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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted March 26, 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 10 get $5 off promotion. Buy 10 participating items and save $5 instantly at the register. Basically, you are getting .50 off per item when you buy 5 at the same time. You can see the list of deals in the main Kroger deals post.

Sale Dates:

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through March 28, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through March 29, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through March 31, 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

Aldi: L’Oven Fresh brown and serve rolls, 12 oz, .99

Kroger: Sara Lee honey wheat bread, or Whole Grain White, 20 oz, $1.49 after promo discount - .55/1 coupon from 3/1 SS = .94 – good price

LF: Arnold bread, select, 24 oz, BOGO for $2.15 each - .50/1 coupon from 1/18 SS = $1.15

DAIRY & FROZEN

Aldi: Cream cheese, 8 oz brick, .89

Aldi: Butter quarters, 16 oz, $1.89

CC: Signature Select frozen vegetables, 2 lb bag, $1.88

FL: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh vegetables, select, $1.50 - $1/2 coupon from 2/22 SS = $1 each

HT: E-Vic deal: Harris Teeter butter, 1 lb quarters, $2.47, limit 2

HT: Sargento shredded cheese, 6 – 8 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each - .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = .99 – great deal!

HT: Philadelphia cream cheese, 8 oz, brick or tub, $1.67 - .50/2 coupon from 3/15 SS = $1.17 each

HT: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies, select $1.34 each - $1/2 coupon from 2/22 SS = .84 each

HT: Bird’s Eye veggies, frozen boxed, 9 – 10 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger sour cream, 16 oz, .79 after promo discount

Kroger cottage cheese, 16 oz, .79 after promo discount

Kroger: Bird’s Eye Steamfresh vegetables, select, $1.00 - $1/2 coupon from 2/22 SS = .50 each (good price)

LF: Sargento shredded cheese, 6- 8 oz, BOGO for $2.00 - .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1.00

LF: Challenge butter, 16 oz, $2.50 - .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1.00 – super price for 1 lb butter!

LF:Bird’s Eye Steamfresh veggies, select $1.34 each - $1/2 coupon from 2/22 SS = .84 each

DRINKS

CC: IGA orange juice, 128 oz, $2.99

CC: Pepsi products, 2 ltr, .99

CVS: Gold Emblem ginger ale, 2 ltr, .88

CVS: Coke, 12 pack cans, 3 for $8, limit 3

FL: Food Lion soda, 2 ltr, .79

FL: Coke products, 2 ltr, .99

FL: Coke products, 6 pack bottles, 4 for $10

HT: Coke products, 8 pack of bottles, BOGO for $2.74 each

Kroger: Kroger orange juice, ½ gallon from concentrate, .88 after discount

Kroger: Coke, Pepsi or 7UP, 2 ltrs, Buy 3 Get 2 Free = $1 each when you buy 5 total

LF: Coke, 2 ltr, $1.00

LF: Lowes Foods apple juice, 64 oz, $2.00

LF: Eight O Clock coffee, 11 – 12 oz, $4.99 - $1 printable coupon = $3.99

Milk:

CC: Pine State milk, 1 gallon, whole of 2%, $2.98

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

Kroger: Kroger milk, 1 gallon, $1.99 – great price

WG: Milk, 1 gallon, $2.99 - good deal

EGGS

HT: Harris Teeter eggs, 30 count, $3.67 – every day price

Kroger: Kroger large eggs, 18 count, $1.88

MEAT

Aldi: Appleton Farms smoked ham-shank portion, .99/lb

Aldi: Appleton Farms smoked ham-butt portion, $1.19/lb

Aldi: Appleton Farms spiral sliced half ham, $1.69/lb

Aldi: Spiral cut double glazed brown sugar ham, $1.99/lb

Aldi: Appleton Farms sliced bacon, 16 oz, $3.29

Aldi: Appleton Farms premium sliced bacon, 16 oz, $3.49

CC: Fresh chicken thighs or drumsticks, family pack, $1.18/lb

CC: Whole smoked picnics, $1.68/lb

CC: Boneless shoulder roast, $3.98/lb

CC: Carlis C’s meatloaf, ready to cook, $3.28/lb

CC: Boneless beef shoulder steak, family pack, $4.18/lb

CC: Boneless beef top blade roast, $4.18/lb

CC: Tilapia fillets, 2 lb bag, $5.98

CC: John Morrell meat franks, 12 oz, .89

CC: John Morrell smoked sausage, 7 oz, $1.00

CC: John Morrell sausage, 12 oz roll, $1.29

CC: Butterball smoked turkey sausage, 14 oz, $2.50 - .75/1 coupon from butterball.com

FL: My essentials shank portion ham, .77/lb, limit 2

FL: Chicken drumsticks or thighs, value pack, .99/lb

FL: Smithfield shank portion ham, $1.09/lb, limit 2

FL: My essentials half spiral ham, $1.27/lb, limit 2

FL: Smithfield spiral ham, half, $1.79/lb, limit 2 - $1 printable coupon or possible $1 coupon from 3/29 insert

