Shop Cheap

Sharing the best prices on groceries and other stuff in the Sacramento region.

February 23, 2010
It's raining bargains

Shop Cheap is getting a little tired of the rain. At least it's raining bargains this week to offset the wet stuff outside.

The best deals this week are at Save Mart and here's why: Avocados, buy 1 get 2 free; asparagus 97-cents a pound; Iceberg lettuce 69-cents a head and oranges 69-cents a pound. In the coupon category, there's Michelina's Lean Gourmet for 88-cents; Progresso soups for 99-cents and Mac & Cheese for 33-cents a box.

Foster Farms chicken breasts are 99-cents a pound; boneless loin pork chops are $1.99lb in the max pak; petite sirloin steak is $1.99lb in the Butcher's Block and Pacific Snapper Fillets are $3.99lb.

Other stuff: Bohemian Hearth bread is $1.79 a loaf; a dozen Sunnyside Farms eggs are $1.50 each; Valu Time peanut butter is $1.50 a jar and Minute Maid OJ is $2.

In the essentials, Sun Burst laundry detergent is $1.99; Aquafresh toothpaste is $1.50 a tube and Ivory soap is $3.99 for 10 bars.

There's also a lot to like at Raley's this week. Boneless skinless chicken breasts are $1.67lb; fresh Dover Sole, Pacific Red Snapper or Catfish Fillets are $3.99lb and Black Angus chuck roast or steak is $2.47lb. Red seedless grapes are 97-cents a pound.

In the coupon corner, clip Pepsi for 88-cents; a case of R Everyday water for $2.99 and Langers Cranberry Juice Cocktail is $1.99 a jug. Get a free pound of Golden Grain pasta when you buy 2 jars of Ragu for $3 and get BOGO coffee cake in the bakery.

For 99-cents you can get Steamfresh veggies; Progresso soups; Minute Maid lemonade; Knudsen sour cream; Soft Soap and Glade Aerosol spray.

In the deli, chicken strips are $5.99lb; and Raley's cooked ham or oven roasted turkey breast is $4.99lb.

Safeway wants us to shop Saturday & Sunday so they are offering coupons for Jimmy Dean sausage or bacon for $1.99; bananas for 48-cents a pound; mac & cheese for 50-cents; Safeway Select frozen pizza for $2.99 and Doritos tortilla chips for $1.79.

Foster Farms whole chickens are BOGO; Waterfront bistro shrimpmeat is $3.99 in the 2lb. bag; and Dungeness crab is $4.99 a pound ($3.99 a pound at the Safeway on Madison in Fair Oaks.).

Safeway brands are on sale. A case of Refreshe water is $2.99; ButterTop breads are $1.50 a loaf; baby carrots are $2 a bag and turkey lunchmeat is $3.99 for 32 ounces.

Want coupons? There's Kellogg's Special K for $2; V8 Red or V-Fusion for $2.49; Prego sauce for $1.50 and Safeway Select party size meals for $6.99

In produce, Eating Right salads blends and grape tomatoes are BOGO; and a 5lb box of Mandarins is $3.97. Lucerne large eggs - 18 count - are BOGO. .

Knorr rice or pasta sides are 88-cents each (must buy 4); Golden Grain Pasta is $1 and Duncan Hines cake or brownie mix is $1.

The Friday only $5 special is Signature Cafe roasted turkey breast or turkey pot roast. Signature Cafe chicken salad is $4.99lb and Safeway variety breads are $1.50 a loaf..

Come back Thursday to see what's cooking in the Shop Cheap Kitchen.

 

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About Shop Cheap

Pam Dinsmore is The Bee's Community Affairs Director. When she's not working, she's shopping. The goal of this blog is to help you save time and money at the grocery store. She's pretty good at it but she can't do it alone. That's where you come in, sharing your tips and secret methods for saving money. You can either respond to the blog or email her at pdinsmore@sacbee.com

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