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Packaged Foods

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1608 Soy Sauce

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by Barcham 5 days ago

I am always picking up different things at my local Asian grocery that I never see in a regular grocery store or the usual Asian products that they sell at a much lower price. So I was really surpr...

Shimizu Baumkuchen

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by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

A few months ago I purchased this package of Shimizu caramel flavored baumkuchen at Marina Foods in San Mateo. It's in the refrigerated section. Shared it with friends for a late night sweet and we...

Lanzes candies

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by peeps 16 years ago

Does anyone remember a candy or confection called Lanzes. (I think that's how it's spelled.) It was a rice crispy sort of thing with a slight butterscotch flavor and cashews inside. They also made ...

Actual Shelf Life of Tortillas?

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by zackly 15 days ago

I frequently buy commercially prepared tortillas (corn and flour), use a few, then store the remaining in the refrigerator. Yesterday, I used flour tortillas with an expiration date of 2/22/19 with...

What new flavor of M&Ms would you like to see?

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by chompie 5 years ago

After trying the Candy Corn and seeing that they have pumpkin pie ones and birthday cake coming out, I was wondering what kind you would invent,, Don't know if they have a place to post suggestions...

Torremar olives (or similar?) in Toronto

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by literonomer 2 years ago

Hi all, I recently picked up a jar of Torremar manzanilla olives, a Spanish brand, and they were amazing - exactly like the ones we had in Spain. Haven't seen them at Winners again, but would LOVE ...

Bubbies Sauerkraut: OMG, This Stuff Is Really Good!

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by soccermom13 1 month ago

I finally bought a jar, and it's fabulous. I've eaten about half the 25 oz jar since I bought it earlier today. But it's really pricey---I paid $7 for it at Whole Paycheck and it's just cabbage, ...

Mad hunt for vintage candy

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by Phil_A_Mignon 11 years ago

My wife, for years, has raved about a holiday candy she enjoyed when she was a young girl back in the late seventies, early eighties. She calls them "mint puffs" which she's sure is not the techni...

Are Mama Lucia meatballs any good?

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by stratford 8 years ago

Seen many TV ads for them and seen them in the supermarket in the frozen section. How do they taste? Worth buying?

pantry cookie from 1970's

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by tcomeau 1 year ago

I was wondering if anyone out there remembers Pantry cookies. I grew up with them in Massachusetts when I was younger, They where about 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 kinda round very flat, and very hard.I believe...

Shottsuru! Where can I find it on line?

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by vessalamonti 6 years ago

Hi, I'm looking for shottsuru (Japanese fish sauce) on line and I can't find it. Any suggestions?

Is the Coleman-King Sauce Co. in Florence, SC closed?

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by Savannahian 16 years ago

I keep hearing conflicting reports that the Coleman-King Sauce company, makers of "CHS Bar-B-Q sauce", may have closed their doors. It used to be carried by Piggly Wiggly in Savannah (local franch...

Hostess Cupcakes - Did They Get Smaller or Did We Just Get Bigger?

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by jeffrey 10 years ago

On a whim, the wife and I bought a box of Hostess cupcakes over the weekend (regular ones, not the 100 calorie snack size). We both agreed that they seemed about a third smaller than we remembered...

Duke's Mayonnaise discovered...

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by gutreactions 10 months ago

We were travelling thru Virginia recently and picked up a couple of jars of Duke's Mayo. We had heard a lot about it, but never tried. It is a southern product out of South Carolina with a 100 year...

Old Bay Seasoning vs. Chesapeake Bay Seasoning.

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by ggbustin 11 years ago

My marriage is on the line here. My husband, who is from Baltimore, claims Old Bay Seasoning is different from Chesapeake Bay Seasoning. I thought Old Bay was a brand of Chesapeake Seasoning. Who i...

Did Haagen Dazs change its recipe?

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by GDSwamp 1 year ago

Through the whole history of premium ice cream, my family stuck with Haagen Dazs because (we always said) the fact was that no $10 pint actually tasted richer or creamier, or was made with better i...

Remember Toast-R Pizza?

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by Tabetai yo 12 years ago

Not sure if I have the name right--they were flat, disc shaped "pies" with pizza filling inside, that fit into your toaster, came frozen. Kind of like round Pop Tarts. Amy's makes a nice organic on...

Does anyone remember this candy bar?

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by lvecch 12 years ago

I've asked many people about this over the years, and no one has any recollection of it, but here goes: a solid chocolate bar made up of three thin layers - one milk, one dark, and one white. I don...

How can I get Franco-American Mac and Cheese?

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by tarsandbeetle 7 years ago

I am really hoping someone out there can direct me to a site/suggestion on how I can purchase Franco-American Mac & Cheese. I haven't seen this product in years and am willing to order in on-line ...

Red Wine Vinegar - 7% Acidity

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by Unkle Al 4 months ago

Up until now I have been successful in unearthing bottles of Sasso Red Wine Vinegar. Unfortunately, I am out of options. Sasso was sold to a Spanish brand and it no longer makes the Sasso Red Win...