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Just the Basics weekly deals: Eggs and ham!

Posted April 14

Just the Basics


Here's your weekly list of the best basic grocery deals on eggs, cheese, milk, meat, produce and more.



Sale Dates

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Carlie C’s deals are valid through 4/18/17. These deals run Wednesday through Tuesday. Publix deals are valid until April 15, 2017.

Abbreviations used below include:

CC = Carlie C’s

HT = Harris Teeter

LF = Lowes Foods

FL = Food Lion

RA = Rite Aid

WG = Walgreens

DG = Dollar General

Please post any other favorite basics deals in the comments section below!


FL: Thomas’ bagels or English muffins, BOGO

HT: Thomas’ bagels and English Muffins, select, BOGO for $2.14 to $2.24 each

Kroger: Kroger brown & serve dinner rolls, 11 – 20 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Thomas’ English Muffins, 12 – 13 oz, $2.49 - .50 discount = $1.99 (with buy 6 promo)


Aldi: Cream cheese and Neufchatel cheese, 8 oz, .85 – very good price

Aldi: Countryside Creamery butter quarters, 16 oz, $2.49

Aldi: Season’s Choice steamable California Medley, 12 oz frozen, .79

Aldi: Season’s Choice steamable broccoli florets, 12 oz frozen, .99

FL: Green Giant boxed vegetables, 7 – 10 oz, $1.00

FL: Birds Eye Steamfresh vegetables, 10 – 10.8 oz, $1.00

FL: Food Lion frozen vegetables, 32 oz, $1.98

HT: Birds Eye box vegetables, 9 – 10 oz, $1.00

HT: Birds Eye vegetables, select, BOGO for $1.34 each

Kroger: Kroger shredded or block cheese, 12 – 16 oz, $2.99

Kroger cheese singles, 16 oz, $2.99

Kroger: Kroger or Pictsweet vegetables, frozen, 10 – 12 oz select, $1.00

LF: Cabot cheese bricks, 8 oz bar, BOGO for $1.99 each - $1/2 coupon from CommonKindness.com = $1.49 each

LF: Birds Eye vegetables, 9 – 14.4 oz, BOGO for $1.35 each


Publix: Publix eggs, 12 count, large, .99

Target: Eggs, 12 count, 2 for $1 (through 4/15)

Walgreens: Nice eggs, large, 1 dozen, .99, limit 2 (valid through 4/15)



Appleton Farms spiral sliced half ham, $1.19/lb

Chicken breasts, fresh, family pack, 5 lb ave. weight, $1.69/lb

Pork loin, fresh half, $1.69/lb.

Specially Selected spiral cut double glazed brown sugar ham, $1.89/lb

Sirloin tip roast, $3.49/lb

Kirkwood fresh thin sliced chicken breasts, $3.49/lb

Ground sirloin, fresh, 90% lean, $3.89/lb

Fit & Active turkey tenderloin, 30 oz, $5.99

Bone-in ribeye roast, $5.99/lb

Fresh rack of lamb, $8.99/lb

Specially Selected cold smoked salmon, 3 oz, $3.49

Appleton Farms NeverAny Hickory Bacon, 12 oz, $5.49

Carlie C’s

Smoked ham shank portions, .78/ln

Smoked ham butt portion, .88/lb

Vernon Manor honey baked spiral sliced ham, $1.18/lb

Fresh whole fryers, $1.18/lb

Turkey breast, frozen, $1.28/lb

Whole Boneless Pork Loin, $1.58/lb

Boneless half pork loin, $1.78/lb

Tilapia fillets, $1.98/lb

Pork spare ribs, $1.98/lb

End cut pork chops, boneless, $2.38/lb

Boneless center cut pork chops, $2.58/lb

London Broil, beef, $2.98/lb

Boneless beef cubed steak, family pack, $2.98/lb

Boneless beef round roast, $2.98/lb

Boneless beef bottom round steaks, family pack, $3.18/lb

Boneless beef rump roast, $3.18/lb

Fresh ground round, $3.18/lb

T-Bone Steaks, better value, family pack, $5.48/lb.

