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Just the Basics weekly deals

Posted June 22

Just the Basics

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


Sale Dates

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Dollar General deals are valid through June 24, 2017. These deals run Sunday through Saturday.

Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, Aldi, Kroger and Carlie C’s deals are valid June 21 –June 27, 2017. These deals run Wednesday through Tuesday.

Sprouts deals are valid June 21 – June 28, 2017.

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!


Carlie C’s: French bread from the deli, .99 each

Harris Teeter hot dog or hamburger buns, 8 count, .77, limit 4: E-Vic deal only

HT: Dough balls, white or wheat, (found in the deli), $1.00 each


HT: Harris Teeter American cheese singles, 12 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each

HT: Birds Eye frozen vegetables, select 10 oz, $1.00

Kroger: Kroger cottage cheese, sour cream, dip, 16 oz, $1.29

Publix: Green Giant frozen vegetables, 7 – 10 oz box, select, BOGO for .99 each


Harris Teeter orange juice, 59 oz, $1.97, limit 4: E-Vic deal only

HT: Harris Teeter natural apple juice, 64 oz, $1.66


Carlie C’s: Pine State milk, 1 gallon, $2.78

Kroger milk, ½ gallon, $1.25 (includes chocolate milk)

Kroger gallon milk: $2.59 at the Garner location


HT: Eggland’s Best Extra Large Eggs, 12 count, $2.50 - .50 coupon from 5/7 or 4/2 RP

Walgreens: Nice eggs, 12 count, large, .79, limit 2



ONLY valid 6/21 – 6/25: Chicken breasts, family pack, fresh, $1.69/lb , limit 4 while supplies last

Whole pork butt roast, $1.89/lb

Black Angus chuck roast, $3.99/lb

Black Angus top sirloin, $4.99/lb

Black Angus Skirt Steak, $6.49/lb

Boneless beef ribeye steaks, twin pack, $6.99/lb

Black Angus Strip Steak

Parkview bacon cheddar brats or chili cheese smoked sausafe, 14 oz, $2.49

Parkview quarter pound beef franks, 24 oz, $4.49

Carlie C’s

Chicken thighs or drumsticks, family pack, .88/lb

Pork Chops, bone-in, assorted, $1.68/lb

Catfish nuggets, $1.68/lb

Country style pork ribs, $1.78/lb

Center cut pork chops, $2.18/lb

Shoulder roast, boneless beef, $2.88/lb

Ground chuck, family pack, $2.98/lb

Stew beef, family pack, $3.18/lb

Shoulder steak, family pack, $3.18/lb

Top Blade Steak, family pack, $3.28/lb

Ribeye roast, bone-in, $5.18/lb

Ribeye steak, bone-in, $5.49/lb

Salmon Fillets Side, 1.25 lb, $5.99

Cooked shrimp, 1 lb, $7.59/lb

Armour meat hot dogs, 12 oz, .99

Carolina Pride roll pork sausage, 1 lb, .99

Carolina Bright Leaf bologna, 12 oz, $2.19

Smithfield cooked ham from the deli, $2.99/lb

Sugardale beef franks, 14 oz, $2.50

Carolina Bright Leaf smoked turkey sausage, 28 oz, $3.00

Jimmy Dean bacon, 12 oz, select, $3.50

Sugardale sliced bacon, 3 lb, $9.99

Food Lion

Boneless skinless chicken thighs, family pack, $1.99/lb

Pork chops, assorted bone in, $1.99/lb

Center Cut bone in pork chops, $2.49/lb

80% Lean fresh ground chuck, $2.99/lb

Chophouse ground beef burger, $3.79/lb

Beef shoulder roast, $4.49/lb

Boneless top sirloin steak or fillet, beef, $4.99/lb

Cubed steak, $4.99/lb

Inland Market cod fillets, 10 oz, $4.99 each

Food Lion raw shrimp, 16 oz bag, frozen, $5.99

Food Lion cooked shrimp, 16 oz bag, frozen, $7.99

Food Lion fish fillets, select, frozen, 40 – 48 oz, $9.99

Oscar Mayer meat franks, 16 oz, $1.50 - .55 coupons from 6/18 or 5/21 SS

Jimmy Dean roll or fully cooked sausage, 9.6 – 16 oz, 2 for $6 - $1/2 coupon from in-store kiosk = 2 for $5

Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter ground beef, $1.99/lb, limit 2: valid Thursday, 6/22 – Sunday, 6/25 w/$25 purchase

