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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted September 23

Just the Basics

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

There is a super deal on milk at Aldi this week!

Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Dollar General deals are valid through 9/24/16. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Carlie C’s deals are valid through 9/27/16. 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

Carlie C's: Morning Fresh Farms Texas Biscuits, 10 count, .75

Carlie C's: IGA Butter-Me-Nots, 10 count, BOGO

HT: Ortega taco shells, 12 count, $1.50 - $1/2 coupon from Ortega.com = .99 each

HT: Harris Teeter cinnamon rolls, biscuits, croissants, in the refrigerated section, 8 – 16 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger crescent or cinnamon rolls, 8 count, $1.00

Kroger: Old El Paso taco shells 10 – 12 count, or refried beans, 16 oz

Sale: $1

Coupons: $1/3 Kroger digital coupon

LF: Old El Paso taco boats, 5.1 oz, $2 - .50/1 coupon from 8/21 SS = $1.00 (and buy 4 participating products and get a 10 cent gas reward)

DAIRY & FROZEN

FL: Food Lion chunk or shredded cheese, 8 oz, $2 - .25 quarter back promotion when you buy 4 Food Lion brand products

FL : Food Lion frozen vegetables, 16 oz, $1 - .25 quarter back promotion discount

Kroger: Kroger sliced cheese, 6 oz, $1.99 - $1 discount when you buy 4 = .99 each – super deal

Kroger: Kroger cheese, 12 – 16 oz, select shredded and block, $2.99

Kroger: Kroger vegetables, 10 – 12 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Pictsweet vegetables, 6 – 10 oz, $1.00

LF: Simply Potatoes, select, 20 – 24 oz

Sale: $2.00

Coupons: .75/1 coupon for mashed potatoes 21 -24 oz from 9/11 SS, .55/1 coupon from 8/28 SS for cut potato item

Total after .75 coupon = .50

LF: Yoplait Greek yogurt singles, .88

Coupons: .50/5 coupon from 8/7 SS, %1/5 coupons from Smart Shopper coupons link above, Food Lion digital coupons

Savingstar: Savingstar cash back offer

DRINKS

Kroger: Kroger water, 24 pack bottles, $1.88 – very good price if you buy bottled water

MILK

Aldi: Milk, 1 gallon, $1.79/gallon – fabulous deal!

Publix: Milk, 1 gallon, 2 for $5

EGGS

HT: Harris Teeter large eggs, 18 count, $1.66 (same as paying $1.10 per dozen)

MEAT

Aldi

Family pack of chicken drumsticks, 5 lb average weight, .49/lb

Chuck roast, $2.99/lb – good price

Fresh Prime Rib or NY Strip Steak Burger, 1 lb, $5.99

Strip steak, $7.99/lb

Beef pot roast kit, 2.75 lb, $8.99

Parkview Italian sausage or Bratwurst, 19 oz, $2.49

Fit & Active Sweet Italian turkey sausage, 20 oz, $3.49

Chicken wings, buffalo or honey BBQ, 28 oz, frozen, $5.49

Carlie C's

Split fryer breast, jumbo pack, .98/lb

Pork chops, bone-in assorted, family pack, $1.28/lb

Country style pork ribs, family pack, bone-in, $1.38/lb

Garner Only deal: Ground beef, family pack of 3 lbs or more, $1.68/lb

Ground beef, family pack of 3 lbs or more, $1.88/lb

Center cut pork chops, family pack, bone-in, $1.88/lb

Boneless beef chuck roast, $2.98/lb

Boneless chuck steaks, family pack, $3.18/lb.

Prairie Fresh pork tenderloin, $3.98/lb

Nature’s Best whiting fillets, 32 oz, $4.78

Ribeye roast, bone-in, $4.58/lb

Chicken party wings, 2.5 lb, $4.98

Bone-in ribeye steak, $4.98/lb.