Nature’s Best Shrimp, 1 b, $5.98

Sugardale hot dogs, 12 oz, .69

Eckrich hot dogs, 14 oz, $1.00

Carolina Pride sausage, 16 oz, $1.50 - $1/2 coupon from 4/2 SS

Curtis bacon, 12 oz, $2.50

Sugardale beef franks, 14 oz, $2.50

Sugardale bacon, 12 oz, $3.00

Jesse Jones bacon, 12 oz, $3.39

Carolina Pride smoked sausage, 24 oz, $3 - $1/2 coupon from 4/2 SS

Philly beef steaks, 9 oz, BOGO

The Philly Steak sandwich steaks, 21 oz, BOGO

Food Lion

Food Lion shank portion ham, .77/lb, limit 2

Smithfield shank portion ham, .99/lb

Food Lion spiral ham, $1.37/lb, limit 2

Frozen turkey breast, $1.59/lb

Smithfield spiral ham, $1.79/lb

Food Lion boneless chicken breast, family pack, $1.79

St. Louis Style pork ribs, $1.99/lb

Food Lion white potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.00

Beef bottom round roast, $3.99/lb

Leg of Lamb, semi-boneless, $4.99/lb

Beef t-bone steak, $5.99/lb

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz bag, frozen, $6.49 each

Food Lion cooked shrimp, 16 oz, frozen, $7.99

Bal Park Franks, 14 – 15 oz, $2.50

Oscar Mayer deli fresh lunch meats, 16 oz, $4.99

Harris Teeter

Whole Boston Butt pork roast, $1.29/lb, limit 2

Harris Teeter pork butt steaks, $1.49/lb

Harris Teeter pork butt country ribs, value pack, $1.49/lb

Harris Teeter spiral sliced honey or brown sugar half bone in smoked ham, $1.49/lb, limit 4

Perdue Oven Stuffer Roaster, $1.49/lb

HT Traders half spiral ham, $1.99/lb

Shepherd’s Pride Leg of Lamb, semi-boneless, $5.99/lb

Crab Classic, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each - .75/1 ibotta cash back offer

Oscar Mayer bologna, 12 – 16 oz, BOGO for $1.29 to $3.19 each

Ball Park beef franks, 14 – 15 oz, BOGO for $2.74 each

Hormel Black label bacon, 12 – 16 oz, BOGO for $4.24 each - .50/1 coupon from 3/12 SS


Heritage Farm chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag, .49/lb

Kroger spiral sliced ham, bone in, honey or brown sugar, $1.17/lb, limit 2

Cumberland Gap whole semi-boneless ham, $1.29/lb

Heritage Farm boneless chicken breasts, $1.99/lb

Shady Brook Farms turkey breast, bone-in, $1.99/lb

Cumberland Gap whole boneless ham, $1.99/lb

Boneless pork loin, $1.99/lb

Boneless chuck or shoulder roast, fresh, $2.77/lb

Ground chuck, fresh, 80% lean, 3 lb package, $10.47 ($3.49/lb)

Pork back ribs, $3.49/lb

Simple Truth Natural Cornish Hen, bone-in, 22 oz, frozen, $4.99

Standing rib roast, bone-in, beef, $5.99/lb

Leg Lamb Shank, fresh, $5.99/lb

Extra Large EZ Peel Shrimp, 2 lb bag, $15.98 ($7.99/lb)

Snow crab clusters, $7.99/lb (5 lb box)

Jimmy Dean breakfast sausage, 9 – 16 oz, select, $3 - .55/1 coupon from 3/19 RP

Eckrich smoked sausage, 10 – 14 oz, $2.50

Land O Frost Premium lunch meat, 16 oz, $3.49

Oscar Mayer bacon, 12 – 16 oz, $3.99

Lowes Foods

Smithfield Spiral Sliced Half Ham regular or brown sugar, $1.37/lb with $2 coupon from the ad based on a 10 lb ham, limit1 per person (price without coupon is $1.57/lb)

Perdue Oven Stuffer Roaster, $1.49/lb - .75/1 coupon for Perdue fresh chicken from 3/5 RP (exp 4/15)

