What’s a Good Price For That? A List of What You Should be Paying for Products

I’ve been asked many times to create a list of products and the prices you should pay.  These are my price points for grocery and drug store items.  Price that are below the listed price is what I consider a stock up price.

If you don’t see a particular item here, please let me know and I will be sure to add it.

Meats/Fish

  • Boneless chicken $1.99 lb
  • Leg quarters, thighs, drumsticks .99 lb
  • Whole chicken .99 lb
  • Pork chops 1.99 lb
  • Pork loin 1.99 lb
  • Italian sausage 1.99 lb

Produce

  • Tomatoes 1.99 lb (summer) or 2.99 lb (winter)
  • Potatoes 5 lbs  1.00
  • Yellow onions 2 lbs  1.00
  • Broccoli 1.25 lb
  • Asparagus 2.99 lb
  • Celery 2.00
  • Collard greens, kale, turnip tops, or mustard greens .99 lb

Dairy

  • Sour cream 1.00
  • Greek Yogurt cups  1.00
  • Cottage cheese 1.50
  • Gallon milk 3.50
  • Butter 2.00 lb
  • Turkey bacon  1.00
  • Bacon 3.99
  • Orange juice 59 oz. 2.50
  • Chunk cheese 1.50
  • Shredded cheese 1.50

Deli

  • Turkey 6.99 lb
  • Ham 3.99 lb
  • Bologna 1.99 lb
  • Cheeses 5.99 lb

Frozen

  • Entrees < 2.00
  • Vegetables < 1.00
  • Pizza 3.50
  • Waffles, Pancakes 1.00
  • Pasta (ravioli, etc) 1.00

Baby

  • Kandoo baby wipes –  1.00

General Grocery

  • Pickles < 1.00
  • Hamburger/Tuna/Chicken Helper  1.00
  • Cereal  1.00
  • Sandwich bread 1.00
  • Crackers 1.50-2.00
  • Pop Tarts 1.00
  • Nutella $1.50
  • Solid white tuna 1.00
  • Pasta .50
  • Egg Noodles 1.00

Household

  • Laundry detergent  1.00
  • Paper towels 1.00 per roll
  • Toilet paper .50 per roll
  • Facial tissue 1.00 per box
  • Tampons/pads 1.00

Beverages

  • Coffee – ground or beans $4.99
  • Coffee – k-cups $.50
  • Soda two liter – 1.00
  • Seltzer 1 liter – .50

Health/Beauty – These items you should get for free at the drug store using the rewards systems (e.g. Extra Bucks, Penti Points, Register Rewards, etc.) .  However, I’ve included price points for the grocery stores.

  • Toothpaste – Free
  • Shampoo – 1.00
  • Deodorant 1.00
  • Pantyliners – 1.00
  • Tampons – 1.00
  • Pads – 1.00
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