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United Market Place put on super value packs of sirloin pork chops for a dollar a pound, really good deal. Cooked one this evening with some rice. May have to pick up another package before the sale ends.
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Writing about taste is basically useless, because each of our taste buds are different. I recently found a cheap eaten thing that I really like.

Worth started this thread (The OP) - and the product is sold by Walmart - not his favorite place to shop by any means. It's Salsa Verde - again, not something the OP likes. This is post #7577 in this thread, and that's impressive to me.

So what is the product I'm writing about? Great Value - Salsa Verde - Medium. It costs around 2$ for 24 oz. It doesn't taste like salsa verde, but it does taste like an ingredient for TexMex foods.

For me, it's good enough to eat solo. It doesn't even need chips.
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Writing about taste is basically useless, because each of our taste buds are different. I recently found a cheap eaten thing that I really like.

Worth started this thread (The OP) - and the product is sold by Walmart - not his favorite place to shop by any means. It's Salsa Verde - again, not something the OP likes. This is post #7577 in this thread, and that's impressive to me.

So what is the product I'm writing about? Great Value - Salsa Verde - Medium. It costs around 2$ for 24 oz. It doesn't taste like salsa verde, but it does taste like an ingredient for TexMex foods.

For me, it's good enough to eat solo. It doesn't even need chips.
Yes I have had salsa that would me a good cold soup too.


As for Walmart where would we be without them.
I remember them when I lived in south east Oklahoma just down the road from Walmart headquarters back in the early 70's.
Back then the common saying was Walmart fall apart.
That was back when stuff was made in the US for the most part and cheap junk from Asia.
Times have changed
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Yes I shop at Walmart to get specific things that HEB doesn't have unless I order it on line.
Well, I draw the line at ordering Sandwich Pal on line.
I wont let stubbornness keep me from getting what I want.

PS Still eating my goulash.


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peanut butter sandwich for lunch and a bowl of fresh cooked pinto beans for dinner. Neither lunch nor dinner added up to a real meal, but together they do. Can't go wrong with peanut butter or beans.


Waiting for cold weather to arrive before my mind starts thinking of stews, soups, and chili. Come on cold weather.

I agree about the weather and heavier foods. Peanut butter is always a good item to have on hand.


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I love peanut butter. I eat it almost every morning on toast. Cooked pinto beans - we were somewhat poor growing up. My mom made do and some nights, dinner was cooked pinto beans on buttered bread. She called it "beans on bread" and I rather liked it. Didn't know any different. My family would mutiny if I tried to feed them that now.

Peanut butter and toast is so good.
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Writing about taste is basically useless, because each of our taste buds are different. I recently found a cheap eaten thing that I really like.

Worth started this thread (The OP) - and the product is sold by Walmart - not his favorite place to shop by any means. It's Salsa Verde - again, not something the OP likes. This is post #7577 in this thread, and that's impressive to me.

So what is the product I'm writing about? Great Value - Salsa Verde - Medium. It costs around 2$ for 24 oz. It doesn't taste like salsa verde, but it does taste like an ingredient for TexMex foods.

For me, it's good enough to eat solo. It doesn't even need chips.

I like to hear from others about how they think something tastes, and even as you did in your post above, where you stated "It doesn't taste like salsa verde, but it does taste like an ingredient for TexMex foods."


This thread has many many posters contributing many things and ideas to it, and at this point with a thread, for me, it doesn't matter who made a first post, but that the thread is a continuing conversation between many people with many ideas. <shrug>
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We had the seven vegetable lasagna again for dinner this evening. Now I have to really pay attention as I wait for Aldi's to put more in the store.


I grew a couple of eggplant plants this year which produce small white eggplants with each being about the size of a banana. They are delicious and the skin is very thin and easy to eat. They do almost nothing in the summer, but when fall first arrives, they go nuts producing like crazy. I like them because they are easy to grow and great to eat. This evening I ate four of the small eggplants and four ancho poblano peppers. I simply washed them fresh from the garden, placed them on a tray with a little oil spray and baked them with the lasagna.


I don't know why, but as I get older; vegetables seem more appetizing and meat less appetizing.

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On the colder side and damp here as it has been raining all day and some local flooding has happened. With weather as that, I wanted soup and made a batch of chicken and pork soup with noodles and vegetables. Turned out very good and seasoned just right. Nice warming food, cheap cost and a snuggle into bed next.
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I try to stay current on modern technology on fire arms by following forums on various weapons. I was reviewing one and found this link to some of the most delicious looking Mexican / TexMex food I've ever seen. The photos remind me of some of the "out of the box" preparations Worth prepares. I don't normally eat breakfast, but these photos got my juices running. I hope I can hold off until noon and home made chili. It's a cool and rainy day (6 inches of rain during the night). Perfect day for chili.


https://www.xdtalk.com/threads/mexic...llenos.438279/

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And if you like Italian food, here is another link from the same author on the same firearm link.


https://www.xdtalk.com/threads/itali...-house.437583/
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The goulash is going to last me into the weekend.
Last night I had it for supper again and I added water and some more salt, paprika chili powder and garlic powder.
Ate it with crackers.
Today I put in some rice to thicken it up and it will be the last few meals of the so called bottomless goulash.
When it comes to this sort of thing I can eat it day after day and love it every time.
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Domino's pizza $5.99 for a 2-topping large pizza. Yum, + leftovers.
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The special this week was cross rib roast. There's a recipe I kept finding everywhere on the internet so that's what I did. Balsamic vinegar onto the meat first, then a paste of olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and thyme and rosemary. Roasted it low and slow with a very overgrown kousa and onions and potatoes. It turned out really tasty, tender enough, and the gravy is amazing. Best gravy I have tasted without wine. I would definitely do this recipe again.
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The big kettle is washed out and put back to use.
It is now cooking bacon, breakfast sausage, chopped hot links, red onion and diced potato in its own fat and juices.
Yet another European dish with many names.
I prefer to call it bratkartoffeln.
Not a meal I planned for but what I had around that needed eating.

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I went a little old school. 2 pounds of butter beans, almost 7 pounds of "Frick's" Butt portion ham. (Sold at HEB) Total cost less than $15 for a meal of 5 and will easily last two days. Our son is working in San Antonio, but it would easily feed a family of 6 for 2 days. The "Frick's" ham is always cheap at HEB, and I chose to try it out. It's a good staple ham. (I should explain) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staple_food

I know that many of you are feeding yourself or for two. I understand - that's where my wife and I are supposed to be at too, but life happens. Jan and I had a planned family with two children. I never expected them to move back in. Feeding a family of 6 can fit into this thread, but some of the things I write might not fit for a family of one or two. For this I apologize.
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