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Old 02-22-2018, 12:20 PM   #1
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Frozen Meatballs?

Last Christmas Eve, my daughter brought a slow cooker filled with meatballs and a semi sweet sauce. Garlicy!
They were fabulous and frankly I was expecting them to be terrible. I was wrong.
She got them at Aldi along with the sauce recipe?
Note: It looks like they are seasonal at Aldi as my wife has not seen them.

In Costco's magazine, they highlighted their frozen Italian meatballs once and ever since, I have wanted to try them.
However, 100 meatballs is not a trial size. And I have not had the luck to taste them at the little food tasting stations.

Has anyone ever tried the Costco frozen Italian meatballs? Good? Bad? Buy again?
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I have never had a frozen meatball that was good. Some are less gross than others but since I don't buy them, I don't know brands.


100 meatballs is a LOT, even if they are good.
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Old 02-22-2018, 02:00 PM   #3
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I have never had a frozen meatball that was good. Some are less gross than others but since I don't buy them, I don't know brands.


100 meatballs is a LOT, even if they are good.
Ditto.
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For a big party I'll throw 100 frozen meatballs in a slow cooker and dump a jar's worth of some kind of sauce over them. They'll eat 'em... :LOL:
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If you don't like them just take them to the driving range..FORE!!
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Old 02-23-2018, 06:34 AM   #6
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I have never had a frozen meatball that was good. Some are less gross than others but since I don't buy them, I don't know brands.


100 meatballs is a LOT, even if they are good.
+2. Can't stand the texture or flavor.
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I guess you guys are as closed minded as I was before those meatballs last Christmas.
I'm a fairly critical guy when it comes to food. Particular, as well and always made my own meatballs.
The meatballs my daughter bought were actually very good.
There were a couple guests that asked her for the recipe.
They were good enough to buy again.
I have literally made thousands of meatballs over the years and consider them to be the very best. But they are time consuming and take considerable work. Also they NEVER turn out the same every time. Same with my meatloaf. I do not follow recipes for these things.
I was considering them for nights we need a quick meal as I always have frozen marinara in the freezer.
It was a big surprise to say the least.

So no one has tasted a frozen Costco meatball?
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Old 02-23-2018, 12:44 PM   #8
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So no one has tasted a frozen Costco meatball?
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For a big party I'll throw 100 frozen meatballs in a slow cooker and dump a jar's worth of some kind of sauce over them. They'll eat 'em... :LOL:
My daughter bought them for her kid's birthday party last year. It was a big bag and I believe they were from Costco. I thought they were pretty good, they were all gone.
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Also they NEVER turn out the same every time. Same with my meatloaf. I do not follow recipes for these things.
I think I know why.
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I think I know why.
I thought the exact same thing lol
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