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Edamame in Calgary?

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londonfog Jan 9, 2008 07:31 AM

I'm looking for fresh soybeans so I can make my own edamame at home. So far I have found nothing at the Pacific Place T & T or at the Shun Fat on International Ave. Does anyone know where I could find some? Thanks!

Edit: I would prefer if I didn't have to buy those microwave steamer packs they sell at Co-op/Safeway/etc... my roommate buys those and they're pretty gross.

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    londonfog Jan 9, 2008 05:34 PM

    Thanks, all. I found them after work at Safeway today and enjoyed edamame that wasn't maimed by a microwave.

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      JWh Jan 10, 2008 06:24 PM

      That Asian market next to community foods on 10th ave.

    2. maplesugar Jan 9, 2008 09:27 AM

      Superstore carries Edamame fresh and frozen... I've seen them fresh at the sushi bar(but not all the time) and frozen in the organics aisle. "Green Organic" shelled(frozen but not in a steamer bag)...same kind they carry at Planet Organic but PO carries them shelled and unshelled and the bags are 500g/17.5oz... not the huge boxes like Costco carries.

      1. ybnormal Jan 9, 2008 08:10 AM

        We get them at Costco - they have huge frozen 12 packs, and they are really good - way better then anything we've gotten from Co-op or T&T (frozen). They are packed in the microwave steamer packs, but we just empty them into a regular steamer.

        The edamame is really quite nice and fresh looking. You need a good size freezer though, cause its a pretty big box.

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          taiphun Jan 9, 2008 07:48 AM

          I get my frozen organic edamame at Safeway. They're not in steamer packs though, just frozen like the Green Giant peas and corn bags.

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