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Atmark Goes Shopping: Fun Finds at Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe'sOn one of Faith’s first days at work, she stopped to pick up a few things at the Trader Joe’s nearby and mentioned she was new in town. The friendly clerk dashed away for a few seconds and returned with a bouquet of sunflowers, saying, “Welcome to Cambridge!” That’s pretty much how those folks at TJ’s are all the time.

We love TJ’s not just for the smiley service, but the tasty samples, the wallet-friendly prices and the company’s appreciation for natural ingredients. Whether we’re entertaining a crowd or just want something quick but delicious for lunch, we all have our favorite TJ’s finds.

Here are a few of ours:

  1. Fresh cut flowers: At this price, there’s no reason to leave a vase empty.
  2. Flash-frozen Atlantic salmon: Try fillets three ways ai??i?? on their own, cold in a salad or hot over pasta.
  3. Mini chocolate brownie lava cakes: Find them in two-packs in the frozen aisle. That’s really all you need to know.
  4. Potted herbs: Keep basil, cilantro and mint on hand, always.
  5. Kettle corn: In the pink stripey bags. Just right for movie night.
  6. Lentils: Prepped and packaged in the refrigerated section. Heat them up with some garlic and cumin for lentil heaven.
  7. French roast coffee beans: These are a staple for many of our dark-roast-loving friends.
  8. Frozen cubes of garlic: In the red trays. See number six above.
  9. Sparkling lemonade: Fizzy deliciousness. Try a little in your favorite fall brew.
  10. Mandarin orange chicken: Orange package in the frozen aisle. Amazing over rice.

 

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