My Kitchen Basics

Keep a well-stocked kitchen full of goodies and you'll always feel motivated to cook. Here's what I've always got on hand.

Pantry

  • Sprouted/sourdough bread
  • Whole wheat flour
  • Buckwheat groats
  • Thick rolled oats
  • Bulgur wheat
  • Short-grain brown rice
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Chickpeas
  • Unsweetened coconut chips
  • Sesame seeds
  • Chia seeds
  • Hemp seeds
  • Tahini
  • Raw honey
  • Full-fat coconut milk
  • Green curry paste
  • Nutritional yeast
  • Ground turmeric
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Whole nutmeg
  • Dried rosemary
  • Smoked paprika
  • Tamari
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Pumpkinseed oil
  • Rice vinegar
  • White wine vinegar
  • Whole black peppercorns
  • Flaky sea salt (for finishing)

Dry Storage

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Small red potatoes
  • Kabocha squash
  • Delicata squash
  • Yellow onions
  • Shallots
  • Garlic

Fridge/Produce

  • Lard
  • Salted butter
  • Plain, full-fat yogurt
  • Local eggs
  • Barley miso paste from South River Miso
  • Kimchi
  • Dijon mustard
  • Maple syrup
  • Bitter greens (mustard greens, dandelion)
  • Lacinato kale
  • Carrots
  • Parsnips
  • Beets
  • Avocado
  • Fresh parsley
  • Fresh mint
  • Ginger root
  • Lemons/limes/grapefruit

Freezer

  • Organic ground lamb
  • Organic whole chicken
  • Organic bacon
  • Organic rib-eye or strip steaks
  • Homemade chicken and turkey stock

Beverages

  • Sparkling water
  • Looseleaf tisane
  • Sumatra whole coffee beans
  • Unsweetened almond milk
  • Unsweetened macadamia nut milk
  • Raw dairy milk
  • Kombucha
  • Mucho wine
  • IPA and saison-style beer
  • Unfiltered sake

Packaged/Snacks

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