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Trader Joe's is more than just a grocery store. It's a magical place where you can buy all the ready-to-eat foods your heart desires, from frozen naan to cookie butter and everything in between. However, not all Trader Joe's foods are created equal. What are the best Trader Joe's products out there? Here, 20 items ranked from worst to best.

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20. Frozen Seafood Paella

Something about this just makes us say, "NOPE."

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19. Premium Wild Salmon Burgers

If you must eat frozen fish...

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18. Party Size Mini Meatballs

Maybe it's the toothpicks...maybe it's the kid's birthday party font...but something here is creeping us out.

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17. Heat and Eat Falafel

The texture of these fried chickpea balls isn't quite right.

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16. Japanese Style Fried Rice

We'll stick with takeout from our local joint on this one.

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14. Greek Honey Yogurt

Not the worst Greek yogurt we've tried, but not as good as Fage.

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13. Handmade Tamales

Skimpy on the chicken and green chiles, but, OK, pretty convenient.

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12. Any flavor hummus

Mediterranean, edamame, beet--we'll happily dunk our carrots and pita chips into this guy.

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11. BBQ Chicken Pizza

When it comes to frozen pizza, our expectations are never too high. But this BBQ chicken version does the trick.

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10. Hatch Chile Mac & Cheese

The hatch chiles give this microwavable option a needed kick. (And if we're being honest, the cheesiness is on-point.)

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9. Frozen Naan

This thick, doughy naan may not be exactly authentic, but it's pretty awesome when you have made your chicken tikka masala from scratch and need something to sop us the sauce.

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8. Reduced Guilt Spinach & Kale Greek Yogurt Dip

A healthier substitute for the original dip. But it's hard to feel "reduced guilt" after downing an entire tub.

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7. Spicy Chai Tea Latte Mix

Ahh, tastes like fall in a mug.

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6. Mac & Cheese Bites

Breaded pasta cheese balls. Nuff said.

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5. Fig Butter

Better than jam. And we would eat it on pretty much anything. Spread it on your morning toast or add it to your cheese plate.

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4. Corn Chile Salsa

Trader Joe's has a strong salsa game. This tomato-less dip is a top choice. No Tostitos in the house? No problem--we'll eat this stuff straight by the spoonful. 

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3. Triple Ginger Snaps

Christmas comes early whenever these melt-in-your-mouth ginger cookies are around. Actually, can you remove these from our sight before we devour them all?

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2. Parmesan Pastry Pups

These are the gold standard by which we judge all other finger foods. Move over, Hebrew National: These little franks are essential to any successful cocktail party.

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1. Speculoos Cookie Butter

Fact: We can't picture life without this stuff. Imagine the creaminess of peanut butter combined with the nutty, crunchy flavor of cookies. You know what? We're running out to Trader Joe's.

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