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Old 06-23-2005, 11:00 AM   #1
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Where do you buy meats?

Was curious as to where everyone purchases their meats...supermarket, meat market, etc.? I haven't been very impressed with our local grocery store's selections, but am not sure about what the best alternatives are. Any suggestions?


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Old 06-23-2005, 11:13 AM   #2
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We just get most of ours at safeway... we do have a butcher here in town that has wonderful meat but.. the prices are a little high for everyday eating.

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the butcher/meat packers, the local grocery stores where they cut all thier own meats and package them, giant eagle, and once in a great, great while wal-mart.
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For my everyday stuff I go to the local super market. For special occasions I will use out meat store. They have a very small selection otherwise I would use them all the time.
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Local Safeway usually. We have been getting some really good ribeyes there lately.

I also like Costco for salmon, tenderloins, and boneless pork chops.
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Old 06-23-2005, 11:32 AM   #6
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i buy from costco, the local supermarkets, and whole foods.
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Old 06-23-2005, 12:13 PM   #7
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A combination of Costco/BJs, supermarkets and a butcher.
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Old 06-23-2005, 12:33 PM   #8
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SAM's and the grocery store. Sometimes we go to the speciality markets for certain things.
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Old 06-23-2005, 12:37 PM   #9
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I try to go to my local natural store or price shop wht I can afford. I try my best to get meat that has no growth hormones, etc. I found the best chicken prices at my local trader joes. As for seafood, I am lucky, I can order wild fish and other seafood and get whatever price the seafood distributor is giving to local small businesses. Pork and beef: I get what's on sale at my local natural store (Natures Wild Oats or New Seasons).
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Old 06-23-2005, 05:09 PM   #10
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I'm really lucky. My local butcher only stocks organic meats -most of which are raised on his family's farms. Lamb, beef, chicken and pork - as well as wonderful sausages, offal and HAGGIS!

I don't like buying meat which is ready prepared and wrapped in cling-film on a litle polystyrene tray.

I also buy my fish fresh from my local fishmonger.

I'm lucky (and I know it!) to be able to buy fresh, organic meat from a local small shop.

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