Turkey breast, frozen, $1.99/lb

Butterball fresh turkeys, $1.99/lb

Center cut boneless pork chops, family pack, $3.99/lb

93% lean ground beef, 16 oz, $3.99

Hormel Boneless Country Shoulder Roast, 24 oz, $4.99

Full Circle Applewood Smoked Uncured Spiral Half Hams, $4.99/lb

Boneless New York Steak, family pack, $6.97/lb

Black Angus semi-boneless standing rib roast, oven ready, $6.97 (save $7.02/lb)

Strauss half boneless leg of lamb, $6.99/lb

Argentine colossal shrimp. BOGO

Jones Dairy Farm cooked all natural sausage links or patties, 5 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each - $1 coupon from 4/2 SS for Golden Brown Sausage (if included in the sale)

Oscar Mayer hot dogs, meat, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each


Publix young turkey, whole, 10 – 24 lb, .59/lb, limit 2

Whole Pork Picnic. $1.19/lb

Publix semi-boneless ham half, $1.69/lb

Publix turkey breast, bone-in, frozen,. $1.79/lb

Publix spiral sliced ham, honey or brown sugar glaze packet, $2.49/lb

Ground Chuck, 3 lb or more, $3.49/lb

Greenwise Lamb Leg, center cut, $5.99/lb

Standing Rib Roast, $5.99/lb

Beef brisket, flat cut, $5.99/lb

Extra Large White Shrimp, $8.99/lb

Hillshire Farm smoked sausage, 12 – 14 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

Jimmy Dean pork sausage, 16 oz, BOGO for $2.10 each

Oscar Mayer beef franks, select, 14 – 16 oz, BOGO for $2.74 each

Mama Lucia meatballs, 20 oz, BOGO for $2.99 each

Gorton’s Fish Fillets or Sticks, select, BOGO for $3.25 each

Tyson Breaded chicken , frozen, select, 20 – 32 oz, BOGO for $3.25 each
Coupons: $1 Nuggets coupon from 3/12 RP, $1.50 Chicken Strips or Anytizers coupon from 3/12 RP

Jennie-O turkey Burgers, 32 oz package., BOGO for $4.49 each


Whole or split chicken, $1.49/lb

Pork loin roasts, all-natural boneless, $1.99/lb

Chicken breasts, all natural, value pack, $1,99/lb

All natural whole boneless leg of lamb, $6.99/lb

Tilapia fillets, $6.99/lb

Standing rib roast, all natural, $7.99/lb


Aldi: Happy Harvest French Green Beans, 14.5 oz, can, .44

CC: Libby’s canned vegetables, 14.5 – 15.25, .48

FL: Del Monte canned vegetables, 14.5 – 15.25 oz, BOGO for .59 each

FL: Hanover green beans, 50 oz, $1.88

HT: General Mills cereal, select, Honey Nut Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cheerios

Sale: BOGO for $1.79 each

Coupons: .75/2 Cheerios coupon from 3/12 SS or Smart Shopper coupons link above, $1/3 General Mills cereal coupon from 4/9. 3/19 or 3/5SS

Savingstar: $1/2 Savingstar cash back offer

Kroger: Kellogg’s cereal, select, $2.49 - .50 discount with buy 6 promo

Coupons: $1 cereal coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 3/5 RP, $1/2 coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link

Total after $1 coupon and reward = .99

Kroger: Kroger peanut butter, 28 oz, $2.99

Publix: Kellogg’s cereals, select kids cereals

Sale: BOGO for $2.07 each

Coupons: $1 cereal coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 3/5 RP, $1/2 coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link

Total after $1 coupon = $1.07

Walgreens: Kellogg’s cereals, select (valid through 4/15)

Sale: 2 for $2

Coupons: $1 cereal coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 3/5 RP, $1/2 coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link

