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Costco PSMO Warning


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Costco PSMO Warning

meadandale | Jan 17, 2009 11:12 AM

So, after watching the Good Eats episode Tender is the Loin several times I finally decided to go and get a PSMO from Costco. Seems that I'd seen recent prices near $10/lb so that is what I was expecting to pay.

I get there and am looking through the case and see a package that looks the right shape that says "Peeled Side Meat...." and grab it. Thought the $14/lb was a little steep but what the hell, I'm over the falls and have the menu planned already.

Get it home and notice that is says "Peeled Side Meat OFF", not "Peeled Side Meat ON" like it should have said which means that it has already had the chain trimmed off. No freaking wonder it was almost 50% more per pound and not even 5lbs. Frankly, the conspiracy theorist in me thinks that this is intentional to fool people into paying more money since the episode aired.

Oh well, looks like I got a good lesson for $20. And I'll have to wait for the cheese steak sandwiches till next tiime.

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