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Old 09-08-2009, 02:45 PM   #1
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My bf will be going shopping soon and I usually get chicken breast for my dinners but I am thinking of switching to tofu because I have read it is pretty cheap. My questions are - if I get firm tofu, is is pretty inexpensive and how many servings are in a package and is it filling like chicken is?
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When I make tofu, one block generally gets me a portion, my husband two portions for dinner and one for lunch the next day. We get it at Trader Joe's for 1.79 per block. I used to do tofu once a week and have just gotten away from it. Thanks for reminding me!
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Old 09-08-2009, 03:02 PM   #4
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Get in the car and go with him. You can do a lot of price comparisons and see your options. Take a calculator or a pad and pencil and make your own choices. Do it Michelle. Get in the car and go with him.
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Well, I would (maybe ) but he is meeting up with his parents at the base commissary to buy groceries cheaper there
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Sounds like a good time to finally meet his parents. Go to the store WITH him.
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Old 09-08-2009, 03:24 PM   #7
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I mentioned it to him and he gave me that look that means to me that it ain't happening today so whatever :|. I ain't fighting, not today :|
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Aww I'm sorry

I made tofu last night (simmered it in a sauce I had bought), it was part of dinner and part of lunches for today and will be part of dinner tonight. So basically 6 meals total but then again I'm serving it with a bean dish and veggies.
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I will most likely have it with a veggie too. Thanks nelie
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be sure to press and if you have time, freeze it after you press it* first.

pressing gets the water out and make sit more firm and less mushy.
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Press? Explain, I am tofu newbie :|
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When I buy an extra-firm tofu block, it gives 2 dinners for my husband and I. As the main, but certainly not sole, basis of our dinner.

I am pleased for you :-) I eat chicken too, less often, but I am very enthusiastic about tofu in a way that I couldn't be for chicken.
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Old 09-08-2009, 04:04 PM   #13
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Thank you so much! I told him to check for the tofu so hopefully he will cause I am eager to try it
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Old 09-08-2009, 04:20 PM   #14
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I tried Tofu and I didnt like it I thought it was Nasty. I will stick to my chicken. Sorry
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I HATE tofu with a passion that nobody should hate a food with. Get one block and try it THEN if you like it get more.
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