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Butcher's Selection Stampede ribs 680 g $4.99 (LIMIT OF 4)

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[Giant Tiger] Butcher's Selection Stampede ribs 680 g $4.99 (LIMIT OF 4)

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CAN SOME ONE COMMENT/REVIEW ON THE TASTE AND QUALITY OF THESE RIBS


Butcher's Selection Stampede ribs


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Lac St-Jean
Any good? I bought the worst bacon of my life at GT....
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Feb 16, 2017
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I tried these once. They were very fatty and a bit mushy. Definitely not quality food but it's you cheap or broke and just want ribs they will do.
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RougeJeff wrote: Any good? I bought the worst bacon of my life at GT....
They are not great at all but unless you want to prepare your own that's what you'll get. I tried GT "fresh patties" they didn't the taste, texture or consistency of ground beef. PC seems to have the best over all quality bacon and when it goes on sale I stock up and freeze it.
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Ah the famous “ Butchers Choice “ Where each slice is butchered from mystery meat from god knows where.

The ribs are better .... at least it’s pork ... I think
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Jun 7, 2006
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giant tiger is a let down anything meat related... IMO
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Actual ribs can be found on special all the time, and really aren't that much more difficult to cook than the pre-cooked frozen kind.

Yes they take longer, but the process is very simple. Throw on some seasoning. Slow cook them in the oven for 4-5 hours. Apply BBQ sauce once or twice. If you want to crisp them up, throw on the BBQ afterwards for 1-2 minutes per side. It's really not all that much work and you get actual high quality ribs. The meat itself goes on sale for $3-5/lbs all the time and keeps well in the freezer. It's literally only about 2 minutes more work than pulling these ribs out of all the packaging.
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May 6, 2005
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Toronto
I bought a couple of these back in April. I was satisfied with the quality and taste.
Of course they are no match to home prepared and grilled ribs, but for a $5 it is a good stuff.
Way better than Swiss Chalet packaged ribs I got from Metro or Costco.

These are prepared by Quality European Meats and Sausages. Remember their first store on Kensington Market?

Don't confuse them with 2 other brands GT carry. The Northern Grill which were on sale few weeks ago are pretty bad.
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van
Like others have said, I'd rather just buy uncooked ribs for 3-4$/lb from a grocery store.
Oven for 2-2.5 hrs at 300. Throw some bbq sauce on em and broil or bbq for the last 5 mins.
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RFD
These are more fatty than the other brands I typically buy, less meat on them. I guess lower quality.
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RougeJeff wrote: Any good? I bought the worst bacon of my life at GT....
jpistone wrote: giant tiger is a let down anything meat related... IMO
Yeah I'm gonna agree here. I got some "buttermilk chicken tenders" there which I thought would be great buttt...they're not so great. Perhaps the fully-cooked aspect should have been the tip off but still there's a few Tyson fully-cooked chicken products in the US that, while perhaps not spectacular, are pretty good.
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AJAX
I'm never buying these boxed ribs again because everytime I do, the sauce pack has such an obscene amount in it that it's obvious their using it to supplement the weight big time.

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