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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted September 15

Just the Basics

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

There are excellent deals on eggs, milk, yogurt and cheese this week!

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Dollar General deals are valid through 9/17. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Carlie C’s deals are valid through 9/20. 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

HT: White or wheat dough balls, $1.00 – good price – we love to use these for making pizza

HT: Lender’s bagels, 6 count, 17.1 oz, plain, BOGO for .89 each

HT: Thomas’ English muffins, 12 oz, BOGO for $2.14 each

LF: Thomas’ bagels, 20 oz, BOGO for $2.25 each

Publix: Nature’s Own buns or rolls, 8 count, BOGO for $1.54

DAIRY & FROZEN

Carlie C's: Borden shredded cheese, natural slices, chunk or American singles, select, $1.66 each

FL: Food Lion sour cream, 16 oz, $1.50 - .25 quarter back discount

FL: Food Lion chunk or shredded cheese, 8 oz, $2 - .25 quarter back discount = $1.75

FL: Food Lion cheese singles, 12 oz, $2 - .25 quarter back discount = $1.75

FL: Birds Eye Steamfresh veggies, select 10 – 10.8 oz., $1.00

HT: Simply Potatoes, hash browns or diced potatoes, 20 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each - .55/1 coupon from 8/28 SS = .39 each

HT: Activia yourt, 4 pack, BOGO for $1.44 each

Coupons: $1 coupon from 8/14 SS (exp 9/14) or $1/2 coupon from 9/11 SS

Total after $1 coupon is .44 (or .44 each with $1/2 coupon if we get Super Double starting Sunday)

HT: Harris Teeter natural sliced cheese, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each – very good price

Harris Teeter American Cheese singles, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each – good price

Harris Teeter Ricotta Cheese, 15 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each

Kroger: Kroger Natural cheese slices, 6 oz, $1.99 - $1 discount (when you buy 4 participating items)

= .99 – super price!

Kroger: Private Selection vegetables, 12 – 16 oz, $1.99 - $1 discount (when you buy 4 participating items)

= .99

Kroger: Sargento shredded cheese, 7 – 8 oz, $2.99 - $1 discount (when you buy 4 participating items) and .40/2 coupon from 8/28 SS = $1.79 each

Kroger orange juice, 1 gallon, $1.50

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

Kroger shredded and block cheese, select 12 – 16 oz, $3.50

LF: Tribe hummus, 8 oz, BOGO for $1.74 each

LF: Challenge butter quarters, 16 oz, $3.50 - .75 coupon from challengedairy.com = $2.00

Publix: Birds Eye Voila skillet meal, BOGO for $2.28 each - $1.50 and $1 coupons from 8/14 SS = as low as 78 cents!

DRINKS

Carlie C's: IGA Orange Juice, 128 oz, $2.50

Carlie C's: IGA cut green beans or chopped collards, 16 oz, frozen, $1.00

CVS: Just the Basics bottled purified water, 24 pack, $2.44 - .50 app-only savings = $1.94

HT: Sunny D punch, 64 oz, BOGO for .99 each - .50/1 coupon from 8/28 SS = FREE!

HT: Juicy Juice juice boxes, 8 count, $2 - .55/1 coupon from 8/21 SS = .90

MILK

HT: Almond Breeze almond milk, 64 oz, $2.50 - .50/1 coupon from 7/24 SS = $1.50

Publix: Kroger: Silk Almondmilk or Cashewmilk, 32 oz, select, $2.77 - $1 discount (when you buy 4 participating items) = $1.77

EGGS

Carlie C’s: Saturday only deal (9/17) P&R Medium Eggs, 12 count, 3 for $1 – WOW! Great price!, limit 6