Nature’s Best Shrimp, $5.48/lb

Boneless chicken breast or tenders, 5 lb, $9.95

John Morrell mear franks, 12 oz, .88

Eckrich jumbo hot dogs or Bologna, 12 – 14 oz, $1.00

Eckrich smoked sausage, 14 oz, $2.50 – BOGO coupon from 8/28 RP = $1.25 each

John Morrell cocktail smokies, 12 oz, $1.89

Mama Lucia meatballs, 14 – 20 oz, BOGO

Philly Gourmet beef patties, 24 oz, BOGO

The Philly Steak sandwich steaks, 21 oz, BOGO

Food Lion

Food Lion whole chickens, .79/lb

Pork picnic, whole, $1.29/lb

Boneless pork loin, $1.79/lb.

73% fresh lean ground beef, $1.99/lb.

Boneless center cut pork chops, $3.49/lb.

Nature’s Place St Louis style pork ribs, $3.99/lb

Boneless top sirloin steaks, $4.99/lb.

Sirloin fillet, $5.49/lb.

Beef shoulder roast, $5.49/lb.

Food Lion boneless skinless chicken breasts, 40 oz bag, $5.49

Food Lion ground turkey, 3 lbs, $6.99

Nature’s Place chicken breast, 24 oz, $6.99

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz bag, frozen, $6.99/lb

Hillshire Farm rope sausage, 12 – 14 oz, 2 for $5 - $1/2 coupon from in-store kiosk = 2 for $4

Nathan’s beef franks, 11 – 14 oz, $2.99

Food Lion cooked ham, $2.99/lb

Inland Market Tilapia fillets, 10 oz, $3.49 each

Fried chicken from the deli, 8 piece drumsticks and thighs, $4.99

Harris Teeter

Chicken leg quarters, value pack, .69/lb

Smithfield whole boneless pork loin, $1.88/lb

80% lean ground chuck, $2.99/lb

White EZ peel shrimp, $6.99/lb

Tuna medallions, $6.99/lb

Salmon steaks, $6.99/lb

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

Land O Frost Simply Delicious lunch meat, 8 oz, BOGO for $2.49 each

Nathan’s beef franks, BOGO for $2.99 each

Perdue frozen chicken various, 29 oz, BOGO for $3.99 each - $1.00 coupon from 8/21 RP or $1.50/2 coupon from Perdue.com

Lowes Foods

Turkey breast, frozen, $1.47/lb

Boneless chicken breast family pack, $2.47/lb (my buy price for chicken breast is $2 or less/lb)

Boneless ribeye steaks, family pack, $6.87/lb

Flounder fillets, $6.99/lb

Mahi Mahi fillets, $6.99/lb

Argentine shrimp, raw, colossal, 32 oz bag, frozen, BOGO for $16.99 per bag

Hormel Natural Choice lunch meat, 7 – 8 oz, $3.89 - .75/1 coupon from 8/21 SS = $2.39

Steak-Umm steaks, 21 oz, BOGO for $4.99 each

Cod fillets, $5.99/lb

Bubba turkey burgers, 32 oz, $6.99

Jone Dairy sausage patties, 5 – 7 oz, BOGO

Land O Frost sausage, 13.5 oz, BOGO

Kroger

Tyson chicken whole fryer, .77/lb. – very good price

Drumsticks or thighs, .77/lb.

Tyson split chicken breasts, $1.49/lb

Assorted pork chops, bone-in value pack, $1.99/lb.

Boneless pork loin, $1.99/lb.

Sugardale ham steaks, bone-in, $2.49

Kroger ground turkey, 85% lean, 16 oz, $2.50

Center cut pork chops, bone in value pack, $2.99/lb

Pork back ribs, $3.49/lb

Ground chuck, 80% lean, value pack, 3 lb package for $10.47 ($3.49/lb)

Catfish fillets, $5.99/lb

Kroger boneless chicken breasts, or cutlets, 2.5 – 3 lb, frozen, $6.99

Boneless strip steaks, value pack, $6.99/lb.

Atlantic salmon fillets, fresh, $6.99/lb.