Boneless center cut all natural pork chops, BOGO for $2.49/lb

Plainville turkey burgers, 16 oz, $3.00

Chuck Roast, bone-in, $3.97/lb

Whole dressed rainbow trout, $4.99/lb

NY Strip Steak or Steakhouse Roast, $7.99/lb

Wild caught head on shrimp, $7.99/lb

Tuna steaks, wild caught, $8.99/lb

Snow crab clusters, $8.99/lb

Oscar Mayer bologna, 8 oz – 16 oz, BOGO for $1.29 each and up

Ball Park Angus Beef Franks, 14 oz, BOGO for $2.99 each AND get a FREE French’s Mustard and French’s Ketchup – see ad for details

Perdue Simply Smart and whole grain chicken nuggets, 22 – 29 oz, BOGO for $3.99 each

Coupons: .75/1 coupon from 6/11 RP, $1 coupon from 5/14 RP

Smithfield bacon, 12 – 16 oz, BOGO for $3.99 each - $1/2 coupon from 5/14 RP


Honeysuckle turkey breast, frozen, limit 2, bone-in, .99/lb – super price

Boneless pork chops, value pack, $2.99/lb

Fresh ground chuck, 80% lean, 3 lb package, $10.47 ($3.49/lb)

Simple Truth natural ground turkey, 16 oz, $3.49

Angus Top Sirloin Steaks, boneless, $4.99/lb

Tilapia fillets, or Cod, $5.99/lb

Boneless flat iron steaks, $7.99/lb

Ball Park franks, 14 – 15 oz, $1.25

Oscar Mayer hot dogs, beef, 14 – 16 oz, $3 - .55 coupon from 6/18 or 5/21 SS

Johnsonville smoked sausage, 12 – 14 oz, $2.50

Kroger brats or Italian sausage, 18 oz, $2.99

Lowes Foods

Chicken drumsticks or thighs, family pack, .87/lb

Whole center cut boneless pork loin, $1.97/lb

Amick Farms boneless chicken breast, family pack, $1.97/lb, limit 6 packs

St Louis style pork ribs, $2.99/lb

Boneless pork loin country style ribs, $2.99/lb

Tilapia fillets, frozen, family pack, $2.99/lb

Boneless beef eye of round roast, $3.69/lb

Fresh boneless center cut pork chops, BOGO

Fresh ground steak burger, BOGO

Jumbo raw argentine shrimp, BOGO

Argentine peeled shrimp, $8.99/lb


Publix whole chicken, $1.19/lb

Publix whole pork tenderloin, $3.49/lb

Top sirloin steaks, $5.99/lb

Extra large easy to peel white shrimp, $7.99/lb

Medium peeled and deveined white shrimp, $7.99/lb

Oscar Mayer beef franks, 14 – 16 oz, BOGO for $2.89 each - .55 coupon from 6/18 or 5/21 SS


Pork loin roast, all-natural boneless, $1.99/lb

Chicken breasts or thighs, all natural, boneless, skinless, $1.99/lb

Boneless pork chops, all natural, $2.99/lb

Lamb shoulder chops, all natural, $3.99/lb

Godshall’s all natural uncured turkey bacon, 10 oz, $2.50

Walgreens: Butterball turkey bacon, 6 oz, $1.29 - .55 coupon from


Carlie C’s: IGA creamy peanut butter, 28 oz, $2.50

CVS: Special K cereal, select, $1.99 - $1/1 coupon from when you redeem 850 reward points (or $1/3 coupon from 6/4 RP or $3/5 coupon from Smart Shopper coupons link)

Total after $1 coupon = .99

HT: Kellogg’s Froot Loops, Corn Pops, Apple Jacks or Frosted Flakes, select, 12 – 15 oz, BOGO for $1.99 to $2.24 each

Coupons: $1 coupon from when you redeem 850 reward points, $1/3 coupon from 6/4 RP, .40/1 Frosted Flakes coupon from in the Coupons tab

Total after $1 coupon = .99

Sprouts: Rolled, quick or steel cut oats, .69/lb in bulk section

Walgreens: Bumble Bee chunk light tuna, 5 oz, .75 with coupon in the ad, limit 6

Walgreens: Chicken of the Sea chunk white or light tuna, 5 oz can, .79 with in-ad coupon, limit 6



Red grapes, .98/lb

Peaches or nectarines from California, 2 lb bag, $1.98 (.99/lb)

