Costco Members Are Sharing Their Best "New Little Finds" from the Weekend
This time of year, you'll take any tips to streamline your week, right? If you could use a few clever grocery ideas to make life easier (and more delicious) for your household, we've got a few… all thanks to social media, and Costco shoppers' passion for revealing their latest treasures.
On Sunday, Reddit user u/loouisebelcher shared to the Costco subreddit: "New little find to my Costco, excited to try!" Check out that item, and several more, that Costco shoppers are tipping each other off on.
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East West Cuisine's Chicken Katsu
This was u/loouisebelcher's exciting discovery… but comments to the post revealed something you should know about this item if you buy it.
The Chicken Katsu package might suggest that crispy, breaded, ready-made chicken strips are inside just waiting to be heated, but, as u/cryptric shared, this is actually a kit that requires a little work: "You have to mix the egg powder with water, de clump the breading and then bread your own chicken which you have to break apart first. [sic]"
Other users who'd tried this dish said it proved to be a lot of work, and one suggested a bland final product. Fortunately, if you're a fan of Asian-inspired breaded chicken, check out which popular Asian fried chicken chain is quickly expanding into more states.
Pura Vida Roasted Vegetable Melange
When u/Tigger808 inquired about whether this frozen, fire-roasted veggie medley is worth a try, u/Severe-Calligrapher1 responded: "I usually buy two. They are really good."
U/JML7791 chimed in, concurring, "They are SO GOOD!"
U/throwaway44624 went a step further, noting how versatile these vegetables are and suggesting a few serving options: "Over wild rice and a protein of your choice, as a side with eggs, on toasted baguette, I could go on."
Yes to a quick veggie dish with clean, natural ingredients for a busy weeknight's dinner.
Miss Vickie's Spicy Dill Pickle Chips
u/CostcoDogMom said Miss Vickie's Spicy Dill Pickle Chips "might be the best chips I've ever had."
Some shoppers responded, saying they're better than a major mainstream brand's dill pickle-flavored potato chips. Several users who've tried Miss Vickie's Spicy Dill Pickle Chips commented that this product is too delicious (meaning, tough to put down).
u/GoldenHaggisLuckyDip shared this refrigerated potato kugel available at Costco, which they suggested may be a limited time offering for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Costco Mini All-American Cakes with Fudge Icing
If you're familiar with the chocolate cupcakes from the Costco bakery, then you may also know that the nutrition facts are a little over-the-top. Still, they're a fan favorite, as some users shared in response to u/kartheek710's post (which, at press time, had 91 comments and growing).
U/SeattleGal seemed to have the right idea about moderating consumption of this treat, calling it "a once a year thing."
U/alwyzsmiln shared a hot tip with this wine sampler for the Advent season. This box is filled with 24 half-bottles of wine, designed for enjoyment starting December 1 through Christmas Eve.
This is a great way to satisfy your winter wanderlust: For $99 (just over $4 per bottle), the brand offers wines from interesting global destinations, including Spain, Bulgaria, South Africa, and France.
This shopper shared that these sell out fast; while the company's website suggests they'll be available in most Costco stores the first week of October.
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