Always On Hand: 15 Tips & Guides for Stocking the Perfect Pantry

10 of Our Favorite Ingredients for Italian Cooking

Cooking is always easier and more fun when you have the right ingredients on hand. These 15 guides cover stocking your pantry, fridge and freezer so that you always have what you need to cook great Italian food, quick and healthy weeknight dinners, delicious soups, flavorful vegan meals, and much more.

THE BASICS
• 1 10 Low-Budget Pantry Items Everyone Should Have
• 2 10 Kitchen Staples for Quicker Weeknight Dinners
• 3 10 Pantry Staples Not To Be Caught Without
• 4 5 Essential Vinegars for Every Kitchen
• 5 My Pantry Essentials: 5 Staples When Cooking for Two
• 6 My Pantry Essentials: 5 Staples for Feeding a Toddler

How To Stock a Vegetarian (or Vegan) Pantry

SPECIALTY INGREDIENTS
• 7 How To Stock a Vegetarian (or Vegan) Pantry
• 8 Vegan Pantry Staples: 5 Best Ingredients for Adding Flavor
• 9 10 Latin Ingredients You Should Know By Sight
• 10 10 of Our Favorite Ingredients for Italian Cooking
• 11 How To Build a Basic Bar

FREEZER & FRIDGE STAPLES
• 12 5 Make-Ahead Pantry and Freezer Staples
• 13 10 Simple Ingredients to Make Your Soups Even More Delicious
• 14 Freezer Power! Best Ingredients for Quick, Healthy Weeknight Meals
• 15 8 Freezer Staples for Stress-Free Entertaining

What are your pantry essentials?

Related: Clean Out Your Pantry, Fridge & Freezer in 20 Minutes a Day for 5 Days

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