What's Inside Your Pantry?

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The secret to a healthy and delicious cooking is a well-stocked pantry. Hence, it is important that your pantry houses every cooking ingredient you need for your daily meal preparation.

So what are the pantry essentials you need to keep in mind next time you head to the grocery? Read on:

* for condiments and oils
- canola oil and olive oil
- ketchup
- balsamic and rice vinegar
- salsa
- hot sauce
- reduced-fat mayonnaise
- reduced-sodium soy sauce

* for seasoning:
- black pepper
- salt
- spices and herbs such as ground ginger, crushed red pepper, chili powder, rosemary, oregano

* for ref and freezer basics:
- eggs
- skim milk
- cheese such as mozarella, feta, and parmessan
- fruit juice
- low-fat ice cream
- frozen tortellini
- frozen fruits and vegetables

* for baking:
- baking soda and powder
- flour
- cornstarch
- brown sugar
- honey

* for canned and bottled goods
- tomato paste
- canned light tuna or salmon
- canned beans such as garbanzo beans

Posted by chel.h at 6:25 AM  


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