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Just the Basics weekly deals: Great egg & milk buys

Posted June 3

Just the Basics

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


There are some super milk and egg deals this week!

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Dollar General deals are valid through Saturday, June 4, 2016. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Carlie C’s deals are valid through Tuesday, June 7, 2016. These deals run Wednesday through Tuesday.

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!

BREAD

Aldi: Happy Farms cheese singles, 12 oz, $1.69

Aldi: Fit & Active American singles, 10.67 oz, $1.69

Aldi: Happy Farms sliced cheese, 7 – 8 oz, $1.79

FL: Arnold Sandwich Thins, 12 – 24 oz, BOGO - .55/1 coupons from 5/1 and 3/6 SS

HT: HT Fresh Foods Naan, 8.8 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each

Harris Teeter English Muffins, 6 count, BOGO for $1.49 each

Kroger: Thomas bagels or English muffins, 12 – 20 oz, $2.88 - $1 discount from Buy 5 Get $5 off = $1.88

Kroger: Kroger buns, select, 8 count, $1.00

Publix: Lender’s bagels, 6 count, in dairy section, BOGO for .77 each

Publix: Sliced bagels from Publix bakery, 4 count, $1.00

Publix: Nature’s Own Butterbread, 20 oz, BOGO for $1.47 each

DAIRY & FROZEN

Carlie C’s: Birds Eye Steamfresh, 10 - 16 oz, select, $1.00

FL: Food Lion cheese singles, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.20 each, limit 6 free (only valid 6/3 – 6/5)

FL: Kraft chunk cheese, 8 – 9.6 oz, BOGO for $1.79 each, limit 6 free (only valid 6/3 – 6/5)

FL ; Food Lion shredded or chunk cheese, 16 oz, 3.00 (same as paying $1.50 for the 8 oz – a good deal)

HT: Simply Potatoes hash browns, 20 oz, $1.66 - .55/1 coupon from 5/22 SS = .56

HT: Dannon Light & Fit Greek yogurt, 5.3 oz, $1 - .75/1 coupon from 5/8 SS = .62 each

Harris Teeter sliced cheese, 6 – 8 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each – good deal

Harris Teeter cheese singles, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each

Harris Teeter chunk cheese, 6 – 8 oz, BOGO for $1.64 each

HT: Birds Eye Steamfresh veggies, 10 – 12 oz, BOGO for $1.14 each

Kroger: Kroger vegetables, 10 – 12 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Pictsweet Steamables, 6 – 10 oz, $1.00

DRINKS

FL: Pure Leaf Tea, 59 oz, BOGO for $1.20 each, limit 6 free (only valid 6/3 – 6/5)

HT: Tetley tea bags, 6 oz, $1.89 - .75/1 coupon from 5/1 SS = .39

HT: Southern Breeze Sweet Tea bags, 16 count, BOGO for $1.59 - $1 printable coupon = .59

Kroger: Juicy Juice, 64 oz, $1.99 - $1 Buy 5 Get $5 off discount AND .55/1 coupon from 5/22 SS = .44

Ibotta: .75/1 ibotta cash back offer

Total after coupon, discount and ibotta cash back = FREE!

MILK

Carlie C’s: Garner store only deal: Pine State milk, 1 gallon, whole or 2%, $1.98, limit 2

Carlie C’s: Pine State milk, 1 gallon, whole or 2%, $2.68

Kroger: Milk, 1 gallon, select, $1.99 – great price

Kroger: Silk Almond milk, 64 oz, $2.99 - .75/1 Kroger digital coupon (or $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above) = $2.25

Kroger: Simple Truth Organic milk, ½ gallon, $2.99

Publix: Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almond Milk, 64 oz

Sale: 2 for $5 - $1/2 grand opening savings at the new Cary store

Total after coupon = 2 for $4

EGGS

Carlie C’s: P&R eggs, 18 count, large, .88 – super deal!

