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Old 01-26-2008, 11:38 AM   #1
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Have you ever tried homestyle bakes from Banquet?

I know most of you in here make everything from scratch, but has anyone else tried the homestyle bakes from Banquet? They are complete meals in a box. I have tried 2 different kinds so far, Three cheese noodles and chicken and mashed potatoes and chicken gravy. They work great for a quick dinner and taste great. Any opinions?


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Old 01-26-2008, 11:54 AM   #2
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My opinion is, read the ingredients. If I can't pronounce it, and I WAS an English major, I don't eat it.

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Old 01-26-2008, 12:08 PM   #3
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We have had the salisbury steak w/gravy, serve over bread and mashed potatoes. Now that DH is on low sodium I don't buy any prepackaged foods now. They are easy and quite tasty to me.
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Old 01-26-2008, 09:09 PM   #4
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I found them to be a bit salty for my taste, and I also avoid processed foods now for health reasons.
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Old 01-27-2008, 12:20 AM   #5
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I have to agree with the others, usually the sodium content is high, as well as the fat. It's fine if your in a pinch and need a quick meal solution, but I try to avoid packaged things for health and personal preference.
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Old 01-27-2008, 12:25 AM   #6
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I am with the person who said If I can not pronounce it I wont eat it. Scratch forever
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Old 01-28-2008, 11:54 AM   #7
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Shelf stable meat in a box skeeves me, frankly.
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Old 01-28-2008, 12:13 PM   #8
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I've tried a couple and found them a bit salty. I haven't bought any for awhile because of that. However, they did give me ideas for meals that I make with my own stuff now!

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