Favorites at Trader Joe's?


#21

That sucks!! I’ve seen it but just have never got around to trying it…I’ll def pass now


#22

I would.

I thought it would be a fast, easy and tasty mid-week dinner. Not so much. I think their fresh pastas and dried Italian pastas are much better but the lure of the quick, one pot meal…


#23

Not restaurant quality by any means but not nasty. Works for me as a snack at home.


#24

I wasn’t expecting restaurant quality, but I was expecting the gnocchi to be lighter–not dense and chewy/gummy and was hoping for better flavor from the sauce.

I like TJs dried pastas from Italy and some of their fresh pasta, but for me, I think I should stay away from the frozen stuff.


#25

Their frozen sweet potato gnocchi is a favorite of mine. Makes for an easy and delicious weeknight dinner.


#26

Oh, I was referring to the chicken XLB’s :blush:

For pasta at TJ’s, I stick to the dried. Too many risks with frozen ones. Of course, you can return it but that can be a PIA.


#27

ahhhhh—didn’t catch that your reply was for the XLB. hahaha (still getting used to the non-threaded threads). I haven’t gotten around to trying them yet. Glad to hear that they are are decent! I’m looking forward to checking them out!


#28

yes, but don’t get too excited. you must lower your bar. waaay lower. i started to imagine Din Tai Fung while warming them but then had to come back to reality. It’s TJ’s!


#29

yes, well–not expecting DTF…As long as the quality/texture/flavor is comparible to some of their other dumplings (shu mai/various pot stickers) than it will be a good quick n easy tasty snack.


#30

ok, I just heated them up----and pretty tasty. I was expecting a little more soup inside, but I liked the green onion taste. your right—good snack!


#31

I had them for lunch today – same assessment as you. Not enough soup inside but they are tasty. I’ll be a repeat buyer.


#32

my favorite item at TJs… the chocolate covered bananas that is.


#33

My dog likes the organic chicken & liver dry food…it’s one of their newer offerings


#34

Firecracker chocolate; goat milk yogurt; mini goat cheese medallions, Omega 3 organic eggs and truffle salami (it’s back again this season).

Used to like the low-fat organic yogurt in vanilla bean, but was very disappointed when I tried it 2 days ago – they had changed the formulation so it no longer contains the vanilla bean flecks (a vanilla flavored gel was added to the bottom instead).


#35

Pumpkin Ice Cream - seasonal - get it now!


#36

Frozen pot stickers
Dark chocolate, the thick bar (can’t always find)


#37

Paneer Tikka Masala
Lamb Vindaloo
Garlic Naan
Apple Walks Into a Bar bars
Tapicoa Pudding
Mediterranean Hummus
Hummus/Pita Chip snack pack (kids’ favorite snack for school)
Almond Butter (roasted/salted)
Speculoos Cookie Butter
Turkey Meatballs
Kettle Korn


#38

Not food related, but the toilet paper is top notch and really affordable.


#39

I also like their eggs…have never tried the truffle salami. Thx for the tip!

I’m kind of a no-go right now on their organic Greek yogurt. It tasted nasty the last time I had it. Maybe it wasn’t “fresh” or something.


#40

@snoozebutton Good to know, thanks! Different brand and store, but I bought some Chobani greek yogurt on sale at Target a few months ago and the 99 cents store prior to that and I’ll never buy it again because “fool me twice, shame on me.”