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This website is your user’s manual to delicious home-cooked meals for your family and friends that are quick and affordable. To accomplish that, think of your pantry as your toolbox. Establishing and maintaining a well-stocked pantry is the key to stress-free cooking. When combined with a few fresh ingredients, a reliable store of staples is all that it takes to produce hundreds of amazing dinners, sides, and holiday dishes. Want proof? You’re holding it! By definition, pantry items are shelf-stable products that last weeks, months, and sometimes even years. What follows is a listing of all the pantry items needed to make every recipe in this book. Keep in mind, however, that you do not need all of these to make each dish.