Pantry Essentials

Every cook needs a well-stocked kitchen. With the holidays soon approaching having a well-organized and well stocked pantry gives you the tools to make entertaining easy and quick dinners on the go, while saving time and money. With these  essential ingredients on hand, you’ll always be able to whip up a  stress free meal.

Tomatoes crushed and sun-dried
Organic Tomato Sauce
Pasta-0rzo, spaghetti, linguine and penne
Rice-brown and wild rice
Couscous
Capers
Artichoke hearts
Canned tuna, salmon and crabmeat
Salsa
Bread crumbs-like to have fresh on hand and season as needed
Oils-Extra virgin olive, Sesame oil, vegetable oil, canola
Vinegars-Balsamic, Rice wine,white wine, apple cider, sherry
Soy Sauce
Dijon mustard
Broth-chicken and veggie
Mixed olives
Nuts- pine, slivered almonds, walnuts
Assorted crackers and tortilla chips
Popcorn-regular and microwave
Honey, maple syrup and agave nectar (my new favorite)
Jams-fig, raspberry, apricot and red pepper
Dried Spices-sea salt,black pepper, parsley, basil,thyme,sage, curry, garlic, red pepper flakes, mixed peppers or 21 seasoning
Garlic and shallots
Beans-white, black, pinto
Baking-flour, sugar, baking powder, corn starch, real vanilla, cinnamon, brown sugar, semi-chocolate chips, graham crackers, yeast

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