Total after $1 coupon = $1



Baby carrots, 16 oz, .49

Whole white mushrooms, 8 oz, .69

Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, .79

Little Salad Bar Garden Bar salad, 12 oz, .89

Pineapple, whole, .99

Brussels Sprouts, 16 oz, .99

Little Salad Bar Spinach, 9 oz, $1.49

Yellow potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.99

Carlie C’s

Corn, various, 2 for $1

Sweet potatoes, NC, .50/lb

Fresh Express garden salads, 12 oz, $1.50

Food Lion

Limes, 3 for $1

Sweet potatoes, .69/lb

Broccoli crowns, .99/lb

Food Lion yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.29

Asparagus, $1.49/lb

Red seedless grapes, large, $1.49/lb

Organic baby peeled carrots, 1 lb, $1.59

Hot house tomatoes, $1.69/lb

Baby peeled carrots, 2 lb bag, $1.88

Pineapple, Whole, $1.99 each

Strawberries, 1 lb, $2.00

Fresh Express salad blends, 9 – 11 oz, $2.50

Red Delicious or Rome apples, 3 lb bag, $2.99

Organic gala apples, 2 lb bag, $3.49

Harris Teeter

Sweet potatoes, .79/lb - .25 Savingstar cash back offer

Mini carrots, 1 lb bag, .99

Yellow, orange or red bell peppers, .99 each

Gala apples, .99/lb

Broccoli crowns, .99/lb

Hot House Cucumber, BOGO for $1.00

Fresh Express Cole Slaw Kit, 11 oz, BOGO

Blackberries, 6 oz, $1.25

Tomaotes on vine, $1.49/lb - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Fresh Express Angel Hair cole slaw, 10 oz, $1.50

HT Farmers Market Ready Veggies green beans, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.74 each

Asparagus, $1.99/lb

Campari tomatoes, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Sweet corn, 4 pack, $1.99

Sweet blueberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Organic Gala or Fuji apples, 2 lb, $3.99

Yukon Gold potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.99


Sweet Corn, 6 for $2

Sweet potatoes, NC grown, .49/lb

Eggplant, .99/lb

Green beans, .99/lb

Fresh Selections cole slaw, 16 oz, $1.00

Fresh Selections shredded lettuce, 8 oz, $1.00

Strawberries 16 oz, $1.25

Red tomatoes on the vine, $1.49/lb

Simple Truth organic baby carrots, 16 oz, $1.49

Russet baking potatoes 10 lb bag, $1.88

Large pineapple, $1.88 each

Simple Truth organic Russet Potatoes, 3 lb bag, $1.99

Simple Truth organic grape tomatoes, 10 oz, $2.99

Brussels Sprouts, Fresh Selections, 24 oz, $2.99

Blueberries and blackberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Easter Lilies, 6” pot, $6.99

Tulips, 10 stem bouquet, $7.00

Lowes Foods

Sweet potatoes, from NC, .99/lb

Asparagus, $1.99/lb

Hot house tomatoes, various, beefsteak, or tomatoes on the vine, $1.99/lb

Pineapple, BOGO for $2.49 each

Fresh Express salad mix, 5 – 7 oz, $3 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer


Sweet potatoes, .49/lb

Green beans, BOGO for .99/lb

Publix baby cut carrots, 1 lb bag, $1.00

Mango, $1.25 each

Gala apples, $1.29/lb

Yellow squash or zucchini, southern grown, $1.49/lb

Red seedless grapes, $1.99/lb. - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Cantaloupe, $1.99

Tomatoes on the vine, $1.99/lb - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Publix assorted salad blend, 5 – 12 oz, $2.50 - .25 Checkout 51 cash back offer

Red or Idaho Russet Potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.50

Pineapple, whole, $2.99

Mandarins, 3 lb bag, $4.99


Cucumbers, 3 for $1

Yellow onions, 3 lbs for $1

Russet potatoes, 3 lbs for $1

Blackberries, 5.6 oz, .88 – super price!

Green beans, .88/lb

Tomatoes on the vine, .88/lb

Pink Lady apples, .88/lb

Organic baby peeled carrots, 1 lb bag, .88

Sweet potatoes, .88/lb

Organic Kale, select, .88 each

Asparagus, .98/lb – super price!

Yellow or zucchini squash, .98/lb

Navel oranges, .98/lb

Collard Greens, 2 for $3

Organic Fuji or Gala Apples, $1.98/lb

Grape tomatoes, 1 pint, 2 for $4

Strawberries, 1 lb, $2.50

Organic blackberries, 5.6 oz, $2.98

Organic Russet Potatoes 5 lb bag, $2.98

Organic yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $2.98



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