FL: Lean ground beef, 73% lean, value pack, $2.49/lb

FL: Ground turkey, 20 oz, $2.99

FL: Boneless top sirloin steaks, value pack, $5.99/lb

FL: Food Lion shell-on raw shrimp. 16 oz, $5.99

FL: Jennie-O turkey franks, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.00 each

Food Lion meatballs, 14 oz, $2.49

FL: Gwaltney bacon, 16 oz, $2.99/lb

FL: Jimmy Dean roll sausage, 16 oz, $3.99 - .50/1 coupon from in-store kiosk = $3.49

HT: Harris Teeter chicken thighs and drumsticks, $1.37/lb

HT: Pride of the Farms turkey breast, frozen, $1.97/lb

HT: Smithfield Boston Butt pork roast, 7 lb average, $2.27/lb

HT: Smithfield baby back ribs, pork, BOGO for $3.14/lb

HT: Ground chuck, 80% lean, $3.49/lb, limit 4

HT: Rainbow trout, whole dressed, $4.99/lb

HT: Harris Teeter chicken breast or tenders, 2.5 lb frozen, BOGO for $5.49 each

HT: EZ peel white shrimp, 2 lb bag, $5.99/lb

HT: T-bone steak or porterhouse, $6.99/lb

HT: Harris Teeter sausage links, maple or original, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.74/lb

HT: Johnsonville ground sausage, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.57

HT: Hormel Natural Choice lunch meat, $3.50 - .50/1 coupon from 3/8 SS = $2.50

HT: Land O Frost Simply Delicious lunch meat, 13 oz, BOGO for $2.74 each

HT Fresh Foods Market packed sliced deli meat, 8 oz, BOGO for $2.74 each

HT: Steak-umm sandwich steak, select, 9 and 21 oz, BOGO for $2.74 to $5.89

Kroger: Perdue split chicken breasts, .99/lb, limit 3

Kroger: Tyson chicken drumsticks, or thighs, $1.29/lb

Kroger: Private selection spiral sliced ham, $1.49/lb

Kroger: Cumberland Gap whole semi-boneless ham, $1.79/lb

Kroger: Kroger ground beef, 73% lean, 3 lb roll, $2.99/lb

Kroger: Tilapia, mahi mahi or cod fillets, $5.99/lb

Kroger: Standing rib roast, bone in, $6.99/lb

Kroger: T-bone steaks, beef, $6.99/lb

LF: Cooked Perfect meatballs, 14 oz, BOGO for $1.90 each - $1.50 coupon from 3/22 or 1/11 SS = .40 – great price if you use there!

LF: Smithfield spiral sliced ham, $1.47/lb, limit 2 - $1 printable coupon or possible $1 coupon from 3/29 insert or $2/1 coupon in the ad

LF: Frick’s 1896 smoked boneless ham, BOGO for $2.75/lb

LF: Hormel Natural Choice lunch meat, BOGO for $2.25 each - .50/1 coupon from 3/8 SS = $1.25

LF: Oscar Mayer bologna, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.80

LF: Gwaltney bacon, 12 oz, $2.98

LF: Steak-Umm burgers, 32 oz, BOGO for $6.50 each

LF: Hormel promotion: Buy 1 Hormel pork tenderloin and get another pork tenderloin and a Country Crock side dish Free

LF: Hormel pork sausage, 16 oz, BOGO for $2.50

LF: Sea Cuisine entrees, select, BOGO, 8.5 – 10 oz., BOGO for $4.00 each

WG: Frozen ground beef, 1 lb, 2 for $5

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

Aldi: Canned green beans, 14.5 oz, .49

Aldi: Flour, 5 lb bag, $1.60

Aldi: Sugar, 4 lb bag, $1.71

CC: IGA canned vegetables, various, 2 for $1

CC: Hunt’s ketchup, 24 oz, $1.00

CC: Skippy peanut butter, 15 – 16.3 oz, $1.98

CVS: Cheez-It crackers 6 – 7.5 oz or Keebler cookies 10 – 11.5 oz.

Sale: 2 for $4

Extrabucks: $1/2 reward

Coupon: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points

Total after 2 coupons and reward = 2 for $1 (.50 each – good deal!)

