A shopping trip to Costco isn’t exactly a dash-in-and-out type of experience. Spending an hour or two in the store is a given, and that’s time you probably don’t always have. But one of the great things about the megastore is that, tucked among the pallets of snack food and cases of olive oil, are items and services that can save you loads of time while you’re out doing your regular Costco run.
In case you needed a reminder as to why a Costco membership is one of the only relationships that you need in your life, we asked a few members from all over the country to convince you. Read on to hear 12 passionate Costco members wax poetic about their favorite (yet often unsung) item in the mega-store.
Trader Joe’s is the Wonka’s Chocolate Factory of grocery stores — except, instead of Everlasting Gobstoppers and Wonka Bars, they’ve got Frozen Mandarin Orange Chicken and Cauliflower Gnocchi . The grocery chain is shrouded in mystery, and to make matters even more secretive, their corporate headquarters are pretty tight-lipped.