Other People's Pantries #125
There are two posts today. Be sure to check out Introducing Market to Pantry, about our new Saturday feature starting in July.
From Brooke (There's No Cookin' Like SNOW Cookin') in Texas:
I have been reading your blog for over a year, and have followed this feature most intently. We started a pantry build-out last year and I couldn't wait for it to be done so I could submit my pictures! I love to cook, and we have a large family, so it's necessary to plan ahead. We have a pantry full, plus several cupboards and shelves for food storage. It's so nice to be finally moved in and working out of it!
Left side includes (from the top): boxed cereal (we've got a big family), noodles, boxed sides like stuffing, condiments and sauces, cake mixes, baking ingredients, snacks for the kids (at their eye level), breakfast stuff (that the kids can reach), smaller bins of flour and sugars, extra bags of flour, sugar, a tin full of gravy and sauce mixes, oils and vinegars.
Middle includes: breads, tortillas, onions, potatoes, garlic, buckets of dry beans, rice, lentils, split peas and instant potatoes, oh, and the always necessary stash of Jell-o/gelatins/puddings... remember, I have kids -- 3 four and under, plus a bigger one who could eat everything in this pantry in a week. Kind of makes me want to install a lock, a chair, a magazine rack and have some time out basking in the light of the window. But I digress.
Right side includes (from the top): #10 cans for longer term food storage (not pictured), additional cereal, canned meats, canned milks, canned fruits, canned veggies, canned beans, sauces, and soups, and big buckets of jasmine rice, white sugar and white flour.
Next to my stove I have this cupboard where I keep my spices (so very not organized right now), my bottled fruits and vegetables (most of which are hidden behind doors on the top) and my ever present hoard of hot cocoa. I look forward to the day when I've got this as organized as my pantry!
On Saturdays, for more than two years, we've been peeking into Other People's Pantries all around the world.