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Sahale Valdosta Blend- Pecan, Sweet Cranberry, Black Pepper, Orange Zest

tapas gal Jul 13, 2009 07:10 AM

Has anyone had these? They are fabulous however they are also fabulously expensive--which I was living with, but now the store I got them from doesn't carry them anymore! I was looking for someone who has had them and can figure out how to replicate the spice on the pecans...I am not very good at that sort of thing so was hoping for some 'hound insight.


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    Ali RE: tapas gal Jul 13, 2009 09:57 AM

    I've had them, and they are pretty tasty (but keeping them at my desk and having coworkers snitch them ocassionally was getting super pricey). The glaze ... I would start with maple syrup and lots of black pepper. Now I may have to go pick up a bag over lunch ...

    But really, though, the internet is a wonderful and glorious thing (and Amazon does have everything - I'm so tempted to just schedule that to be sent to the office every few months).

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      Greek Chefs Daughter RE: tapas gal Jul 13, 2009 11:45 AM

      I thought I saw a Sahale Valdosta blend at Target once. It was their Archer Farms brand. I am sorry I cannot find a link to confirm, but it is worth checking out.

      1. meatn3 RE: tapas gal Jul 13, 2009 08:14 PM

        This thread had information from people experimenting with duplicating the mix:


        Target has carried Sahale mixes in the past. Once in awhile I find them on sale at Whole Foods. IIRC Trader Joe's has a mix very similar.

        I've tried all the flavors - not a bad one in the bunch!

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          tapas gal RE: meatn3 Jul 14, 2009 09:40 AM

          WoW! Thanks... in a million years I wouldn't have thought this would have already been covered!

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            meatn3 RE: tapas gal Jul 14, 2009 05:18 PM

            As a fellow addict I need to try to reproduce it too! At least the price has come down some. The first time I had tried it it was going for $9 a bag!

        2. ssinderella RE: tapas gal Oct 4, 2009 01:08 PM

          They sell them at Costco now--less than 10.00 for a big bag

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            QSheba RE: tapas gal Oct 4, 2009 06:00 PM

            This mix is fantastic to add to a salad!

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              middydd RE: QSheba Oct 5, 2009 12:07 PM

              Great idea!! I think that'll be on the menu for Thanksgiving dinner.


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              KristieB RE: tapas gal Oct 5, 2009 10:52 PM

              I LOVE that blend, but can no longer find it at Target. They are freakishly expensive but worth it for a special snack.

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                Axalady RE: KristieB Oct 21, 2009 07:57 AM

                My favorite of all the Sahale snacks I've tried is the Valdosta. I've found that our Super Walmart has quite a good selection. Last time I was there I bought 6 different blends. I think they were $3.98 each 5 oz bag.

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                HillJ RE: tapas gal Oct 21, 2009 11:01 AM


                The Sahale Snack Co. donated a generous selection of snacks to a charity event I attended a few years ago and they were the hands down favorite food snack that day. The company web offers alot of recipe ideas and the ingredient list for each variety makes it very easy to create at home. Great company, great product.

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