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Aug 22, 2013 06:04 PM

Vanilla Beans

Any suggests on where I can acquire some vanilla beans at a reasonable price?

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  1. Don't know about reasonable but Christina's spice, and Penzeys will have them, you can try Arax or the other market on rte 16 in watertown.

    Here is an older post about the same topic

    and another

    Or if you are west of 495 you can try this place

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    1. re: lc02139

      Thank you! Those old postings are excellent, I'm embarrassed I started another thread :).

      1. re: bhyde

        Hey, that was 4 years ago.....lots could have changed since then! Case in point, I never heard of BVBC and wouldn't have if you hadn't gotten us all talking.... :)

      2. re: lc02139

        It doesn't look like Boston Vanilla Bean has a brick/mortar store. But it DOES look like they have a nice quality vanilla bean selection.....

      3. Saw 'em at Costco the other day. Good price. Can't speak to quality.

        1. Honestly? eBay.
          I've gotten terrific beans in bulk off of eBay for just a few dollars.

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