SPINOFF: any generics you like MORE than the brand?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Great Value Bread & Butter Pickles. OMG, YUM. They blow every other brand out of the water. Also, Great Value almond chewey granola bars. Delish!!!!!!!

 

I cant think of any really bad generic stuff really… Probably shitty ass gum. I need my Orbit:)

 

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

@MrsPanda99:  My SO & I both like Walmart’s generic pancake mix over aunt jemima’s or pretty much any other pancake mix. couldn’t tell you why! Actually, we prefer the generic syrup too lol At least over MANY other syrups. Not all though.

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2015 - Ketchum, ID

@MrsPanda99:  Pretty much anything Publix brand is as good as or better than regular brand. Except dishwasher detergent. 

Post # 6
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10748 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Safeway cheddar cheese! I don’t like Kraft or Black diamond or any other brand. 

Post # 7
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785 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

On the rare occasions that I eat chips, I usually get generic ones. Most of them seem to taste less salty and more flavorful. The only name brand chips that I buy are middlesworth.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

The knockoff Captain Crunch with Crunchberries (the kind that comes in a bag, with the kangaroo) is SO much better than the actual stuff made by Captain Crunch!

Post # 9
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290 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Compliments peanut butter (from Sobeys)! Way more natural tasting/less sweet than Kraft.

Post # 10
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

@MrsPanda99:  I disagree about the cookies.  I prefer the ones that are brand name (I don’t remember what they are!) with the white and chocolate chips.  Similar to the PC ones, but the extra flavours make them a bit better.

DH insists on having the PC white cheddar mac & cheese.  I bought the Target brand onetime and he didn’t like it.

The PC lime & mango salsa is pretty awesome, I dunno if there’s a brand name equivalent.  Oh ditto for their white cheddar cheese!  Mmmmm.

Post # 12
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

@MrsPanda99:  It’s the same brand that PC based their chocolate chip cookies after.  Chips ahoy maybe?  If it wasn’t for the chocolate chip types , I would agree as the PC ones have more chocolate chips.

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

@MrsPanda99:  I’ll buy anything by PC and feel fine about it.

I really love PC Black Label dark hot chocolate. It’s literally cocoa and dark chocolate shavings. It’s SO decadent, yum! It’s a proper cup of hot cocoa, and better than any cafe, let alone hot chocolate packets.

Post # 14
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11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

Stop and Shop Buffalo sauce is better than Frank’s!

Post # 15
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Walmart sells a non-branded diet cola. It’s not Sam’s brand. It literally just says diet cola on the label. It’s $1.18 for a 6-pack, and I actually like it better than any other diet cola besides Coke Zero.

I buy generic for most everything.

Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

Great Value brand pie crusts are the way to go. We fill them with chopped chicken, California blend veggies, and cheese. We call it Space Chicken. Its out of this world. 

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