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purchasing small buns for sliders?

tornadoliese Apr 9, 2010 04:33 AM

hi. this is my first post here. thanks for having me. =)

i am planning on giving a dinner party soon and plan to do some small sliders as an appetizer. does anyone know where i might pick up some buns to use for the sliders? dairy free, please.


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  1. monku RE: tornadoliese Apr 9, 2010 05:38 AM

    Many have used King's Hawaiian dinner rolls and they now make a slider type roll. Costco sells a bag of dinner type rolls too.

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      tornadoliese RE: monku Apr 9, 2010 06:44 AM

      is their slider type roll also sweet?

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        monku RE: tornadoliese Apr 9, 2010 06:54 PM

        Noticed today at Superior Grocers they have two kinds of King's Hawaiian rolls. Their regular sweet ones and one that's made with all butter.

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        JPomer RE: monku Apr 9, 2010 08:08 AM

        we've used the King's Hawaiian rolls for sliders too. They work well.

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          misterjohanssen RE: monku Apr 9, 2010 10:38 AM

          I use King's Hawaiian for sliders all the time. The actually have a really good recipe for island-style sliders to compliment the rolls.


        2. JEN10 RE: tornadoliese Apr 9, 2010 07:17 AM

          I believe I saw them at Trader Joe's, not sure if they are dairy free.

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            annapurna7 RE: JEN10 Apr 9, 2010 09:10 AM

            Trader Joe's does carry slider buns. Also not sure they are dairy free.

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            Johnny L RE: tornadoliese Apr 9, 2010 09:21 AM

            all the food trucks in LA use King Hawaiian buns with good results but you have to cut them yourself.

            1. LA Buckeye Fan RE: tornadoliese Apr 9, 2010 02:53 PM

              I have used potato rolls from any market. Also great for mini sloppy joes. Not sure if they are dairy free though.

              1. Bob Brooks RE: tornadoliese Apr 9, 2010 06:46 PM

                Ralph's Markets sells a combo pack of a dozen rolls in a mix of plain, sesame and poppy that work well for sliders. Of course, if you want sweet, King's would be the way to go.

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                  gordo26 RE: tornadoliese Apr 9, 2010 09:07 PM

                  Try Huckleberry. I have been told that if you give them advance notice they can whip them up for you. You may have some luck on the special requests.

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