HT: Eggland’s Best Cage Free eggs, 12 count, $2.99 - .50/1 coupon from 5/1 RP = $1.99

LF: Eggland’s Best cage-free large brown eggs, 1 dozen, $2.50 - .50/1 coupon from 5/1 RP = $1.50 – very good deal for cage-free eggs

MEAT

Aldi

Ground Beef, 73% lean, 5 lb roll for $9.45 each, ($1.89/lb) – good deal for 73% lean

Chicken breast tenderloins, 2.75 lb, $1.99/lb

Sea Queen wild caught salmon, frozen, 16 oz, $3.79 – good price

Kirkwood NeverAny fresh chicken breasts, $3.99/lb

Sea Queen salmon burgers, Chipotle or teriyaki, 11.2 oz, frozen, $3.99

Sea Queen Tilapia fillets, frozen, 32 oz, $5.29

Cattleman’s Ranch Pub Burgers, select, frozen, 32 oz, $7.99

Appleton Farms fully cooked baby back ribs, 24 oz, $8.49

Parkview brats, 14 oz, $1.99

Carlie C’s

Fresh fryer chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag, for $3.80 (.38/lb)

Whole boneless pork loin, $1.78/lb

Pork chops, end cut, boneless, $2.58/lb

Whiting fillets, $2.58/lb

Boneless pork chops, center cut, $2.78/lb

Chuck roast, bone-in, $2.78/lb

Beef flankin-style short ribs, $2.98/lb

Garner store only deal: Whole boneless New York strip, $4.38/lb

Boneless New York strip steak, $4.98/lb

Nature’s Best shrimp, 2 lb bag, $11.38

Carolina Pride bologna, 12 oz, or Red Hot Dogs, 12 oz, $1.00

Bar S bologna, 12 oz, $1.09

Gwaltney meat franks, 12 oz, $1.09

Carolina Pride smoked sausage, 13 – 14 oz, $2.50

Food Lion

Pork picnics, whole, $1.29/lb

Nature’s Place drums and thighs, $1.59/lb

Food Lion chicken breasts, value pack, $1.99 (every day price)

Taste of Inspirations smokey mesquite roast, $1.99

Taste of Inspirations ham steak, 8 oz, Honey or Cherrywood, $1.99

Pork chops, center cut bone in, $2.49/lb

Taste of Inspirations loin filet, $2.99/lb

Inland Market tilapia fillet, 10 oz, $2.99

Nature’s Place apple chicken sausage, $3.49 each

Chuck roast, boneless, $3.99/lb

Nature’s Place pork loin filet, $3.99/lb

Food Lion salmon side fillet, 16 oz, $3.99 each – good price for salmon!

Snow Crab clusters, $5.99/lb.

Ribeye steaks, boneless, $6.99/lb.

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz, $6.99

Gwaltney hot dogs, 12 oz, .89

Oscar Mayer bologna, 16 oz, $2.00

Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter frozen chicken breast or tenderloins, 2.5 lb bag, BOGO for $5.49 each ($2.19/lb)

Harris Teeter chicken breast, boneless, BOGO for $2.49/lb (remember that the chicken from the meat case is $1.99/lb every day of the week)

Smithfield pork tenderloin, whole, boneless, BOGO for $2.99/lb

Lamb shoulder chops, value pack, $3.97/lb

Top round London Broil, or roast, $3.99/lb

North Atlantic rock crab, $3.99/lb

Harris Teeter boneless turkey tenderloin, marinated, 1.87 lb, BOGO for $4.99 each

Tilapia fillets, $4.99/lb

Beef stew, $4.99/lb

Porterhouse or t-bone steak, $6.99/lb

Salmon steaks, $6.99/lb

EZ Peel shrimp, select 2 lb, BOGO for $13.99 to $17.99 each

Butterball Natural Inspirations turkey links, 8 oz, $2.50 - $1 printable coupon = $1.50

Ball Park Park’s Finest hot dogs, 12 oz, $3.50 - .75/1 coupon from 5/8 RP (DND)

Johnsonville breakfast sausage link and patties, select 12 oz, $3.33 - $1/2 coupon from 4/24 SS = $2.83 each

