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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted May 14, 2015

Just the Basics

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

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen, Dollar General, and WalMart deals are valid through May 16, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through May 17, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through May 19, 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 hot dog or hamburger buns, 12 oz, .89

Aldi: Whole wheat hot dog or hamburger buns, 13 – 15 oz, $1.29

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

HT: Arnold Dutch Country Breads, 20 – 24 oz, BOGO for $1.74 each - $1 printable coupon = .74

Kroger: Kroger buns, 8 count, $1.00

LF: Flatout breads, BOGO - .50/1 coupon from Hopster.com recently

DAIRY & FROZEN

CC: Kraft chunk or cubed cheese, 5.8 – 8 oz, $1.98 - $1/2 coupons from 5/10 or 4/26 = $1.48 each

CC: Morning Fresh Farms vegetables, 16 oz, $1.00

HT: Harris Teeter sliced cheese, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.39 each – great deal!

HT: Harris Teeter chunk cheese, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each – very good deal!

HT: Harris Teeter string cheese, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.83 each

Kroger: Kroger singles, 16 count, $1.88

Kroger: Kroger cheese, 12 – 16 oz, $3.49 - .50/1 Kroger digital coupon = $2.99 (good deal for the 16 oz)

LF: Lowes Foods cheese singles, 12 oz, $1.29

Publix: Daisy sour cream, 16 oz, BOGO for .91 each

Publix: Athenos feta cheese, select, 3.5 or 4 oz, BOGO for $1.59 each

DRINKS

CC: IGA orange juice, 64 oz, $2.00

CVS: Maxwell House breakfast blend or original coffee, 11 – 11.5 oz, $2.99

FL: My essentials orange juice, 64 oz, $1.97

FL: Pure Leaf tea, 64 oz, $2 - $1 coupon from 5/3 SS = $1.00

HT: Pure Leaf Tea, 59 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each - $1 coupon from 5/3 SS = .49

HT: Harris Teeter apple juice, 64 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each

HT: HT Traders coffee, 12 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg. $7.99)

Ibotta: .30/1 ibotta cash back offer for any ground coffee

Total after sale when you buy 5 = $3.19 each

Total after ibotta offer and sale = $3.14 each

HT: Seattle’s Best coffee, 12 oz or k-cups, select, $5.99 - $2 printable coupon

Ibotta: .30/1 ibotta cash back offer for any ground coffee

Total after coupon and ibotta = $3.69

LF: Seattle’s Best coffee, 12 oz, select, $4.99 - $2 printable coupon

Ibotta: .30/1 ibotta cash back offer for any ground coffee

WG: Maxwell House coffee, 10.5 – 11.5 (excludes decaf), $2.99 - .50/1 coupon from 3/29 SS = $2.49

Milk:

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

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

EGGS

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

Kroger: Kroger large eggs, 18 count, $1.77, limit 4

WG: Nice eggs, 1 dozen, large, $1.29 – good price


MEAT

Aldi:

Parkview jumbo franks, 15 oz., .99

Pork chops, assorted, $2.19/lb

Pork chops, assorted, thin sliced, $2.49/lb

Ground beef, 73% lean, $2.89/lb

Parkview smoked sausage, 40 oz, $3.89

Chicken breasts, frozen, 48 oz, $6.69

Grass fed ground beef, 85/15, $6.99/lb

Ground beef patties, 85% lean, $9.99

Carlie C’s:

Smoked picnics, whole, $1.28/lb

Assorted pork chops, bone-in, family pack, $1.68/lb

Country Style pork ribs, bone-in family pack, $1.78/lb

Chicken breast fillets, boneless, $2.18/lb

Center Cut pork chops, family pack, bone-in, $2.18/lb

Land O Frost lunchmeat, 2 oz, 2 for $1

BarS sliced bologna, 12 oz or meat franks, 12 oz, $1.09

Carolina Pride sliced bacon, 12 oz, $2.50

DG: Armour hot dogs, 12 oz, $1.00

Food Lion:

Pork Boston Butt, $1.29/lb

Country style pork ribs, $1.49/lb

Chicken wings, value pack, $1.99/lb

St. Louis pork ribs, $2.49/lb

Pork back ribs, $3.49/lb

Perdue ground chicken, 16 oz, $3.49

Chuck roast, boneless, $3.99/lb

Food Lion fish fillets, select, 12 oz, $3.99

Tilapia fillets, $4.49/lb

Dockside crab or lobster cakes, 12 oz, $4.99

Food Lion jumbo shrimp, raw, 1 lb, $6.99

Jennie-O turkey franks, 12 oz, BOGO for .99 each

Oscar Mayer bologna, meat, 16 oz, select, $2.00

Oscar Mayer meat franks, 14 – 16 oz, 2 for $5 - $1/2 coupon from in-store coupon kiosk = 2 for $4

