Best Thanksgiving Menu Item Prices: November 13-19, 2011

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, you’re probably well on your way to having your meal planned, but just in case you need a few last-minute deals on key items for your meal, here are the very best prices I’ve found around town:

 (I will update the list when the Giant Eagle and Shop ‘n Save ads are up.)

 

Turkey: Kuhn’s (starting 11/16)

88¢/ lb.

 

Stuffing: Aldi

89¢/ box

 

Gravy: Aldi (or make it from scratch with turkey drippings and flour!)

39¢/ package

 

Cranberry Sauce: Aldi or Walgreens

  • 89¢ at Aldi
  • 98¢ for two at Walgreens (see scenario below – through 11/19)

Walgreens:

Ocean Spray Jellied Cranberry Sauce (14 oz.), $0.99 (with in ad coupon)

$1/2 Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce printable

$0.49 ea. after stacked coupons

 

Mashed Potatoes: Aldi

(A yummy mashed potato recipe)

$2.99 for a 5 lb bag of Yukon Gold potatoes

 

Sweet Potato Casserole: Aldi (Check out this recipe)

$1.29 for a large can of sweet potatoes

 

Green Bean Casserole: Kuhn’s, Walgreens, Aldi

(Check out this recipe)

  •  $1 for 2 cans of French Green Beans at Kuhn’s
  • 59¢ for 1 can of cream of mushroom soup at Aldi
  • 2/$3 French Fried Onions at Walgreens (see scenario below)

French’s French Fried Onions (2.8 oz.), 2/$3 (with in ad coupon)

$0.40/1 French’s French Fried Onions printable
$0.30/1 French’s French Fried Onions printable
As low as $1.10 ea. after stacked coupons (Walgreens and printable)

 

Sparkling Cider: Aldi

$1.99

 

Pumpkin Pie: Aldi

(My favorite pumpkin pie recipe)

  • $1.89 for box of two crusts at
  • 99¢ for pumpkin pie filling
  • 69¢ for one can evaporated milk

 

Whip Cream: Target or Aldi

99¢/ tub

 

This post is part of the Baker’s Corner series here at Simply Frugal Living.

 

 

See any great prices I missed for this week? Please leave a comment!


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Baker’s Corner Deals: Week of November 6, 2011

Welcome to the Baker’s Corner!

One of my favorite things about the holidays is the extra baking that takes place in our home. Baking can be very expensive, so each week I’ll be highlighting the best baking deals and coupon match-ups here. If you know of a great deal I missed, please leave a comment!

 

Kuhn’s:

Domino Granulated Sugar, 5 lb bag$2.99

Final Price as low as $2.19

 

Pillsbury Cake Mix – 88¢

 

Pillsbury Grands Biscuits$1

Final Price 50¢

 

Shop ‘n Save:

Nestle Baking Morsels$2

Final Price as low as $1!

 

Betty Crocker Cake Mix$1

Final Price as low as 25¢/ ea when you also buy frosting

 

Betty Crocker Frosting$1.89

Final Price as low as $1.14/ ea when you also buy cake mix

 

Giant Eagle:

Carnation Evaporated Milk – $1.25
Every $20 you spend on these or other participating items earns you a bonus 10¢ off per gallon of fuel.

Final Price 75¢

 

Pillsbury or Robin Hood Flour, 5 lb bag$2.50
Every $20 you spend on these or other participating items earns you a bonus 10¢ off per gallon of fuel.
Pillsbury Crescent Rolls – $2
Every $20 you spend on these or other participating items earns you a bonus 10¢ off per gallon of fuel.

Final Price as low as $1.50

 

Betty Crocker Cookie Pouches – $1.99
Every $20 you spend on these or other participating items earns you a bonus 10¢ off per gallon of fuel.
Betty Crocker Supreme Brownies$2.25
Every $20 you spend on these or other participating items earns you a bonus 10¢ off per gallon of fuel.

Pillsbury Cake Mix$1

Every $20 you spend on these or other participating items earns you a bonus 10¢ off per gallon of fuel.
Pillsbury Pie Crust$2.50
Every $20 you spend on these or other participating items earns you a bonus 10¢ off per gallon of fuel.

Final Price $1.90 (95¢ per crust!)

 

Pillsbury Frosting – $1.67
Every $20 you spend on these or other participating items earns you a bonus 10¢ off per gallon of fuel.
  • Pillsbury Frosting or Brownie Mix $0.35/1 11/06/11 RP Insert (exp 01/31/12)

Final Price 97¢!

 

Domino Granulated Sugar, 5 lb bag$3.29

Final Price as low as $2.29

 

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