Stocking Your Kitchen Pantry



These are the items we always have in our kitchen. As I run out of an item, I add it to the following week's grocery list. It is nice to have these staples on hand. Each household will have different must haves, but it is convenient to have items that are commonly used in many recipes.

Olive oil
Vegetable or Canola oil
Peanut oil
Sesame oil
Nonstick cooking spray
Bread crumbs
Cornmeal
All Purpose flour
White wheat flour
Whole wheat flour
White and brown sugar
Honey
White and brown rice
Couscous
2 pkgs pasta
2-4 cans chicken broth
Bouillion cubes (beef and chicken)
1 jar good quality pasta sauce
1 can good quality diced tomatoes
1 can good quality tomato sauce
1 can good quality crushed tomoatoes
1 can good quality whole tomatoes
1 can garbanzo beans
Lentils
Light soy sauce
Red wine vinegar
Balsamic vinegar
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
Cocoa powder

Spices and Herbs

Basil
Bay leaves
Cinnamon
Dry mustard powder
Lemon Pepper
Sea salt
Oregano
Thyme
Pepper
Salt
Rosemary
Sage
Nutmeg
Pure vanilla extract

Refrigerator Staples

Dijon mustard
Horseradish
Maple syrup
Ketchup
Eggs
Butter
Milk
Low fat plain yogurt or sour cream
Chopped garlic
Light mayonaise
Natural peanut butter
Preserves or jam
Parmesan cheese
Half and Half
Frozen

Peas
Cauliflower
Spinach
Berries

1 comments:

aGibby said...

Thanks for the list, I sure could use it. I never know what to keep in my pantry!