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Old 06-28-2011, 03:24 PM   #11
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And BTW.....why isn't tutti-frutti ice cream sold anymore. I have searched high and low for nearly a 100 mile radius around home and it just can't be found!!
Had to make my own...Not too shabby either.
I just wonder is it a regional absence or is there some conspiracy going on???

Haven't seen or heard of it in many years.
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:28 PM   #12
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:32 PM   #13
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pork chops and tomatoes are at the top of my list. haven't had a decent tomato in years. even the "vine ripened" one leave a lot to be desired . i also miss the real movie popcorn. all full of some unknown butter type stuff. don't know what they are doing now but it is not the same.

thin pork chops have no flavor at all.
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:57 PM   #14
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Fruit that tastes like fruit. I'm tired of seeing my favorite fruit, honeydew melons, being sold in stores, completely unripe and hard as a rock, with no way to ripen them on my own. The farmers pick them unripe, and the stores have the audacity to buy and sell them that way. As a friend of mine says, "They taste like cucumbers."

Also, nectarines and peaches that have no juice and are dry as a dishrag, apricots that haven't tasted like apricots since the 60's, apples with zero taste, bananas that are subpar in taste and ripen too fast.

I also agree about the aforementioned tomatoes and pork chops, plus high quality meat in general. Also, cream and butter - they used to have a sweet taste, now it's a big zero. I'll add cauliflower and green peppers to the list - cauliflower used to be sweet - green peppers used to be pungent. Nil on both.
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:04 PM   #15
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I stopped buying supermarket fruit for that reason. peaches and nectarines hard as a rock and tasteless. I remember ripe juicy peaches and hen you bit into them juices would run down your arm. The same goes for plums - hard and sour.

Also agree on the pork and tomato complaints. At least when the farmers' market opens, I'll be able to get good tomatoes.
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:13 PM   #16
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Dolly Madison Fruit Pies!
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Old 06-28-2011, 04:45 PM   #17
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T bones with a tail

Smuckers candied dill pickle spears

Ham salad, with sweet pickles, in a jar. I don't remember the brand.
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:41 PM   #18
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T bones with a tail
ANY beef or pork that still has a bone in it. Boneless steaks..?
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I stopped buying supermarket fruit for that reason. peaches and nectarines hard as a rock and tasteless. I remember ripe juicy peaches and hen you bit into them juices would run down your arm. The same goes for plums - hard and sour.

Also agree on the pork and tomato complaints. At least when the farmers' market opens, I'll be able to get good tomatoes.
Agree with Andy and Merstar. Even the strawberries are not as good. Corn here used to be fantastic, now you take your chances, even from the roadside stands.
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Old 06-29-2011, 02:38 AM   #20
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peach fresca..... heck, i know you can find in online sometimes, but Fresca as a whole has died off here on the east coast

i liked the Smith Brothers cough drops..... haven't seen those in a dogs age. Used to get rock candy in a little box like animal crackers used to be packaged in.... rock candy on strings not around much anymore.

Necco used to have a real tart wafer, what happened to those???

Hydrox cookies are no longer made

and last but not least..... very hard to find lemon popsicles....just lemon. I remember when POP our icecream man would sell us half a popsicle for 5 cents and popsicles came in every flavor....hard to find a rootbeer popsicle too, but i hear that if you live near a store that still buys Hershey's Ice cream, they were making a rootbear popsicle that you could order by the case for around $20
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