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Am I the only one who didn't know...

BananaBirkLarsen | | Aug 17, 2011 12:51 PM

... how great eBay is for finding expensive ingredients that aren't expensive?

I just ordered a dozen Tahitian vanilla beans for $2.75. With shipping, it came out to less than $5. For a dozen of the suckers. The grocery store sells vanilla beans for $10/package. And only 2 or 3 beans are included in a package. Granted, those are Madagascar beans, but I've always wanted to try the Tahitian ones.

I nearly bought a bag of pink salt as well, but didn't want to go too crazy.

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