What's in your Fridge

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by pete, May 3, 2003.

  1. pete

    pete Moderator Staff Member

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    Here is a question I posted back in 1999. What do you keep in your fridge that you wouldn't dream of being without ever? Beer, wine and/or liquor don't count. With all the people who have joined since then I thought it would be interesting to see what new responses we got.

    Looking through my fridge, things haven't changed a whole lot for me since 1999. I still have a couple different kinds of Hungarian and German Sausages, 3-5 kinds of mustard, lots of different fruit butters and jams, most homemade. There is always a jar or 2 of hot sauce, usually some sauerkraut, and a container of French Onion Dip for those late night munchies!! Of course, there would be many more staples, in the fridge, if I wouldn't always keep 3-5 kinds of beer and cider in there.:p
     
  2. shroomgirl

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    Cheeses....aged and fresh, various mustards...always coarse, dijon, spicy Guldens, La. style.....Hellmans mayo, olives...pitted kalamata, nicoise, other assorted and assundry, jams...At the moment I'm going through a plain yogurt stage with loads of Strauss family plain yogurt. ..hmmmm basement has fillo cups, parmesan,some other Asian ingrediants to play with....have not played at home in a long while<may need to throw out shtuff>
    Oh yeah 2% milk for coffee. And 40% for baking. Guess the 30# of Plugra should be a hint tooooo.
     
  3. pongi

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    Hmm...

    -Cheeses: mozzarelle, stracchino, parmigiano
    -Yoghurt, both plain and fruit (and ALWAYS with coffee and malt b/c they're the only two types my 3 yr old daughter likes, sigh:( )
    -Bresaola and prosciutto crudo
    -Fresh wholemilk and butter
    -Mustard, ketchup, horseradish sauce, olives, pickled gherkins
    -Raw turkey or chicken breast
    -Fresh tomatoes, green salad, carrots and celery
    -Eggs
    -Homemade jams and marmalade

    Pongi
     
  4. jock

    jock

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    Cheese - never fewer than 4 different kinds
    Butter - unsalted for cooking and "regular" for sandwiches
    Eggs
    Yogurt
    2% milk
    A carton of chicken stock
    Greens in the crisper
    Ham and/or bacon and/or prosciutto

    Jock
     
  5. isa

    isa

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    Coriander chutney, dijon mustard a l'ancienne


    Milk, butter, egg, juice


    Homemade jelly: raspberry, blueberry


    Lettuce, carrots to much on and asparagus when in season


    Kiwis, pears, granny smith apples and seasonal citrus fruits
     
  6. lamington

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    ALWAYS in stock:

    Cheese: nice sharp cheddar, Italian parmigiano or good Australian parmesan

    Milk, butter

    Carrots, mushrooms, capsicum (peppers)

    Olive and peanut oils

    Chocolate:p

    mmmmm
     
  7. katew

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    Ideally? Soy sauce, lots of cheeses, seltzer water (good for remedying the effects of all that cheese) cranberry juice, lemons and limes, unsalted butter, Hellman's mayo, good bread (sourdough or French usually), hummus, and a few things that don't go in the fridge: Berio olive oil, couscous, some kind of salty junk food, and stoned wheat thins or water crackers to go with the cheese. Stuff like that. Unfortunately I live at school with no fridge and my boyfriend doesn't have much of the stuff I like because I'm only there on weekends. Just a couple more weeks and I will take over the kitchen for the summer! Muahahahahaha
     
  8. chefkell

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    Sesame Oil
    Roasted Peanut oil (not the tastless stuff for frying):D
    Sriracha sauce
    Sambal Olek
    Fish Sauce
    Aged Balsamic
    Chives, chive and more chives:lips:
    Thyme
    Truffle Oil
    Curry Oil (homemade)
    Kasaguri Hot Green peas...asian Doritos!:D
    Wasabi
    Lemongrass
    Galangal

    I can make a shoe taste good with these things! I can never keep the Hot Green Peas around though....hmmmm
    :confused: :D
     
  9. phoebe

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    sweet butter
    raspberry jam
    chunky, salt-free peanut butter
    carrots
    3 kinds of mustard
    mayo
    milk
    cheeses (from common jack to reggiano parm)
    sesame oil
    soy sauce
    plum sauce
    and a can of cranberry sauce forgotten from several
    Thanksgivings ago that we can't seem to bear using or
    getting rid of.:D
     
  10. mezzaluna

    mezzaluna

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    eggs, bacon, half and half, parmigiano, mayo, sugar free jello, cream cheese, lettuce, etc. for salad, butter, various brined olives, soy sauce, lemons, garlic and ginger.

    In the pantry: sesame, olive and canola oils; Japanese, white and red wine vinegars; and a zillion jars from Penzey's!
     
  11. sparrowgrass

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    eggs, butter, celery, onions, carrots. And more eggs--I have my own chickens, ya know.