Saturday, September 29, 2012
Topeka Apple Market Deals Through October 2
Just a few items to tell you about at Apple Market this week. Apple Market is holding one of its 98 cent sales. Five pound bags ofpotatoes are 98 cents so I purchased two bags or 10 pounds for $1.96.
Rotel tomatoes are also 98 cents a can. There was a recent coupon in the paper for 50 cents off two cans. When doubled, this makes Rotel tomatoes just 48 cents a can. This is one of those examples where something is cheaper with doubled coupons than the regular price at Wal-Mart with undoubled coupon. Two cans at Wal-Mart would cost $1.88 - 50 cent coupon = $1.38 (or 69 cents a can). If you buy two cans at Apple Market or Dillon's at 98 cents a can it will cost $1.96 - $1.00 doubled coupon = 96 cents (or 48 cents a can). I buy extra of items I use frequently when they are at least half the normal price.
Lettuce at Apple Market is always $1.29 as opposed to everyone else's $1.88-$2.00 a head. Hard squash is on sale for 69 cents a pound. I bought both Butternut and Acorn Squash (see http://seekingsimpleinthesuburbs.blogspot.com/2012/07/how-to-make-baked-acorn-squash-with.html).
I hope to post a recipe for Butternut Squash soup soon which is absouletly delicious. Both Acorn and Butternut Squash store fairly well. Store at 50 degrees. Acorn squash will last for 5-8 weeks s and Butternut will store well for 2-3 months.
I bought hamburger (80% lean) for $3.39 a pound. Suddenly hamburger is for rich people. In many stores I notice hamburger is now selling for over $4 a pound while you can frequently buy chicken on sale for uner $2 a pound.
I messed up and bought toilet tissue for $3.48 a package (after coupon). I had a headache and didn't figure correctly. You can usually find toilet tissue much cheaper.