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Old 11-19-2015, 03:24 PM   #601
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WOW WOW WOW!
I just came back from the market and got 36oz. of Best Foods Mayonnaise
for $2.99USD the regular price is $4.99
So here's my tip:
Less folks are making dishes with mayo in the recipe during this time of the year, therefore the prices have been driven down. Even though I didn't need a new jar yet, I bought one and stashed it in the cupboard for my Summer Salads, ie. Chicken, Tuna, Egg, Macaroni, etc.
A month or so ago, Folgers sent out an email announcing that it would be reducing the size of its two pound canister. All of a sudden, I couldn't find any Folgers coffee on the shelves. Then there was a local ad for the two pound canister for almost half price of what it used to sell for. I didn't care if I had to sell the blood of my first born, I sent Spike there with instructions to clean off their shelves. He brought home ten canisters.

But I have noticed that with the two pound canisters, the coffee is ground to medium roast. In the new smaller canisters, it is dark roast. Something I would never have bought before. So when the time comes and all my two pound canisters are empty, I will probable have to use one scoop less with the smaller canister to get the strength I like .

In a small apartment, storage is always at a minimum. If you have room to store a canister of food such as coffee, then keep that space available to store sugar or flour in the empty canister. Just wash them out really good!
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Addie, using one scoop less of ground coffee won't give you a milder flavor, just a weaker version of the dark-roasted coffee flavor. A lot of the flavor in coffee is due to the variety of bean used and the darkness of the roast. You might end up having to find a new brand that has a medium roast you can enjoy.
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Old 11-19-2015, 03:30 PM   #603
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I recently bought this large clever silicone mat for keeping food up and away from juices. I like it a lot but I think I'll cut it in half and if I actually need the whole thing, I can use both the halves.

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Old 11-19-2015, 05:32 PM   #604
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We don't see that size jar for Hellmanns (Same as Best Foods) here. A couple of years ago, the normal jar size dropped from 32 ounces to 30 ounces. We always have a couple of jars in reserve.
I buy the 1.8 litre (~60 US ounces) jar of Hellmann's may at Costco.
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:34 PM   #605
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Addie, using one scoop less of ground coffee won't give you a milder flavor, just a weaker version of the dark-roasted coffee flavor. A lot of the flavor in coffee is due to the variety of bean used and the darkness of the roast. You might end up having to find a new brand that has a medium roast you can enjoy.
That's what I was thinking.
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:35 PM   #606
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I recently bought this large clever silicone mat for keeping food up and away from juices. I like it a lot but I think I'll cut it in half and if I actually need the whole thing, I can use both the halves.

I like it.
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:45 PM   #607
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It's also a whole heck of a lot easier to clean Taxi. That cookie cooling rack is a nightmare, and wadded up foil seems wasteful.
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It's also a whole heck of a lot easier to clean Taxi. That cookie cooling rack is a nightmare, and wadded up foil seems wasteful.
So true. Where did you get it and what brand is it?
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I got mine at Bed Bath and Beyond with my 20% off coupon, but here are more places..
https://www.google.com/search?q=pyra...utf-8&oe=utf-8
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I got mine at Bed Bath and Beyond with my 20% off coupon, but here are more places..
https://www.google.com/search?q=pyra...utf-8&oe=utf-8
Thanks. Found them on Amzon.ca for $11.95 with free shipping.
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