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What are your pantry/fridge/freezer staples?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:39 PM on May. 3, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • do you mean foods that are always in there? if so, for us we always have hot pockets, pizza and pot pies in the freezer. for the fridge we always have cheese!

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 9:44 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • salt, pepper, sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda. paprika, oregano, basil, vinegar, vegetable oil, olive oil, cooking spray, cans of: soup, vegetables, fruits, spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce; onion soup mix, cereal.

    milk, juice, eggs, margarine, catsup, mustard, mayo, celery, carrots, bread, jam, Worcestershire sauce, maple syrup, soy sauce, lettuce, raisins.

    ground beef, skinned boneless chicken breasts, frozen packages of vegetables.

    Answer by Bmat at 9:45 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • tamari, rice wine vinegar, hoisin sauce, salt (kosher and sea, different sized grains) Multiple kinds of flour- I bake our bread. olive oil, canola or veggie oil, balsamic, white, cider, and red wine vinegar. One small of every spice imaginable. Also mild curry powder.

    Penne, linguini, angel hair, rice noodles, basmati rice, arborio rice, chicken and beef broth, quart sized containers. Wegmans spaghetti sauce. sugar, stevia powder (a natural calorie free sweetener) honey, quick cooking oats and oatmeal. baking chocolate and chocolate chips, bisquick. apple sauce, REAL maple syrup, hot sauce. Cereal. Peanut butter and jelly. (strawberry, apricot, orange marmalade, unsweetened coconut.

    I keep fresh plants- basil, chives, oregano, italian parsley. I buy scallions, every week.

    freezer- sausage, chicken, broccoli, peas, corn, carrots, stir fry vegetables-con't

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:30 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • freezer con't- shredded hashbrowns, hashbrowns o'brien, a frozen pizza. frozen juice concentrate.

    fridge- butter, salted and sweet. french if I have extra money. ketchup and salsa. sour cream, buttermilk, cheddar, parm, swiss, ricotta. celery baby carrots eggs. Milk- whole, soy and chocolate soy. rice pudding.

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:34 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • oh yeah, onions bacon garlic coffee and tea- chai, herbal and black. green when I'm not prego.

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:36 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • Pantry: Lots of spices (cajun seasoning is a must in our household!), pastas of various kinds, canned vegetables, canned tomatoes, rice (brown and white), dried beans (kidney, pinto, and great northern), Old-Fashioned Oatmeal, cereals (usually cheerios/rice krispies/chex and some for the kids like Frosted Flakes and Frosted MiniWheats), baking supplies (flour, brown and white sugar, baking soda and powder, salt, chocolate chips, cornstarch), olive oil, balsamic vinegar, white wine vinegar, cider vinegar, honey, peanut butter, refried beans

    Fridge: Miracle Whip, Ketchup, Spicy brown mustard, barbecue sauce, cheeses (sharp cheddar and parmesan mostly), Ranch, hot sauces (Cholula is our fave), whole wheat tortillas, fresh fruits and vegetables, organic milk, eggs, Promise margarine

    Freezer: ground turkey, boneless skinless chicken, frozen vegetables and berries, fruit popsicles, and sometimes ice cream!

    Answer by AprilDJC at 11:53 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • Oh and always have to have onions, garlic, and potatoes!

    Answer by AprilDJC at 11:53 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • dehydrated refried beans; dried lentils and assorted beans; frozen veggies: broccoli, corn, mixed, spinach, peppers; whole wheat and corn tortillas, whole wheat pasta: angel hair, small shells, penne, bowties; yves pepperoni, romaine lettuce, baby carrots, grape tomatoes, broccoli slaw, sweet potatoes, whole wheat pastry flour, brown rice, cheese, nutritional yeast, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, tofu, morning star veggie dogs and not chicken nuggies, whole grain bread, bernie o's, annies organic shells and cheese, nayonaise, eggs, assorted spices and condiments, coffee, rice milk, lemons, apples, grapefruit, oranges or clementines, frozen blueberries, assorted Amy's frozen meals, oatmeal,earth balance

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:34 AM on May. 4, 2009

  • and fair trade chocolate and succanat.

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:34 AM on May. 4, 2009

  • Rice, Cans of soup for lazy days, Gravy mix, flour, sugar, crackers, dry beans. And assorted Mrs. Dash Salt free seasonings, I don't put salt on anything so i try not to buy it. Hubby with use way to much when he cooks lol.



    Answer by Vanessannd at 1:45 PM on May. 4, 2009

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