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Cheap foil pans in Boston

firestarlj Jul 28, 2009 12:53 PM

So I'm looking to make a 14-layer cake for a friend (http://bakerella.blogspot.com/2009/02...) and need to get foil pans. I'm trying to avoid having the pans cost more than the cake ingredients. Does anyone know where I can get some reasonably priced foil pans in the area? I'm thinking something of the dollar store nature...

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    BackBayGirl Aug 1, 2009 11:23 AM

    Dollar stores or something like an Ocean State Job Lot would be your best bet, but any supermarket around should have them and I know China Fair past Porter Square has them.

    1. threedogs Aug 1, 2009 05:20 AM

      This may be too late for you, but I was in the Job Lot in Danvers yesterday - they had lots of different sizes foil pans for 25 cents each.

      1. jcess7 Jul 30, 2009 07:22 AM

        BMS PAPER SUPPLY ( Restaurant supply store open to public)

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          firestarlj Jul 30, 2009 03:38 AM

          Ended up going to the dollar store in Chinatown. Thanks for the suggestion!

          1. galangatron Jul 29, 2009 01:45 PM

            try hy-sil in revere. the foil pans are in the back of the store

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            1. re: galangatron
              pemma Jul 29, 2009 02:11 PM

              I think just about any dollar store carries them for much cheaper than you'll find them for in the supermarket.

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              zizzpudding Jul 28, 2009 08:12 PM

              Couldn't you just help yourself to some at a salad bar or take out?... or at least ask how much they'll sell them for?

              BTW - that cake looks amazing. You're freind is very lucky!

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              1. re: zizzpudding
                firestarlj Jul 29, 2009 05:19 AM

                Yeah I thought about that but 14 or even 12 is a lot. Plus more places use those rectangular plastic containers than anything else.

              2. Matt H Jul 28, 2009 01:11 PM

                There is a dollar store in Chinatown next door to Penang on Washington st that sells them dirt cheap.

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                  firestarlj Jul 28, 2009 01:18 PM

                  I will have to go there after work. Thanks!!

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