My Pantry

Well Stocked Pantry
A reader of mine asked me what was in my pantry since I talk a lot about how I am able to keep my budget tight using ingredients from my pantry. This is a list of what is typically in my pantry as on hand ingredients.

Refrigerator
Eggs
Butter
Milk
Cream cheese
Cheese (Cheddar, Red Leicester)
Mozzarella
Parmesan cheese
Mayonnaise
Jellies or jams

Freezer
Green Beans
Peas
Corn
Spinach
Ground beef
Boneless chicken breasts or thighs
Link sausage
Bacon
Loaf of Bread
Fresh breadcrumbs
Frozen fruits

Produce
Potatoes
Onions
Garlic
Green bell peppers
Red bell peppers
Hot peppers
Fresh mushrooms
Cucumbers
Fresh tomatoes
Carrots
Apples
Bananas
Grapes

Dry Goods
Plain flour
Whole wheat flour
Strong flour (Bread Flour)
Corn Flour (Cornstarch)
Cornmeal
Granulated sugar
Confectioners’ sugar
Brown sugar
Baking soda
Baking powder
Yeast
Unsweetened cocoa
Oatmeal
Cereal
Pasta, white and/or whole grain
Brown rice
Arborio rice
Barley
Couscous
Quinoa
Cannellini Beans
Black beans
Lentils brown/red/green
Chick peas
Noodles
Bouillon (chicken, beef and vegetable)

Canned and Bottled Foods
Chickpeas
Kidney beans
Black beans
Cannellini beans
Chopped tomatoes
Baked Beans
Tomato paste
Soy sauce
Hoisin sauce
Oyster Sauce
Worcestershire sauce
Ketchup
Barbecue Sauce
Jams or jellies
Pataks Madras Paste
Honey
Pure vanilla

Vinegar/ Oil
Olive oil
Red wine vinegar
Balsamic vinegar
White wine vinegar
Rice Wine
Rice Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar
Sesame oil

Dried Herbs
Parsley
Oregano
Basil
Rosemary
Thyme
Rubbed sage
Marjoram
Bay leaves
Garlic powder

Spices
Black peppercorns
Coarse salt
Table salt
Cinnamon sticks
Ground cinnamon
Ground nutmeg
Whole nutmeg
Whole cloves
Ground turmeric
Ground allspice
Cayenne pepper
Ground ginger
Ground cumin
Ground chile peppers
Red chili flakes
Ground sweet paprika
Curry Powder

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