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McClure's Pickles............(Detroit Metro)

Rheta Mar 7, 2011 01:16 PM

are on sale at Busch's Markets this week for $6.99/jar! I know there are some fans out there!

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    schaf1 RE: Rheta Mar 7, 2011 05:06 PM

    They are the best, bar none. If you enjoy Bloody Marys their mix is amazingly powerful-not for the squeamish.

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      coney with everything RE: schaf1 Mar 8, 2011 04:43 AM

      ITA with this, the mix was too intense for us. I'd suggest cutting it with tomato juice.

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        schaf1 RE: coney with everything Mar 8, 2011 04:55 AM

        I agree. I prefer low-sodium V8. As you deplete the mix. it gets more intense.

    2. JanPrimus RE: Rheta Mar 7, 2011 05:35 PM

      While I do agree that they are the best....I have settled on Claussen 1/2 cut Pickles as my day to day pickle after our long pickle thread.

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        tokyo RE: JanPrimus Mar 8, 2011 07:12 AM

        Me too. :)

      2. momskitchen RE: Rheta Mar 9, 2011 05:05 AM

        thanks for the post....when I was up north a few weeks ago, they were for sale for $12.99 per jar in Harbor Springs. I am still enjoying the McClures-esque style pickles I canned myself last summer. This year, I will try to master the Bloody Mary mix - I'll have to taste that first.

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          coney with everything RE: momskitchen Mar 10, 2011 05:25 AM

          momskitchen, I actually did taste the mix at the RO farmers market and really liked it. I bought a jar, then made a Bloody Mary with it. I think the larger quantity vs. the tiny sample was just oo much. YMMV, of course!

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