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    Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Jan1 on Tue Oct 07 2014, 18:44

    If you've spotted a great buy or bargain please share it here.

    Kicking off with Sausages. I usually buy the 97% meat kind but in my local Asda I spotted these.

    Asda Extra Special, 12 Pork Chipolata Sausages, 375g in weight, 90% pork, buy two packs for £4-00. I believe the usual price is £2-98 per pack, although they have been on special offer previously at buy two for £5-00. So at buy two for £4-00 great I thought.

    We tried them out and Eddie's blood sugar numbers were fine so they passed the test.

    Over to you guys and girls for more info on thoughts, suggestions, info on other bargains etc. Smile

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by mo1905 on Tue Oct 07 2014, 22:35

    Well, not sure if it's a bargain or not really but has anyone tried Jazz apples ? I always thought Pink Lady's were the best but no ! Sorry, but I LOVE apples !


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Paul1976 on Tue Oct 07 2014, 22:39

    Asda...Jack Daniels 70 cl bottle with 10 quid off and now only 15 quid! With chrimbo not too far off then worth stocking up I reckon. Smile


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Jan1 on Tue Oct 07 2014, 22:47

    @mo1905 wrote:Well, not sure if it's a bargain or not really but has anyone tried Jazz apples ? I always thought Pink Lady's were the best but no ! Sorry, but I LOVE apples !

    No haven't tried 'Jazz' apples....must look out for them. They're ok for me to eat but are not the best for Eddie. Blueberries are great though. Are there any bargains to be had - does anyone know?

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Jan1 on Tue Oct 07 2014, 22:50

    Paul wrote:Asda...Jack Daniels 70 cl bottle with 10 quid off and now only 15 quid! With chrimbo not too far off then worth stocking up I reckon. Smile

    Good idea Paul. You can quite often get some good pre Christmas deals and lets face it there's not that many shopping days left 'til the 25th December. santa

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Two Collies on Wed Oct 08 2014, 13:43

    @mo1905 wrote:Well, not sure if it's a bargain or not really but has anyone tried Jazz apples ? I always thought Pink Lady's were the best but no ! Sorry, but I LOVE apples !

    Is that what you get if you cross-breed an apple with a "Jazz Cigarette"?
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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by mo1905 on Wed Oct 08 2014, 14:06

    @Two Collies wrote:
    @mo1905 wrote:Well, not sure if it's a bargain or not really but has anyone tried Jazz apples ? I always thought Pink Lady's were the best but no ! Sorry, but I LOVE apples !

    Is that what you get if you cross-breed an apple with a "Jazz Cigarette"?

    Lol ! I'm waiting for a Jazzy Lady ;-)


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Jan1 on Wed Oct 08 2014, 14:47

    Good price for CAULIFLOWERS at Lidl .....(if you've got one near you - not everyone has)

    Only -59p

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Jan1 on Wed Oct 15 2014, 22:58

    With reference to Paul and I 'talking' on the "What is your Favourite Cheese Topic", thought it may be a good idea to put it on this Spotted a Bargain Topic too.

    Castello Danish Blue Cheese 150g £1-00 in Tesco and Asda ...perhaps buy two tubs if you can while it's at this good price. Smile

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Jan1 on Thu Oct 16 2014, 17:37

    If you are lucky enough to live near an Aldi ...... some of their lower priced vegetables this week are leeks and cauliflower - from 59p each. How about getting some cauliflower and trying out a cauliflower based pizza crust  Question  (recipe in the Cauliflowers section )

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Avocado Sevenfold on Sat Oct 25 2014, 14:38

    Nuts are 3 for the price of 2 in Tesco. Offer lasts until 12 November.

    I stocked up on ground almonds Very Happy
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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Eddie on Sat Oct 25 2014, 17:15

    @Jan1 wrote:Good price for CAULIFLOWERS at Lidl .....(if you've got one near you - not everyone has)

    Only -59p

    All the best Jan

    On Wednesday we were in Sainsbury's a very small cauliflower was £2 it was not much bigger than a grapefruit. Yesterday in Morrison's (who had signs up saying we price match Lidl and Aldi) a cauliflower around twice the size was 69 pence. Tesco has lost the plot completely and Sainsbury's is going the same way. The Tesco business model is finished, if it could be salvaged the business would have been snapped up by the venture capital sharks. One of the richest men in the world Warren Buffet has just dumped his Tesco stock and said "I made a huge mistake buying into Tesco" Warren Buffet makes very few mistakes, that is why he is one of the richest and most successful investors of all time.


