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Dec 22, 2009 11:14 AM

Trader Joe's Customers' favorites list

They recently asked e-letter subscribers to pick their favorite items. The frozen Mandarin Orange Chicken came in first. The runner-ups, in no particular order:
2. Frozen Brown Rice
3. Wine/Charles Shaw Wines
4. Greek Yogurt
5. Chocolate Covered Almonds
6. Olive Oil
7. Flowers
8. Triple Ginger Snap Cookies
9. Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels
10. Cornbread Mix
11. Kettle Corn
12. Cheese
13. Pumpkin Butter
14. Candy Cane Joe Joes
15. Frozen Roasted Corn
16. Goat Cheese
17. Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix
18. Arrabiata Sauce
19. Canned Corn
20. Frozen Artichoke Hearts
21. Frozen Mac n’ Cheese
22. Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup
23. Joe Joe's
24. Maple Leaf Cookies
25. Pumpkin Pancake Mix
26. Hand Soap
27. Sweet Potato Fries
28. Turkey Meatballs
29. Canned Salmon
30. Fat Free Feta
31. Wintry Blend Coffee
32. Wasabi Mayo
33. Frozen Green Beans
Hard for me to believe that the Tarte d'Alsace didn't make the list!

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  1. i agree on almost all of these but regarding the hand soap- is that just TJ brand?
    some i haven't tried so will have to add to my list!

    1 Reply
    1. re: toncasmo

      We LOVE TJs handsoap... it's a nice package too! :)


    2. The tuna's not on there... it's the best canned tuna I found.
      And the marvelous rye toasts are missing. I love those things!

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      1. re: Cookiefiend

        The canned albacore with water has very little flavor (to my taste), but the albacore in olive oil is delicious.

        Also tried their canned red salmon, after picking out the bones it made a fine salmon salad. Now on to the canned Wild Alaska Pink Salmon, said to be without bones or skin.

      2. Do you really believe this list? I think it's just advertising. What they want you to think about and buy.

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        1. re: gnosh

          some of these are the items that i like the best so i believe it

        2. Those peanut butter filled pretzels are amazing! I also love their frozen green beans and wonder why all frozen green can't look/taste like that. The cheese/goat cheese/fat free feta is kind of confusing. And by the way, fat free feta? Is it really good?

          1 Reply
          1. re: southernitalian

            I'm not usually a fan of fat free or low fat cheeses but I actually really like that fat free feta.

          2. The maple leaf cookies are solid. And they keep awhile.

            2 Replies
            1. re: givemecarbs

              I wonder if those are the same ones Aldi sells. If so, tasty.

              1. re: givemecarbs

                omg, they are AMAZING. How can packaged cookies taste this good?