Pantry

This is a list of cooking and pantry staples. It is revised from time to time.

Pantry Staples

Vegetables

  • spaghetti pasta
  • penne pasta
  • crushed tomato cans
  • whole tomato cans
  • dry fruits
  • nuts
  • vinegar
  • oil
  • spices (cinnamon, thyme, cumin)
  • oatmeal
  • whole wheat flour
  • brown sugar
  • white sugar
  • brown rice
  • white rice

Additional Pantry Staples

  • honey
  • granola bars
  • rice milk
  • soup bouillon, stock
  • apple cider vinegar
  • red vinegar
  • whole wheat pasta noodles
  • coconut water
  • coconut milk
  • red cooking wine
  • peanut oil
  • sunflower oil
  • olive oil
  • vegetable oil
  • canola oilGuacamole
  • chocolate chips
  • walnuts
  • quick and old-fashioned oats
  • powdered milk
  • mushroom cans
  • salt
  • navy beans, kidney beans, black beans
  • whole wheat flour
  • all purpose flour
  • powdered/confectioner’s sugar
  • black pepper
  • ginger ale/7-up
  • spirulina
  • raisins
  • baking cocoa

Refrigerator Staples

  • fresh chopped vegetables (weekly)
  • sausage
  • onions
  • meats and cheese
  • milk
  • eggs
  • butter

Additional Refrigerator Staples

  • soy sauce
  • vanilla
  • maple flavoring
  • mustard
  • Dijon mustard
  • mayonnaise
  • garlic
  • lemon juice

Freezer Staples

  • frozen fruit
  • frozen vegetables, soup, corn, etc.
  • frozen chicken breast
  • frozen fish
  • frozen soups
  • ice cream
  • bread
  • soup broth

Nonperishable Staples

  • tissues
  • paper towels
  • soap
  • toilet paper
  • sponges
  • kitchen string, twine
  • cheesecloth
  • parchment paper
  • toothpicks
  • Simple Cups 2.0
    • Keurig (R) 2.0 and original compatible, make own cups with own coffee
    • SimpleCupsCoffee.com
  • di Oro Caffé. dioroliving.com, Max Brew (TM) Cup Reusable Filter, Keurig (R) 1.0/2.0 compatible

My Kitchen Gadgets

For better or worse I may have some kitchen gadgets to the extent they are clutter. I have a list here to help me keep track of them and possibly consider getting rid of some of them such as the pasta boat as plastic in the microwave is not ideal as it seeps chemicals. However, sometimes you just want convenience.

  • Apple Peeler (C) 2008 Back to Basics, a Brand of Focus Electrics, LLC www.backtobasicsproducts.com, included a nice instruction booklet with some great recipes
  • food processor
  • sandwich press
  • rice cooker
  • TRU Three Crock Buffet Slow Cooker 2.5 Quart each, buffet server Model BS-325, selectbrands.com
  • to add more later