A BASIC TEXAS PANTRY (SALLYE)

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sallye bates

By
@grandedame

A guide to a basic pantry. There are other herbs and spces that you will want to include based on receipes and type of cooking you do.

At her request, I made this list quite a few years ago for my DIL, along with a handwritten cookbook entitled "How Mom Makes It"

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Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

pantry items

How to Make A BASIC TEXAS PANTRY (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  • 1All purpose flour
    Sugar
    Cornmeal
    Baking Powder
    Baking soda
    Corn starch
    Salt (sea salt is best)
    Black Pepper (both ground & peppercorns are preferable)
    Ground cumin
    Ground oregano
    Leaf oregano
    Chili powder
    Cayenne pepper
    Paprika
    Fiesta brand Chili Mix or
    DIY CHILI OR TACO SEASONING (SALLYE)
    Garlic powder (NOT garlic salt)
    Bay leaves
    Diced or minced onions (dried)
    Celery salt
    Zatarain creole seasoning or HOMEMADE CREOLE SEASONING (SALLYE)
    Wild Rice (quick cook and/or regular kind)
    Cans of Rotel or Hatch diced tomatoes & green chilis
    (I have only found the Hatch tomatoes at HEB but I like them better than Rotel)
    Cans of diced tomatoes ( Iuse only Hunts)
    Cans of tomato sauce (I use only Hunts)
    Cans of tomato paste (I use only Hunts)
    Cans of Hunts traditional and/or zesty & spicy spaghetti sauce -this is the best premade spaghetti sauce on the market - beats Ragu or Prego hands down
    Chicken & beef bullion powder or cubes
    Lemon juice (find in little squeeze dispensers in produce department)
    Lime juice (find in little squeeze dispensers in produce department)
    Roasted minced garlic (find in jars in produce department)
    Worcestershire sauce
    Extra virgin olive oil & Canola oil
    Soy sauce
    Red wine vinegar
    Pasta (I usually keep spaghetti, linguini, garden rotini and ziti on hand)
    Luzianne family size tea bags

    Optional items may include leaf basil, lemon peel, and other spices to your taste

    If you have the above items in your pantry, you can always make an impromptu meal for unexpected company.
  • 2Other iitemsyou may wish to include are:

    Vanilla extract
    Brown sugar
    Cinnamon
    Ground Ginger
  • 3The brand names shown are just the ones I use. Feel free to substitute you own preferred brands.

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About A BASIC TEXAS PANTRY (SALLYE)

Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Healthy