Best Items at Trader Joe's

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  1. mordecai

    mordecai Immoderator

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    It's not always terrible quality, but it really bothers me that it's relatively low quality + prepackaged.
    agree with foodguy, but also have gotten home and found mold hiding behind the label enough that i don't really bother anymore.
    it's just that it's relatively low price, too..
    $9 for a pound of leeks?
     


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    brlfvr Senior member

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    Pesto Pizza is very good. Crust is the best of all the pizzas they offer. Produce is horrible as stated. Also most of the frozen dinners. Cheese good, beer good, wine good.
     


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    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    My ex didn't really have much time or inclination for cooking, so she bought a lot of prepared and frozen stuff from Trader Joe's. Everything I ate I remember tasting fine, and pretty good for frozen meals.
     


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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    The wild and the pure.
    the med plate is not bad if you are in a rush and need lunch.
     


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    Chicken Tikka Masala (brown box in frozen section) and their naan is pretty damn good for frozen Indian food.

    Beer.

    Edit: Add yogurt covered raisins.
     


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    ama Senior member

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    chocolate covered almonds with sea salt and sugar
     


  7. whiteslashasian

    whiteslashasian Senior member

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    Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups.

    Joe Joe's (Oreos are $5.29 here, Joe Joe's $2.59)

    Cheese is good.

    TJ Almond Milk (gf loves it).

    Frozen pizza isn't bad for lazy dinner.

    Maple Syrup is a good value.

    Mini chicken cilantro dumplings.

    Beer.
     


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    lefty Senior member

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    chocolate covered almonds with sea salt and sugar

    This?

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    +1.

    lefty
     


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    MrDaniels Senior member

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    The Thai Gyoza and the Maple cookies.
     


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    ama Senior member

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    This?

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    +1.

    lefty


    Yes, those are so good.
     


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  13. mordecai

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    New York Magazine had a blind pasta tasting and their 99 cent pasta won.
    oh yeah, their pasta is good. i used that spaghetti last night actually.
     


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    TACO_FLAVORED_KISSES Senior member

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    KJT Senior member

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    Their fresh pizza dough is pretty good for what it is. Like $1.50 and easy to pick up and make a pie in <20 minutes.

    Coffee is a good deal usually.

    I like their bread.

    Cereal, granola, frozen fruits for shakes, wine, beer, this during christmas:

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