MEAT

Aldi

Chicken breasts, fresh family pack, $1.49/lb – excellent price

80% lean ground beef, fresh family pack, $1.99/lb – very good price

Boneless pork country style ribs, fresh, $2.59

Sirloin tip roast, $2.99/lb – excellent price

Marinated pork loin filet, $2.99/lb

Fresh turkey tenderloins, 30 oz, $5.99

Parkview cocktail sausages, 14 oz, $1.99

Parkview bratwurst or Italian sausage, 19 oz, $2.49

Kirkwood chicken wings, select, 28 oz frozen, $5.49

Carlie C's

Fresh fryer thighs or drumsticks, .78/lb

Pork picnic, fresh, .98/lb

Boneless beef cubed steak, family pack, $2.88/lb

Boneless London Broil, $2.88/lb

Boneless NY strip steaks, $5.48/lb

Steak-Umm sandwich steaks, BOGO

Boneless beef bottom round roast, $2.58/lb

Boneless beef rump roast, $2.68/lb

Boneless beef bottom round steaks, family pack, $2.78/lb

Ground round, $2.88/lb

Nature’s Best Swai fillets, 2 lb , $5.48

Sugardale hot dogs, 12 oz, .89

Carolina Pride roll pork sausage, .99

Hormel Little Sizzlers sausage links, 12 oz, $1.00

Sugardale bacon, 12 oz, $2.50

Food Lion

Chicken drumsticks or thighs, family pack, .99/lb

Whole Boston Butt pork roast, .99/lb

Country style pork ribs, $1.49/lb.

Perdue Oven Stuffer Roaster, $1.49/lb

Taste of Inspirations smokey, mesquite pork roast, $1.99/lb

Top round London broil, $2.99/lb – great price

Inland Market Cod Fillets, 10 oz, $3.69

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz, frozen, $5.49/lb

Food Lion Tilapia Fillets, 3 lb, frozen, $9.99/lb

Jimmy Dean bacon, 16 oz, $3.99 - .55/1 coupon from 8/28 RP

Pork back ribs, $3.49/lb.

Bar-S jumbo franks, 16 oz, $1.00

Harris Teeter

Boneless chicken breasts, BOGO for $2.49/lb ($1.99/lb at the meat case every day of the week)

Smithfield fresh boneless whole pork tenderloin, BOGO for $2.99 each

Tenderized beef cube steak, BOGO for $3.29 each

Plainville Farms 94% ground turkey, antibiotic free, 16 oz, $3.50

Chuck roast, Angus beef, bone-in, $3.97/lb

HT Fisherman’s Market raw shrimp, 32 oz, select, BOGO for $13.99 and up

Salmon fillets, $6.99/lb

Eckrich sausage 13 oz, $2.50 – BOGO coupon from 8/28 RP = $1.25 each

Harris Teeter breakfast sausage, 12 oz, $2.50

Harris Teeter deli shaved meats, 7 – 9 oz, $2.50

Oscar Mayer beef franks, 15 oz, BOGO for $2.99

Buy 2 Jimmy Dean sausage rolls, 16 oz for 2 for $7 and get a free Jimmy Dean bacon

Coupon: .55/1 coupon from 8/28 RP for any Jimmy Dean breakfast product

Perdue frozen chicken, various, 18 – 26 oz, $4.99 - $1 coupon from 8/21 RP = $3.99 ($2.99 if we get Super Doubles starting Sunday)

Kroger

Heritage Farm chicken leg quarters, 10 lb bag for $4.90 (.49/lb)

Pork Boston Butt, bone-in, pork shoulder, $1.79/lb

Tyson boneless chicken breasts, or tenders, $1.99/lb

Heritage Farm chicken wings, $1.99/lb

Kroger ground beef, 73% lean, 3 lb roll for $7.47 ($2.49/lb)

Boneless bottom or eye of round roast, beef, $2.99/lb – great price

Boneless or Bone-in pork chops, value pack, $2.99/lb

Boneless pork tenderloin, $2.99/lb

Tilapia fillets, or cod, select, $4.99/lb

Lobster tails, 4 – 5 oz, $4.99/lb

Kroger shrimp platter, frozen, 20 count, 11 oz, $5

T-Bone steaks, bone-in, value pack, $5.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, 5 lb box, $29.95 ($5.99/lb)

McCormick smoked sausage, 14 oz, $2.99 - .75/1 coupon from 8/14 RP = $2.24

Hillshire Farm smoked sausage or Litl Smokies, 12 – 14 oz., $2.50

Smithfield bacon, select, $2.99

Buy Carando meatballs or Italian sausage, 16 oz, $3.99 and get a free Tagliatelle Pasta or Fresh Antica Pasteria Pasta, 8.8 oz in the deli

Lowes Foods

Perdue fresh chicken leg quarters, family pack, .89/lb

St. Louis pork ribs, $2.88/lb

Perdue boneless chicken breasts, thighs or tenderloins, BOGO for $2.99/lb - $1/2 coupon from 7/31 RP (exp 9/14)

Butterball 85% lean fresh ground turkey, 16 oz, $2.99

Boneless beef chuck roast, $3.99/lb

Star Classic cooked shrimp, 12 oz, BOGO for $4.99 each

Argentine shrimp, 32 oz, BOGo for $13.99 per bag

Carolina Pride lunch meat, select, 10 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

