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Old 03-10-2007, 01:17 PM   #21
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Hmm, well can some one explaint he price of pinenuts in Italy to me?? I just got back from the supermarket, and had to leave the pinenuts I wanted on the shelf. over 20 eauros for a teeny tiny back of pine nuts????? I just don't get it!

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Old 03-10-2007, 10:18 PM   #22
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20 Euros for a small package of pignoli? What the!!! Heck, a small jar of pignoli here go for US$3 - 4. Native pinenuts, from the southwest are probably cheaper. I'm not sure about that, but my g'ma gave me a pound or so, free of charge.

The price of gas is going up because it's March. March Madness, and Spring Break. Lots and LOTS of drivers out there comsuming gas.

I haven't looked at the price of celery. I did a bunch last week, but didn't check the price.

Eggs went up drastically a couple of months ago, as did the price of chicken. Were the chickens all dying off? I have noticed that the price of eggs has started to come down a bit.

Something else to think about folks. Have you heard on the news about all the bees dissappearing? I wouldn't be surprised is fruits cost a lot this year, as it takes bees to fertilize the flowers.

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Old 03-12-2007, 03:19 PM   #23
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Thanks everyone for the response...I was just floored at how the price jumped so drastically. Believe me I plan on using up every last bit of it.
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Old 03-12-2007, 03:37 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by PytnPlace
Celery is expensive here as well as crappy. Last time I bought it it was sort of hollow in the inside all the way from the top of the stalks to the bottoms. It kind of fell apart when I bit into it and it tasting yuckypoo too!
They wanted $4.49 Cdn a bunch for it yesterday. It was the scawniest, limpest, saddest excuse for celery I've ever seen. I was going to throw what I had in the crisper out, but it looked better than what was in the store.
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Old 03-12-2007, 08:44 PM   #25
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I looked at Celery while I was at the grocery store today. Super-Wally-World, US$1.49/bunch. It looked like it always does.

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