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Dry Goods for the Pantry

Every kitchen pantry should be well stocked with dry goods. Dry goods are foods that aren’t refrigerated or frozen. Stock your pantry with these staples and packaged foods — they can last for a substantial time. You probably consume several of these foods at least once a week, so stock up on them, and you’ll have dry goods ready when you need them.

  • Assorted breads, English muffins

  • Assorted coffees

  • Breadcrumbs, dried stuffing mixes

  • Cake mix, biscuit or pancake mix

  • Cold and hot cereals

  • Cookies and crackers

  • Dry beans and grains

  • Dry noodle mixes for the skillet

  • Flour, sugar

  • Herbal and regular teas

  • Macaroni and other pasta

  • Pizza shells

  • Powdered drink mixes (hot and cold)

  • Powdered milk

  • White and brown rice, wild rice

Keep all of your dry goods well-sealed in zip-up storage bags and clear plastic canisters with tight lids. Not only will this keep in the freshness, you’ll keep out little creatures (that are not your kids).

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