Pantry Essentials: Dry Goods
March 18, 2019

Pantry Essentials: Dry Goods

As Part of our Pantry Essentials series, today we're talking dry goods. From rice and pasta to nutritional yeast and cornstarch, we’ve rounded up the top dry goods every well-stocked pantry needs.

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Holly Erickson & Natalie Mortimer

Holly Erickson & Natalie Mortimer

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Garlic Butter Steak Stir-Fry
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Garlic Butter Steak Stir-Fry

This steak stir-fry with a savory garlic-and-butter sauce feels indulgent, and is so easy to make. Served on its own or with rice, it’s the perfect quick weeknight dinner.

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Pea and Prosciutto Pizza
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Pea and Prosciutto Pizza

Garlicky white sauce topped by layers of punchy parmesan cheese, smokey prosciutto, creamy goat cheese, and bright green fresh peas is what all your spring pizza dreams are made of.

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Sweet Potato Carnitas Hash
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Sweet Potato Carnitas Hash

Sweet potatoes and slow-cooker carnitas join forces for a hearty and flavor-packed hash that’s tailor made to save you from your breakfast rut.

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Simple Italian Salad
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Simple Italian Salad

This simple Italian salad is the only side salad recipe you need. It fits perfectly with any pasta dish and finds good company alongside a whole roasted chicken or delicate fish dinner.

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Pantry Essentials: The TMP Guide to Vinegars
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Pantry Essentials: The TMP Guide to Vinegars

From the sharply acidic bite of red wine vinegar to Italy’s sticky, syrupy, precious balsamic, we’ve rounded up the five vinegars that we think should grace the shelves of every well-stocked pantry.

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Low-Carb Chicken Divan
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Low-Carb Chicken Divan

Creamy, cheesy, and broccoli-filled, we’ve updated classic chicken divan so that it’s fit for even the most health-conscious family.

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Turkey Breakfast Patties
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Turkey Breakfast Patties

These boldly flavored, Asian-inspired “breakfast” turkey patties are the perfect grab-and-go protein any time of day.

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Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce
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Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce

Drizzle it on salads, grain bowls, or on sandwiches as a vegan sub for mayo. Our creamy, smoky vegan cashew cheese sauce is as versatile as it is delectable.

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Classic Creamy Hummus
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Classic Creamy Hummus

Everyone’s favorite dip gets a homemade makeover. Learn how to make classic creamy hummus with lemon, tahini, garlic and chickpeas. This hummus is much better than the store bought stuff!

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Low-Carb Bacon Burger with Guacamole
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Low-Carb Bacon Burger with Guacamole

You’ll forget all about the missing bun while devouring this juicy, keto-friendly bacon guacamole burger loaded with veggies and jalapeno aioli!

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Tofu Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce
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Tofu Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Creamy, garlicky, gingery homemade peanut sauce makes this super healthy tofu and vegetable stir-fry into a hearty, satisfying vegan dinner even omnivores will love.

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Pantry Essentials: The TMP Guide to Cooking Oils
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Pantry Essentials: The TMP Guide to Cooking Oils

From rich, fragrant toasted sesame to grassy, sharp, buttery extra virgin olive, here are the five cooking oils that every great home cook needs in their pantry.

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Queso Fundido
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Queso Fundido

Melty cheese, perfectly spicy chorizo, and green chilis all come together to make this Queso Fundido your new favorite recipe.

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Best Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipes
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Best Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipes

We’ve rounded up eight of our favorite recipes that all share one special ingredient in common—homemade taco seasoning!

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Baked Penne Alla Vodka
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Baked Penne Alla Vodka

Fancy without being fussy, this cheesy baked penne alla vodka is what your date night in dreams are made of.

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Spiced Vegetable Stew
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Spiced Vegetable Stew

This tasty vegetarian spiced stew is packed with hearty vegetables and a rich broth seasoned with turmeric, cinnamon, and cumin- and is sure to warm you up, even on the coldest of days.

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30 Best Kid Friendly Recipes
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30 Best Kid Friendly Recipes

Our top 30 kid-friendly recipes will have everyone leaving the dinner table happy, healthy, and full-bellied. What more could you ask for?

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