10 Things in Texas Right Now That Are Cheaper Than a Dozen Eggs
It's no secret, there's nothing EGGcelent about the rising cost of groceries. It is not uncommon to hear *gasp* or *oh my* while passing the egg aisle. Prices for those white little round delicacies are astronomical.
WHY ARE MY EGGS MORE EXPENSIVE THAN A FRESH PIZZA?
No, farmers didn't rally together during a secret meeting and decide to raise the price of eggs. Back in April 2022 an extremely pathogenic strain of flu was discovered in Texas killing commercial and backyard poultry at rapid speeds. This created a massive hit to the industry and played a large role in increased prices.
A PASTIME FAVORITE IS NOW A LUXURIOUS DELICACY
Do you know the saying "you don't really know what you had until it's gone"? Well, all those years of just cracking a handful of eggs for a quick omelet are a thing of the past. You can walk into H-E-B right now and find eggs anywhere from $5-$8 a dozen!
You know it's bad when vegan egg substitutes are now the cheaper option. It's a flex to have a 36-pack of eggs just sitting in your fridge. Egging someone's house is now a thing of the past. In fact, over-easy eggs are strictly a weekend privilege in my house.
CHEAPER THAN A DOZEN EGGS
The average price of eggs at most H-E-B locations is around $4.41 a dozen. However, they range anywhere from $3.59-$7.95. Let's face it, egg prices aren't dropping this week. So here are a few items you can buy in Texas that are cheaper than a dozen of eggs.
You know things are bad when a drink from Starbucks is cheaper than a dozen eggs.
AN ENTIRE FAMILY MEAL- $6.41
That's right, the noodles, sauce, cheese, and fresh baguette are still cheaper than a dozen of high-quality eggs.
Skip the chicken eggs and get the cow. You can grab a Whataburger for just a few bucks.
This Czech delicacy is better than any expensive carton of eggs. Heck, you could probably buy two and save a bit of money.
BLUE BELL ICE CREAM- $3.89
One bite of Homemade Vanilla will erase any craving for omelets.
PECAN PIE- .79¢
Stuff your face full of the mini pecan pies.
FRITO PIE- $2.23
A Texas favorite. The chips and chili still come out less than a dozen eggs.
Eggs might be packed with protein but so are these affordable and delicious pieces of fruit.
VEGGIE TRAY- $2.82
If taking the healthy route is your thing, then carrots, cucumbers, and dressing is a more affordable option right now.
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