When/the place/how did the time period “Karen” turn into such a pejorative?
“Ugh…she was an actual Karen.”
“She’s acquired that Karen haircut.”
We will get our laughs, however know this does not apply to everybody named Karen. Particularly Karen, who works on the Pittsburgh North Dealer Joe’s, the one my household and I occur to buy on the most.
Understatement? Sure. She acknowledges us everytime and asks how we’re doing. My youngsters love her. She’s at all times stuffed with suggestions and if she occurs to be working the pattern station, she’ll sneak me and the children additional. All the time pleasant, and it isn’t simply to us. A number of years in the past, she was acknowledged for excellent service TJ’s by attending to experience their float in the course of the Rose Bowl Parade.
So, when Karen sneaks a loaf of Dealer Joe’s Focaccia Bread into your cart and says “this one’s on me,” you go along with it, assessment it, and provides her a bit shout out. Thanks, Karen!
Strong advice right here. I am going to admit, stuff like this is not on our standard radar. However man, it needs to be. This bread is superior.
Opening the bag lets out a hearty aroma of roasted tomato, parmesan, a bit olive oil and carby goodness. It is intoxicating. And it will get even higher when warming up within the oven, if that is your factor. Anticipation ranges had been operating excessive.
When prepared…oh man. Tremendous crusty exterior, heat delicate inside, doughy, stuffed with chew…it is acquired the texture that actually says nomnomnom.
The parmesan and roasted tomatoes add a gentle taste that does not overpower the bread. It is a gentle and nice taste, excellent for spreading on a bit butter or dipping in some olive oil. Otherwise you may be bizarre like my nearly 5 yr previous and put strawberry jam on it….okay perhaps not that final one. No matter, she was pleased.
I am unsure how this tastes so recent, with out there being an instore bakery, as a result of it actually does have that freshmade really feel. In all honesty, this is without doubt one of the greatest retailer purchased breads I’ve had in fairly a while. The TJ’s focaccia is pale compared to something do-it-yourself, so don’t fret Mother, your cheese bread continues to be king, and Sandy, I am going to nom in your challah anytime. However I am so pleased with this.
This focaccia admittedly was a freebie for us, so I can not inform you a worth. However I am going to inform you I am being sincere in my evaluation. 4 spoons from each my beautiful bride and me. Even the Karen-est of Karens (which our Karen shouldn’t be!) can dwell, snigger and love with this loaf.
Backside line: Dealer Joe’s Focaccia Bread: 8 out of 10 Golden Spoons