Starter Pantry and Staples Checklist

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Pantry Basics

  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Baking Soda
  • Beans and Peas (dried)
  • Black Pepper
  • Bread Crumbs
  • Brown Sugar
  • Canned Chicken and Beef Broth
  • Canned Tomatoes
  • Cereal
  • Chicken and Beef Bouillon Cubes
  • Coffee
  • Crackers /Cookies/Snacks
  • Dried Herbs and Spices
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Honey
  • Hot Cocoa
  • Olive Oil
  • Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce (e.g. Barilla, Bertolli)
  • Rice
  • Salt
  • Soy Sauce or Tamari Sauce
  • Tea
  • Tuna (canned)
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Vegetable Oil (Canola)
  • Vinegar (white wine, Balsamic)

Perishables

  • Boneless Chicken Breasts
  • Bread
  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Chopped Meat
  • Eggs
  • Fresh Fruits
  • Fresh Garlic
  • Fresh Vegetables
  • Ice Cream
  • Jam
  • Juice
  • Ketchup
  • Mayonnaise
  • Milk
  • Mustard
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Salad Dressing
  • Soft Drinks/Beverages

Household Supplies

  • All-Purpose Cleaner
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Ammonia
  • Bathroom Cleaner
  • Bleach
  • Dish Detergent
  • Fabric Softener
  • Facial Tissue
  • Floor Cleaner
  • Garbage Bags
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Paper Napkins
  • Paper Towels
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Scouring Powder
  • Sponges and Scrubbing Pads
  • Stain Remover
  • Toilet Cleaner
  • Toilet Tissue
  • Zip-Lock Bags
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