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Why didn't I discover these before?!?! Have any of you tried them? The brand my grocery store carries is House, and they have only 20 calories per serving, very low carbs and fat, and I can hardly tell the difference between these and pasta.<br><br>
They have 0 Weight Watchers points.
 

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Meri just told me about these today! I cant wait to try them! <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"> (I think)<br><br><br><br><i><span style="font-size:xx-small;"><span>signed : not a tofu fan</span></span></i>
 

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They sell them here at Publix (local grocery store chain) in the produce aisle where they sell organic bagged salads and soy deli 'meat'. They also sell it at Whole Foods in a couple of noodle shapes.<br><br>
From what I can tell, it's made from tofu and a fiber made from yams, I think. But the flavor is very neutral (I added a little butter, parmesan cheese and garlic powder this time) and the texture is good.
 

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Are those the noodles where the package says to ignore the smell, its supposed to smell like that (or something like that). <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"> I heard about them at a WW meeting.
 

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ugh. i was not a huge fan, BUT i think i need to retry them. They do smell fishy as they are packaged in brine. Lots of rinsing, boiling and rerinsing is in store. Yes! I was just telling Sierra about them yesterday, <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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meri, that's such a funny coincidence, especially b/c at least 3 of us bought watemelon yesterday at the market as well.<br><br>
yes, the noodles did have that advisement on the label, but I didn't find them to be smelly at all. I parboiled them for 3 min as advised, but even just out of the package they seemed fine, and I have a super sniffer (I hope it wasn't just the one pack).
 

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Hmm, I'd like to try them. But what are the odds that my local grocer will carry them?<br><br>
Ha ha ha ha ha!
 

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I found them at King Soopers with the other tofu stuff.<br><br>
I haven't had the courage to open them yet.
 

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Are they "fresh", I am guessing, they're not in the regular dried pasta aisle?? I'll have to look for them. I'm going to WF today--or Meri, would Kimberton have them?
 

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They're packed in liquid and have to be refrigerated. Im my market, there's a little refrigerated section with vegan 'cheeses' and faux deli meat in the produce section where it's found.
 

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We have that too, that's likely where they are.<br><br>
I also love spaghetti squash as a substitute for pasta. I've sauced it with many different things and added other veggies for a "primavera" type dish. I'm trying to figure out how to make a gratin, I love gooey creamy stuff....with lowfat cheese or a combo of tofu & cheese maybe?
 

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OK, I bought some today and will probably try them later this week, maybe with some kind of primavera. I have eggplant and zucchini to use up. I'll report back.<br><br>
As a side note, our Trader Joe's no longer carries them because they didn't sell well. Wonder if it was the fish smell?
 

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OK, I tried them tonight. I like them!! I didn't find them terribly smelly either, I just dumped them into a strainer with the water already running and rinsed and rinsed with really hot water and drained. I would definitely dry them a little more on papertowels before adding sauce though, I didn't and they were still a little wet and thinned out my peanut sauce. But it was still tasty!! I will definitely buy them again, thanks Diablita!! I topped them with my thai peanut sauce and extra crushed red pepper flakes. Sometimes when I make that with regular noodles I'll add julienned carrot and red pepper for extra volume, but I had a ton of other veggies tonight.<br><br>
Good stuff, Maynard! <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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hmmm. maybe i will have to give them a second chance <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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I bought two more packs today and a pack of fettucine style too. Our grocery store carries that House brand also.
 
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