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Jan 6, 2011 09:04 PM

Where to get frozen pearl onions?

They seem to be readily available in the U.S. but I haven't noticed them here. They would be very handy for a Coq au Vin. Has anyone found them in the GTA?

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  1. I've bought them from MacMillan Orchards out in Ajax.

    1. Sobey's on Front Street downtown usually sells them. They are in bags in the freezer section. If they are not with the usual frozen veg try the freezer that has the fancy organic and "ethnic" products in it.

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      1. re: Gary

        Thanks Gary - I think I know where that Sobeys is - have you ever used their frozen pearl onions in cooking?

        1. re: Gary

          Alas, I made a trip to this Sobey's specifically for the frozen pearl onions and did not find them in either the usual frozen vegetable section or the fancy organic freezer section. I only saw frozen diced onions. Still, if anyone reports again that they have bought them at this Sobey's, I will give it another try.

          1. re: Wench Foraday

            I bought a few bags at Macmillan Orchards a few weeks ago while I was out that way because that is the only place I have ever seen them. BUT, of all places, I saw them at the Price Chopper at Leslie & Lakeshore shortly after.

            Lakeshore Restaurant
            2390 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON M8V1C3, CA

            1. re: bigos70

              Huh! Okay - I will visit this Price Choppers and report back. Would you remember the brand name by any chance?

              1. re: Wench Foraday

                No sorry I don't remember the brand name, but it was on the top shelf near the frozen spinach at the location I was at.

        2. I think I have seen them at Fiesta Farms.

          Fiesta Farms
          200 Christie St, Toronto, ON M6G, CA

          1. I've seen them at Pusateri's...

            1539 Avenue Rd, Toronto, ON M5M, CA