Stock up on the staples and then buy your veggies, meat, and fruits organic and fresh. Most chefs will go to the meat market, then to an open air market to get their fruits and veggies.
Staple things to have on hand
Fresh spices and a peppermill
Base stocks like beef and chicken
tomato paste, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, olives- black and green, diced mild green chilis, marinated artichoke hearts, beans, capers, stewed tomatoes, salsa, bbq sauce, ketchup, mayo, spicy mustard, whole grain mustard, olive oil, peanut oil, vegetable oil, flour, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, cream of tartar, baking soda, baking powder, yeast, weistershire sauce, plum sauce, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, cider vinegar, vinegar, breadcrumbs, cornflakes, dried pasta, rice, driedbeans and legumes, syrup, rolled oats, cornmeal, honey,
I can't think of anything else at the moment.
· 1 decade ago