Wednesday, July 18, 2012

amazing deals

I really kind of love Costco.  Now, don't get me wrong . . . I live within throwing distance of my co-op, so I do most of my shopping there, and definitely love the Farmer's Market for cheap, local, seasonal produce, but Costco has some amazing deals, let me tell you!  I met my friend Ann after work tonight, and we loaded up our cart.  I picked up tons of produce, some cheese, organic eggs and butter, Greek yogurt, natural peanut butter, and a pack of packets of "Wholly Guacamole."  I think some of my best scores, however, were on shelf-stable items:

Notice the coconut water on the left.  One of those shelf-stable boxes is typically $4.99 at my co-op.  I scored a pack of SIX for FIFTEEN BUCKS!  That's like getting three boxes for free!  I also picked up roasted/shelled/salted pistachios, (I see plenty more Magic Kale Salad in my future,) walnuts, pecans, organic and Fair-Trade sugar, organic shelled hemp seeds (!!!!!!), organic quinoa, pine nuts, and bulgur.  I still kind of can't believe I found hemp seeds at Costco!  I've really never cooked with them much before, as they are typically VERY expensive.  Have you used hemp seeds before?  What do you enjoy them with?


Anonymous said...

What?! Why didn't you call me?! I totally need to go to Costco too! I will have to go this weekend, I guess. Bummer. I haven't seen the hemp seeds there before--that is awesome. Where did you find them?

Catherine Weber said...

Courtney, the hemp seeds were on an end cap, kind of by the nuts, if I remember correctly!