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Just the Basics weekly deals: Super BBQ sales!

Posted May 26

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

There are also some stock up buys this week on everything you need for your cookout!

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Dollar General deals are valid through May 28, 2016. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Carlie C’s deals are valid through May 31, 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: L’Oven fresh hot dog or hamburger buns, 12 oz, .69

DG: Clover Valley hot dog or hamburger buns, 8 count, $1.00

HT: Arnold bread, select 24 oz, BOGO for $2.14 - .55/1 coupon from 5/1, 3/6 or 2/7 SS (DND)

HT: Arnold Premium Italian bread, 20 oz, BOGO for $1.49 - .55/1 coupon from 5/1, 3/6 or 2/7 SS (DND)

HT: Arnold sandwich thins, 11 – 12 oz, BOGO for $1.99 - .55/1 coupon from 5/1, 3/6 or 2/7 SS (DND)

Kroger: Kroger refrigerated bagels, 6 count, $1.25

Kroger buns, 8 count, $1.00

LF: Naan bread in bakery, 8.8 oz, BOGO for $1.89 each

LF: Hamburger or hot dog buns from the bakery, 8 count, BOGO for $1.49 each

DAIRY & FROZEN

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

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

Carlie C’s: Kraft shredded cheese, 7 to 8 oz, $1.66

Carlie C’s: PictSweet vegetables, 14 – 16 oz, $1.25

HT: Evic deal: Kraft cheese singles, select 10 – 12 oz, $1.77, limit 2

HT: Kraft shredded and chunk cheese, 7 – 8 oz, BOGO for $1.87 each

HT: Challenge butter, 16 oz, $3.50 - .75/1 coupon from challengedairy.com/coupons = $2.00

HT: Pictsweet Steamables, select 10 oz, BOGO for .92 each

Kroger sour cream or dip, 16 oz, $1.00

Kroger shredded cheese, 6 – 8 oz, $1.77

Kroger natural sliced cheese, 6 oz, $1.77

Kroger singles cheese slices, 12 oz, $1.77

Kroger: Land O Lakes butter, 16 oz, $2.50

LF: Sargento cheese slices, 6 – 8 oz, $2.50 - .55/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1.40

LF: Cool Whip topping, 8 oz, 8 oz, .99 - .75/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = .25 each

FL: Cool Whip, 8 oz, .99 - .75/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently

DRINKS

Kroger: Kroger orange juice, 1 gallon, $2.50 – very good price

LF: Lipton family size tea bags, 22 – 24 count, $1.50 - .75/1 coupon from 5/15 RP = FREE!

MILK

HT: So Delicious Coconut milk, 64 oz, $2.50 - $1 coupon from 5/15 RP = $1.50

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

LF: Silk cashew, almond or soy milk, 64 oz, $3

Coupons: .75/1 cashew milk coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above, $1/2 almond milk coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above

Total after .75 coupon = $1.50

EGGS

LF: Egglands Best large eggs, 12 count, $2.50 - .35/1 coupon from 5/1 RP = $1.80

Walgreens: Nice Eggs, 1 dozen, $1.29, limit 4

MEAT

Aldi:

80% lean ground beef, $2.29/lb, limit 4 (***This deal is only valid Wednesday, 5/25 – Sunday, 5/29)

Chicken breasts, family pack, 5 lb average weight, $1.49/lb – great price!

Kirkwood NeverAny fresh chicken tenderloins, 1.5 lb average, $4.49/lb

Boneless beef ribeye steak twin packs, $6.99/lb

Parkview beef franks or brats,14 - 15 oz, $1.99

Carlie C’s:

Chicken thighs or drumsticks, family pack, .78/lb

Pork picnic, fresh, $1.18/lb

Ground beef, family pack, 5 lb or more $1.68/lb

Pork spare ribs, family pack, $1.98/lb

BBQ beef ribs, family pack, $1.98/lb

Butterball ground turkey, 1 lb, 85% lean, $2.39

Tilapia fillets, $2.68/lb

Butterball ground turkey, 95% lean, $3.00

Butterball turkey burgers, fresh, 1 lb, $3.50

Nature’s Best Seafood Ocean Perch fillets, 16 oz, $3.98

T-bone steaks, family pack, $4.98/lb

Sugardale hot dogs, 12 oz, .79

Kunzler chicken franks, 16 oz, $1.59

Hillshire Farm smoked sausage, 12 – 14 oz, $2.50 - .55/2 coupon from 5/22 RP

Carolina Bright Leaf bologna, 1 lb, $2.50

Oscar Mayer lunch meat, 16 oz, $2.50

Curtis sliced bacon, 12 oz, $2.50

Carolina Packers franks, 2 lbs, $4.99

Dollar General:

