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Sep 25, 2012 08:20 AM

Surprising finds at WalMart

I found Great Value frozen Baked Tortellini in a creamy tomato sauce. Very good! I added poached, cubed chicken breast. Taste like I cooked all day!

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  1. I find I actually like the "World Table" house brand pepperoni pizza , it actually has large circles of frozen "fresh" mozzarella in addition to the regular shredded stuff.

    It is certainly better tasting hot out of the oven than anything I've had from Dominoes , Papa Johns or Pizza Hut in the past decade or more (I only ever get those when it is at a meeting, not by choice lol )

    It is the one thing that I get at Walmart that I can't find elsewhere.

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    1. re: PenskeFan

      The "Great Value" sherbets are very good, they actually have tiny peices of real fruit in them.They also carry an excellent German bologna in the deli called "Wunderbar" really great flavor and inexpensive.

      1. re: mrbigshotno.1

        A staple in our house growing up; one of my mom's fave brands. I also got a 24 pack of Perrier (don't judge; I'm weaning myself off a wicked bad Diet Coke habit) for 14.99. A steal, I tell you.

      2. re: PenskeFan

        Ditto on the World brand pizza. It's better than any other frozen pizza I've had and like you said, gives chains a run for their money.

        1. re: PenskeFan

          Just wanted to say I tried the World Table pepperoni due to yours and another's recommendation here. A very pleasant surprise. It didn't have that freezer-burned cardboard taste and the pepperoni was decent as well. So, when I walked in the door, I turned on the oven and by the time I got all the groceries put up, went through the mail, etc., I had a piping hot pizza ready to come out of the oven. Thanks for mentioning this.

          1. re: MrsJonesey

            Now...we have 3 *three* Walmarts here in Naples, FL...and the one closest to me only sells the World Table Philly cheesesteak pizza (blargh and barf...WHO wants THAT?! NOT ME! ) and the buffalo chicken pizza (EVEN double blargh...who wants that???!!!) guess I'll have to try the other 2 Walmarts to see what they offer...I mean, come ON, people...Pepperoni pizza is a slam-dunk...what is WITH these other freaky toppings??? *I am blaming their buyer of course*

            1. re: Val

              I agree. If I want a Philly cheesesteak, I want a Philly cheesesteak, not a pizza. If I want a pizza, I don't want a Philly cheesesteak or buffalo chicken. Not sure if it'd do any good, but you might try speaking to the manager about it.

        2. Their canned tomato juice in the 46 oz cans is the best out there as far as I'm concerned. It's a different formula than the one in the 64 oz plastic bottles. No added water..the ingredients are tomatoes and salt ( and ascorbic acid)

          1. Some of Wal-Marts bakery breads are quite good, especially the baguette.

            1. I found Guss' pickles in the local Walmart while visiting my home town recently -- it's a fairly small town in Southern Indiana, which makes finding these pickles from Delancy St. in NYC all the more astonishing. They were packed in New Jersey, but pretty close to the real McCoy, not shelf stable but in the refrigerator case.

              1. Canned Hatch green chiles well under the typical $4+ price point at Whole Food.

                Certainly a far cry from fresh or frozen, but just fine for chile verde or in a SW version of pimento cheese that I do frequently.

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                1. re: laststandchili

                  I like to stock up on Rotel, it is usually under $1 as opposed to $1.50 or more anywhere else.