August 2009 Grocery Outlet
25 cents - Trix Yoplait yogurt 4 oz
33 cents - Organic low fat Stoneyfield yogurt (plain) 6 oz
33 cents - Organic crispy onions (the stuff for topping green bean casseroles)
50 cents - Oikos Greek yogurt (6 oz?)
50 cents - Seville dolfin-safe tuna in water 5 oz
99 cents - De Cecco mixed egg and spinach tagliatelle
$1.49 - Snofrisk Norwegian goat/cow's milk spread (like cream cheese but better)
$1.49 - Challenge European butter 6 oz
$1.49 - Hellman's Mayo, squeeze bottle
$1.99 - Land O Lakes butter 1 lb
$2.09 - Natural Brew organic lemon-lime soda 4 bottles
$1.99 - Marquee Seduction 2005 Shiraz / Cab Blend
$2.99 - Sabra hummus, various flavors
$2.99 - Alidoro mixed marinated mushrooms 28 oz
Some of these, like the butter and cheese, are items that come in sort of regularily Since it is fresh fig season, that Snofrisk is just lovely with figs. It is $3.99 at the Berkeley Bowl.
The Trix yoplait doesn't have Trix in it, but is just dyed Trix colors. The raspberry rainbow is a half bright raspberry red and half Trix purple. Despite the HFCS in it, it appeals to my inner child. It is fun. Just dangle something shiny in front of me, I'm amused for hours. Had this with my free McDonald's Mocha Monday sample ... the breakfast of champions
Has anyone tried the mushrooms? They are all good ingrediants, a nice mix of oyster, Shitake and other mushrooms with whole dill seeds at the bottom. I'd buy them but it is a large jar. It turns out I didn't like Gerties artichoke tapanade at all and have this huge jar I don't know how to use. So I hope someone tries these since I don't want another jar keeping the tapenade company in the fridge. It is a Los Gatos company.
I don’t know if it was Alidoro, but I bought some marinated mushrooms from GO a while back that seemed to match your description (big jar with dill seeds at the bottom; mix of shiitakes, oysters and others). The taste was weird for me – that sweet relish flavor, but applied to mushrooms. I wound up rinsing them as much as possible, then using them in another sauce where the relish flavor would get overwhelmed.
Although I’m a die hard treasure hunting GOer (GO-phile ? GO-head ? GO-bot ?), I must say the Sabra is cheaper at Costco than at GO. GO’s is $3 for 10oz, whereas Costco’s is $7 for 34 oz.
Was the DeCecco tagliatelle 250g or 500g ? I know most DeCecco is 500g, but I’m not sure about that one. BTW, as of Aug 2, Novato still had festonati and galletti for $0.99, and paccheri for $1.29. As of Aug 1, Petaluma still had pasta mista from a couple months back for $0.50. The mista doesn’t expire until Dec 2010, and its small size and random shapes make it perfect for salad or soup.
What happened to the south bay GO posters ? I haven’t read anything about the San Jose (Williams) or Redwood City stores in a while to get me to go to either one, even though I live closest to those two.
re: Ruth Lafler
Santa Rosa has the DaVinci organic linguine & sea shells at 99 cents a pound. Still have a bunch of DeCecco pastas too including some on the end aisle.
Saw the Lol butter & splurged on Challenge European style at $1.59 for half pound.
Didn't see the Snofrisk cheese, though wasn't specfically looking. No Greek yogurt. No large plain yogurts. Hoping for mascarpone or ricotta for said figs, not that either.
They got another shipmen of El Mexicano Crema Mexicana. I really like this stuff - cream, milk, dry milk, locust bean gum & carragen. Dresses up anything that likes sour cream.
4 kinds of Lindt bars including the cherry chile - no price posted.
a few days ago, Oakland and Berkeley had lots and lots of brie, Presidente and Belmont, for about less than $3/lb. There was a round of brie, 2.2 lbs, for $5.99 and smaller sizes, 6 oz., 7 oz, etc. I also bought a 2 lb. package of sliced Jarlsberg Light (low-fat) for $5.99, my favorite sliced cheese.
Cirio sieved tomatoes, 500g aseptic carton, "produced in Italy": $0.50
Stock is getting low, not bad for the price. It did need a bit of sugar for balance when I made a sauce
Muir Glen Italian sausage with peppers pasta sauce, 25.5oz: $2.49
$2.99 - 1lb President Brie
$2.99 - 1lb Busseto Proscuitto. Not exactly di Parma, but I think it's perfectly adequate.
$0.99 - Naked Chocolate Banana Whey + Soy (~30g) Protein Shake
$1.99 - Good Earth Organic 7-Spice Chai (18 bags)
$1.50 - Old Germany Herring Fillets (6oz) - They look really good and I saw 4 different types: Paprika sauce, tomato, mushroom, and spicy mustard.
$2.99 - Bear Naked Native Mango Agave Almond Granola (24oz)
A couple of types of the fancy De Cecco left, around $1, including Calamarata (1.1lb).
Snofrisk Norwegian goat/cow's milk spread was there (it's in a triangular contained), didn't see a price
Didn't see any good butter or yogurt there.
There were a ton of Vital Vittles breads there on Monday.