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grocery that consistently carries frozen lemon juice?

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antimony Apr 2, 2012 08:29 AM

Any groceries around consistently carry frozen lemon juice? Like the Minute Maid stuff, though I don't care what brand -- just that it's frozen lemon juice and nothing else. I keep looking for it to no avail.

(And before anyone gets all enthusiastic about who has good, cheap, juicing lemons or about freezing my own fresh-squeezed, I have reasons for asking about commercial frozen -- let's save the DIY and the merits of different lemon juice sources for another thread, plase?)

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    wonderwoman RE: antimony Apr 2, 2012 10:00 AM

    i generally use fresh, but i like to have this on hand just in case, so i don't buy it often.

    used to be able to find it at market basket in somerville, but when i looked recently, they didn't. so i had to go to shaw's/star.

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      antimony RE: wonderwoman Apr 2, 2012 01:06 PM

      Thanks! I'll call a couple Shaw's -- Porter isn't that far out of my way.

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        mintchip RE: wonderwoman Apr 2, 2012 08:47 PM

        I can't live without a back up supply of it in my freezer. In the Somerville MB - you'll find it next to the fishsticks, don't ask me who came up with that genius location.

        Shaws doesn't seem to carry it, but most S&S do, with the exception of the Winchester store. I hope this helps.

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          wonderwoman RE: mintchip Apr 3, 2012 08:15 AM

          thanks for the market basket info (genius location LOL). i just bought some at the twin cities shaws, but good to know for future reference.

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            antimony RE: mintchip Apr 3, 2012 09:29 AM

            Thanks!

        2. trufflehound RE: antimony Apr 2, 2012 11:38 AM

          Try Russo's? They distribute it to many restaurants.

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            antimony RE: trufflehound Apr 2, 2012 01:08 PM

            The place in Watertown? Never been there -- I thought it was more of a farmer's market-ish thing, but I haven't gone.

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            benbenberi RE: antimony Apr 2, 2012 11:44 AM

            I don't know about Boston, but here in CT Stop & Shop has always had the frozen Minute Maid whenever I've looked for it. (Though not always highly visible.)

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              antimony RE: benbenberi Apr 2, 2012 01:06 PM

              Sadly, Stop and Shops have been most of my fruitless search locations so far. (And Whole Foods, which you'd think would gladly charge you through the nose for organic frozen juice, but nope.)

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              Jenny Ondioline RE: antimony Apr 2, 2012 08:45 PM

              12 boxes of Minute Maid in the frozen food aisle at the Packards Corner Star this afternoon, between the frozen waffles and the orange juice concentrates.

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                sqboo RE: antimony May 12, 2012 03:00 PM

                I can almost consistently find it at Market Basket (north shore) but the location is odd and changes. Often by frozen fish, sometimes by lemonade, sometimes by frozen fruit.

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