What are the 10 items you'll always have in your frig or pantry?
I guess mine are heavy cream. butter,sugar,flour,garlic,pasta,chicken,fresh basil,eggs,cocoa.Well , okay, maybe your favorite 20 items. I was just getting started.
Chocolate would have to be on my list too, along with ginger, garlic, olive oil, bread flour, black beans, tomatoes, kosher salt, asian pears, vanilla beans, artichoke hearts, spinach, spring roll wrappers, carrots, potatoes, lettuce, vegetable stock,...............you said 10? oops.
Olive oils, viniagers, shrooms...morels, porcini, black trumpets, etc...., chicken and beef stock/demi, garlic, onions, fresh herbs, cream, milk, mucho butter, cheeses....parmesan reg, 5 year Gouda, and then some softer ones...chevre, mozz, etc..., jams, great breads, veg asst. depending on season, gosh many shapes of pasta and always truffle honey, truffle oil.....eggs, bacon...
yep that sounds like the standards....course I didn't type in the stuff in the pantries.
1. mustards (at least 3 kinds at all times)
2. homemade BBQ sauce
3. Homemade apple butter
4. Beer (usually 2-4 kinds)
6. Hungarian sausage and salami
7. Cheese (a variety from cheap shredded store bought, to aged gouda, cabrales, etc.
8. ketchup (sorry but it is a must have at my house)
10. Iced tea
Wow, this is weird - I was thinking of this yesterday, but didn't get around to posting the question!!!
1. Chiles - all types, fresh, canned, dried and frozen
2. Canned tomatoes - my own, plus a few brand names
3. Cheese - all ways, shapes, forms
5. All the oriental stuff - shoyu, mirin, ponzu
6. olive oil
7. Variety vinegars
8. Rice - all kinds
9. Beans - all kinds
10. Fishies - all kinds
Break Free light egg stuff, and liquid egg whites
Home-made tofu mayonnaise
Fancy tamari soy sauce
Bottled lemon juice
Other low-fat cheese, depending on what's good that week
Yves Veggie Cuisine deli slices, veggie burgers, Ground Round and breakfast links or patties
President's Choice low-fat extra-firm cotton tofu - the nicest I've found
Cashew butter and organic, unsalted peanut butter
and (shh!) Ultra Low Fat Cool Whip
Next door in the freezer:
Various organic nuts, seeds and dried fruit -- always dried apricots, apples and raisins, walnuts, pine nuts, slivered almonds, sesame seeds and sunflower seeds
Frozen cranberries (buy bags of 'em in season and sling 'em in)
Various frozen vegetable mixes for quickie meals
Frozen corn, peas, okra, spinach, and mixed legumes
Flours: Whole wheat pastry and regular, oat, buckwheat, rye and corn
Oat bran and wheat bran
Cornmeal, bulgur, rolled oats (quick and old-fashioned large-flake)
Plain soy protein powder
Millet, various kinds of brown rice, a bazillion kinds of dried beans
Powdered egg whites
Mori Nu Silken Light Tofu
At least six different kinds of vinegar: apple cider, red and white balsamic, brown rice, red and white wine, tarragon wine....
Herbs and spices and extracts too many to list
Secret stash of 86% cocoa solids chocolate, concealed from our lodger, The Mouth that Moves.
Um. Whoa. No. Couldn't live without any of these. And there are more... my brain going, "No... gotta have that."
I don't want to change the thread, but I was just thinking about 5 things we had in our ice boxes that we hate to have but can't live without. FAT goat cheese,parm,heavy creamSUGAR frozen snickers, chocolate sauce,