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Grocery List Menu 3 – Family of 4

Week 3 will cost about $98.21. If you completed week 2 then week 3 will cost about $92.35. Store brands and sale items are the key to savings!

What’s in the cupboard?

Pantry

These are pantry items I assume you have and about how much they cost.  They are NOT included in the grocery list:

  • balsamic vinegar $2.69
  • brown sugar $1.69
  • butter $2.98
  • canola oil $3.49
  • corn starch $1.49
  • flour 5Ib $2.19
  • honey $3.99
  • olive oil $2.52
  • red wine vinegar $2.49
  • salad dressing $2.19
  • sesame oil $3.19
  • soy sauce $1.19
  • sugar $2.08
  • yellow mustard $0.69
  • white vinegar $2.49

Spices

These are spices I assume you have and about how much the cost.  They are NOT included in the grocery list.

  • crushed red pepper flakes $1.00
  • garlic powder $1.00
  • ground mustard $2.79
  • pepper $2.08
  • salt $2.08

Grocery List - Store brand (Metro Detroit) $98.21

  • 1 - fresh ginger $1.60
  • 1 - bulb fresh garlic $0.67
  • 1 - green pepper $0.79
  • 1 - jalapeno pepper $0.19
  • 1 - cucumber $0.59
  • 1 - pound broccoli crowns $1.89
  • 1 - shallot $0.25
  • 1/2 pound - snow peas $2.00
  • 24 oz - brussel sprouts $1.99
  • 1 - bunch green onions $.059
  • 2 - pounds carrots $1.69
  • 10 oz - romaine lettuce $3.19
  • 6 oz - baby spinach $2.79
  • 1 - fresh rosemary $1.99
  • 1 - fresh thyme $1.99
  • 1 - fresh basil $1.99
  • 1 - bag onions $2.00
  • 1 - white wine (if you are cooking with it) $10.00
  • 2 - pounds pork tenderloins $11.68
  • 1 - pound lean ground beef $6.49
  • 1 - pound boneless skinless chicken breasts $8.53
  • 1 - hamburger buns $3.49
  • 16 oz - sandwich pickles $1.99
  • 14 oz - artichoke hearts $2.29
  • 12 oz - chili sauce $1.79
  • 1 - chipotle pepper in adobo sauce $1.29
  • 16 oz - long grain rice $0.99
  • 32 oz - chicken broth $1.45
  • 14 oz - chicken broth (do not need if cooking with wine) $0.50
  • 1 - seasoned bread crumbs $2.99
  • 1 - tomato paste $0.79
  • 16 oz - penne pasta $1.79
  • 16 oz - spaghetti noodles $1.00
  • 1 - apricot preserves $3.79
  • 1 - shredded parmesan cheese $2.29
  • 16 oz - sour cream $1.50
  • 1 pt - half and half $1.59
  • 2 - shelled edamame 12 oz $3.78

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