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Old 09-15-2019, 11:48 AM   #1
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Need advice - Sea Scallops

I am thinking of buying scallops for the family. As I don't eat them and have never bought them I need advice.

Please no debates.

Here is a Sale Add for "Dry, Day Boat, 10 to 20 ct., Never Frozen" scallops.
Is it a good sale price? Is the regular price good?

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Old 09-15-2019, 11:58 AM   #2
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It's a reasonable price. I've seen them as low as $10.99 on sale and with a regular price that fluctuates between $15 and $20.
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Old 09-15-2019, 11:59 AM   #3
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They are on sale here for $11.99 lb, dry pack, frozen/thawed. For never frozen, I'd jump on them.
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Old 09-15-2019, 01:10 PM   #5
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Old 09-15-2019, 03:22 PM   #6
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In my area, $12-$14/pound is a good price and you can buy them loose so you don't need to buy more than you need for your recipe or family size.

Also, don't forget about the tiny bay scallops.

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Old 09-15-2019, 07:58 PM   #7
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10-20 ct is a good size and that is a good price. Figure 4-5, maybe 6 if they are closer to the 20/lb size per person if they are the main attraction.
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Old 09-15-2019, 09:36 PM   #8
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"Never frozen" isn't available in Dallas at retail, so I'd jump on that deal here, if I could.

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Old 09-15-2019, 10:25 PM   #9
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Thank you everyone.
I feel a little silly. I was looking at last weeks sale circular . So I missed out on the sale by one day. They repeat sales so I will keep an eye out for another sale on scallops. Hopefully it will be close to a holiday.
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...I feel a little silly. I was looking at last weeks sale circular ...
Been there, done that, msm. At least you didn't go to the store with the ad and ask why the tag on the scallops wasn't showing the sale price...like someone I know who did that...once. :

Hey, maybe you'll get really lucky and the next sale will have them for less than $14.99. One can only hope.
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Been there, done that, msm. At least you didn't go to the store with the ad and ask why the tag on the scallops wasn't showing the sale price...like someone I know who did that...once. :

Hey, maybe you'll get really lucky and the next sale will have them for less than $14.99. One can only hope.
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