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10 Snacks + TV Shows Pairings for Your Netflix + Hulu Binge Sessions


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Oh, streaming services. What did we ever do without them? Not only can we watch all of our favorite shows at once, but we can also revisit those that aren't on the air anymore and it is glorious. Variety recently released a survey that stated the average Netflix user watches about "two hours and 10 minutes" of a show per sitting. The real question is, what are you eating with those binge-worthy shows?

We've compiled a list of our favorite shows available for streaming to binge and the snacks that just seem the most fitting to go with them. Enjoy!

1. Friends + Sandwiches

Image via Netflix Screenshot

Screenshot via Netflix

If you love Friends, this selection is no surprise. Joey's love for sandwiches is one of his few character traits that we get to see, rivaled only by "How you doin'?"

The recipe for a real Italian deli-style sandwich should last you through about six episodes of the show.

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Get the recipe here.

2. The Office + Soft Pretzels

Screenshot via Netflix

Screenshot via Netflix

Well, here we go. Another 364 days until Pretzel Day. Don't forget your toppings à la Michael Scott: everything.

This is an easy place to start to whip up your own better-than-the-mall soft pretzels. These spinach, artichoke, and bacon stuffed beer pretzels will satisfy any craving that comes on during The Office.

Get the recipe here.

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3. Seinfeld + Snickers Caramel Apple Dip

Screenshot via Hulu

Screenshot via Hulu

Well this was a hard choice, that's for sure. So many memorable Seinfeld food moments, but two stood out for the perfect snack food.

Put down your fork and knife for that Snickers bar, and decide the rules of double dipping for this amazing dip.

Get the recipe here.

4. Parks and Recreation + Waffle Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

Screenshot via Netflix

Screenshot via Netflix

Now, before this gets out of hand, yes - waffles alone are a good choice and whipped cream is the universal way to Leslie Knope-ify any dessert (or breakfast or coffee). So why not combine both?

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This delicious whipped cream will go with just about anything you can spoon it on - ice cream, pie, waffles, coffee, you get the idea.

Get the recipe here.

5. 30 Rock + (Night) Cheese Plate

NightCheese

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If there's one thing Liz Lemon loves more than her alone time, it's her time for night cheese.

A delicious cheese plate will satisfy those hours spent watching 30 Rock - seriously, we know it'll take you hours.

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Get the how-to here.

6. Scandal + Dark Chocolate Red Wine Truffles

Screenshot via Netflix

Screenshot via Netflix

Chances are, watching Olivia Pope elegantly have a glass of red wine while she deals with her crises will make you want a glass, too.

These dark chocolate red wine truffles are the perfect comfort food for the stressful plots that Shonda Rhimes throws our way every single time.

Get the recipe here.

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7. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia + Cheesesteak Potato Skins

Image via Netflix Screenshot

Screenshot via Netflix

While going with a glue-filled paper bag and cat food were obvious choices here, we decided to go with something a little more ... delectable.

Celebrate Philadelphia with these cheesesteak potato skins that pair perfectly with the pride and joy of Pennsylvania: Yeungling.

Find the recipe here.

8. Gilmore Girls + Pancakes and Sausage on a Stick (And Coffee, Of Course)

Screenshot via Netflix

Screenshot via Netflix

While you can't go wrong with just any junk food watching the Gilmores completely annihilate pizza and burritos and Chinese food, there was one scenario that we felt was best.

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That's right - pancakes and sausage on a stick are what we think the Gilmores would eat for breakfast because not only did Rory even say it once, but it also pairs crazy well with coffee. Which is a must-have.

9. Community + Cookie Cake

Screenshot via Hulu

Screenshot via Hulu

Remember when Trey just couldn't stop eating that 60-inch cookie cake? Let this be a lesson for your Netflix binge-watching session.

Just invite some friends over to share. We know it's hard, this recipe is so good, but trust, your stomach will thank you.

Find the recipe here.

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10. Stranger Things + Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Fondue Fries

Screenshot via Netflix

Screenshot via Netflix

Eleven seriously noms those leftover French fries in one of the first scenes where we meet her, so it seemed only fitting that these loaded fries are on the menu.

Waffles were too easy of choice for this one and besides, you'll need some serious carbohydrates if you're going to try to solve the mystery from start to finish.

Find the recipe here, and happy watching!

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