Armour hot dogs, 12 oz, $1 - .25 DG digital coupon = .75

Eckrich smoked links, 14 oz, $2.50 – BOGO coupon from 5/15 RP or DG digital coupons = $1.25 each

Eckrich bologna, 14 oz, $1.50

Great American quarter lb beef burgers, 80% lean, 6 count, 1.5 lb, $5.75

Food Lion:

73% lean ground beef, $1.99/lb

Food Lion chicken wings, value pack, $1.99/lb

St. Louis Style pork ribs, $2.49/lb

Fresh turkey burgers, 16 oz, $2.99

Food Lion cooked shrimp, 26 – 30 count, 16 oz package, $6.99

Snow crab clusters, $6.99/lb

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 – 20 count, 16 oz package, $7.99

Smithfield marinated pork tenderloin, 18.4 oz, BOGO

Nature’s Place meat & seafood, 25% off

Eckrich smoked sausage, 10 – 14 oz, $2 – BOGO coupon from 5/15 RP = $1 each

Ball Park beef franks, 14 – 15 oz, BOGO for $2.50 each - .55/1 coupon from 5/8 RP

Food Lion cooked ham from the deli, $3.99/lb

Johnsonville brats, 19 oz, $3.99 - $1/2 coupon from 4/24 SS

Harris Teeter:

Smithfield pork baby back ribs, BOGO for $2.99/lb

80% lean ground chuck, $2.99/lb, limit 4

Alaska Sockeye salmon, $8.99/lb

Peeled and deveined shrimp, $8.99/lb

Mahi Mahi fillets, $8.99/lb

Ball Park meat or turkey franks, 15 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each - .55/1 coupon from 5/8 RP (DND)

Harris Teeter breakfast links, 12 oz, $2.50

Ball Park hot dogs, beef, 14 – 15 oz, BOGO for $2.74 each - .55/1 coupon from 5/8 RP (DND)

Johnsonville sausage, 19 oz various

Sale: $3.50

Coupons: $1.50/2 breakfast sausage coupon from 3/20 SS, $1/2 sausage coupon from 4/24 SS

Oscar Mayer Angus beef franks, 15 oz, BOGO for $3.24 each

Trans Ocean Crab Classic, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each - .75/1 coupon from Hopster.com and $1 ibotta cash back offer = FREE!

Kroger:

Tyson split chicken breasts, .99/lb

Tyson Drumsticks or thighs, .99/lb

Heritage Farm chicken wings, $1.99/lb

Pork spareribs, $1.99/lb

Pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Boneless pork chops, value pack, $3.49/lb

Fresh ground chuck, 80% lean, value pack, $3.49/lb (sold in 3 lb package)

Boneless London Broil, $3.99/lb

Lobster tails, 4 – 5 oz, $4.99

Mahi Mahi fillets, $5.99/lb

Whole boneless ribeye, $6.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, $6.99/lb

White shrimp, 2 lb bag, $13.98 ($6.99/lb)

Boneless ribeye steaks, $7.99/lb

Ball Park hot dogs, 15 oz, $1.25 - .55/1 coupon from 5/8 RP = .70

Ball Park beef hot dogs, $2.99 - .55/1 coupon from 5/8 RP

Gwaltney bacon, select, $3.00 - $1/2 coupon from 4/17 SS = $2.50 each

Kroger smoked sausage, 13 – 14 oz, $2.49

Johnsonville smoked sausage, 12 - 14 oz, $2.99- $1/2 coupon from 4/24 SS = $2.49 each

Hebrew National beef hot dogs, 11 – 15 oz, $2.99

Johnsonville Brats or Italian sausage, 19 oz, $3.99- $1/2 coupon from 4/24 SS

Lowes Foods:

Southern style pork ribs, family pack, $2.69/lb

Perdue ground chicken, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.74 /lb

Baby Back pork ribs, BOGO for $2.99/lb

Butterball ground turkey, 85% lean, $2.99/lb

Center cut pork chops, $3.99/lb

Whole boneless New York strip loin, $6.99/lb

Mahi Mahi fillets, $6.99/lb

Iceland flounder fillets, $6.99/lb

Raw Argentine Colossal Shrimp, BOGO for $8.49/lb (sold in 2 lb bag)