Carolina Pride Bacon, 12 oz, $2.99 - .75/1 coupon from 9/11 SS

Cooked Perfect meatballs, 12 – 14 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each - $1.50 coupon from 8/28 SS = .49

Nathan’s beef hot dogs, 11 – 14 oz, BOGO for $2.99 each

Land O Frost deli sliced ham or turkey breast, 16 oz, $3.99 - .50/1 coupon fro 8/28 SS = $2.99

Al Fresco dinner sausage, 12 oz, $3.99 - $1 coupon from 9/11 RP = $2.99

Philly Gourmet beef patties, 1.5 lb, BOGO

Publix

Publix chicken leg quarters, BOGO for .74/lb

Publix boneless chicken breast, BOGO for $2.35/lb.

Pork St Louis Style spare ribs, $2.99/lb

Boneless pork loin chops, $3.99/lb

93% lean ground beef, $4.99/lb

Boneless top sirloin steaks, $5.99/lb

Perdue Short Cuts chicken or turkey breast, 8 or 9 oz, BOGO for $2.49 each - $1/2 coupon from 8/21 RP

Hebrew National kosher beef franks, 11 or 12 oz package, BOGO for $3.15 each

Brookwood Farms pulled pork, select varieties, 16 oz, BOGO for $2.99 each

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

Aldi: SimplyNature Organic Garbanzo Beans, 15 oz, .79

Aldi: SimplyNature Organic beans, select pinto or kidney beans, 15 – 15.5 oz, .79

Carlie C's: Libby’s vegetables, 14.5 – 15.25 oz, .58 - $1/4 coupon from 8/21 RP

Carlie C’s: Saturday ony deal (9/17) StarKist chunk light tuna, 5 oz can, .48

CVS: Bumble Bee solid white tune, 5 oz can, .99

CVS: Kellogg’s cereals, select, $1.99 - $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = .99

FL: Food Lion canned vegetables, .68 - .25 quarter back discount = .43

FL: Food Lion chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .78 - .25 quarter back discount = .53

HT: E-Vic offer - Kellogg’s Pop Tarts, 8 count, $1.77, limit 2

Coupon: $1/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, .40/1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $1/3 coupon from 8/28 RP

Total after coupon = .77 (FREE is Super Doubles starts on 9/18!)

HT: Mahatma whole grain brown rice, 14 oz, $1.00 - .50/1 coupon from 9/11 RP = FREE!

HT: Mahatma rice packets, 5 oz, .95 - .50/1 coupon from 9/11 RP = FREE!

HT: Bisquick mix, 20 oz, $1.50 - .50/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above AND .50/1 Harris Teeter digital e-Vic coupon = FREE!

HT: Ragu pasta sauce, 24 oz, $1.78 each - $1/1 coupon from 9/11 SS = FREE! (if we get Super Doubles starting Sunday)

HT: Maruchan Bowls, .75 - $1/2 coupon from 8/14 SS = 2 for FREE (if we get Super Doubles on Sunday)

HT: Old El Paso taco shells, 10 – 12 count, BOGO for .94 each or seasoning packets for .75 each

Coupon: $1/3 coupon from 7/24 SS or Smart Shopper coupons link above

HT coupon: $1/3 Harris Teeter digital e-Vic coupon

Savingstar: $1/3 Savingstar cash back offer

Total after manuf. and HT coupon = 3 for FREE if we get Super Doubles!

HT: Kellogg’s Frosted Mini Wheats, Froot Loops, or Special K cereal, 12 oz, $2.50

HT: Barilla Pasta, 12 – 16 oz, $1.25 - .55/2 coupon from 8/14 RP = .70 each

HT: Mom’s Best cereals, 12 – 16.5 oz, $2.00 - .75/1 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link recently = .50

Coupons: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 9/11 and 8/28 RP, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $2/4 coupon from Smart Shopper Coupons link above

Total after $1 coupon (if we get Super Doubles) = .50!

