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Bay Blend Whole Bean Coffee – Food Review – Trader Joe’s

08/25/2015
Trader Joe's Bay Blend Whole Bean Coffee

Trader Joe’s Bay Blend
Whole Bean Coffee

For the west coast crowd, here’s a Trader Joe’s ultra dark roasted coffee for consideration.

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ALDI – Chocolate Coated Butter Cookies – Specially Selected – Food Re-review

08/25/2015
ALDI Specially Selected Chocolate Covered Butter Cookies

ALDI Specially Selected Chocolate Coated Butter Cookies

This is basically just an update on the previously reviewed ALDI chocolate coated butter cookies.  For whatever reasons companies do these things, ALDI has renamed and slightly changed the package of these still great cookies.  The ALDI “Cafe Bistro” name has given way to the ALDI “Specially Selected” name.  Most importantly, the same really really good chocolate coating is still on the same unlikely butter cookie.  The combination still makes these one of the best cookies on any grocery shelf.

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Cheddar And Horseradish Potato Chips – Food Review – Trader Joe’s

08/25/2015
Trader Joe's Cheddar & Horseradish Potato Chips

Trader Joe’s Cheddar & Horseradish Potato Chips

$1.99 wasn’t too much to lose.  With a flavor combo like this on the bag, I couldn’t leave them on the shelf.  Curiosity got the better part of me.  Maybe it was the worst part, because it sure didn’t turn out so well.

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ALDI – Millville Quick Cook Steel Cut Oats – Food Review

08/20/2015
ALDI Quick Cook Steel Cut Oats

ALDI Quick Cook Steel Cut Oats

There are directions on the label for cooking these in the microwave.  A quick word of advice, DON’T!

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Red Hot Riplets – Food Review – ALDI

08/04/2015
Red Hot Riplets

Red Hot Riplets

Hot, Hot, Hot!

If these were labeled gourmet or craft chips, we’d easily be paying 3 times their current price.  But they’re not.  So get them while they’re hot, hot, hot.

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Smooth And Mellow Whole Bean Coffee – Food Review – Trader Joe’s

08/01/2015
Smooth & Mellow Whole Bean Coffee Trader Joe's

Smooth & Mellow
Whole Bean Coffee
Trader Joe’s

Smooth and mellow?  Reasonably so.

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Vegetable Biryani – Food Review – Trader Joe’s

08/01/2015
Vegetable Biryani Trader Joe's

Vegetable Biryani – Trader Joe’s

Somewhat disappointing.

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Choceur Dark Hazelnut Crisp – Food Re-Review – ALDI

07/21/2015
Choceur Dark Hazelnut Crisp ALDI

Choceur
Dark Hazelnut
Crisp
ALDI

Still the same, even if the name is not.

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Schogetten Dark Chocolate – Food Re-Review – ALDI

07/07/2015
Schogetten Chocolate Front 2015

Schogetten Chocolate Front 2015

Silly me.

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Meijer House – Whole Bean Coffee – Food Review

07/06/2015
 Meijer House - Whole Bean Coffee - Medium Roast

Meijer House – Whole Bean Coffee – Medium Roast

Always on the lookout for a good less expensive coffee, I came across this one on a recent trip.

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