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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted June 4, 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 June 6, 2015. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Carlie C’s deals are valid through June 7, 2015. These deals run Monday through Sunday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Publix deals are valid through June 9, 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

DG: Clover Valley white bread, 20 or, $1.25

DG: Clover Valley hot dog or hamburger buns, 8 coupon, $1.25

HT: Kangaroo pita pockets, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.14 each

HT: Thomas’ mini bagels, 15 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each - .55/1 Checkout 51 cash back rebate

Kroger bread, 20 oz select, $1.00

Kroger buns, 8 count, $1.00

LF: Taco Bell taco shells, crunchy, 12 count, BOGO for $1.00 each

LF: Crusty French bread, from bakery, $1.49 each

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

Publix: Joseph’s Flatbread, 10 oz package, BOGO for $1.35 each

Publix: Nature’s Own buns or rolls, select, 8 count, BOGO for $1.50 each

DAIRY & FROZEN

Aldi: Happy Farms shredded cheese, 16 oz, $2.99 – good price

HT: E-Vic deal: Yoplait yogurt, 6 oz, limit 10, .37

Coupons: .50/5 and $1.00/10 coupons from Smart Shopper coupons link above, .40/2 coupon from Pillsbury.com

Ibotta: .30/1 ibotta cash back rebate

Total at register with .50/5 coupon = .17 each – great deal!

Total for 2 after .40/2 coupon = 2 for FREE!

Kroger: Kroger yogurt, 6 oz, 3 for $1

Kroger sour cream, 16 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger cheese slices, 6 oz, $1.66

Kroger cheese, shredded block 12 – 16 oz and American singles 24 count, $2.99 (good price for the 16 oz shredded)

Kroger: Green Giant or Kroger boxed frozen vegetables, 10 – 12 oz, $1.00

LF: Land O Lakes butter spread, 6.50 – 7 oz, $1.69 - .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = .69

LF: Borden cheese slices, 12 oz, $2.29 - .55/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1.19

Publix: Green Giant frozen boxed veggies, 7 – 10 oz, BOGO for .77 each

DRINKS

FL: Food Lion orange juice, 128 oz, $3.98

HT: Tetley tea, 24 count, $2.59 - .75/1 coupon from 5/3 SS AND .75/1 HT Digital coupon = .34

HT: Lipton Tea, family size, 24 count bags, $2.00 - .75/1 coupon from 5/17 RP =.50

HT: Seattle’s Best coffee, 12 oz, $4.99 – $2.00 printable coupon from their FB page AND $1 HT digital coupon = $1.99

HT: Gevalia coffee, 12 oz, BOGO for $4.89 each - $1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $3.89

LF: Seattle’s Best coffee, 12 oz, $5.99 – $2.00 printable coupon from their FB page = $3.99

Publix; Lipton Pure Leaf tea, 64 oz, BOGO for $1.25 each - $1 coupon from 5/3 SS = .25 – great price

Milk:

CC: Pine State milk, 1 gallon, whole or 2%, $2.59

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

EGGS

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

LF: Eggland’s Best large white eggs, 1 dozen, $2.50 - .35/1 coupon from 5/10 SS

WG: Nice eggs, Large, Grade A, a dozen, $1.29 – .30/1 ibotta cash back offer for any brand of eggs = .99 after ibotta


MEAT

Aldi:

Kirkwood chicken thighs, fresh, .99/lb

Kirkwood fresh chicken breasts, $2.49/lb

Center Cut pork chops, fresh boneless, $3.79/lb

Ground beef, 80% lean, $3.79/lb

Sea Queen large cooked shrimp, 12 oz, $6.49

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

Kirkwood never any Italian or Spinach Feta chicken sausage, 12 oz, $2.99

Parkview brats, various, 14 oz, $1.99

Parkview bun length wieners, 3 lb, $2.99

Kirkwood breast nuggets, 29 oz, $3.79

Cattleman’s Ranch Black Angus beef patties, 2 lb, $7.99

Carlie C’s:

Smoked picnics, whole, .99/lb

Fresh split fryer breast, family pack, $1.28

Pork Shoulder Blade Steaks, $1.78/lb

Carlie C’s bulk sausage, $2.18/lb

Ground beef, family pack, $2.68/lb

Trout fillets, $2.78/lb

Gwaltney meat franks, 12 oz, $1.09

Bar S sliced bologna, or meat franks, 12 oz, $1.09

Frosty Morn franks, 12 oz, $1.39

Carolina Pride smoked sausage, 14 oz, $1.78

Oscar Mayer variety pack, 16 oz, BOGO

Oscar Mayer meat bologna, 16 oz, select, BOGO

Food Lion:

Chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag, .69/lb – good deal

Pork chops, boneless, center cut, $2.99

Pork back ribs, $2.99/lb

Pork tenderloin, whole, $3.49/lb

Top Round London Broil, $3.99/lb

Food Lion Arrowtooth Flounder or Whiting, 32 oz, $5.99

Cod fillets, $5.99/lb

Food Lion raw jumbo shrimp, 16 oz, $7.99

Smithfield smoked sausage, 11 – 14 oz, $2.50

Hormel bacon, 12 – 16 oz, $3.49

Ball Park fully cooked original burgers, 16 – 28 oz, $7.49

Fri – Sun only: Ball Park meat franks, 15 oz, 2 for $3 - .55/1 coupon from 5/17 RP

Harris Teeter:

Center cut boneless pork chops, $2.99/lb

Ground chuck, 80% lean, $3.49/lb

EZ Peel shrimp, $6.99/lb

Swordfish steaks, $6.99/lb

Porterhouse or t-bone steak, $7.99/lb

Mama Mancini meatballs, 22 oz package, BOGO for $3.74 each - $2/1 coupon from Hopster.com recently = $1.74

Oscar Mayer bologna, select, 8 – 16 oz., BOGO for $1.30 and up

Oscar Mayer bacon, 12 – 16 oz, BOGO for $3.12 each

Kroger:

Pork Loin, boneless, $1.88/lb

Heritage Farm chicken breasts, or thighs, $1.99/lb

Kroger ground beef, 73% lean, sold in 3 lb package, $1.99/lb – good deal

Center cut pork chops, boneless, $3.49/lb

Chuck roast, boneless, $4.99/lb

Salmon fillets, $5.99/lb

Catfish or Mahi Mahi fillets, $5.99/lb

Whole boneless strip steak, $6.99/lb

Flat Iron steak, boneless, $6.99/lb

Extra large white shrimp, 2 lb bag, $7.99/lb

Eckrich smoked sausage, 13 – 14 oz, $2 – BOGO coupon from 5/17 RP

Heritage Farm lunch meat, 10 oz, $1.99

Ball Park beef franks, 14 – 15 oz, $2.99 - .55/1 coupon from 5/17 RP

Private Selection beef patties, frozen, 2 lb box, $8.99

Lowes Foods:

The Philly Steak sandwich steaks, 9 oz, BOGO for $2.50 each

Oscar Mayer meat bologna, 16 oz, $2.50

Southern style pork ribs, $2.79/lb

Perdue boneless chicken breast, BOGO for $3/lb

Baby Back pork ribs, BOGO for $3/lb

Boneless center cut pork chops, family pack, $3.99/lb

Ground beef, 80% lean, $3.99/lb

Cod Fillets, $5.99/lb

Large rotisserie chickens, $6.99 each

Boneless strip steaks, $7.97/lb

Argentine Extra large raw shrimp, BOGO for $8.49/lb

Frick’s, bone-in ham steaks, $3.98/lb

Lowes Foods center cut bacon, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.50 each

Gwaltney bacon, 12 oz, $2.98

Publix:

Chicken wings, 4 lb or more, $2.69/lb

Pork Loin Chops, boneless, BOGO for $2.74 each

St Louis pork spare ribs, $3.99/lb

Tilapia fillets, $5.99/lb

Oscar Mayer hot dogs, 16 oz, select, BOGO for $1.89 each

Jennie-O turkey bacon, 12 oz, $2.50

Publix hickory smoked bacon, 12 or 16 oz, $3.33 each

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

CVS: Bumble Bee solid white tuna in water, 5 oz, .99, limit 10

CC: Better Valu mixed vegetables, peas or potatoes, 15 oz can, .59

CC: Skippy peanut butter, 15 – 16.3 oz, $1.65 – good price

DG: Peter Pan peanut butter, 16 oz, $2.00

FL: Starkist chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .79

FL: Peter Pan peanut butter, 13 – 16.3 oz., 2 for $4 - $1 discount when you buy 2 = 2 for $3 – good deal

HT: Harris Teeter beans, select, kidney, garbanzo or black beans, 15 – 15.5 oz, .60 each

Harris Teeter green beans, corn or peas, canned, various, .60 each

Publix; Jif peanut butter, 15 – 16 oz, $2.00

RA: Bumble Bee tuna, chunk light, 5 oz, 5 for $5

WG: Butterball turkey bacon, 6 oz, $1.29

Coupon: .75/1 coupon from Butterball.com

Ibotta: .30/1 ibotta cash back offer for any brand of bacon

Total after coupon and ibotta = .24 – great deal!

