Prepare to Be Delighted: A Hilarious Review of Costco’s Kirkland Signature Prepared Meals

Taste-testing Costco's premade meals 8 family favorites we can't resist buying again!

My family tested 8 of Costco’s premade meals and would repurchase most of them.

Kirkland Signature premade meals together on a counter Image Source: Ted Berg

Oh, my fellow fashionistas, gather ’round! Today, we’re taking a detour from our usual runway discussion to explore a topic that is undoubtedly at the forefront of our fabulous lives – the perfect meal for the busy fashion lover. Yes, darlings, fashion and food can indeed coexist, and that’s precisely what we’re about to discover with Costco’s Kirkland Signature prepared meals. Get ready for a mouth-watering adventure!

As a seasoned fashionista, we all know that time is a luxury we can’t afford to waste. So, when I stumbled upon the bounty of prepared Kirkland Signature meals at Costco, I had an epiphany – why not let these pre-packaged delights dazzle our taste buds? With the sheer abundance of options, it was time to put them to the test and see if they could conquer both our fashion-forward hearts and grumbling stomachs.

But before we delve into the delectable details, let’s begin our journey with a countdown of the eight Kirkland Signature meals we encountered, from least favorite to absolute culinary triumph. Drumroll, please!

The “Too Cheesy” Catastrophe: Mac and Cheese Mischief

Kirkland Signature mac and cheese in packaging Image Source: Ted Berg

Hold on to your fashion hats, my lovelies, because this one’s a shocker. Picture, if you will, a vibrant yellow mac and cheese, promising cheesy nirvana. Well, let me tell you, it didn’t quite meet our couture expectations. This mac and cheese was so rich and cheesy that it practically strutted down the catwalk, leaving us all in awe (or should I say, “allergic”?). Even my little fashionistas-in-training called it “too cheesy,” and trust me, that’s quite a statement. The hefty sauce and overloaded cheese made me feel like I needed a waist trainer just to digest it all.

A Southwest Surprise: Wrapping Our Tastebuds in Delight

Kirkland Signature Southwest chicken wraps Image Source: Ted Berg

Now, my fashion-forward friends, imagine a culinary paradise where preparation takes a backseat and convenience reigns supreme. That’s exactly what these Kirkland Signature Southwest wraps brought to our plates. With a tangy, creamy spread sealing the deal, these on-the-go marvels were like a wearable fashion statement. Fresh rotisserie chicken, a tantalizing blend of corn and beans, and a sauce that transported me into a flavor fiesta – it was a taste explosion even the most seasoned fashionista couldn’t resist. At less than $4 each, they’re a fashion bargain for those days when time is of the essence.

Quesadillas, Served Couture-Style: More Than Just Cheese and Tortillas

Prepared Kirkland Signature quesadillas on a plate Image Source: Ted Berg

Now, my trendsetters, prepare for a twist in our culinary runway. These Kirkland Signature chicken quesadillas arrived in a flurry of salsa, sour cream, and guacamole. Who would have thought that elevating a humble tortilla could make our taste buds tango? These cheesy delights were a true delight, with tender chicken and an explosion of flavors that left us sublimely satisfied. The salsa, reminiscent of a summer fling with Chipotle, lent the perfect balance to this savory ensemble. Even my fussiest fashionista (read: my spouse) declared it their favorite. We’ll take it!

Stir-Fry Glamour: Yakisoba Noodles Take Center Stage

Plated Kirkland Signature yakisoba noodles Image Source: Ted Berg

Hold on to your Hermes scarves, my posh pals, because we’re about to embark on a stir-fry sensation. These Kirkland Signature yakisoba noodles brought the heat (quite literally) to our haute cuisine party. With an abundance of fresh veggies like broccoli, carrots, onions, peppers, and snow peas, it was like a garden of flavors awakening in our very own kitchen. The tender chicken and quick preparation made this dish our go-to for nights when time was more couture than cooking. A sprinkle of hot sauce took it to new fashion heights, balancing out the sweetness. Who said fashion and flavor couldn’t be BFFs?

Gyro Glam: Transforming Your Kitchen into a Street Cart

Plated gyro Image Source: Ted Berg

My runway connoisseurs, prepare to have your taste buds transported to the streets of culinary heaven. These Kirkland Signature gyros are the epitome of fashion fusion. With all the components of an authentic Greek gyro – pitas, meat, tzatziki, feta cheese, and an array of veggies – it was like having your own Dolce & Gabbana-clad chef in your kitchen. While the meat was a tad on the onion-y side, the crunch of the veggies and the tangy creaminess of the tzatziki and feta stole the gastronomic spotlight. It may not have been better than a street cart, but we fashionistas adapt, and this gyro was runway-worthy in all its glory.

The Unlikely Hero: Meatloaf That Hits All the Right Fashion Notes

Plated meatloaf and mashed potatoes Image Source: Ted Berg

Now, my fashion-forward darlings, prepare yourselves for the ultimate twist in our culinary tale. Who would have thought that meatloaf and mashed potatoes could steal the show? But dear readers, that’s precisely what happened. This Kirkland Signature meatloaf and mashed Yukon potatoes surpassed all expectations – even my own fashion-forward skepticism. The meatloaf was a juicy symphony of sweet, beefy goodness, while the mashed potatoes held their own with creamy finesse. It was a culinary miracle that even converted my picky little fashionistas into avid meatloaf lovers. Who needs Michelin stars when you have meatloaf that makes hearts skip a fashionable beat?

Kirkland Signature premade meals together Image Source: Ted Berg

So there you have it, my fashion mavens – the surprising world of Costco’s Kirkland Signature prepared meals. What began as a curious fashion experiment turned into a delightful adventure filled with flavor and culinary triumphs. While the mac and cheese failed to impress, the rest of the meals left us with a newfound appreciation for the fashion-forward convenience they offered. Who needs to slave away in the kitchen when you can strut your stuff in style and savor every bite?

Now, my dear readers, I turn the spotlight to you. Have you dared to dance with Kirkland Signature’s prepared meals? What were your thoughts? Share your fashion and culinary escapades with us in the comments below. And remember, darlings, fashion and flavor go hand in hand, so let’s savor each moment in our stylish, gourmet journey!