Just received from one of my faithful correspondents:
Flash --- the best time to shop Cosco is at 4pm, in the two weeks before Christmas.
Cosco is a big American warehouse shopping food center...and there are lots of little old (80 plus, plus ) ladies and men who cannot survive on Social Security giving out lots of samples.
As I shopped I had turkey, several kinds of cheeses, wonderful Italian bread, tacos, beef stew, breaded chicken and Italian sausage....some twice....but I skipped the health food drink because it was a sewer green in color. and the mashed potato (watching the carbs and calories!) Now I can hardly eat my dinner, but it is dinner time....so.......