Jumbo white shrimp, 2 lb bag, $7.99/lb

Bar-S hot dogs, 16 oz, $1.00

Eckrich smoked sausage, 10 – 14 oz, $2.50 – BOGO coupon rom 8/28 RP (exp 9/25) = $1.25 each

Kroger lunch meat, 7 – 9 oz, $2.77

MISCELLANEOUS GROCERY

Aldi: Dakota’s Pride kidney or chili, 15.5 oz, .49

Aldi: Harvest stewed or diced tomatoes, 14.5 oz, .49

Aldi: Happy Harvest crushed tomatoes, 28 oz, .79

Carlie C's: Better Valu canned corn, select, 15 – 15.25, .58

Carlie C's: Margaret Holmes Greens, 14 – 15 oz, .68

FL: Food Lion pasta, 12 – 16 oz, .99 - .25 quarter back promotion discount

HT: Harris Teeter beans, various, 15.25 oz cans, .60 each

HT: Harris Teeter canned fruit or pineapple, 15 – 20 oz, $1.00

HT: Harris Teeter Organics including corn, peas or green beans, 14.5 – 15.25 oz., $1.00

Harris Teeter Organics black or kidney beans, 15 oz, $1.00

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

LF: Skippy peanut butter, 15 – 16.3 oz, $2 - .50/1 coupon fro 7/31 SS = $1.00

PRODUCE

Aldi

Cucumbers, .39 each

Garlic, .49/3-pack

Sweet onions, 2 lb, .98 (.49/lb)

White mushrooms, 8 oz, .69

Roma tomatoes, 16 oz, .79

Carlie C's

NC sweet potatoes, .69/lb

Jumbo yellow onions, .69/lb

Fresh Express green & crisp, 12 oz, $1.25

White seedless grapes, $1.48/lb

Broccoli Crowns, $1.49/lb

Red Delicious apples, 5 lb bag, $3.89

Food Lion

Cucumbers, 2 for $1

Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

Red seedless grapes, $1.49/lb

Hot house tomatoes, $1.49/lb

Harris Teeter

Kiwi, 5 for $1

Ornamental gourds (I LOVE these little guys!), 5 for $3

Sweet potatoes or Russet potatoes, .89/lb

Red Delicious, Ginger Gold, Rome apples, .99/lb – 20% Savingstar cash back offer

Sweet Gala apples, .99/lb – 20% Savingstar cash back offer

Mangos, $1.00

Hot house English cucumbers, BOGO for $1 each

Eat Smart Broccoli Slaw, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.24 each

Tomatoes on the vine, $1.49/lb

Yellow or zucchini squash, $1.49

Mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.66

Blackberries, 6 oz, $1.67

Campari tomatoes, 16 oz, BOGO For $1.99 each

Fresh pie pumpkins, $2.00

Organic Bartlett pears, 2 lb bag, $2.99

White potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2.99

Organic red, green, black seedless grapes, $2.99/lb

Seedless navel oranges, 3 lb bag, $2.99

Kroger

Green bell peppers, .69 each

Whole pineapple, medium size, .99 – very good price

Yellow peaches, .99/lb

Red potatoes, .99/lb

Eggplant, .99/lb

Green or red Bartlett pears, .99/lb

Romaine, red, green leaf lettuce, .99 each

Yellow onions, .99/lb

Mini peeled carrots, 16 oz, bag, $1.29

Jazz or Sweetango apples, $1.99/lb – 20% off Savingstar cash back offer

Simple Truth organic carrots, 2 lb bag, $1.99

Strawberries, 16 oz, $2

Fresh Selections or Dole salad blends, 5 – 12 oz, $2

Simple Truth Organic Russet potatoes, 3 lb bag, $2.49

Simple Truth Organic grape tomatoes, 10 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods

Gala apples, 5 lb tote, Eastern grown, .99/lb

Fresh Express salad mix, 5 oz, $2.50

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Sep 24, 11:06 a.m.

    Em2s - you are so welcome! And here in the 40/42 area, we are fully gassed. :-)

  • Em2s Sep 24, 8:44 a.m.

    Thank you, Faye! With gasoline conservation, this list is especially helpful. Hopefully, everyone has been able to resume regular fueling routines across the state.