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by mo1905 on Sat Oct 25 2014, 22:28

    Tesco over expanded too quickly and got greedy. If they stuck to groceries, they'd do OK but banks, ins, phones etc ?


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Jan1 on Sat Oct 25 2014, 23:37

    How we shop has completely changed in recent years.

    Whether it's food shopping, Christmas Shopping, whatever we buy many of us use the internet....so the larger shops are becoming a thing of the past.

    Having said that I was in my local supermarket earlier today and it was heaving!

    My best buy was a cabbage, very reasonably priced......and it will be one of the vegetables we enjoy tomorrow with our chicken dinner. Smile  

    But thanks 'Avocado S' for the tip off regarding the nuts in Tesco.

    All the best Jan

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Sharon on Fri Dec 05 2014, 13:32

    at Lidl earlier and got some kiwi fruit on offer and butter at 99p and good pork joint for Sunday .pleased with low price . thought I better tell you all .
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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Paul1976 on Fri Dec 05 2014, 13:34

    @Sharon wrote:at Lidl earlier and got some kiwi fruit on offer and butter at 99p and good pork joint for Sunday .pleased with low price . thought I better tell you all .

    Aldi and Lidl are great and have literally saved me thousands over the years! Very Happy

    For anyone who likes Port at Christmas-do try the Fletchers port from Aldi-very good stuff for it's price. Smile


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by AliB on Fri Dec 05 2014, 16:56

    Got a nice 1.7kg joint of pork shoulder in Morrisons today for just over £4. Its on offer at £2.49 a kg at the mo.

    Cor. Slow-roasted pulled pork here we come.......
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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Jan1 on Fri Dec 05 2014, 17:48

    @AliB wrote:Got a nice 1.7kg joint of pork shoulder in Morrisons today for just over £4.  Its on offer at £2.49 a kg at the mo.

    Cor.  Slow-roasted pulled pork here we come.......

    That sounds a good price to me Ali. Have you managed to get any pre Christmas bargains or are you waiting 'til nearer the 24th December?

    I do try and get a few extra bits and pieces in ......to coin a phrase 'every little helps' Embarassed  goodness did I just say that well worn phrase?

    If anyone else spots a bargain do please let us know!  rendeer

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Paul1976 on Fri Dec 05 2014, 17:53

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    @AliB wrote:

    If anyone else spots a bargain do please let us know!  rendeer

    All the best Jan

    Got myself 2 packs of 'Merchant Gourmet' whole prepared chestnuts today for £1 a pack(Normally nearly 3 quid a pack) from Tesco's,I crumble them into my sprouts recipe and into the Sausagemeat before I stuff the Turkey (large free range chicken this year) santa


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Sharon on Sat Dec 06 2014, 18:05

    hubbie went to Lidl today and got some cheap chardonnay £3-89 he got six bottles . I hope it will taste ok . will go nice with pork joint tomorrow .

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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Sharon on Sun Dec 07 2014, 20:41

    the lidl chardonnay was ok . had it today with the pork .  but prefer the gallo one we often buy .
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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by mo1905 on Sun Dec 07 2014, 20:52

    I've never really been a wine drinker but I'm gonna start cutting out beer ( not good for me and I've put some weight on ) and trying to get into wine. I like red wines but I'm a heathen as I like it chilled like white ! Any cheap recommendations for a vino newbie ? Cheap & cheerful as I drink little and often :-)


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Paul1976 on Sun Dec 07 2014, 21:00

    @mo1905 wrote:I've never really been a wine drinker but I'm gonna start cutting out beer ( not good for me and I've put some weight on ) and trying to get into wine. I like red wines but I'm a heathen as I like it chilled like white ! Any cheap recommendations for a vino newbie ? Cheap & cheerful as I drink little and often :-)

    Isla Negra Cabernet Sauvignon is a nice drop and often half price for £4.99 in Tesco Smile

    P.s I like my red wine slightly chilled too! woot lol


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by graham64 on Sun Dec 07 2014, 21:31

    Paul wrote:P.s I like my red wine slightly chilled too! woot  lol

    Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked


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    Re: Spotted a Bargain

    Post by Paul1976 on Sun Dec 07 2014, 21:36

    @graham64 wrote:
    Paul wrote:P.s I like my red wine slightly chilled too! woot  lol

    Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

    lol The amount of stick I get for doing that is unreal! lol!


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