Cantaloupe, .99 each

Raspberries, 6 oz, $1.49

Red Cherries from Washington, $1.99/lb

Carlie C’s

Green onions, .39 each

Red tomatoes on the vine, $1.29/lb

Fresh Express garden salad, 12 oz, $1.50

White seedless grapes, $1.59/lb

Asparagus, $1.99/lb

Strawberries, 1 lb, $2.00

Blueberries, pint, $2.00

Food Lion

Yellow or white corn, 3 for $1

Vidalia onions, .69/lb

Kale, .79 each

Organic cucumber, .79 each

Organic zucchini or yellow squash, .89 each

Eggplant, $1.29/lb

Red seedless grapes, $1.49/lb

Hot house tomatoes, $1.49/lb

Green beans, $1.49/lb

Russet potatoes, 5 lb bag, $2

Athena Cantaloupe, $2 each

Blackberries or raspberries, 6 oz, $2.50

Fresh Express salad blends, 6 – 9 oz, $2.50

Honeydew or personal seedless watermelons, $2.99

Blueberries, pint, $2.99

Harris Teeter

Cantaloupe, .99 each, limit 2: valid Thursday, 6/22 – Sunday, 6/25 w/$25 purchase

Green cabbage, .49/lb

Sliced watermelon, .69/lb

Green beans, .99/lb  

Iceberg lettuce, .99 each

Hot house English seedless cucumbers, $1.00

Purple eggplant, $1.29/lb

Fresh Express cole slaw, 14 oz , $1.50

Whole or sliced mushrooms, 8 oz, $1.79

Vintage ripe tomatoes, $1.99/lb

Blackberries, 6 oz, $1.99

Romaine salad, 10 oz bag, $1.99

Strawberries, 1 lb, BOGO for $2.49 each

Campari tomatoes, 16 oz, $2.49

Organic blueberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Fresh Express salads, various 5 – 9 oz, $3.00

Sweet mini peppers, 1 lb bag, $3.00


Corn, .33 each

Green cabbage, .49/lb

Red tomatoes on the vine, Virgina grown, .99/lb

Fresh Selections cole slaw, 16 oz, $1.00

Red or white seedless grapes, $1.28/lb

Strawberries, 16 oz, $1.66

Athena melons, $1.99 each

Blueberries, pint, $2.50

Organic strawberries, 16 oz, $2.50

Organic blackberries, 6 oz, $2.99

Simple Truth Organic Salads, 6 oz, $3

Whole seedless watermelon, $3.88

Lowes Foods

Vidalia onions, .99/lb

Red or white seedless grapes, $1.79/lb

Yellow or red potatoes, 5 lb bag, NC grown, $2.50

Fresh Express salad, 5 – 7 oz, $3


Corn, .50 each

Beefsteak tomatoes, .99/lb

Vidalia sweet onions, .99/lb

B&W baby arugula or watercress, 4 oz, BOGO for $1.49 each

Strawberries, 1 lb, $2.50

Blueberries, 1 pint, $2.50

Publix salad blend, 5 – 12 oz, select, $2.50

Red potatoes, 5 lb bag, $3.49


Red or honey mangos, 2 for $1

Maradol Papayas, 2 for $1

Yellow onions or red potatoes, .69/lb

Pineapples, .88 each

Blueberries, 6 oz, .98

Baby peeled carrots, 1 lb, .98

Hothouse cucumbers, .98 each

Red, yellow or orange bell peppers, .98 each

Organic Fuji apples, $1.48/lb

Heirloom tomatoes, $1.98/lb

Grape tomatoes, 1 pint, $2.00

Asparagus, $2.50/lb

Organic yellow peaches, $2.98/lb

Organic seedless grapes, various, $2.98/lb

Organic strawberries, 1 lb. $2.98 each

Earthbound Farm Organic salads, 16 oz,$4.98



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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Jun 23, 10:53 a.m.

    EI bound and gmjaime - thanks to both of you for posting about the Aldi and WM egg, milk and blackberry deals! Great buys!

  • gmjaime Jun 22, 9:28 p.m.

    Fuquay Aldi: milk 2.28; eggs .59 dozen; blackberries 1.19 for 6 oz.

  • EI bound Jun 22, 9:27 p.m.

    Walmart in Cary (across the street from Aldi) had a dozen eggs for .48 and a gallon of milk for 2.27 today. will probably be hitting Aldi tomorrow or this weekend