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Rosoff's sauerkraut

Allstonian Sep 17, 2008 04:09 PM

I used to be able to get this brand of bottled fresh kraut at Stop & Shop, but haven't seen it in some time. Shaw's only carries Ba-Tamte, which I don't find as tasty. Is there anyplace in Boston or Brookline that still carries Rosoff's? With the cool weather this week I'm planning to make a batch of szegedin goulash for dinner Friday night, and I need some good kraut!

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  1. ScubaSteve RE: Allstonian Sep 17, 2008 06:49 PM

    Rosoff's has been absent at my Ghetto-Basket for about 4 months. along with their half sours.

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      onefineleo RE: ScubaSteve Sep 17, 2008 07:23 PM

      I bought a big jar at BJ's a couple of weeks ago.

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        phonelady RE: onefineleo Sep 18, 2008 04:53 AM

        The only place I see it anymore is BJ's also (the one in Stoneham has it)

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          Allstonian RE: phonelady Sep 18, 2008 05:39 AM

          Anyone seen it at the Framingham BJ's? We're headed there this Sunday.

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        AHan RE: ScubaSteve Sep 18, 2008 05:16 PM


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          ScubaSteve RE: AHan Sep 19, 2008 04:45 AM

          aka Market Basket.

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        teezeetoo RE: Allstonian Sep 18, 2008 08:33 AM

        haven't checked but i would think the butcherie would be a good bet.

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          Allstonian RE: teezeetoo Sep 18, 2008 08:40 AM

          Nope, they don't carry it, at least not the two times I checked there last year.

          They do have a pretty decent brand from NY which I have used (Russo's also carries a different good fresh kraut from NY), but I have local pride and would prefer to use the Rosoff's.

        2. MeffaBabe RE: Allstonian Sep 19, 2008 05:20 AM

          I too miss my Rosoff's kraut... I am happy to hear it can be found at BJ's because I just assumed they went out of business or stopped making the product. It is the best kraut ever... I can eat it right out of the jar!

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            catsmeow RE: Allstonian Sep 19, 2008 05:23 AM

            It's funny how, when reminded. you miss somehing you use to always have when growing up. I use to love Rosoff's and forgot all about it. Now I'm obsessed with finding it again. I did some online searching, and it came up that a deli in Worcester has it. Tom's International Deli (508) 755-7295

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              gardgen RE: catsmeow Sep 19, 2008 10:05 AM

              I bought some last week at Bay State Job Lots on Route 1 in "Norwood?".

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                chowfamily RE: gardgen Sep 19, 2008 10:33 AM

                As an alternative, Ocean State Job Lots has some decent sauerkraut from Germany and Poland from time to time. It isn't fresh, but is a nice change from some of the over-salted and vinegared grocery store stuff that comes in plastic bags.

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              nincyh RE: Allstonian Sep 19, 2008 05:39 PM

              Confirmed Rosoff's Sauerkraut sighting today at the BJ's in Dedham on Rt. 1.

              A couple of weeks ago at the same BJs, I bought a huge glass jars of Rosoff half-sour pickles which were OMG, so super snappy good, just the exact right color green I like a half-sour to be.

              1. Allstonian RE: Allstonian Sep 23, 2008 03:53 AM

                Just to follow up - we did indeed find 1/2 gallon jars of Rosoff's sauerkraut at the Framingham BJ's, and had a lovely goulash for dinner last night. Thanks to all!

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                  krautboy RE: Allstonian Jun 21, 2009 04:57 PM

                  The Danver's BJ's has the big plastic containers. They are not as fresh and crunchy as the smaller glass jar. Where are the glass jars????

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                    teezeetoo RE: krautboy Jun 23, 2009 01:04 PM

                    Stop and Shop on Harvard Street in Brookline had Rosoffs sauerkraut today, in the kosher section

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                      Allstonian RE: teezeetoo Jun 23, 2009 08:01 PM

                      If S&S is carrying Rosoff's again, that's very good news. When I started this thread, over 9 months ago, it was specifically because I could no longer find Rosoff's sauerkraut at Stop & Shop, including the Brookline branch.

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                    vulpecula RE: Allstonian Dec 20, 2009 02:38 PM

                    Rosoff's Sauerkraut in the glass jar is THE ONE !! It is pickled. The stuff at BJ's is just plain sauerkraut !

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                      bip3881 RE: Allstonian Apr 7, 2010 10:27 AM

                      I used to live in Brookline off route nine years ago, relocated to New Jersey and have found a very special product that has nearly the same taste a Rosoff's sauerkraut. Geshmak Health Salad which is fat free, low in calories can be served solo as a great side dish, or drain about a third of the juice and put it under your favorite roast and create a great tasting warm cabbage. I hear the Health Salad can be found at BJ's or Costco in Waltham. The taste sure brings me back to the early sixties in Brookline.

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                        GMDOUGHMAN RE: Allstonian Nov 19, 2010 09:43 AM

                        GO TO BJS wholesale club they carry it

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