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Trader Joe's ghee is weird!


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Trader Joe's ghee is weird!

rainey | Apr 19, 2014 02:07 PM

I generally buy ghee from Whole Foods. Recently TJs started carrying it and I was grateful since that's where I buy most of my groceries but theirs is weird.

For one thing, it's softer and since it's supposed to be 100% butter fat I don't know why that should be. When I've used it for greasing baking pans, you can see that it's very hit and miss when you dust the flour on. And the most recent one I picked up this morning was all pocked with holes by the time I got it home and a layer of orange oil had collected at the top.

The only ingredient they list is butter containing milk but proper ghee should not behave this way. I'm taking it back. It's my second jar and I feel like I gave it an honest try. Mostly, I'm interested in other people's reaction to the product.

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