Grocery Deals and Recipes: Sep. 16 – Sep. 22

Before I give you a glance at the grocery deals this week, I wanted to apologize for not posting a grocery update LAST week. It seems the friendly Post Office has become unreliable in delivering my grocery flyers and I have turned to looking everything up on the internet! Between that and a sick kid, I just couldn’t get my act together in time. So my apologies.

Now, back to business!

This week we several great meat deals to talk about. One of my favorite cheap and tasty cuts of meat, the pork tenderloin, is on sale at Albertsons (Friday-Sunday) for $1.99/lb. This is a great deal for a healthy cut of meat. You can also find Foster Farms whole chicken on sale (Vons/Safeway for 77¢/lb, Albertsons 99¢/lb), and Foster Farms Split Chicken Breast, Drumsticks or Thighs at Ralphs/Kroger for 99¢/lb. Albertsons has Chicken Leg Quarters on sale (again, Friday-Sunday) for 69¢/lb. Feeling Fishy? How about Catfish for $3.99/lb at Ralphs/Kroger. And for San Diegans, Henry’s has Pacific Red Snapper for $3.99/lb. To continue with the seafood fix, get extra-large shrimp, raw (31-40 pieces/lb) for $3.99/lb.

Fall fruits are coming out so take advantage of the Apple Sale: Gala (77¢/lb Henrys, 99¢/lb Albertsons), Golden Delicious (77¢/lb Ralphs), and Granny Smith (77¢/lb Henrys & Ralphs/Kroger, 99¢/lb Albertsons). Get grapes (black, green or red) for as little as 79¢/lb at Vons/Safeway and Navel Oranges for 77¢/lb at Ralphs/Kroger or Vons/Safeway for 88¢/lb. Who says summer is over? Albertsons has 16oz of strawberries for 99¢ each and seedless watermelon for 39¢/lb. Keep the party going with guacamole: Avocados are cheap this week for 47¢/ea at Ralphs/Kroger or 3/$1 at Henry’s. For veggies, check out Albertsons for Green or Red Bell Peppers at 69¢/ea or at Ralphs/Kroger for 99¢/ea. Enjoy Tomatoes on the Vine at Ralphs/Kroger for cheap: 67¢/lb. Eat healthy with Fresh Express Salad bags for $1.99/ea at Vons/Safeway. Russet Potatoes are great mashed, roasted or baked, and cheap for 50¢/lb at Ralphs/Kroger.

Going to bake? How about butter for $2/ea at Albertsons, Philly Cream Cheese for $1.50/ea. and sour cream for $1.50 at Albertsons? You can also find Hershey’s Baking Chips on sale at Albertsons 3/$5 (you must buy 3) or get Nestle Semi Sweet Morsels for $2.49 at Ralphs/Kroger. Everyone loves pudding and jello, which is good news since it’s on sale for 99¢/ea at Ralphs/Kroger. And Alberstsons has other various baking supplies on sale: 5lb bag of sugar for $2.29, 5lb bag of flour for $1.59, 16oz of brown sugar or powdered sugar for 69¢ each.

Happy Baking and Happy Cooking!

Grilled Rosemary Garlic Pork Roast

By butterflying your pork tenderloin and smearing on a herb-garlic mixture, you have added flavor and elegance to your meal. Click here for the full recipe!

Shrimp with Artichoke Hearts

Keeping it simple makes this meal a Friday night regular and a winner for the Tiger Bay Shrimp Company’s Recipe Contest. Shrimp is easy to prepare and quick to cook, so remember, when it’s pink, it’s done! Don’t overcook it or it will turn to rubber. Served with lemon juice, butter, and artichokes, then serve with pasta or hearty bread. You can even add mushrooms, asparagus or broccoli, too! Click here for the full recipe!

Moist & Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a very easy chocolate chip cookie recipe and uses instant pudding mix (remember, on sale for 99¢ this week) to make the cookies so moist and delicious. Your kids (and you!) will eat them up! Click here for the full recipe!

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