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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted March 12, 2015

Just the Basics

Here's your weekly list of the best basic grocery deals including bread, produce, milk, meat, eggs and more. Please share any others you find!

Kroger has a New Buy 5 Save 5 Promotion: Buy 5 participating items and save $5 instantly at the register. Basically, you are getting $1 off per item when you buy 5 at the same time. You can see the list of deals in the main Kroger deals post.

For additional deals, please see the individual store posts on the blog.

Sale Dates:

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through March 14, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through March 15, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through March 17, 2015. 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

PB = Publix

WM = WalMart

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

BREAD

FL: Sara Lee butter bread, 20 oz., $1.99 - .55/1 from 3/1 SS = $1.44

HT: Arnold sandwich thins, 12 oz., BOGO for $1.72 - .50/1 coupon from 1/18 SS = .72

Kroger: Arnold bread or sandwich thins, select, $2.99 - $1 Buy 5 discount AND .50/1 coupon from 1/18 SS = $1.59

DAIRY & FROZEN

FL: Steamfresh veggies, select, 10 – 10.8 oz, $1 - $1/2 coupon from 2/22 SS = .50 each – great deal

FL: My essentials frozen veggies, 32 oz, $2.08

HT: Sargento Tastings cheese, 3.75 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each - .75/1 coupon from 1/25 SS = FREE!

HT: Harris Teeter shredded cheese, 8 oz, limit 10, Buy 2 Get 3 Free = $1.15 each when you buy 5 – great deal! Stock up!

HT: Sorrento Stringsters or Sticksters, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.50 each - $1 coupon from 1/11 SS = $1.50 – good deal

Kroger: Kraft shredded cheese, 5 - 8 oz, $2.79 - $1 Buy 5 discount AND $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1.29 – good deal (Harris Teeter cheese is $1.15 per bag with B2G3F sale this week at HT)

Publix: Publix sweet cream butter, 16 oz quarters, $2.50 – good deal

DRINKS

CVS: Pepsi 2ltr, 2 for $2, limit 2 (also part of $10 Extrabucks promo above)

FL: My essentials orange juice, 128 oz, $3.98

FL: Pepsi products, 6 pack bottles, 5 for $10

HT: Tropicana Farmstand juice, 32 – 48 oz, $3 - $1 coupon from 1/18 SS = $2.00

HT: Tetley tea, 24 count family size bags, BOGO for $1.29 - .75/1 coupon from 2/8 SS = FREE!

Kroger: Coke, Pepsi or 7UP, 6 pack bottles, 8 pack cans, $2.99 - $1 buy 5 discount = $1.99

Kroger: Coke products, 2 ltr, $1 when you buy 5 in the same transaction

Publix: Publix orange juice, 128 oz, $3.49 – good deal

WAG: 7UP, A&W, Sunkist, Canada Dry, Hawaiian punch, $1.00, limit 3

WM: Pepsi, 6 pack bottles, $2.50

Milk:

CC: IGA milk, 1 gallon skim, 2% or low fat, $3.18

HT: Highland Crest milk, 1 gallon, $2.99 – every day price

WAG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99, limit 2 – good price

EGGS

HT: Harris Teeter eggs, 30 count, $3.67

MEAT

Aldi: Cattleman's Ranch flat cut corned beef brisket, $3.99/lb

CC: Chicken drumsticks, wings and thighs, $1.38/lb

CC: Boston Butt pork roast, $1.38/lb

CC: Pork shoulder blade steaks, $1.58/lb

CC: Catfish nuggets, $1.98/lb

CC: London broil, boneless, $3.88/lb

CC: Boneless full cut round steak, $3.98/lb

CC: Boneless beef bottom round roast, $4.18/lb

CC: Boneless beef bottom round steaks, $4.28/lb

CC: Beef cubed steak, boneless, $4.58/lb

CC: Boneless beef sirloin steak, $5.48/lb

CC: Frosty Morn franks or bologna, 12 oz, $1.39

CC: Carolina Pride roll pork sausage, 16 oz, $1.59

CC: Carlie C’s sausage, links or bulk, $2.18/lb

CC: Steak-umm sandwich steaks, 9 oz, BOGO

CC: Oscar Mayer lunch meat, BOGO

FL: St. Louis pork ribs, $1.99/lb

FL: Boneless chicken thighs, value pack, $1.99/lb

FL: Pork tenderloin, $3.49/lb

FL: Perdue ground chicken, 16 oz., $3.49

FL: Ground chuck, value pack, $3.99/lb

FL: Sirloin tip roast, $4.99/lb

FL: Corned Beef brisket, $4.99/lb

FL: Food Lion shell-on raw shrimp, 16 oz, $7.49

FL: Boneless ribeye steak, value pack, $7.99/lb

FL: Nathan’s beef franks, 14 oz, $2.99

FL: Hormel bacon, 16 oz, BOGO for $3.30 each

HT: Frozen turkey breast, $1.97/lb

HT: Boneless chicken breast, $1.99/lb at meat counter every day

HT: Harris Teeter boneless chicken breast, small pack, Buy 2 Get 3 Free = $1.99/lb

