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Oct 2, 2011 08:25 AM

Trader Joe's Yea/Nay Thread - 4th quarter 2011 [OLD]

Eagerly awaiting the holiday season Fearless Flyer.,,

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  1. Yay: Chocolate covered sunflower seeds. (It is also the perfect size container.)

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    1. re: GraceW

      Ooh I will have to try those - TJ's has a really good selection of chocolate covered nuts and I bet sunflower seeds with chocolate are just as good.

      1. re: littleflower

        Their milk chocolate covered raisins are great!!

    2. new product yea! hot and sweet pepper jelly. great on goat cheese. i'm going to try it in a butternut squash soup tonight--i think it will add a lovely note of spiciness.

      1. huge nay, shiitake mushrooms and tofu. took a bite, throwing the rest away as we speak. inedible. the plain white rice was/is the best part.

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        1. re: ns1

          I had that last quarter and deeply sympathize. It was beyond foul.

          1. re: artemis

            I actually liked the flavor. However I was beyond annoyed that there was probably a tablespoon of tofu in the entire tray. Granted mist frozen entrees are short in the protein but this was just ridiculous.

        2. quasi-nay

          chicken egg rolls. instructions say 4-6 minutes (which resulted in cold egg rolls), I did 15-20 in the oven.

          End result was "decent", pretty much what I expected (High school egg rolls), but at the end of the day not very good. Edible, just not worth buying again.

          I'm going back to return this + the rice/tofu mentioned above.

          1. Yays - Chopped 8 veggie mix. It's all crunchy (I think there's carrots, celery, red cabbage, green cabbage, pepper, broccoli and 2 others) and very tasty and incredibly convenient. They were demo-ing it with the canned chicken as a quick, easy chicken salad and I bought both and am loving them.