HT: Skippy peanut butter, 15 – 16.3 oz, $2.00 - .50/1 coupon from 7/31 SS = $1.00

HT: Mahatma extra long grain rice, 32 oz, $2 - .50/1 coupon from 9/11 RP = $1.00

Kroger: Kellogg’s or Special K cereal, select, 10.8 – 15 oz

Sale: $2.77 - $1 discount (when you buy 4 participating items)

Coupons: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 9/11 and 8/28 RP, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $2/4 coupon from Smart Shopper Coupons link above

Total after discount and $1/1 coupon = .77

LF: Ragu pasta sauce, 16 – 24 oz, $1.50 - $1 coupon from 9/11 SS = .50

LF: Tuttorosso tomatoes, 28 oz can, $1.00

LF: Kellogg’s cereals, select, 8.4 – 12 oz

Sale: 5 for $9 (must buy 5)

Coupons: $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 9/11 and 8/28 RP, various coupons from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com in the Coupons tab, $2/4 coupon from Smart Shopper Coupons link above

Publix: Kellogg’s mini-wheats cereal, 15 – 18 oz, BOGO for $1.65 each - $1 coupon from Kelloggsfamilyrewards.com when you redeem 850 reward points = .65 each

Publix: Ronzoni pasta, 12 or 16 oz box, BOGO for .79 each

Rite Aid: Honey Bunches of Oats, $1.99 - $1/2 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link above = $1.49 each

Walgreens: Ragu pasta sauce, 16 – 24 oz, 2 for $3 - $1/1 coupon from 9/11 SS = .50 each with 2 coupons

Walgreens: Chicken of the Sea chunk light tuna, 5 oz can, .69 with in-ad coupon, limit 2

PRODUCE

Aldi

Bananas, .39/lb

Avocados, .69 each – super deal

Mini cucumbers, .99 per 16 oz package

Tomatoes on the vine, $1.49 per 24 oz package (.99/lb)

Green peppers, $1.29 per 16 oz package

Organic grape tomatoes, $1.49 per pint

Organic red grapes, 2 lb bag for $2.58 ($1.29/lb)

Mandarins, 3 lb. package, $2.69

Food Lion

Hass Avocados, .99 – 20% Checkout51.com cash back offer

Jumbo white onions, .89/lb

Roma tomatoes, .99/lb

Yellow or white peaches, $1.49/lb.

Romaine leaf lettuce, $1.49 each

Broccoli crowns, $1.59/lb

Fresh Express Flat Spinach, 8 oz, $1.99

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.00

Gala apples, 3 lb bag, $2.99 (and the purchase of the bag of apples helps provide 6 meals to your local food bank, according to the ad!)

Fresh Express salad kits, select, 9.7 – 11.7 oz, $2.99 each

Nature’s Place organic salads, 5 oz, $2.99 each

Harris Teeter

Fresh Limes, 3 for .99

Yellow onions, 2 lbs. for $1

Green bell peppers, .59 each

Navel oranges, .60 each

Kale, large bunch, .99 each

Organic Baby peeled carrots, 1 lb bag, $1.50

Fresh organic broccoli, 1 bunch, BOGO for $1.74 each

Strawberries, 1 lb, BOGO for $1.99 /lb.

Slicing tomatoes, hot house, $1.99/lb

Nature Sweet Cherubs, 10.5 oz, $1.99

Cantaloupe, BOGO for $1.99 each

Fresh Express Caesar Salads, 9 – 10 oz, $3.00

Yukon Gold potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.49/lb

Kroger

Green bell peppers, .69 each

Eggplant, .99 each

Yellow sweet onions, .99/lb

Acorn, Butternut, or Spaghetti Squash, .99/lb

Red, white, black seedless grapes, .99/lb - very good deal

Green or red Bartlett pears, .99/lb

Large cantaloupes, $1.25 – very good deal

Organic Gala Apples or Bartlett Pears, $1.99/lb

Fresh Selections, or Dole Salad Blends, 5 – 12 oz, $2

Organic yellow peaches, $2.49/lb

Organic raspberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Campari tomatoes, 32 oz, $3.99

Lowes Foods

Fall squash, .99/lb

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, .99, limit 2 – great deal

Yellow cooking onions, 3 lb bag, .99 – great deal

Grimmway Farms baby carrots, 1 lb, .99

Broccoli crowns, $1.49/lb

Roma tomatoes, $1.69/lb

NC Muscadines, pint, $2.50

Fresh Express salad mix, 11 oz American, 9 oz Italian, $3.00

Cauliflower, Snow White from California, $3.49 each

Publix

Gala apples, .99/lb

Bartlett pears, .99/lb

Cilantro, .99/bunch

Eat Smart vegetables, 10 or 12 oz package, BOGO for $1.25 each

Tomatoes on the vine or beefsteak tomatoes, $1.69/lb

Fresh Express Salad Blend, select 5 – 11 oz, BOGO for $1.99 each

Red or Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.49

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Sep 16, 12:18 a.m.

    Em2s - you are so welcome. Happy shopping!

  • Em2s Sep 15, 10:33 p.m.

    Thank you so much for this great shopping list, Faye!! I'll be out early Friday to gather some of these great buys.