My sisters & I would check Dad’s lunchbox every morning, …

Comment on Homemade Hostess Sno Balls by Spinnin Jenny.

My sisters & I would check Dad’s lunchbox every morning, to see if he had left his Sno Ball there. He worked 2nd shift and was asleep when we got up for school. I never much liked marshmallows, so I shared the chocolate cake and they ate the marshmallow outside they’d peeled off.

Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as the taco-centric blog "Eat More Tacos," and the junk food-centric "Spork & Barrel." His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, "'Wich, Please," was named "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.