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

WG: Kellogg’s cereal, select, 8.7 – 13.7 oz and Pop Tarts, 8 pack, $1.88 - $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = .88

WG: Skippy peanut butter, 16.3 oz, 2 for $4

PRODUCE

Aldi:

Pineapple, whole, .99 each – great price!

Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.29 – very good price

Honey dew melon, $1.69 each

Blueberries, pint, $1.99

Seeded or seedless watermelons, $3.99 each – very good price

Carlie C’s :

Green cabbage, .45/lb

Cucumbers, .60 each

Fresh express garden or shredded lettuce, select, $1.69

Broccoli Crowns, $1.79/lb

Yellow onions, 3 lb bag, $2.19

Grape tomatoes, pint, $2.29

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.79

Food Lion:

Green cabbage, .49/lb

Navel oranges, 2 for $1

Red onions, .99/lb

Pink Lady apples, $1.29/lb

Bosc or Red pears, $1.49/lb

Strawberries, 1 lb., $1.50

Mini cucumbers, 4 pack, $1.79

Green seedless grapes, $1.89/lb

White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.00

Black berries or raspberries, $2.50

Vidalia onions, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Harris Teeter:

Broccoli, large bunch, $1.49 each

Tomaotes on the vine, $1.49/lb

Fresh Express baby spinach, 5 oz bag, $1.99

Red cherries, $2.99/lb

Blueberries, $2.99

Organic raspberries, 6 oz, $3.00

Kroger:

Sweet corn, .39 each

Cucumbers, .59 each

Yellow squash or zucchini, NC grown, .99/lb – very good price

Avocados, .99 each

Vidalia onions, .99/lb

Red onions, .99/lb

Mangos, .99 each

Peaches, .99/lb – good deal

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

Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.99

Blueberries, pint, $1.99

Organic red tomatoes on the vine, VA grown, $1.99/lb

Red cherries, $2.99/lb – good deal for cherries

Simple Truth Organic romaine hearts, 3 count, $2.99

Organic red or white grapes, seedless, $2.99/lb

Lowes Foods:

Sweet corn, .25 each – good deal

Kiwi fruit, .75 each

Vidalia onions, .78/lb

Seedless watermelon quarters, .79/lb

Russet baking potatoes, .88/lb

Large slicing cucumbers, .89 each

Yellow squash or zucchini, .99/lb – good deal

Mangoes, .99 each

Beefsteak tomatoes, $1.48 /lb

Green snap beans, $1.69/lb

Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99 each

Blueberries from NC, pint, $3.50

Publix:

Seedless watermelon, .59/lb

Vidalia onions, .69/lb – good price

Hass avocados, $1 each

Mini sweet peppers, 8 oz package, BOGO for $1.50 each

Sliced squash, BOGO For $1.50 per lb

Fresh Express salad blend, 5 to 11 oz bag, BOGO for $2.00

Red seedless grapes, $2.49/lb

Athena cantaloupe, $2.50 each

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, select, $2.50

Asparagus, $2.99/lb

Cherries, $3.99/lb

Walmart:

Corn, fresh, .25 each

Green bell peppers, .64

Strawberries, 1 lb, $1.98

PET FOOD:

FL: Purina Beneful dog food, 6.5 – 7 lb bag, $8.99 -$5/1 coupon available last week or $2/1 Beneful coupon from 4/26 SS

WG: Purina Beneful or Dog Chow, select 3.15 – 4.4 lbs., $5.99 - $5/1 coupon available last week or $2/1 Beneful coupon from 4/26 SS

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Jun 5, 2015

    ascherer - I didn't see any cat food deals that really stood out to me this week but I will look for them next week. Nice kitty drawing. :-)

  • ascherer Jun 4, 2015

    Faye - Thanks for adding the pet food back. Even though I only have cats, I do appreciate you taking the time to include this. =^-.-^=