HT: Smithfield whole Boston Butt pork roast, $2.27/lb

HT: Center cut pork chops, boneless, $2.99/lb

HT: Smithfield St Louis pork spare ribs, $3.97/lb

HT: Boneless bottom round roast, roast beef, boneless chuck, sirloin tip, $3.99/lb

HT: Lean stew meat, $3.99/lb

HT: Cubed steak, $3.99/lb

HT: Corned beef brisket, $4.99/lb

HT: Mahi Mahi fillets, $6.99/lb

HT: EZ Peel shrimp, 2 lb bag, BOGO

HT: Gwaltney franks, 12 – 16 oz, .97 - .75/2 coupon (DND) from 2/1 SS = .59 each

HT: Tyson Grilled & ready chicken strips, refrigerated, 6 oz., BOGO for $1.99 each - .55/1 coupon from 1/11 SS = .89 – great price

HT: Butterball turkey bacon, 12 oz, $2.79 - .75/1 printable coupon from butterball.com = $1.29

HT: Oscar Mayer beef franks, 14 – 15 oz, BOGO for $2.69 each

Kroger: Heritage Farm chicken whole fryer, drumsticks or thighs, .99/lb – good price

Kroger: Boneless pork loin, $1.88/lb

Kroger: Heritage Farm boneless chicken breast, or thighs, value pack, $1.99/lb – good price

Kroger: Pork back ribs, $3.49/lb

Kroger: Pork chops, boneless, value pack, $3.99/lb

Kroger: Ground chuck, 80% lean, 3 lb package, $3.99/lb

Kroger boneless corned beef brisket, flat cut, $4.49/lb

Kroger: Sirloin tip roast, boneless, $4.99/lb

Kroger: Atlantic salmon fillets, farm raised, $5.99/lb

Kroger: Bone-in strip steaks, value pack $6.99/lb

Kroger: Gwaltney great dogs or bologna, 12 – 16 oz, $1.00

Kroger bacon, 12 – 16 oz, $3.50

LF: Corned Beef brisket flats, $3.99/lb – good price

LF: Boston Butt pork roast, $2.99/lb

LF: Baby back pork ribs, $3.99/lb

LF: Cod fillets, $5.99/lb

LF: Butterball ground turkey, 16 oz, $2.99 - .55/1 coupon from All You Magazine, March 2015

LF: Ball Park turkey franks, 15 oz, BOGO for $2.25 each

LF: Steak-Umm beef sandwich steaks, 21 oz, BOGO for $6.00 each

Publix: Boston Butt pork roast, $2.49/lb

Publix: Pork loin chops, boneless, $3.99/lb

Publix: Corned beef brisket, various brands, $4.99/lb

Publix: Armour meatballs, 14 oz, BOGO for $2.50

Publix: Lloyd’s shredded pork or chicken in BBQ sauce, 16 oz tub, BOGO for $3.50

WM: Bone-in half ham, $1.58/lb

WM: Bone-in frozen turkey breast, $1.58/lb

WM: Sam’s Choice boni-in ham, spiral sliced, $1.98/lb

WM: Pork back ribs, $3.47/lb

WM: Salmon, cod or flounder fillets, 1 lb, $3.97

WM: Frozen cooked or raw shrimp, 12 oz, $5.00

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

CVS: Kellogg’s cereal, select, $1.99

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the coupons tab, $1/3 coupon from 3/1 RP, .70 off coupons for various newer cereals (Frozen, Froot Loops Bloopers, Raisin Bran with Cranberries)

Total after $1 coupon = .99

CVS: General Mills Cereal, select, $1.88

Coupons: .75/1 Cheerios (yellow box) from Pillsbury.com, $1/2 select Cheerios from Pillsbury.com, .50/1 Lucky Charms coupon from Pillsbury.com, .75/1 Fiber One coupon from Pillsbury.com, $1/3 cereal coupon from 2/22 SS

Total after .75/1 Cheerios coupon = $1.13

HT: Mahatma rice mix, 5 oz, .99 - .50 or .75/2 coupons from 1/25 RP = FREE!

HT: McCormick brown gravy, .87 oz pouch, 2 for $1.00 - .50/2 = 2 for FREE!

