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Zatarain's Root Beer Extract

speyerer Jun 11, 2010 05:05 PM

Does anyone know where I can get Zatarain's Root Beer Extract in the Dallas/Fort Worth area?

  1. mrsfury Jun 11, 2010 07:47 PM

    Nope but you can go here: http://shop.zatarains.com/zatarains%C...

    I grew up on that stuff. I love it.

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    1. re: mrsfury
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      Guy Caballero Jun 12, 2010 08:32 AM

      I'm curious what people use this stuff for. I had some root beer glazed chicken once that used it, which was not something I'd recreate. Do people use it in cooking or is it just for making beverages?

      1. re: Guy Caballero
        mrsfury Jun 12, 2010 01:32 PM

        I just make root beer with it.

      2. re: mrsfury
        speyerer Jun 12, 2010 08:32 AM

        Zatarain's Root Beer Extract: $2.00 + Shipping: $7.77 = Total: $9.77 is a little expensive. That's why I'm looking locally.

        1. re: speyerer
          mrsfury Jun 12, 2010 01:32 PM

          Gotcha. I thought maybe you were going to get a case.

          1. re: mrsfury
            speyerer Jun 12, 2010 05:02 PM

            Nope, we needed a little bit of extract for a a Medifast Root Beer Float. We have been on a diet. Down 50# since the beginning of the year.
            Hope to see you on our next visit.

            1. re: speyerer
              mrsfury Jun 12, 2010 08:13 PM

              Hey great job! You know where to find me speyerer!

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                paprkutr Jun 12, 2010 09:26 PM

                How do you make it? How does the medifast diet work?

                1. re: paprkutr
                  speyerer Jun 13, 2010 10:07 AM

                  Any diet controlled program will result in weight loss. The diet is portion control with adherence to a specific diet plan. We are very satisfied with the program we used.
                  Here's the recipe:

                  Root Beer Float
                  Serves: 1

                  Ingredients:

                  • 1 packet Medifast® Vanilla Supplement

                  • 6-8 ounces cold water

                  • 3 ounces diet root beer

                  • 2-3 ice cubes

                  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon root beer extract

                  Method:
                  1. Place ice cubes, water and diet soda in a blender.
                  2. Add the extract and Medifast supplement to blender,.
                  3. Mix for 10-15 seconds or until most of the ice cubes are crushed.

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