Argentine peeled and deveined shrimp, $8.99/lb

Ball Park franks, 15 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each - .55/1 coupon from 5/8 RP (DND)

Sausage Works sausage, select, BOGO for $2.49/lb

Johnsonville sausage or brats, 12 – 14 oz, $3.50 - $1/2 coupon from 4/24 SS = $3 each

Nathan’s jumbo beef hot dogs, 11 – 14 oz, BOGO for $3.49 each

Margaritaville seafood items, select, 8 oz, BOGO for $4.49 each - $1 coupon from margaritavillefoods.com = $3.49

Mama Lucia meatballs, 14 – 20 oz, BOGO for 3.74 each

Hormel pork loin marinated fillet, 24 oz, BOGO for $5.49 each

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

Aldi: Burman’s yellow mustard, 20 oz, .59

Carlie C’s: Bunker Hill chili no beans, 10 oz can, 2 for $1

Carlie C’s: Heinz yellow mustard, 8 oz, $1 - .50/1 coupon from 5/15 SS = .50

Carlie C’s: IGA pinto beans, 15 oz, .58

Carlie C’s: Castleberry hot dog chili sauce, 10 oz, .68

Carlie C’s: Libby’s canned vegetables, 14.5 – 15.25 oz, .75

Carlie C’s: Van Camp’s pork & beans, 15 oz can, .75

Carlie C’s: Showboat pork & beans, 5 oz, .78

Carlie C’s: Hunt’s ketchup, 24 oz, .88

Carlie C’s: Texas Pete hot sauce, 6 oz, .88

Carlie C’s: Hunt’s BBQ sauce, 18 oz, $1.00

Carlie C’s: Kraft mayo or Miracle Whip, 30 oz, $2.78 - .50/1 coupon from 5/1 SS = $2.28

Carlie C’s: IGA long grain rice, 5 lb bag, $2.48

DG: Van Camp’s pork & beans, 15 oz, 2 for $1

DG: Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce, 18 oz, 2 for $2 - $1/3 coupon from 5/22 SS

FL : Van Camp’s pork and beans, 15 oz, 2 for $1

FL: Bush’s Best or Grillin Beans, 22 – 28 oz, $1.69

HT: Heinz Yellow Mustard, 14 oz, BOGO for $1.25 each - .50/1 coupon from 5/15 SS = .25 (Also, according to the ad, you’ll save another $2 when you buy any 1 Hellmann’s mayo squeeze and 1 French’s mustard 20 oz with your VIC ard. Must buy both in same transaction)

HT: French’s yellow mustard, 20 oz, BOGO for $1.34 each - .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above or frenchs.com = .34

HT: Kraft BBQ sauce, 18 oz, BOGO for .94 each - $1/2 coupon from 5/1 SS = .44 each

HT: Kraft salad dressing, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.44 each - .75/2 coupon from 5/1 SS = .69 each

HT: Bush’s Baked or Grillin beans, 22 – 28 oz, $1.66

Kroger: Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce, 18 oz, $1.00 - $1/3 coupon from 5/22 SS = .66 each

Kroger: Dreamworks cereal, select, $1.88 - .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above or Kroger digital coupon = $1.38

Kroger: Bush’s Best Baked or Grillin beans, 21 – 28 oz, various, $1.66

LF: Kraft mayo or Miracle Whip, 30 oz, $2.99 - .50/1 coupon from 5/1 SS = $1.99

LF: Bunker Hill hot dog chili sauce, 10 oz, .69 each

LF: Kraft BBQ sauce, 17.5 – 18 oz, $1.25 - $1/2 coupon from 5/1 SS = .75 each

LF: Kraft salad dressing, 16 oz, $2 - .75/2 coupon from 5/1 SS = $1.25 each

LF: Bush’s Best baked or grillin beans, 22 – 28 oz, $1.50

LF: Sweet Baby Ray’s marinade and sauce, 16 oz, $2.50 - $1.50/2 coupon from 5/22 SS = $1.75 each

RA: Kellogg’s cereal, $1.97

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 5/8 RP, $1/2 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, .40/1 Froot Loops Rite Aid Load 2 Card coupon

Total after $1 coupon = .97

RA: Quaker Chewy Bars, 6 – 8 count, $1.99 - $1/3 coupon from 5/22 RP = $1.66 each

WG: Chicken of the Sea tuna, chunk white or light, 5 oz can, .69 with in-ad coupon, limit 4

WG: Nice mushrooms 4 oz or Mandarin oranges 11 oz, .69 with in-ad coupon, limit 4

