This is a big week at the grocery store for holiday staples. Turkey, potatoes, fresh cranberries, sweet potatoes, russet potatoes, canned goods, and everything else you need to make a complete Thanksgiving meal are all on sale. At no other time of the year will you find turkeys at rock bottom prices.
Every year, Giant Food Stores of PA has a FREE turkey promotion that I always take advantage of. You have about 4 weeks to spend $400 to earn the FREE turkey. If you aren't interested in the free turkey, they give you the option of a free Stouffer's Party Size Lasagna. I usually pick the free turkey.
This year, Wegman's is offering whole, frozen turkeys at .39/lb when you spend $25 or more. There is a limit of one per customer. I will take advantage of that deal too and send the turkey to the food bank. Outside of the free turkey promotion, that is the best price that I have seen.
If you have a freezer, roast the turkey immediately and freeze the cooked meat in 2 cup portions for future meals. Stretch your dollar even more and make homemade turkey stock that can also be stored in the freezer. I store mine in 32 oz glass jars.
And if you're not sure what to do with all of that turkey in your freezer, here are a few ideas:
Are you taking advantage of the turkey bargains this week? What is the best deal on turkey that you have seen? Let us know in comments.
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