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How To Stock An Italian Pantry


Italians are famous for having well-stocked pantries.  To be without a crucial ingredient if a friend or family member stopped by and you were unable to prepare something for them would be considered a cardinal sin and most inhospitable.   

Yet, Italian cooking is simple and uncomplicated, so having on hand some pasta, bread, eggs, lemons, cream, broth, garlic and herbs and more goes quite a long way in preparing fabulous dishes.  And Italians know in their bones how to create an extraordinary meal in minutes when they are prepared with high-quality pantry stock on hand!



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Essentials To Have in an Italian Pantry


Olive Oils







Balsamic Vinegar of Modena








Italian Tomatoes, Sauce & Paste




Italian Rice






Dried Porcini Mushrooms



Sun-Dried Tomatoes


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