WG: General Mills cereals, select, 11.25 – 13 oz

Sale: $1.88

Coupons: $1/2 coupon from 5/1 SS and 4/10 SS, $1/3 coupons from 5/22 SS, 5/15 SS and 4/17 SS, .50/1 coupon from 4/24 SS, $1/2 Cheerios coupon from 5/1 SS

Savingstar: Various Savingstar cash back offers for .75/1 Cookie Crisp, .50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios

WG: Bumble Bee chunk white albacore tuna, 5 oz can, .95 with in-ad coupon, limit 4

WG: Quaker Chewy Bars, 6 – 8 count, $1.99 - $1/3 coupon from 5/22 RP = $1.66 each

Dollar General Deals from 3-day sale (these are only good 5/26 – 5/28):

French’s mustard, 14 oz, .85 - .50/1 coupon from frenchs.com = .35 – very good deal

Kraft BBQ sauce, 18 oz, .85 - $1/2 coupon from 5/1 SS = .35 each – great deal!

Texas Pete hot sauce, 6 oz, 2 for $1

Hunt’s ketchup, 24 oz, .85

Kellogg’s cereal, select, Froot Loops, Rice Krispies, Apple Jacks, Frosted Mini Wheats, 12 – 18 oz

Sale: $1.85

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

Hormel chili, 15 oz assorted, 4 for $4 - .55/2 coupon from Hormel.com

Bush’s Baked Beans, 28 oz, 4 for $4

PRODUCE

Aldi:

Mangoes, .49 each

Vidalia onions, 2 lb bag, .79

Cantaloupe, $1.29 each

Strawberries, $1.49/lb

Corn, $1.49, 4 pack

Simply Nature Organic Baby Spinach or mixed greens, 5 oz, $1.49

Whole seedless watermelon, $2.99 – great price

Carlie C’s:

Roma tomatoes, $1.19/lb

Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

Russet potatoes, 10 lb bag, $1.99

Fresh Express green & crips salad, 12 oz or 9 oz romaine, $2.00

Blueberries, pint, $2.49

Watermelon, seedless, whole, $3.99

Food Lion:

Corn, yellow or white, 5 for $1 (.20 each – great price!)

Green cabbage, .49/lb

Limes, 2 for $1

Lemons, large, .69 each

Hass avocados, $1.29 each

Roma tomatoes, $1.29/lb

Single packaged bell pepper, red yellow or orange, $1.29

Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

Food Lion yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.49

Red seedless grapes, $1.89/lb

Yellow or white peaches, $1.99/lb

Strawberries, 1 lb, $2.00

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.00

Whole seedless watermelon, $4.99

Harris Teeter:

Corn, 5 for $2 (.40 each)

Cucumbers, 2 for $1 (.50 each)

Granny Smith apples, .99/lb

Green snap beans, .99

Lemons, 1 lb bag, .99

Eastern peaches, $1.49/lb

Organic peeled baby carrots, 1 lb bag, $1.50

Iceberg lettuce, 10 oz bag, $1.50

Blackberries, 6 oz, $1.66

Fresh Express salad blends, various, 6 – 11 oz, BOGO for $1.84 each

Campari tomatoes, 16 oz, $1.99

Organic romaine hearts, 3 pack, $2.49

Pineapple, whole, $2.99

Watermelon, whole, $3.99

Kroger:

Sweet corn, .33 each

Cucumbers, .49 each

Yellow or zucchini squash, .99/lb

Green beans, .99/lb

Vidalia onions, .99/lb

Southern yellow peaches, .99/lb – very good price this week

Fresh Selections or Dole Cole Slaw, 10 – 16 oz, $1.66

Simple Truth organic russet potatoes, 3 lb bag, $1.99

Asparagus, $2.99/lb

Blueberries, pint, $2.99

Organic blueberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Whole seedless watermelon, $3.99

Lowes Foods:

Sweet corn, .33 each

Russet baking potatoes, .79/lb

Seedless cucumbers, $1.25 each

Mangoes, $1.25 each

Sweet Vidalia Onions, $1.29/lb

Red tomatoes on the vine, hot house grown, $1.49/lb.

Fresh Express cole slaw, 10 – 14 oz, $1.50

Yellow peaches, SC grown, $1.69/lb

Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99 each

Vidalia onions, 5 lb, $3.99

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  • Em2s May 26, 4:51 p.m.

    Ready with this great list to shop for BBQ bargains :) Thank you very much, Faye!