Cooking Essentials

Cooking Essentials

COOKING ESSENTIALS
Fill your kitchen with ingredients you know you like and will use. Start here, and then build on this
list to meet your own needs and tastes.

PANTRY/DRY GOODS
Granulated Sugar
Brown Sugar
Confectioners’ Sugar
Vanilla
All Purpose Flour
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
Cornstarch
Honey
Jams
Maple Syrup
Olive oil
Canola Oil
Vinegars (red, white, apple cider, balsamic)
Worcestershire Sauce
Soy Sauce

GRAINS AND STARCHS
Panko/Breadcrumbs
Pastas (variety of shapes)
Polenta
Quinoa
Rices (white brown, basmati, Arborio)

CANNED
Beans (black, garbanzo)
Tuna
Tomatoes (whole, chopped, paste)
Olives
Stocks and Broths (chicken, beef, vegetable)
Anchovies

REFRIGERATOR
Butter (salted & unsalted)
Hoisin
Hot Sauces (Tabasco, Sriracha, Sambal)
Mayonnaise
Mustards (Dijon, whole grain)
Peanut butter
Pesto
Bacon
Milk (almond milk etc)
Cream
Cheeses (cheddar, Parmesan…)
Eggs

HERBS & SPICES
Bay Leaves
Black Peppercorns
Cinnamon
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Dried Oregano
Dried Basil
Garam Masala
Granulated Garlic
Ground Coriander
Ground Cumin
Paprika
Turmeric Powder
Salts (flake, fine, coarse)