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Old 04-24-2013, 11:12 AM   #11
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I love Penzeys. They have a store about 5 minutes down the road from me. I'm in there so much, I should own stock.
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:18 AM   #12
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I think it's a good thing that my Penzeys is as far away as it is. I could spend a lot of time and money there.
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:22 AM   #13
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I have to be very careful there and take a list with me. Even then, I sometimes stray from the list.

Whenever I return from Penzeys I always expect the usual "You spent HOW MUCH?" from DW.
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:24 AM   #14
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Thirty minutes is a bit far, but five minutes would be perfect to be able to stop in there and pick up an item or two as needed. I've been out of their Greek seasoning for a while, but don't really need anything else at the moment to get an order together. Mail order has it's good and bad points. Having one of their stores so close would be sublime.
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:25 AM   #15
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In addition to carrying all the usual herbs and spices, they have a host of proprietary blends that can be very good. I use the 4S seasoned salt a lot.
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:36 AM   #16
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In addition to carrying all the usual herbs and spices, they have a host of proprietary blends that can be very good. I use the 4S seasoned salt a lot.
It didn't take me long to burn through their free sample of Mitchell Steak Seasoning. It's a nice blend that I use on grilled chicken wings often, besides an occasional piece of beef.

I'll have to try their seasoning salt. I'm out of Lawry's anyway and it will help construct an order.
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It didn't take me long to burn through their free sample of Mitchell Steak Seasoning. It's a nice blend that I use on grilled chicken wings often, besides an occasional piece of beef.

I'll have to try their seasoning salt. I'm out of Lawry's anyway and it will help construct an order.

I haven't tried the Mitchell. We are hooked on the Weber Chicago Steak Seasoning. It's outstanding.
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:23 PM   #18
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Those Weber spice bottles with their domed lids are cool to boot!
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:49 PM   #19
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I love Penzey's too.

I bought some stuff at the Spice House in Chicago a few weeks ago and they are also good but I like Penzey's better.
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OOooo, you guys cannot believe how much I am looking forward to our expedition tomorrow. I'll feel like Marco Polo when he traveled his spice route to China. Perhaps Himself and I should find some sort of Asian restaurant for a dinner out.

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I have to be very careful there and take a list with me. Even then, I sometimes stray from the list.

Whenever I return from Penzeys I always expect the usual "You spent HOW MUCH?" from DW.
Funny you should say that Steve. I googled Penzeys reviews late last night and found a website/blog (thekitchn.com) with a review of the MA Penzeys store. A comment that had me chuckling was I left and was like 'I'm so proud that I only spent $60 in there!' This could be a budget-buster trip.

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I think it's a good thing that my Penzeys is as far away as it is. I could spend a lot of time and money there.
See ^above^ comment.

AND in anticipation of just how much I might spend tomorrow I'd better start looking for an easy crock pot beef roast recipe so we can come home to supper....
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