Wednesday, June 29, 2011

4th of July BBQ for $30

Or there abouts. Feed 15 people for aproximately $30.


Corn on the cob
Watermelon wedges
Potato Chips
Brownies ala mode

Add a strawberry Jello/Whipped cream salad for $3.02
for a total of $30.49

Strawberry Jello/Whipped cream salad
Sliced strawberries (Fry's, .77)
Jello, 6 oz. (Albertson's, .75)
1 1/2 C. hot water
Cool whip, two tubs (Albertson's, .75 ea, $1.50 total)
2 C. vanilla ice cream (Dreyer's ice cream, already have some for brownies ala mode, Basha's, 2/$2.50)

Add hot water to Jello and mix until dissolved. Add 2 C. of vanilla ice cream and stir. Fold in or gently whisk in the Cool Whip after the water has cooled down. Add strawberries, chill for 3-4 hrs. Keep inside or on ice in this heat.

Gr. beef, $1.87 for 5# purchase. $9.35 for 5#. Fri., Sat., Sun., and Mon. only, Bashas'
Hamburger buns, 4/$5, buy 2 at $2.50, Bashas'
Sweet corn, .19 ea, buy 15 for a total of $2.85, Bashas'
Watermelon, .15 lb., buy 10# for a total of $1.50, Bashas'
Lay's potato chips, $1.77, Fri., Sat., Sun., and Mon. only, Bashas'
Country Time Lemonade, $1.50, Bashas'
Betty Crocker brownie mix, $1.50, Bashas'
Dreyers ice cream, 2/$5, buy 2, Bashas'

If you choose to make the Strawberry Jello Salad:
Strawberries, .77, Fry's or .89 at Bashas' Fri., Sat., Sun., or Mon. only if you don't want to make a trip to Fry's just for strawberries, add .12 to your total
Strawberry Jello, .75, Albertson's
Cool Whip, .75, buy 2, Albertson's
Ice cream, use 2 cups out of the ice cream that you got for the brownies ala mode

Items not on the grocery list:
hamburger condiments and lettuce and tomatoes for the hamburgers

What are you planning on for dinner for the Fourth?

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