favorite pantry or frig items

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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.
 
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  1. Chocolate
  2. Chocolate
  3. Chocolate
  4. Chocolate
  5. Chocolate
  6. Chocolate
  7. Chocolate
  8. Chocolate
  9. Chocolate
  10. Chocolate[/list=1]

    ;)
 
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That's why we love you Kimmie!:D



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.
 
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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.
 
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1. heavy cream
2. butter
3. cream cheeses
4. skim milk
5. shredded mozzella
6. shredded cheddar
7. Egg Beaters
8. deli mets & cheeses
9. spaghetti sauce & cooked pasta for sorority snackng
10. tons of fresh fruits and vegetables

Pantry items are countless:
Top ten
flour
sugar
coffee
teas
large variety of cereals, hot and cold
Tuna
peanut butter
jams & jellies
condiments
 

isa

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Milk
Unsalted butter
Eggs
Tomato paste in a tube
Flour
Sugar
Chocolate & cocoa
Garlic
Onion
Spices & herbs


Plus fruits and vegetables, fish and seafood, tomato sauce, some chicken, etc.
 
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LOL I love Kimmie's list! I write this with a Dove's choco heart (from my sons) melting in my mouth. I dont care how little they cost compared to other chocolates, Dove is my fave.

My 10 items:

shallots/onions/garlic
potatoes
cheeses
eggs
bacon
chicken
fresh bread
olive oil/butter
salad greens & veggies, mushrooms and lemons
sour cream

I could get by on all that for a good while.
 
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Joined Jul 28, 2001
beer,wine coolers, champagne,white wine,vodka(freezer),OJ, sherry, beer, stout, soppressata, reg parm.
:beer: :smokin :D
 

pete

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Top ten:

1. mustards (at least 3 kinds at all times)
2. homemade BBQ sauce
3. Homemade apple butter
4. Beer (usually 2-4 kinds)
5. champagne
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)
9. yogurt
10. Iced tea
 
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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
4. Eggs
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

Oh...........I have to stop?
 
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I love Kimmie's list!

1. Italian extra virgin olive oil
2. Balsamic vinegar
3. dijon mustard
4. Muir glen tomatoes
5. jasmine rice
6. Imagine vegetable broth
7. Soy Dream soy milk
8. Hartley & Gibbs Sherry
9. Tofu
10. Sharfenberger natural cocoa

Refrigerator staples:

carrots
celery
green onions
shallots
peppers
silken tofu
orange juice
St. Dalfour orange marmalade
fruit
Tamari soy sauce
mirin
flavored oils
herbs
 
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FRIDGE:
Break Free light egg stuff, and liquid egg whites
Fat-free yogourt
Home-made tofu mayonnaise
Fancy tamari soy sauce
Bottled lemon juice
Low-fat soymilk
Lettuce
Shrooms
Garlic
Parmesan cheese
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
Salsa
Sauerkraut
Mustard
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
Wheat germ
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

PANTRY:
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
Sugar
Dutch cocoa
Powdered egg whites
Mori Nu Silken Light Tofu
COFFFEEEEEEEEEE..........
At least six different kinds of vinegar: apple cider, red and white balsamic, brown rice, red and white wine, tarragon wine....
Canned beans
Canned tomatoes
Whole-wheat pasta
Soba noodles
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."
 
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fun question...may i play? :)

fridge:
butter
eggs
milk
romano cheese
spinach
mustard
garlic
ginger
red bell peppers
carrots
shallots
tomato paste(the double concentrate in a tube stuff)
peanut butter
kalamata olives
bread and butter pickles
tofu

pantry:
brown rice
aborio rice
pasta and noodles
beans and lentils
flour - unbleached all purpose, whole wheat
sugar - white and brown
whole wheat couscous
tomatoes
oils
vinegars
soy sauce
wine

mmmm....more than 10...better stop!
 
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Olives
Marinated artichokes
Feta and others
pommery mustard
capers
Lea and perrins
plain yogurt
many types of hot sauces
fresh veggies and herbs
plugria and eggs

(Kettle one in the freezer)
 
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Joined Jul 28, 2001
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,
 
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Before marrying my husband the top 10 items in his fridge/pantry were:

1. whole milk
2. bacon
3. store-bought coconut cream pie
4. pre-fabbed mashed potatoes
5. apples (thank goodness something healthy)
6. ketchup
7. eggs
8. tons of ice-cream (freezer)
9. pasta sauce
10. cookies

Now....

1. 1% Milk
2. eggs
3. garlic
4. olive oil
5. unsalted butter
6. oranges, apples, canteloupe, strawberries
7. veggies
8. pesto
9. ginger
10. sun-dried tomatoes

What a difference!
 
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Joined Jan 23, 2002
Ditto Panini! Goat Cheese (and every other cheese you can think of), cream, butter, flour tortillas, sugar!
 
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