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This post was updated and republished September 12, 2019.
Have you ever found a recipe that you wanted to make right away but you were missing one or two necessary ingredients? Who wants to go to the store for just one ingredient?
There are certain items I like to keep in my pantry that are very common staples in many recipes. This way, when I spontaneously come across a recipe I want to make, I often already have the ingredients on hand!
Of course there are many recipes that you’ll find that contain different ingredients other than what is just on this list.
And, obviously, this list assumes you have certain meats and other ingredients on hand depending on what recipe you want to make.
But if you keep these 50 in your pantry (or at least a good amount of what is on this list) you will be well on your way to making many recipes that you randomly come across without having to run out to the store!
Plus, you’ll save money because you won’t be as tempted to run out to the nearest fast food restaurant all because you don’t feel like going to the store 🙂
This particular list comes from my own pantry as well as friends, family, and other readers of this blog that offered up the items they are sure to always keep in their pantry. If you are one of those that contributed, thank you!
Items To Always Keep In Your Pantry So You Can Spontaneously Make Any Recipe
Cream of Chicken
Cream of Rice
Cream of Celery
Cream of Mushroom
Can of Pie Filling
Red Wine Vinegar
Plain Bread Crumbs
Italian Bread Crumbs
Panko Bread Crumbs
Apple Cider Vinegar
10 Items To Keep In Your Refrigerator So You Can Spontaneously Make Any Recipe:
- Cream Cheese
- Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- Dijon Mustard
- Salted Butter
- Unsalted Butter
- Sour Cream
What items would you add to either the pantry or refrigerator list?
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