What to Put in a Pantry

Pantry - - A room or cupboard for storing food, usually dry goods. Most foods to be stored will be dried, packaged, bottled, canned, foods that do not require refrigeration.

Stocking The Shelves

Fats/Oils
Polyunsaturated oil, Olive oil
Flour: Enriched, All Purpose, Cake Sifted Pancake, Cornmeal
Cornstarch
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
Cream of Tartar
Yeast-Dry
Cocoa Powder (unsweetened)
Chocolate: bitter, unsweetened, semi-sweet
Nuts
Flavoring: Vanilla, Almond, Lemon, Orange
Food Coloring: Assorted colors
Sugar :white, brown, confectioners, corn syrup, honey, maple syrup
Gelatin: plain, flavored

Herbs : Basil, Bay Leaf, Capers, Dill Seed, Dried Rosemary, Dried Parsley, Garlic (powder-salt), Marjoram, Dried Tarragon, Dried Thyme

Spices :All Spice, Cayenne, Cinnamon, Celery Seed, Chili Powder, Cloves, Ground Ginger, Dry Mustard, Nutmeg, Oregano, Paprika, Poppy seed, Poultry Seasoning, Salt, Sesame Seeds, Soy Sauce, Pepper: black and white, Tabasco

Bread Crumbs
Rice: white, long grain, brown
Pasta
Barley
Split Peas
Dried Lima beans, Navy Beans
Potatoes
Onions
Prepared Mustard
Catsup
Relish
Mayonnaise
Salad Dressing
Vinegar-Cider, White Distilled
Pickles
Olives-Green Stuffed, Black
Coffee:Regular, Decaf, Instant (whichever one you use)
Tea: Regular, Decaf, Herbal (whichever one you use)
Jelly, Jam
Raisins
Juices, Assorted of choice
Cereal, Oatmeal, Dry of choice
Crackers
Milk-Evaporated, Condensed, Dry
Non-Dairy Creamer
Sugar Substitute
Gravy Mix
Peanut Butter
Canned Fish-Tuna, Salmon, Anchovies, Sardines
Canned Vegetables
Green Beans, Corn, Baked Beans, Tomatoes, Tomato Paste, Tomato Puree, Spaghetti Sauce, Canned Soups
Chicken Broth, Beef broth
Grated Parmesan

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