HT: Ragu pasta sauce, 24 oz., BOGO for $1.29 each - $1/2 coupon from 2/15 RP = .79 each – good deal

Kroger: Kellogg’s cereals, select, $2.99 - $1 Buy 5 discount

Coupons: - $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 3/1 RP, .701/1 various new kids cereals (frozen and froot loops bloopers) from 2/15 RP, $1.50 off milk when you buy 3 Raisin Bran coupon from 3/1 RP, .70/1 Raisin Bran with cranberries from 2/15 RP, various cereal coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab

Total after $1 coupon and $1 discount = .99

LF: Progresso Classic soups, select, $1.00 - .50/3 coupon from 2/1 SS, .50/2 from Progresso.com = .50 after .50/2 coupon

LF: General Mills cereals,various including Cheerios Original, 8.9 oz

Sale: $2.50

Gas Reward: Buy any 3 and earn 10 cent bonus gas reward

Coupons: .75/1 Cheerios coupon from Pillsbury.com or BettyCrocker.com, $1/3 cereal coupon from 2/22 SS, .50/1 Savingstar cash back offer

Total after .75/1 coupon = $1.00

LF: Peter Pan peanut butter, 13 – 16.3 oz, $1.79 – good price

Publix: Barilla pasta sauce, 24 oz, BOGO for $1.30 - $1/2 coupon from 3/1 RP = .80 each – good deal

Walgreens: Kellogg’s cereal, select, 15.3 – 18.2 oz (photo shows Raisin Bran Crunch, Frosted Mini Wheats, Smart Start)

Sale: 2 for $5

BR: 1000 reward points when you buy 2

Coupons: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the coupons tab, $1/3 coupon from 3/1 RP, .70 off coupons for various newer cereals (Frozen, Froot Loops Bloopers, Raisin Bran with Cranberries – if included in sale)

Total after 2 of the $1 coupons and reward = $1 each

PRODUCE

Aldi: Little salad bar garden salad, 12 oz bag, .59

Aldi: Baby carrots, 1 lb, .69 - very good deal

Aldi: Mushrooms, 8 oz, .79 - very good deal

Aldi: Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, .99 - very good deal

Aldi: Cabbage, .99 each

Aldi: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $1.79 - good deal

CC: Oranges, 3 fo r$1

CC: Rutabagas or turnip roots, .79/lb

CC: Collard greens, NC, $1.19/lb

CC: Fresh Express garden or shredded lettuce salad, select, $1.49

CC: Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.58

CC: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.69

CC: Eastern Golden apples, 3 lb bag, $2.99

FL: Limes, 2 for $1

FL: Green cabbage, .49/lb

FL: Lemons, .79 each

FL: Green peppers, .79 each

FL: Red potatoes, .79/lb

FL: Roma tomatoes, $1.29/lb

FL: Baby carrots, 1 lb, $1.29 each (my buy price is $1 or less)

FL: Fresh Express or Dole garden salad, 12 oz, $1.29 each

FL: Bosc or red pears, $1.49

FL: Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $1.69

FL: Red delicious apples, 3 lb bag, $1.99 – good price

FL: Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.00

FL: Strawberries, 1 lb, $2.00

FL: Blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, various, $2.50

HT: Green cabbage, .25/lb – good deal for St. Patrick’s Day dinner!

HT: Russet potatoes, .79/lb

HT: Collard greens, .99/bunch

HT: Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

HT: Harris Teeter sauerkraut, 16 oz, bag, $1.27

HT: White mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.50 (16 oz package is only $2.47 every day)

HT: Broccoli crowns, $1.79/lb

HT: Sunkist Baby Lemons, 1 lb bag, $1.99

HT: Fresh Express salad, various 9 – 11 oz, $2.00

HT: Fresh Express flat leaf spinach, 8 oz, $2.00

HT: Red grapefruit, 3 lb bag, $2.00

HT: Strawberries, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.49 each

HT: Grape tomatoes, pint, $2.50

HT: Blueberries, 6 oz, $2.99

HT: Granny Smith apples, 3 lb, $3.99

HT: Organic broccoli, BOGO for $1.99/bunch

HT: Organic celery, $1.99/bunch

Kroger: Green cabbage, .39/lb

Kroger: Cucumbers, .59 each

Kroger: Green bell peppers, .59 each

Kroger: Kale, collard, mustard, turnip greens, .99/lb

Kroger: Avocados, .99 each

Kroger: Mangos, .99 each

Kroger: Romaine , red or green leaf lettuce, .99 each

Kroger: Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

Kroger: Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.99

Kroger: Del Monte cantaloupe, $1.99 each

Kroger: Organic kiwi, 2 for 41

Kroger: Organic fuji apples, or piñata apples, .99/lb – good price

Kroger: Organic green cabbage, .99/lb

Kroger: Organic navel oranges, .99 each

LF: Green cabbage, .39/lb

LF: Russet potatoes, .88/lb

LF: Artichokes, $1 each

LF: Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb bag, $1.78

LF: Roma tomatoes, $1.78/lb

LF: Fresh Express Spinach, 8 oz, $1.98

LF: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO for $2.25 each

Publix: Green cabbage, .39/lb

Publix: Baby cut carrots, 1 lb, $1.25

Publix: Red delicious, Granny smith or Braeburn apples, $1.29/lb

Publix: Red or white seedless grapes, $1.99/lb

Publix: Baby portabella mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.99

Publix: Grape tomatoes, 1 pint, $2.00

Publix: Petite red potatoes, 3 lb bag, $2.99

Publix: Wonderful Halos Mandarins, 5 lb box, $4.99

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