Smithfield bacon, 16 oz., $3.49 - $1/2 coupon from 3/29 SS = $2.99 each

Harris Teeter:

Harris Teeter split chicken breasts, BOGO for $1.34/lb

Smithfield Boston Butt pork roast, $1.49/lb

EZ Peel white shrimp, 2 lb, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (limit 10) = $14.39 per bag ($7.19 per lb)

Porterhouse or T-bone steak, $6.99/lb

Ball Park beef franks, 14 – 15 oz, select, BOGO for $2.72 each - .55/1 coupon from 4/12 RP = $1.62

Butterball turkey bacon, 12 oz, $2.50 - .75/1 printable coupon = $1.75

Harris Teeter breakfast sausage, 12 oz, $2.00

Fresh Foods Market meats and cheese, pre-sliced, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg. $5.49) = $2.19 each when you buy 5 (limit 10)

Farmland bacon, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.74 each - .30 {{a href="external_link-2"}} ibotta cash back offer for any bacon {{/a}} = $2.44

Land O Frost Simply Delicious lunch meat, 13 oz, $3.99 - .75/1 coupon from 4/26 SS = $2.49

Harris Teeter mild, hot, bratwurst grilling sausage, 18 oz., $2.50

Kroger:

Perdue chicken drumsticks, thighs or roaster, .99/lb – good price

Pork Shoulder roast, Bone-in, $1.49/lb

Pork spareribs, $1.77/lb

Heritage Farm boneless chicken breasts, value pack, $1.99/lb

Pork chops, assorted, value pack, $1.99/lb

Extra large white shrimp, raw, $7.99/lb

Gwaltney Great Dogs 16 oz or bologna, 12 oz, $1.00

Butterball turkey sausage, $2 - .75/1 printable coupon from their website = $1.25

Tennessee Pride breakfast sausage, 16 oz, $2.50

Kroger Smoked Sausage, 13 – 14 oz, $2.50

Kroger bratwurst or Italian sausage, select, 16 – 18 oz, $2.99

Smithfield bacon, 12 – 16 oz, $3.50

Kroger salmon burgers, 12 oz, $4.99

Lowes Foods: 25% off meat sale

Publix:

Chicken drumsticks or thighs, $1.69/lb

Pork Loin rib chops, $3.49/lb

Pork cubed steaks, $3.99/lb

Tilapia filets, $6.99/lb

Top sirloin steak, $7.99/lb

Cumberland Gap boneless ham steak, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.35 each

Nathan’s skinless franks, 11 – 14 oz, $3.50

Lloyd’s shredded pork or chicken, in BBQ sauce, fully cooked, 16 oz tub, BOGO for $3.50 each

Banquet chicken nuggets, 24 oz package, $3.99

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

DG: Starkist tuna, chunk light tuna in water or oil, 5 oz, .80

DG: Hunt’s pasta sauce, 24 oz., .85

FL: Kellogg’s Froot Loops, Apple Jacks, or Corn Pops, select, $2 - $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = $1.00

HT: Wish-Bone salad dressing, $2.00 - .75/1 coupon from 5/10 SS = .50

HT: Bertolli pasta sauce, 15 – 24 oz, Buy 2 Get 3 Free (reg price $2.99)

Coupon: $1.50/2 coupon from 4/26 RP

Ibotta: .30/1 ibotta cash back offer for any red sauce

Total after 2 coupons and sale = .59 each – great deal!

Total after 2 coupons and ibotta = .54 each – great deal!

Limit 10

HT: Harris Teeter chunk light, 5 oz., .80 each

HT: Harris Teeter baked beans, 16 oz, $1.00

HT: Harris Teeter Organics baked beans, 15 oz, $1.00

HT: Newman’s Own pasta sauce, 24 oz, $2 - .50/1 coupon from 4/12 RP = $1.00

HT: Skippy peanut butter, 15 – 16.3 oz., BOGO for $1.64 each - .30/1 ibotta cash back offer for any peanut butter

Kroger: Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce, 18 oz, $1.00 - $1/3 coupon from 5/10 SS = .66 each – great deal for this product!

