Gourmet Recipes for One is a resource of simple, delicious recipes that focus on cooking for one. Single-serving recipes are featured as well as ideas and inspiration for achieving a well-balanced lifestyle.
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PANTRY LIST

Use this list to help you establish your own well-stocked pantry. By having these items on hand, it will allow you to make a quick and easy meal anytime.

baking

all-purpose flour
baking powder
baking soda
cocoa powder
confectioners sugar
premium chocolate bars + chips (dark, milk, white chocolate)
whole-wheat flour

beans, grains, pasta + rice

arborio rice
barley
bran
bulgur
brown rice
couscous
low-sodium black beans
low-sodium cannellini beans
low-sodium garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
pasta (regular and whole-wheat varieties)
quinoa
sushi rice
wheat berries
white rice
wild rice

bottled, jarred + canned items

black olive tapenade
canned tomatoes: crushed, diced, whole (prefer San Marzano variety)
capers
chipotle chiles in adobo (chipotle salsa)
jams, jellies and preserves
low-sodium stocks (chicken, beef, vegetable)
peanut butter
popcorn
red chile paste
salsa
tomato paste (prefer tube variety)
wasabi paste

dry ingredients

breadcrumbs
cornmeal
cornstarch
dried fruits (apricots, cranberries, raisins)
nori sheets
nuts (almonds, walnuts)
oatmeal
seeds (flax, sunflower)
wheat germ

oils, vinegars + sauces

apple cider vinegar
balsamic vinegar
canola oil
champagne vinegar
cooking spray
extra virgin olive oils (one for cooking and a good Italian one
for finishing, dipping etc.)
low-sodium soy sauce
red wine vinegar
rice vinegar
sesame oil
sherry vinegar
white wine vinegar

freezer

frozen fruits (mixed berries, peaches)
frozen shelled edamame
frozen vegetables (peas, spinach)
puff pastry

refrigerator

carrots
celery
cheeses (Parmigiano-Reggiano, extra sharp cheddar, feta + blue cheese)
Dijon mustard
eggs
fresh herbs (Italian parsley, thyme)
horseradish
ketchup
lemons, limes, oranges
mayonnaise
milk and cream
plain greek-style yogurt
tabasco
thick-cut smoked bacon
unsalted butter
Worcestershire sauce

spices (dried)

allspice, bay leaves, black pepper, cayenne, celery seeds, chili powder, cloves, cinnamon, cinnamon sticks, coriander, cumin, curry powder, dry mustard, fennel seeds, ground ginger, herbes de Provence, kosher salt, Madagascar pure vanilla extract, nutmeg, old bay seasoning, red pepper flakes, saffron, sesame seeds, vanilla beans

sweeteners

agave nectar
honey
maple syrup
molasses
sugars (white, light and dark brown varieties)

vegetables

garlic
onions (yellow, red, white)
potatoes
shallots

wine + spirits

dark rum
dry sherry
Grand marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)
Pernod (licorice-flavored liqueur)
red wine
white wine

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