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January 28, 2012

Other People's Pantries #182

From Veee, in Austin, Texas:

My pantry is long and narrow so it isn't easy to take pictures but I hope you can get the idea. I have 5 shelves plus the floor along one wall. And one shelf above a clothes rod on the end.

Top shelf: wheat grinder, and overflow of pickles and jam. Next shelf condiments, pickles, olives.

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Below that are fruit, vegetables, beans. Dried fruit in the bin, crackers, plastic and paper bags, foil, etc.

Veee-3

Powdered milk, all kinds of pasta and dry beans in the containers. Floor has oatmeal, cereal, sugarless syrups, canned tomatoes, oil, vegetables and fruit. Step stool.

Veee-5

Moving to the right, ceiling shelf has spices on turntables, tea, below that are soups, sugars, drink mixes. Below that are gum and candy (yes, we have a ton of candy), energy bars, dehydrated vegetables, oils. Peeking below is the shelf with the pasta and bean containers usually stacked 3 high. Are you asking "Do you really need every type of bean and every shape of pasta?" Yes, I do!

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At the end is our coat closet and spa towel hooks. Stock pot, canning supplies, jumble of stuff.

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It does look like a lot and it is because I try to have 6-12 months of staples. I have long term wheat, sugar, etc. in another storage spot. It may look pretty disorganized but I do rotate everything and try to keep like items together.

Comments

I'd say Veee is very well supplied and organized!

Shirley

Thanks for sharing. I tried the 6 month supply meme, but I found I could never rotate fast enough for the expire dates. In any event, you have a very nice pantry

Where are you ? as I noticed lots of tins I wish we could get here.Im trying to now store at least 3 months worth of food... hope to one day do as you do and go onto 6 months.Have been working on the extra space under our stairs which are in the kitchen... Your a luck Lady well done its a great Pantry

Sorry Ive just spotted you are in America.So please ignore the first bit of my last post

Definitely well stocked! I wish I had more room to stock up like that!

everything is bigger in Texas, right?
nice pantry and a "wheat grinder" is impressive!

I love it! A lot of stuff but if you use it and you like it - why not? The coats are a nice touch.
I really hope more pantries come in because I'd like this feature to continue!

Awesome! My kind of pantry!

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