Kroger: Kroger tortilla chips, 10 oz, $1.00 – very good deal!

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

Publix: Wish-Bone dressing, 16 oz, BOGO for $1.14 each - .75/1 coupon from 5/10 SS = .39

                                             

Publix: Bertolli pasta sauce, 15 or 24 oz jar, BOGO for $1.39 - $1.50/2 coupon from 4/26 RP = .63 each

Publix: Peter Pan peanut butter, various, 28 oz., BOGO for $2.50 each – very good price for this size

RA: Jif peanut butter, 16 oz, 2 for $4

WG: Chicken of the Sea chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .79 with in-ad coupon, limit 3

PRODUCE

Aldi:

Little Salad Bar garden salad, 12 oz., .59

Green peppers, 20 oz., $1.19

Round tomatoes, 24 oz, .99

Baby Bella mushrooms, 8 oz, .99

Zucchini, 24 oz, $1.29

Red potatoes, 5 lb., $1.79

Carlie C’s:

Vidalia onions, .79/lb

Mangoes, $1 each

Tomatoes, $1.19/lb

Broccoli crowns, $1.79

Fresh Express romaine, or Green & Crisp, 9 – 12 oz, $1.89

All purpose white potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.69

Eastern red apples, 3 lb bag, $2.99

Food Lion:

Green cabbage, .49/lb

Kiwi, .50

Gala apples, .99/lb

Red vine cluster tomatoes, .99/lb

Mangoes, .99 each

Leaf lettuce, red, green or romaine, $1.49

Baby Portobello mushrooms, 8 oz, $2.00

Vidalia onions, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Rainbow bell peppers, 3 pack, $3.79

Harris Teeter:

Cucumbers, 2 for $1

Seedless navel oranges, .60 each

Lemons, .60 each

Lemons, 1 lb bag, .99

Sweet Vidalia onions, .99/lb

Red Delicious apples, .99/lb

Organic Hass avocados, BOGO for $1.14 each

Broccoli bunch, $1.49 each

Grape tomatoes, BOGO for $1.49 per container

Sweet blackberries, 6 oz, $1.99

Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99 each

Large slicing tomatoes, $1.99/lb - .20/1 ibotta cash back offer

Raspberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Personal size seedless watermelons, $2.99 each

Russet baking potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.00

Golden Delicious Apples, 3 lb bag, $3.00

Kroger:

Sweet corn, .39 each

Broccoli crowns, .99/lb

Jazz apples, .99/lb

Organic avocados, .99 each

Avocados, .99 each

Yellow or Zucchini squash, .99/lb – good price

Red, yellow or orange bell peppers, .99 each – good price

Organic gala apples, $1.79/lb

Organic broccoli, $1.79/lb

Red seedless grapes, $1.99/lb

Strawberries, 16 oz, $2.00

Blueberries, pint, $2.50

Organic romaine hearts, 3 count, $2.99

Organic Vidalia onions, 3 lb bag, $2.99

Lowes Foods:

Navel oranges, 2 for $1

Green onions, .69/bunch

Russet baking potatoes, .88/lb

Sweet potatoes, .89/lb

Mangoes, BOGO for $1 each

Roma tomatoes, $1.48/lb

Beefsteak tomatoes, $1.48/lb

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, BOGO for $2.00

Pineapple, large, BOGO for $2.50 each

Publix:

Sweet corn from Florida, .30 each

Mangos or Honey Mangos, $1 each

Vidalia onions, $1.29/lb

Green beans, squash, zucchini, $1.49/lb

Tomatoes, $1.99/lb

Athena Cantaloupe, from Florida, $2.50

Red potatoes from Florida, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Blackberries 12 oz, $3.00

Raspberries, 6 oz, $3.00

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  • jdouglas13 May 14, 2015

    Thanks! :) I scored a free head of iceberg lettuce too. Kroger usually has pretty nice peppers and they have them for $0.99 this week. I may go for a little ride...

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper May 14, 2015

    jdouglas13 - welcome home! Sorry that there are no free red peppers on the deals list this week. :-)

  • jdouglas13 May 14, 2015

    I especially appreciate your posting this list this week Faye -- I feel so confused as I usually do when I first get back from my Dad's, so I need all the help I can get!. I can't keep straight our sales vs his sales, and my pantry vs his pantry! I was all set to roast some lovely and FREE red peppers I had recently bought to put in tonight's salad, when I realized they are sitting in my Dad's fridge, not mine.