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10 Frugal Pantry Staples

Rice can accompany just about any meal.
Rice can accompany just about any meal.

Bagged rice is cheap to buy, easy to make and has an infinite shelf life. Plus, it makes a great addition to so many different kinds of meals. You can add it to all kinds of casseroles and soups, or it makes a great stand-alone side dish. Want to whip up a quick stir fry? Serve it over rice. Cooking chicken breasts and vegetables? Add a side of rice. For a healthier alternative for your family, stock up on brown rice and skip the white stuff.

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