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The Perfect Pantry Article

The Perfect Pantry Article
Pantry essentials for easy home cooking. Stock your kitchen with these basics and you'll always have a dinner backup plan. The Bare Minimum These are the essential six staples to always have on hand. SaltPepperOlive oilVegetable oilAll-purpose flourGranulated sugar Canned Goods Chicken broth and beef broth are good to have if you make gravies or sauces in which liquid is cooked down, or "reduced." Chicken stock or brothBeef stock or brothCanned tomatoesTomato sauceTomato pasteCan/jar of marinara sauceCanned beans: white, black, kidneyTuna Starches and Dry Goods Does your family eat a lot of pasta? Pasta (in various shapes, strands, and tubes)Long-grain white riceJasmine or basmati riceLentilsSplit peasDried bread crumbs The Root Cellar Store these in a cool, dark, well-ventilated area--never in plastic bags or in the refrigerator. PotatoesOnionsGarlic Condiments Vinegars (balsamic, cider, white, sherry, and wine vinegars)Soy sauceWorcestershire sauceHot sauce The Spice Rack The Almost-Bare Fridge

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Buffalo Wild Wings Recipes I’m more of a classic buffalo sauce(Frank’s, butter, and vinegar) man myself, but I had these recipes for my favorite wings at Buffalo Wings Wings, so I thought I would share. Some of these may seem a little labor intensive, but they definitely taste a lot better with fresh ingredients. Enjoy. updated: November 21st, 2009 Parmesan Garlic 1/2 cup butter, melted1 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon onion salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese sandwiches are so easy to make and always good, especially when you add tasty extras to them like bacon, avocados, BBQ pulled pork, etc. As easy as they are to make there is a huge difference between a poorly made grilled cheese sandwich and a well made one so check out my tips on how to make the perfect grilled cheese sandwich! The Pastry Affair - Home - Garlic Parmesan Pull-Apart Bread I once made the driest pancake in the world. I can see you sitting at home, staring at your computer screen, and scoffing at my bold statement. Driest pancake in the world?

Getting into the saving habit: Ten easy ideas for families by Melanie Haiken En español Log your spending habits for one month It doesn't take a miracle to save money. The Italian Pantry : Recipes and Cooking A well-stocked pantry makes whipping up delicious Italian meals a snap. Countless dishes can be made from ingredients on hand, but with a quick dash through the express line for perishables, the options are limitless. Olive Oil: There is an enormous variety of good olive oil available today, even on the shelves of most supermarkets. Infographic: A Cheat Sheet For Grilling Out It’s surprisingly easy to cook a single piece of meat perfectly every time. If you can’t eyeball it, you can simply use a thermometer. But what can get quite a bit more difficult is juggling a few different proteins--bone-in chicken breasts, brats, and burgers--on a jam-packed grill for a bunch of friends.

The Art and Science of Muskrat Cooking Do you have what it takes to win a rodent cooking competition? One man's journey into a most unusual culinary challenge. By Troy Andrews on March 26, 2014 I live in Washington, D.C. This is the seat of the American federal government, the regulatory jungle of power and money, and yet so easily we forget that this is a city tucked into a rich estuary known as the Chesapeake Bay. We Washingtonians gaze at the larger nation through economic, political and social abstractions, so much so that we forget where we are; the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay is barely an afterthought to the hallowed water in the Reflecting Pool, the imported cherry blossoms illuminating the Tidal Basin each Spring and the giant pandas frolicking at the Smithsonian Zoo.

Petite Lasagnas recipe slightly adapted from Hungry Girl (makes 12) 12 oz raw ground turkey ¼ tsp salt, divided ¼ tsp pepper Pantry List By: Vered DeLeeuw A well-stocked pantry can save you from what happened to me yesterday. It was 6pm, we had just arrived from the kids’ gymnastics class, and I had absolutely no idea what to make for dinner. Eventually I decided to make a quick pasta dish – spaghetti with olive oil and oregano. But alas, there was no pasta in the house and only a tiny bit of olive oil left. We ended up ordering pizza.

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