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RV Pantry Staples – The Basics

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My RV Pantry!

RV Pantry Staples – A well thought out pantry makes shopping a breeze. However, stocking your pantry has everything to do with the amount of space available. Consider this list as a great starting place:

Basics-

• Flour (example: white, wheat, etc.)
• Sugar (example: brown, granulated, powdered, etc.)
• Dry pasta (example: spaghetti, shells, elbow, etc.)
• Oil (example: olive, canola, peanut, etc.)
• Vegetables – fresh or dried (example: onions, potatoes, garlic)
• Fruits (dried, canned, fresh)
• Vinegars (apple cider, white,
Balsamic)
• Mayo/Mustard (miracle whip, grey poupon)
• Specialty Sauces (hot sauce, soy sauce, bbq sauce, Worcestershire, ketchup)
• Peanut butter
• Beans (pintos, kidney, black, green)
• Nuts ( peanut, walnuts, pecans)
• Spreads (jellies, jams)
• Canned/Jarred Tomatoes (sauce, stewed, paste, etc.)
• Grains (cornmeal, rice, oats, etc.)
• Bouillon (chicken, beef, vegetable)
• Powdered milk
• Honey, molasses, corn syrup
• Bisquick (or other type of dry coating mix
Other miscellaneous items –
• Meats (assorted canned, dried, frozen)
• Olives (black, green)
• Relish/Pickles (dill, sweet)
• Green Chilies, canned jalapenos
• Salsa/Taco Sauce
• Breads ( assorted fresh & frozen)
• Spices (salt & pepper and all of your favorites)
• Assorted Crackers
• Salad Dressings
• Coffee/Teas
• Dry cereals

For Baking –
• Baking Powder
• Baking Soda
• Extracts (vanilla, lemon, almond, etc.)
• Cornstarch
• Dry Yeast
• Chocolate, Butterscotch chips, etc.
• Dry pudding mixes
• Dry cake mixes/Canned Frosting
Keep in mind that all of these items are subject to your family’s liking. Plus, there are additional items that can be added to personalize your panty needs.
Remember, when it comes to fruits and vegetables, consider dehydrated or freeze-dried foods to cut down on weight and spoilage issues.
Happy RVing!
Lady E Cooper