Everyone loves a good home-cooked meal, but when your pantry and kitchen is bare, the age-old question of “what’s for dinner?” can come up more often than not, and when it does, we have you covered.
However, by adding these staples to your next shopping list, you can make the most of your trip, while being sure that when it comes to making dinner, options are not limited:
Stocking up Your Pantry
Canned Goods: Not only can they last longer than most goods, canned items can be an affordable and accessible staple to add to most meals. Think beans, corn, and tomatoes. A few of these basics should always be at the front of your cabinet.
Cooking Oils: From olive oil to vegetable oils, mostly anything you cook will require one or the other. You might want to consider stocking up on a neutral oil, as it can keep the flavor of the food while allowing you to cook at high temperatures.
Seasonings: Looking to spice up your nightly dinner? Think soy sauce or a variety of hot sauces. Salt, pepper, garlic are staples that make any bland starter meal come to life.
Boxed goods: Always consider a variety of pasta, rice, and more. Many comfort foods start with starch, so having a variety in stock is something to consider.
Fridge and Freezer Musts
Beyond your trusty pantry, you’ll want to keep your fridge and freezer stocked with proteins, bread, eggs, butter, and go-to vegetables. Keep a running list and try to plan meals about expiration dates so you can limit waste but increase variety.
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