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Unread 09-01-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
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Default Tri-Tip on Sale in So. Cali.

$1.99 lb select, untrimmed, at Ralphs starting Wednesday through Tuesday the 8th.

And Food for Less has Foster Farms whole young chickens twin pack, 67cents lb.

Need to find a good pork rib deal.

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Thanks for the heads up!!
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last time i bought meat at ralphs...it went back BBQ and all
could not eat it
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Have you tried the Select untrimmed Tri- tip yet?

I was a Costco Business and noticed they've been stocking it. It didn't look too bad, it was marked 1/4" trim and it had a fat cap on them. I think it was @$2.29# in bulk.

I went with the Choice at $3.69# and got 18lbs. You can request smaller packages, but they will charge $4.69#!!!
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Normally, I buy the choice grade meats mostly from Costco. The Ralphs advertisement is a good deal and you can still get a good roast just pay attention to what your picking out and hopefully you score. But I agree. I dont mind paying a little more to get what I want in most cases.

Also, I learned that I can get better pork spareribs by picking out Swift Brand. There has been a Prairie brand floating around that have been on sale but am not too happy with.

I would like to know if the select tri-tips from Ralphs or that Prairie brand pork ribs has been working for anybody?
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I get some good tri-tips from Ralph's. And I have found that the nicer the hood the better the meat. I have 4 Rolph's with-in 5 miles of me and only 1 of them will I be able to find a nice variety.

I got me a vacuum sealer, So I will be stocking up for football season.

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Cash&Carry has boneless pork butts for .99/pound, 80/20 Angus ground beef 1.59/pound and briskets about 10 pounders for 1.69/pound.
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ya that stuff at cash an carry seems pretty nice ta boot howdy harry im in bluecreekjust north of chewelah i wonder how many cash an carrys are out there??
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ya that stuff at cash an carry seems pretty nice ta boot howdy harry im in bluecreekjust north of chewelah i wonder how many cash an carrys are out there??
I counted 48 on their calendar. I'm between Loon Lake and Eloika Lake.
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Cash&Carry has boneless pork butts for .99/pound, 80/20 Angus ground beef 1.59/pound and briskets about 10 pounders for 1.69/pound.
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ya most of the stuff ive gotten at the one in spokane seems ta be top notch unlike superone lately
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Also, Smart and Final has tri-tip at $2.99lb until Sept.8th.
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I just don't have the time to peel tri-tips. Trimmed for me.

Food4Less has frozen spares for $.97/#
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I actually have a case on order from my local butcher .I didn't think I could get it around here. $239.00 80lb case. Can't wait to try it at the vending site.
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You Cali folks better appreciate those prices!!! Since my wife is a "Valley Girl" she asks for tri-tip at LEAST twice a month and I pay OVER $5 per lb. at CostCo.

If'in ya'll er headed down South maybe yer could smuggle sum into the state fer me!!!
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