Jimmy Dean bacon, 16 oz, BOGO for $3.99 each

Harris Teeter frozen chicken wings, 2.5 lb, BOGO

Charleston crab cakes from the seafood dept. 1 count, $2.99

Kroger

Kroger ground beef, 73% lean, 3 lb roll $5.97 ($1.99/lb) – very good price

Tyson boneless chicken breasts, or tenders, fresh, $1.99/lb

Pork chops, assorted, bone-in, value pack, $1.99/lb

Center cut pork chops, bone-in value pack, $2.77/lb

Pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Shady Brook Farms ground turkey, 93% lean, 16 oz, $3.00

Chuck roast, boneless, $3.99/lb

Tilapia or Cod fillets, $5.99/lb

Angus boneless top sirloin steaks, value pack, $5.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, $5.99/lb

Jumbo white shrimp, $7.99/lb

Gwaltney bacon, 12 oz, $3 - $1/2 coupon from 4/17 SS = $2.50 each

Kroger brats or Italian sausage, 16 - 18 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods

Smithfield southern style pork ribs or all natural pork steak, $2.69/lb

Smithfield boneless blade pork loin roast, country style ribs or chops, $2.99/lb

Smithfield boneless pork chops or loin, BOGO for $2.99/lb

Perdue boneless chicken breasts, BOGO for $2.99/lb

Shrimp, Raw Carolina, BOGO, 2 lb bag

Buddig deli ham or turkey, 8 oz, $1.99 - .50/1 coupon from Smartsource.com recently = .99

Oscar Mayer meat or turkey franks, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

Greenfield smoked ham steaks, 7 oz, Bogo for $1.99 each

Steak-Umm, 9 oz, BOGO for $2.24 each

Greenfield pork hot dogs, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.49 each

Johnsonville Grillers, 1.5 lb, BOGO for $3.99 each - $1.50 coupon from 5/8 SS

Johnsonville smoked sausage, 12 – 14 oz, BOGO - $1/2 coupon from 4/24 SS

Sea Cuisine Salmon, Cod or Tilapia, select, frozen, 8.5 – 10 oz, BOGO for $3.99 - $1 coupon from SmartSource.com recently = $2.99

Publix

GreenWise Angus Top Sirloin steaks, boneless, $7.99 - $2/lb grand opening discount = $5.99/lb

Perdue breaded chicken breast nuggets or strips, fully cooked, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.19 each

Ball Park beef franks, 14 to 15 oz, $3 - .55/1 coupon from 5/8 RP = $2.45

Celentano meatballs, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.49 each

Tyson chicken breast strips, lightly breaded, whole grain chunk, multigrain, gluten free nuggets or strips or Grilled & Ready

Sale: BOGO for $4.50 each

Coupon: $1.50 coupon from 5/1 SS

Total after coupon = $3.00

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

Aldi: Millville Crispy Rice or Cocoa Rice cereal, 11 – 12 oz, $1.39

Carlie C’s: Blue Ribbon rice, 5 lb bag, $2.50

FL: Ragu pasta sauce, 16 – 26 oz, $1.79 - $1 coupon from 5/15 SS = .79

HT: Ragu pasta sauce, 24 oz, BOGO for $1.09 - $1 coupon from 5/15 SS = 9 cents – super deal

HT: Special K cereal, select, 11 – 13 oz

Sale: $1.97, limit 2

Coupon: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 5/8 RP

Total after $1 coupon = .97

HT: Furmano’s tomatoes, 28 oz can, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg. price $2.29 each), limit 10

Coupon: $1/3 printable coupon

Total for 5 after coupon and sale = .71 each

Kroger: Kellogg’s cereals, select, 12 – 18.7 oz

Sale: $2.49 - $1 discount from Buy 5 Get $5 off promo

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 5/8 RP, various $1/2 coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, .50/1 Krave coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

Total after discount and $1 coupon = .49

Kroger: Kroger peanut butter, 15 – 16 oz, $1.79

Publix: General Mills cereal, select, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Trix, Cocoa Puffs, Chex, BOGO for $1.64

