hate when these people try to back pedal.
I hope the company and shareholders decide they cannot live with the repercussions of his comments.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||09/26/2013|
[quote]He's responsible for giving people type 2 diabetes and other health problems...
So, it's HIS fault you weigh 350 lbs??? Gimme a break.
The man is an idiot but he isn't responsible for other people's health issues. Jeez.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||09/26/2013|
I can't boycott it any more than I already do. I hate Barilla.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||09/26/2013|
Has Lydia weighed in on this?
|by Anonymous||reply 11||09/26/2013|
r9, it's a privately-held company; perhaps his brothers will kick him out.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||09/26/2013|
Do any old school DLers remember a guy who was friends with someone in advertising, and they used a picture of him for a Barilla ad? He was so cute...
|by Anonymous||reply 13||09/26/2013|
I'll never by the blue box pasta again, thanks for letting me know.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||09/26/2013|
I love how he said that gay people should go eat other brands, but when they promise to do just that (by boycotting), there's a huge backtrack (and the usual conservative voices calling a boycott a witch-hunt - um, he basically invited us to boycott his brand, dip-shits).
By the way, when I saw this posted on Facebook, what was heartening was how many straight people said they wouldn't be buying it anymore, or throwing theirs out - even if this guy doesn't care if gay people buy his pasta, he'll sure as hell give a shit when their straight friends stop buying it too.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||09/26/2013|
[quote]Do any old school DLers remember a guy who was friends with someone in advertising, and they used a picture of him for a Barilla ad? He was so cute...
I do remember that James Rhine of Big Brother 6 appeared as a model in a Barilla ad shortly after his brief reality TV fame. We talked about it here; could that have been it?
|by Anonymous||reply 16||09/26/2013|
As if gays are eating his carbs anyway.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||09/26/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 18||09/26/2013|
Because we're all manorexics and boylimics like R18.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||09/26/2013|
That pasta tastes like glue.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||09/26/2013|
I've found other brands that are better and their jar sauce tastes like red water. I'll have no trouble bypassing their shit in the grocery aisle. It is good to know these things.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||09/26/2013|
Who eats sauce from a jar, anyway?
|by Anonymous||reply 22||09/26/2013|
Well...that`s a hipster thing.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||09/26/2013|
I gave up on jars of sauce a very long time ago.
It all tastes like shit and the ingredients are often crap.
Better to buy a can of fire roasted tomatoes and use that over pasta, adding other vegetables if desired.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||09/26/2013|
Some jarred sauces are pretty good. San Marzano makes a good one and so does Amy's.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||09/26/2013|
Okay, R27, you keep eating those and I...won't.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||09/26/2013|
You take that back you raunchy slob, r28!
|by Anonymous||reply 27||09/26/2013|
That's fine, r28, you don't and we will.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||09/26/2013|
He's just being honest. No Italian brand would put gay couples on their adverts anyway.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||09/26/2013|
They put porn stars in parliament but they can't show a gay person eating pasta? No wonder they were an axis power.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||09/26/2013|
A lot of stores feature the "homemade" pasta in cellophane bags. But honestly, I make my own. It's just so easy. I keep some penne on hand, but for spaghetti or fettuccini, or linguini, I make my own.
My boyfriend thinks I'm a gourmet cook. His idea of spaghetti was buying egg noodles, yes, egg noodles, Kraft Parmesan cheese in that gross little green shaker box, and a can of tomato sauce with garlic powder and onions. It made me weep.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||09/26/2013|
I have been buying the Barilla Plus because it is tastier and healthier than the whole wheat.
I won't buy it again and have emailed the company to tell them so.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||09/26/2013|
You can also contact them on Twitter at:
|by Anonymous||reply 33||09/26/2013|
The BEST part of these things is always the backtrack the next day. Love it!
|by Anonymous||reply 34||09/26/2013|
|by Anonymous||reply 35||09/26/2013|
Official spokespasta of the Olympic games!
|by Anonymous||reply 36||09/26/2013|