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10 Frugal Pantry Staples


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Dried Spices
Go bold with flavor using a range of spices.
Go bold with flavor using a range of spices.
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Fresh herbs and spices are delicious, but they can add a lot of money to your grocery bill. Sticking with dried, packaged spices with a long shelf life is a great way to ensure delicious meals. Keep a stock of the basics like oregano, basil, thyme, rosemary and, of course, salt and pepper. These seven versatile spices work in all kinds of meals, so you're safe if you're having burgers or pasta and almost anything in between.


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