While most grocery stores only vary in what you can find there, Costco has a lot of unique traits that make even the experience of shopping there a lot different.
Not only do they have people who check our receipts to ensure we aren't being overcharged, but the store can also surprise us with the non-grocery items it will sometimes make available.
But of course, other than the surprisingly affordable hot dog and drink combo, the thing that Costco is most famous for is the absurdly high quantities of what it's willing to sell you in bulk.
And there are a lot of items that make this bizarre business model worth it because if you can keep them for a while, the price you pay ends up saving you money in the long run.
But as one chef has recently pointed out, there are certain items that only come back to bite us when we buy a massive amount of them.