CVS: General Mills cereals, select, Nature Valley or Fiber One bars, 5 – 12 count

Sale: 3 for $9

Extrabucks: $3 reward when you buy 3, limit 1

Coupon: $1/3 cereal coupon from 2/22 SS, .50/2 NV bars coupon from 3/15 and 1/25 SS and Smart Shopper coupons link above, .50/2 Fiber One car coupon from 2/22 SS, .50/1 Chex cereal coupon from Pillsbury.com, $1/3 flavored Cheerios coupon from Pillsbury.com, .50/1 Lucky Charms coupon from Pillsbury.com

SavingStar: .50/2 Nature Valley SavingStar.com cash back offer, .50/1 Lucky Charms SavingStar.com cash back offer, (if included in sale)

FL: Chicken of the Sea chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .79

FL: Food Lion tomato ketchup, 24 oz, .99

HT: E-Vic deal: Domino sugar, 4 lb bag, $1.57

Coupons: .40/1 coupon from 3/15 RP, .75/2 coupon from RedPlum.com or commonkindness.com

Total after .40/1 coupon = .77 each

Limit 2

HT: Harris Teeter canned veggies (peas, corn & green beans), select, BOGO for .49 each

HT: Betty Crocker mashed potatoes, 4.7 oz pouch, $1 - .50/2 coupon from 2/1 SS = .50 each

HT: Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup, 24 oz, BOGO for $2.09 each - .55/1 coupon from 1/11 SS = .99

Harris Teeter ketchup, 24 oz, $1.00

HT: Harris Teeter All purpose flour, 5 lb bag, $1.57

Kroger: Barilla pasta, select, 12 – 16 oz, .88 after promo discount - .55/2 coupon from 3/22 = .60 each (there is also a $1/4 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above)

LF: Del Monte Pineapple, 20 oz, $1 - .50/1 coupon from 1/11 RP = FREE!

Lowes Foods chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .89

RA: Jif peanut butter, 2 for $4

WG: Chicken of the Sea or Bumble Bee chunk light tuna, .69 with in-ad coupon, limit 3

WG Nice! Vinegar 32 oz, .99

WG Bumble Bee solid white tuna, 5 oz, .99 with in-ad coupon, limit 3

WG: Nice! Sugar 4 lbs, $1.99

PRODUCE

Aldi: Mangoes, .59 – great price

Aldi: Sweet onions, 2 lb bag, .99

Aldi: Baby Bella mushrooms, 8 oz, .99

Aldi: Cantaloupe, $1.19 – great price

Aldi: Mini Sweet Peppers, 16 oz package, $1.39

CC: Yellow onions, 3 lb, $1.58

CC: White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.49

CC: Granny Smith apples, 3 lb bag, $2.99

FL: Gala, Fuji or Braeburn apples, .99/lb - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

FL: Mangoes, .99 each

FL: Baby carrots, 1 lb, $1.29 - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

FL: Mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.59

FL: Broccoli bunch, $1.99 each

FL: Cantaloupe, $2 each

FL: Fresh Express or Dole Salad Mix, 9 – 12 oz, $2.00

FL: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

FL: Navel oranges, 8 lb bag, $4.99

HT: Iceberg lettuce, .99

HT: Grape tomatoes, pint, BOGO for $1.49 each

HT: Harris Teeter Italian salad mix, 10 oz, BOGO for $1.39 each

HT: Bartlett or Anjou pears, $1.49/lb

HT: Hass avocados, 2 count bag, $1.67

HT: Blackberries, 6 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

HT: Fresh Express Italian salad, $1.99

HT: Tomatoes, hot house, $1.99/lb

HT: Broccoli bunch, $2

HT: Mushrooms, 16 oz, $2.47

HT: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO for $2.49 each

HT: Baking potatoes, 8 lb bag, $2.77

HT: Earthbound Farm spinach salad or spring salad, 5 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

HT: Cantaloupe, $3

HT: Clementines, 3 lb bag, $3.99

Kroger: Pinata apples, .99/lb - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

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

Kroger: Mango, .99 each (.59 each at Aldi this week)

Kroger: Tomatoes, .99/lb

Kroger: Strawberries 16 oz, $1.88

Kroger: Blackberries, 6 oz, $1.88

Kroger: Asparagus, $1.99/lb

Kroger: Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

LF: Green cabbage, .59/lb

LF:Yellow sweet onions, .78/lb - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

LF: Red Grapefruit, .78 each

LF: Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb bag, .98 - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

LF: Red or green bell peppers, .98 each - .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

LF: Green snap beans, .98/lb

LF: Red Delicious apples, .98/lb- .25 Checkout51 cash back offer

LF: Beefsteak tomatoes, hot house grown, $1.48/lb

LF: Fresh Express romaine, 9 oz, $1.88

LF: Organic mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.98

LF: Red Potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

LF: White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

LF: Minneola tangelos, 3 lb bag, $3.98

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Mar 27, 2015

    Kat - it must be gone now. It was available a couple and I posted about it then. Sorry. :-(

  • Kathy S. Mar 27, 2015

    No Barilla coupon at the smart shopper link.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Mar 26, 2015

    PCB - it's not too bad. I have made the list a little smaller recently and am just adding more of the food basics and not as many of the extra products.

  • pcbdouglas Mar 26, 2015

    Thanks for putting together this list every week, Faye. I can only imagine how many hours go into compiling this list!

    Looks like some good deals everywhere this week.