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Sep 17, 2013 10:10 AM

Favorite TJs salad dressing

I rediscovered Trader Joe's last week and plan to visit again this week as my cat is inhaling he canned food and the local zucchini were incredible. While I usually make my own dresaings I've heard whispers about handy pre-made. Any favorites?

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  1. I can tell you one that was AWFUL- the refrigerated "hummus dressing"

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    1. re: cheesecake17

      I concur that the hummus one was awful (I made the mistake of putting it directly on my salad instead of on the side...I couldn't even finish it and tossed the mostly full bottle - and I love hummus).

      However, the Cranberry/Walnut/Gorgonzola one in the refrigerated section is hands down my favorite salad dressing from anywhere, not just TJ's. If it was possible, I would probably slap a straw in the bottle and just drink it.

    2. We love the Tuscan Italian from the pantry section. I always have a bottle on hand. We also like the refrigerated blue cheese dressing for dipping wings. It's nice and chunky.

      1. I love the fat free balsamic dressing. Usually on a shelf near the refrigerated section.

        1. I love the peanut vinaigrette in the refrigerated section.

          1. My cat loves that stinky fishy cat food, too! I like the Goddess dressing, found on the shelf-not refrigerated. It's the only bottled dressing I use, preferring my own.

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            1. re: Leslie

              I think there is crack in that food :)

              1. re: fldhkybnva

                What is the price point on the cat food? If it has crack in it, I need some. My cats can be a smidge picky. :-)

                1. re: suzigirl

                  For a 5.5 oz can, the tuna is 49c and I think the turkey, salmon and other varieties are from 69c to 89c all of which are much cheaper than what I pay for 3 oz cans elsewhere. My little Take loves this food so much that this morning I had no other choice but to get up in response to his nonstop beckoning which was quickly hushed when his breakfast dish hit the floor. He's usually a glutton, but will beg mightily for the TJs tuna.

                  1. re: fldhkybnva

                    Thanks for the quick response. I will give it a try. The price is great.
                    I can relate to the nonstop beckoning. My male (Romo) has cleverly figured out that if he stands on my bladder in the morning it gets my lazy butt out of bed much faster to get the prince his breakfast. If that doesn't work, endless mewing commences. Love it! (not)

                    1. re: suzigirl

                      Wow, your cat clearly should be in Mensa.

                        1. re: fldhkybnva

                          every cat is born with an innate sense of the location of the human bladder.

                          and…for cat food, you get what you pay for.

                          1. re: alkapal

                            I was responding to a post about salad dressing that also mentioned theTJ canned cat food. Not sure where that post went to. Look pretty silly now talking about cat food here!

                            1. re: Leslie

                              until they get a pet food board, LOL!

                              leslie, we love a little OT talk now and then.