Thursday, February 25, 2010

On A Budget: Meat starting 2/24

Whole Chicken .99/lb Winn Dixie (best price .69/lb)
Split Chicken Breast B1G1 Winn Dixie
Leg Quarters .59/lb Food World
Leg Quarters(10 lb bag) .69/lb Winn Dixie

Chicken 101:
Chicken is graded with A, B, C. Grade A being the best chicken that you will find in the supermarkets. Read more here.

Boneless Chuck Roast, USDA "Choice" $2.99/lb Winn Dixie
Boneless Chuck Roast Swift Angus "Select" $1.98/lb Greer's
Ground Beef $1.99/lb Winn Dixie (guessing that this is chuck but will confirm)

Beef 101:
Prime-Best of the best. High degree of marbling. Tender and flavorful. Usually sold in speciality markets.
Choice-Very good quality. Marbling. This is what you will find in your grocery stores.
Select- A lot less marbling. Can be tough and dry if not prepare right. Most commonly available in U.S.
Standard/Commerical- ungraded or store brand.

Boneless Center Cut Pork Chops B1G1 Winn Dixie
Spare Ribs $1.99/lb Winn Dixie/Food World
Spare Ribs (3 slabs) $1.79/lb Winn Dixie

Pork:101 No grading. Look for meat that appears firm, grayish pink with some marbling.

Fresh Ground Turkey 2/$6 Winn Dixie

B1G2 Tilapia 16 oz package Food World
B1G2 Large Shrimp 12 oz, 30-40 ct. package Food World
B1G1 Grouper, cod, tilapia, perch 12-16 oz package Winn Dixie
10 for $10 Flounder, tilapia, scallops, salmon 4 oz Winn Dixie
B1G1 Shrimp,16 oz package Winn Dixie

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