Kitchen Pantry


Below you will find a list of items that should be kept in any well stocked kitchen pantry.  With these basics you will be prepared to make most recipes and will need to add only specific items for specialties… Amounts to keep on hand will vary with family size.
Pantry Basics:
All Purpose flour 5 lbs
Brown sugar 1 lb
Sugar 10 lbs
Olive Oil  1 quart
Vegetable Oil 8 fl oz
Plain Dry Bread Crumbs 1 lbPasta & Grains
Elbow Macaroni   2 lbs
Penne Pasta       2 lbs
Spaghetti Noodles  5 lbs
White Rice    2 lbs
Sandwich Bread  1 loaf

Produce & Grains

Celery – 1 bunch
Garlic    1 lb
Potatoes Russet  10 lbs  (keep 1 fresh apple with the potatoes)
Potatoes Small Red  5 lbs  (keep 1 fresh apple with the potatoes)
Whole Carrots   1 lb
Yellow Onions   1/2 lb

Freezer Basics
Frozen Corn
Frozen  Green Beans
Frozen Peas
Frozen Stir Fry Blend such as
Broccoli, carrots, and pea pods

Refrigerator Basics

Eggs  2 dozen
Butter  2 lbs
2% milk
Parmesan Cheese
Sour Cream
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Herbs & Spices

Coarsely Ground Pepper  (or corns and pepper mill)
Chili Powder
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Curry Powder
Garlic Powder
Ground Cayenne Pepper
Ground Cinnamon
Ground Cumin
Ground Ginger
Onion Soup Mix
Taco Seasoning Mix

Canned or Jarred Goods
Chicken Broth
Beef Broth
Tomato Paste
Spaghetti or Marinara Sauce
Petite Diced Tomatoes
Condensed Cream of Celery Soup
Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

Condiments, etc.
Balsamic Vinegar
Red Wine Vinegar
Rice Vinegar
Barbecue Sauce
Dijon Mustard
Hot Sauce
Mayonnaise (olive oil)
Peanut Butter
Soy Sauce
White Vinegar
Worcestershire Sauce
Yellow Mustard


Yes, you can dine like a king…

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