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  • dawnl39 Nov 15, 2012

    ok it's working now!

  • dawnl39 Nov 15, 2012

    Ocean Spray is having a problem with their coupon loading - I called the # on their Facebook page and they are mailing me the coupon. Unfortunately it will take 7-10 business days so I won't have it for Thanksgiving but I'll have it for Christmas. Seems kinda weird they just can't email it. If you want to call for the coupon the # is 1-800-662-3263

  • dawnl39 Nov 15, 2012

    Has anyone been able to print the cranberry coupon on Facebook? I keep getting an error message...

  • ncsugirlie Nov 14, 2012

    Faye...Do you think this is the cheapest we will find ham's for Thanksgiving? I wouldn't think they would have a better sale next Wednesday, would they?

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Nov 14, 2012

    I am going to start a thread about the sweet potatoes so we can all share our ideas about storing and cooking the sweet taters.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Nov 14, 2012

    pss3, they keep for about a month in a cool place (not as cold as the fridge though). I keep mine in the dark pantry in a box. Here is some info on storing them:

    http://www.gardenguides.com/75793-store-sweet-potatoes.html

    and here's some more info:

    http://homecooking.about.com/cs/productreviews/p/sweetpotato_pro.htm

    Like you, I plan to buy about 20 lbs. I plan to bake them and then mash them, cool them and freeze them in freezer bags. I am not going to season them until I am ready to use them. One of the articles said they will last 10 - 12 months in the freezer. You could also cut them into sweet potato fries and freeze them. I also plan to make about 5 sweet potato pies and freeze them as well after I have baked them. Here's the recipe I am planning to use:

    http://allrecipes.com/Recipe-Tools/Print/Recipe.aspx?recipeID=12142&origin=detail&servings=8&metric=false

    Here's some info on freezing them:

    http://nchfp.uga.edu/how/freeze/potato_sweet.html

  • jdouglas13 Nov 14, 2012

    Great questions about the sweet potatoes, pss3. I was thinking along the same lines. I know they will keep well in a dark and cool place like a cellar/basement, but I don't have anything like that. The best I've got is the pantry. Don't know if it's cool enough. I do know you need to store them away from onions and garlic.

  • pss3 Nov 14, 2012

    Anyone have any good ideas for keeping sweet potatoes fresh? I would love to buy 15-20lbs worth for my family but I don't want to cook and freeze them all. How long do y'all think they would keep?

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Nov 14, 2012

    I agree Packy. Lowes is where I will do my main shop this week including picking up another turkey at .47/lb!

  • Packy Nov 14, 2012

    Looks like Lowe's has the best deals, for me, this week. Guess I'll be skipping HT till next week.

  • kat08858 Nov 14, 2012

    thank you!

  • red-head79 Nov 14, 2012

    kat08858, I didn't sign up for anything additional to my knowledge. I am signed up on-line and receive their weekly emails on Wed/Fri so I just thought it was being generated through the reward card program.

  • kat08858 Nov 14, 2012

    how do you sign up for the lowes emails?

  • red-head79 Nov 14, 2012

    I got an email from Lowes today, too. $5 off $20. I got it last week and it came of just fine. (I had the email on my phone though just case.) Glad I got another one this week! :)

  • wildfrenchrose Nov 14, 2012

    carelesswhisper, print it out and take it with you. Both myself and another lady got that email last week, neither of our cards had it. They had to give it to me manually, and wanted to see the email (althouth I didn't have it with me and they gave it to me anyway).

  • carelesswhisper Nov 14, 2012

    I got an email from Lowes today that $10 off $40 has been loaded to my card.

  • sarabookworm Nov 14, 2012

    Is the additional $35 purchase before or after coupons?

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