Shopping List

If you’ve just moved, need to do some serious food shopping, or are just unfamiliar with having food around the home in general, here is a list to fill your cabinets with some cooking ingredient basics:

From: http://whatscookingamerica.net/Q-A/Pantry.htm

Baking

all-purpose flour
unbleached flour or bread flour (for bread making)
granulated sugar
powdered sugar
brown sugar
cornstarch
baking powder
baking soda
yeast (regular or instant)
vegetable shortening
chocolate (semi-sweet, bitter-sweet,
& Dutch process cocoa)

Dried Goods
dried beans (various types)
dried fruits
currants
raisins
dates

Rice
Arborio rice
brown rice
white rice
wild rice

Tomatoes (canned) 
chopped tomatoes
sundried tomatoes
tomato sauce
tomato paste
whole tomatoes

Vinegars
apple cider vinegar
balsamic vinegar
red wine vinegar
raspberry vinegar
rice vinegar
white wine vinegar

Dried Pasta
angel hair
egg noodles
fettuccine
fusille
lasagna
linguine
penna
spaghetti

Dried Herbs
anise seeds
basil leaves
bay leaves
caraway seeds
cayenne pepper
chili powder
cilantro
coriander
cumin (ground & seeds)
curry powder
dillweed
fennel seeds
Herbes de Provence
marjoram
dried mustard
oregano
paprika
red pepprs
rosemary
peppercorns (black & white)
poppy seeds
sage
salt (regular & coarse)
saffron
sesame seeds
Tabasco or hot sauce
tarragon
thyme
turmeric

Spices
cinnamon (ground & whole sticks)
cloves (ground & whole)
ground allspice
ground cardamon
ground ginger
ground mace
ground nutmet

Condiments
chicken broth
beef broth
chutney
hoisin sauce
honey
horseradish
gelatin
ketchup
maple syrup
mayonnaise
molasses
mustard (regular & Dijon)
peanut butter
pickles (sweet, dill & relish)
salsa
sliced pimientos
soy sauce
Terikiyi sauce
Worcestershire sauce

Oils
extra-virgin olive oil
vegetable oil
walnut oil

Milks
evaporated milk
powdered buttermilk
powdered milk
sweetened condensed milk

Canned Goods
black beans
canned fruits
canned vegetables
clams
cherries (for cherry jubilee)
cream of mushroom soup
kidney beans
mushrooms
olives (green & black)
pork & beans
salmon
tuna fish

Misc.
coffee (regular & decaf)
tea (various types)

Extracts
almond extract
pure vanilla extract
vanilla beans

Liquors
marsala wine
port wine
red wine
white wine

Gourmet Items
anchovies
artichoke hearts
capers
caviar
curry paste
dried mushrooms
olive paste
pesto
roasted peppers
shrimp & crab boil
smoked oysters
white truffle oil

Fresh Produce
fresh herbs (various)
lemons & limes (a must for juice)
garlic bulbs
onions (red & white)
potatoes

Refrigerator or Freezer Staples
butter
cream (heavy or whipping)
eggs
parmesan cheese (not grated but a chunk)
sour cream
various cheeses
various nuts 

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