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BB-que

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Anybody have any experience with Trader Joe’s BB ribs? Getting more and more difficult to find BB without a bunch of loin meat.
 

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Can't answer your question, just add that I buy 95% of my BB's from Aldi's if one is near you
 

BB-que

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Can't answer your question, just add that I buy 95% of my BB's from Aldi's if one is near you
I do - after I do these I’ll have to give them a try. Any other meat products you like from there?
 

BrianGSDTexoma

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Can't answer your question, just add that I buy 95% of my BB's from Aldi's if one is near you
Aldi is a great store. They owned by the same people of Trader Joe's. Veg's are really cheap. I like their beef taco meat.
 

Hamdrew

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I do - after I do these I’ll have to give them a try. Any other meat products you like from there?
Their spares- Tyson but only $1.89(!), I can always find a really streaky rack.

Also, I'd assume them to be pretty localized, but I've gotten some of the best pork (shoulder) steaks in my life from there.
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If this is any indication of their pork butts, I'd pay quite a premium for this marbling.
 

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if you have a restaurant supply store that's open to the public near you, check them out. Jetro Restaurant Depot is the one I go to. The most ridiculously meaty spare ribs at usually around $2/lb as well as all the usual other meats you might want.
 

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Wow I have an Aldi’s about 1 mile from my house & have never been in there. I guess it’s time I checked them out!
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Wow I have an Aldi’s about 1 mile from my house & have never been in there. I guess it’s time I checked them out!
Al
Al, aldi is an incredable bargain on almost everything. Eggs here in NY are $.58 a dozen. Cheap cheeses etc..
 

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