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Mar 25, 2009 09:49 AM

Boxed, frozen meals

Here's a challenge for everyone: have you found any really good, packaged frozen meals? Sometimes even a foodie needs something super convenient. I just tried the Kashi lemongrass chicken and was surprised at how good it was. Perhaps there have been improvements in frozen dinners since I last attempted them.

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  1. positive reviews of some of the offerings from Organic Bistro from a fellow CHer:

    and you could check some of the reviews on the websites discussed in this thread:

    one more:

    1. Stouffers stuffed peppers are good.

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      1. re: mrbigshotno.1

        I have to agree. I usually keep one in the freezer. It's the perfect 11pm meal :)

        1. re: kchurchill5

          I third stouffers stuffed pepper.

        2. re: mrbigshotno.1

          Good! I have some in the freezer right now, and have yet to try them!

        3. The mail-order site Home Bistro
          has many meals that I would rate
          as very good to excellent, among them
          salmon scallop tagine, tarragon
          chicken, jambalaya, baby back
          ribs, bacon-wrapped scallops,
          chicken with biscuits, short ribs,
          crab cakes and pub sausage.

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          1. re: mpalmer6c

            My experience with Home Bistro meals is that they are convenient, edible and reasonably nutritious.

            "Very good to excellent" didn't show up for me, but maybe I just had the wrong stuff.

          2. If you follow the microwave instructions, a frozen package of White Castle burgers tastes exactly like White Castle burgers.

            1. Do Eskimo Pies or Klondike Bars count as "meals"? What if you ate like 3 of them at one time? Meal?

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                1. re: mrbigshotno.1

                  Lol sometimes I have a chocolate frozen banana for breakfast...he its fruit!