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10 Must-Stock Items for Your Kitchen

10 Must-Stock Items for Your Kitchen

Save time and money by keeping a supply of these top ten items in your kitchen.

1. All-purpose flour

2. Dry or canned beans: Great Northern, baby lima, kidney, pinto, black

3. Canned beans: chili, cannelloni, garbanzo, refried (or make your own and freeze)

4. Rice: brown, jasmine, wild

5. Broth or stock: vegetable, beef, chicken

6. Pasta: spaghetti, penne, macaroni, fettuccini, egg noodles

7. Cans or jars of tomatoes: diced, sauce, salsa

8. Bread crumbs

9. Cans or jars of fruit: pineapple, mandarins, applesauce, peaches, pears; also packages of raisins

10. Canned or frozen vegetables: peas, corn, green beans, mushrooms.

Would you add any other Must Stock foods to this list? Share here if you would.


1 AngelBreath69 { 09.23.13 at 1:04 am }

The one things we keep in stock is canned milk. You can dilute it or use as is for many of the dishes you make. We do this because we wanted to stop wasting money on Cold Milk because it went out of date before we could use it. Thanks for the list, it is so similar to mine.

2 DC Matthews { 11.15.12 at 2:49 pm }

fresh whole pepper in grinder, onion /garlic chips or powder, basil and olive oil at least ( Can perk up many of the blandest of foods).
Sugar , flours, baking soda and powder, real vanilla, canola oil, cocoa are the basics for a lot of good things!
I always have my Peasant’ s Cocoa made up – 2 sugar to 1 cocoa powder. ! Place 1 heaping T in a large cup of water – micro 2 min or so- then stir . Might drink as is or add a drop of vanilla, sprinkle with mucho cinnamon, or for a splurge I’ll also add 1-2 T of coffee liquor.

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