Coupons: $1/2 coupon from 5/1 SS, $1/3 coupon from 5/15 SS, .50/1 coupon from 4/24 SS, $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above, .50/1 Chex cereal coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

Total after $1/2 coupon = $1.14 each

WG: Bumble Bee light tuna, 5 oz, .69 with in-ad coupon, limit 4

WG:

Kellogg’s cereal, 8.7 – 13.7 oz

Sale: $1.88

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 5/8 RP, various $1/2 coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab

Total after $1/1 coupon = .88

PRODUCE

Aldi

Baby Carrots, 16 oz, .69

Red grapes, 2 lb package, $1.78 (.89/lb) – great price

Green peppers, 20 oz, .99

Blueberries, pint, $1.29 – great price

Honeydew melon, $1.79 each

Yellow potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.99

Carlie C’s

Cucumbers, 2 for $1

Yellow onions, .69/lb

Tomatoes, .79/lb

Mangoes, $1 each

Fresh Express Garden salad, 12 oz, $1.59

Red or white seedless grapes, BOGO

Food Lion

Hot House tomatoes, .99/lb

Pink lady apples, $1.29/lb

Organic baby peeled carrots, 1 lb package, $1.49

Bosc pears, $1.49/lb

Strawberries, 1 lb, $2.00

Fresh Express salad blends, 6 – 11 oz, $2.00

Blueberries, pint, $2.50

Cantaloupe, $2.50

Food Lion Gold potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Honeydew melons, $2.99 each

Harris Teeter

Cucumbers, .50 each

Granny Smith apples, .99/lb - .25

Lemons, .99/lb

Roma Tomatoes, $1.49/lb

Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99 each

Strawberries, 1 lb, BOGO for $1.99

Organic raspberries, 6 oz, BOGO For $1.99 each

Blueberries, pint, $2.99

Personal size seedless watermelon, $2.99 each

Russet potatoes, 5 lb, $3.00

Mini sweet peppers, 1 lb bag, $3.00

Kroger

Sweet corn, .33 each

Blackberries, 6 oz, .99 – great price!

Mini peeled carrots, 1 lb, ,99

Zucchini or yellow squash, .99/lb

Vidalia onions, .99/lb

Peaches, Southern yellow, .99/lb

Green beans, .99/lb

Eggplants, .99/lb

Tomatoes on the vine from VA. $1.49/lb

Simple Truth Organic whole carrots, 2 lb bag, $1.49

Cauliflower, $1.99 each – good price

Strawberries, 1 lb, $2.00

Organic blueberries or raspberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Organic red or white seedless grapes, $2.99/lb

Mixed bell peppers, 3 count, $3.99

Blueberries, 18 oz, $3.99

Lowes Foods

Kiwi fruit, .50 each

Fresh Express chopped southern coleslaw, 14 oz, .99

Kale, .99 each

Sweet Vidalia onions, .99/lb

Organic Hass avocados, $1.50

Beefsteak tomatoes, hot house grown, $1.69/lb

Blueberries, pint, BOGO for $2.50 each

Publix

Cucumbers, .66 each

Vidalia sweet onions, .69/lb

Zucchini, squash, green beans, eggplant, $1.29/lb

Hass avocados, $1 each

Mangoes, $1 each

Grapes, seedless, $1.99/lb - .50/ln grand opening discount = $1.49/lb

Fresh Express salad blend, 5 – 11 oz, BOGO for $1.99

Red raspberries, 6 oz, $2.00

Blueberries or strawberries, 16 oz, $2.50

Athena cantaloupe, $2.50

Publix russet potatoes, 5 lb, $2.99

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  • Dr D Jun 3, 2016

    Aldi in Durham had their Goldhen large eggs for $0.69/dozen this morning. The cartons I saw were all dated July 5th, so they are not priced lower due to nearing an expiration date.

  • Em2s Jun 3, 2016

    Faye - Very much appreciate this handy list!