In your Cupboard

What should be in your cupboard?

Over the years we have all collected some of the spices, herbs, condiments, and basic staples in our cupboards. I have put together a brief list of what we should have and most commonly used.

Allspice

Flour

Pasta

Baking powder

Fruit preserves

Peanut butter

Baking soda

Garlic powder

Pepper

Barbecue sauce

Garlic

Peppercorns

Basil

Ginger powder

Poppy seeds

Bay leaves

Honey

Rice

Beans

Horseradish

Rosemary, dried

Bread crumbs

Hot pepper sauce

Sage, dried

Broth

Ketchup

Salt

Capers

Lemons

Sesame seeds

Chicken

Limes

Soup

Chili powder

Maple Syrup

Soy sauce

Chocolate

Marjoram, dried

Sugar

Cinnamon

Mint

Tarragon

Celery Salt

Molasses

Tea

Cloves

Mushrooms

Teriyaki

Cooking spray

Mustard

Thyme

Coriander

Nutmeg

Tomatoes

Cornstarch

Nuts

Tuna

Crackers

Oils

Turmeric

Cumin

Olives

Vanilla extract

Curry powder

Onion powder

Vinegar

Dill weed

Onions

Wine

Dried fruits

Oregano

Worcestershire sauce

Five-spice powder

Paprika

Yeast

 

Please note that I have chosen to eliminate some of the less used and mostly likely to expire. This does not mean that they are unimportant to our cooking; they should just be added to the shopping list when needed.

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