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Old 06-26-2019, 11:15 PM   #1
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In the Category of What the Heck?

Whenever I go to the market, I look around,
what's new, what's different …

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Who da thunk it?
Spray Duck Fat?

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SAY WHAT?
We can't fill a pastry bag with frosting ourselves?
GEEZ!!

Have you seen something in the market
that made you think,
What the heck?

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Old 06-26-2019, 11:19 PM   #2
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Is the frosting in a cold case? Or is it shelf stable in the baking aisle.
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Old 06-26-2019, 11:28 PM   #3
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Is the frosting in a cold case? Or is it shelf stable in the baking aisle.
Yup MsM, in the baking aisle.
And do you see the price on that thing?
$2.48 USD
I dunno, but I think that's a
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Old 06-26-2019, 11:31 PM   #4
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Oh and heh, it's only ONE 16 oz. bag for that price

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Pillsbury...b197a4285c2a45
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Old 06-26-2019, 11:36 PM   #5
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Most spray fats/oils are sketchy as far as spraying right. I can't imagine duck fat coming out of a spray can right.

I wouldn't mind being able to buy duck fat for pan frying, but I'd prefer a plastic tub of it, so I could scoop some out with a spoon.

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Old 06-27-2019, 05:38 AM   #6
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Most spray fats/oils are sketchy as far as spraying right. I can't imagine duck fat coming out of a spray can right.

I wouldn't mind being able to buy duck fat for pan frying, but I'd prefer a plastic tub of it, so I could scoop some out with a spoon.

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According to customer comments at Amazon, most of it never does come out of the can. The Fatworks jar next to it is less expensive per ounce at Kaneo's store and Amazon but her store has the lower price for both.
I reckon aerosol Duck Fat is a sucker's product.
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Old 06-27-2019, 09:54 AM   #7
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According to customer comments at Amazon, most of it never does come out of the can. The Fatworks jar next to it is less expensive per ounce at Kaneo's store and Amazon but her store has the lower price for both.
I reckon aerosol Duck Fat is a sucker's product.
Right? That's what I thought too! When I see stuff like this in stores, my mouth gapes open and I just shake my head.
A coupla times I've uttered, quite loudly I might add, "ARE YOU KIDDING ME?"
Folks'll turn around and come towards me to see what's the to-do... I point in dismay and reply REALLY?
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Old 06-27-2019, 10:07 AM   #8
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Most of that stuff escapes my notice. I linger in produce, less so in meats and dairy, but those center aisles are strictly shopping list only.
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Old 06-27-2019, 10:25 AM   #9
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I find the duck fat jars more surprising (because I have never seen them before) than the frosting filled pastry bags (people are always ready to pay for convenience).
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Old 06-27-2019, 04:41 PM   #10
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The Pillsbury item have been out for over year.
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According to customer comments at Amazon, most of it never does come out of the can. The Fatworks jar next to it is less expensive per ounce at Kaneo's store and Amazon but her store has the lower price for both.
I reckon aerosol Duck Fat is a sucker's product.
That doesn't surprise me. I can't imagine duck fat coming out of an aerosol can. It just doesn't seem plausible.

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Old 06-27-2019, 05:11 PM   #12
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What the heck: frozen pre-cooked white rice.

Expensive and not really much faster than cooking it yourself. Directions say microwave on high for 8 minutes and then let stand for 2 more....
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What the heck: frozen pre-cooked white rice.

Expensive and not really much faster than cooking it yourself. Directions say microwave on high for 8 minutes and then let stand for 2 more....
Minute Rice sells rice in little containers that you microwave for 60 seconds. It is not as good as properly cooked rice, but is not bad, either, if you are using it in a gumbo or other food with a lot of liquid. If you just want one serving of rice, it does the job.

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Janet, I had to look that one up, I'd never heard or seen that at the market

https://www.walmart.com/ip/CJ-Cooked...10070301008005

8oz single pack for $6 at Walmart, WHAT?

Whenever I make a fresh pot of Steamed White Rice,
I make more than what we need at the time and portion
it out into freezer zip top baggies and freeze it for later.
When you need just one (or in our house 2) servings of Rice,
I unzip the baggie about 1 inch, place it on a microwave
proof dish and nuc it for about 1 minute, just
like fresh rice and pennies!
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I guess I'm just cheap. I buy rice in twenty pound bags because it's half the price of the two pound bag/box.
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I guess I'm just cheap. I buy rice in twenty pound bags because it's half the price of the two pound bag/box.
That's at least five years worth of rice for me.

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Most of that stuff escapes my notice. I linger in produce, less so in meats and dairy, but those center aisles are strictly shopping list only.
I start my shopping in the produce section. Once I'm done there I know I'm more than half-way to checking out. Yay me!
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8oz single pack for $6 at Walmart, WHAT?
This is an example of what has become an all too common shameful and predatory business model.
Careers should be ruined by the public ridicule it provokes.
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Old 06-28-2019, 01:04 PM   #19
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My produce department has potatoes wrapped in plastic wrap with a label that says "Ready for Microwave".


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