Its always a hassle to think about what to pick up at the store before you head home. A simple yet well stocked pantry can help. It just so happens that I have the same list as executive chef Eric Damidot. Here are what I/he consider(s) the top ten foods every kitchen should have. With these simple basics, you can cook up a simple tasty meal and you can also add any mean/fish to these items for a lovely dinner party.
5- Fresh herbs
6- Wines (white and red)
7- Heavy cream
8- Cheeses (soft and hard)
9- Pasta and Potatoes (yellow)
10 -Whole or canned crushed tomatoes
It is also a good idea to have on hand both olive oil and coconut oil.