The Essential Grains and Pastas Every Home Cook Needs for 2021 and Beyond
Keep your pantry full with at least one bag of rice or a box of pasta and you’re never too far away from being able to pull together some sort of last-minute dinner. What should you stock up on, though? Usually, the supermarket is overflowing with grains and pasta options (early pandemic days not included!). So we set out to narrow things down to the absolute essential buys.
We tasted, tested, debated, and noodled on things. (Pun intended.) And we came up with 11 must-haves, which are all part of our 2021 version of Kitchn Essentials. What’s the can’t-miss pasta shape of the year? Keep reading to find out.