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10 Trader Joe’s Items That *Aren’t* Worth the Hype

Save your taste buds the trouble.

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TJ’s rarely misses the mark. But when it does, patrons don’t shy away from sharing their thoughts, myself included. So, let's stir the pot (or erhm, cart?) and revisit some of TJ's most overrated items, from frozen foods to sweets and more.

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Mandarin Orange Chicken

It’s a penny saver, but it can’t compete with the flavors of Chinese takeout. Admittedly, I used to love TJ’s copycat recipe but realized my taste buds are better off sourcing the real thing from local restaurants.

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