...from the aisles of Ocean State Job Lot. I love this place for a good bargain! Once a year I get to hit it up for some tasty, super discounted goodies. Last year, I scored tons of Bob's Red Mill for $2. This year, in order to spend the week here (no photoshopping of that true blue sky involved, straightup iPhone!):
Do you even know what sprats are? I don't and that picture on the box isn't helping.
Oh, creepy eyeball looking onions. In a jar?
And who is Maria and how did they get her in a box? At least she is original and natural.
Again with the jarred...roasted eggplant, really? I can't imagine how you would ever use this.
Everyone's favorite flavor: Meat. Not actual meat, meat flavor. Nom.
And finally, another thing I had to look up: Quince. There you have it.
Until next year, OSJL, I remain yours truly.
Sidestory just for fun. One day last year at work, the Museum staff was doing a touchy-feely exercise with the art (not actually touching it, that's illegal), but looking at different paintings and then we were asked to write on a slip of paper a 2-3 word response. For this painting:
I wrote "Ocean State!" Boy did that confuse people. Do you have any idea why? Here this might help.
William M. Harnett (1848-1892), Job Lot Cheap, 1878, oil on canvas, 18 x 36", original purchase fund from the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation,
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, ARCA Foundation, and Anne Cannon Forsyth, 1966.2.10