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10 Must-have Pantry Staples

Stock or Broth

Soups and casseroles are a great option when you're trying to eat on a budget or feed a family. That's why stocks and broths are must-haves for your kitchen pantry. You can use broths in place of water to add some zip to your dishes and even cook your rice with it for maximum flavor. Grab a variety of chicken, beef and vegetable stock, try them in different dishes and you'll be a broth whiz in no time. To keep the calories down, try low-fat or non-fat broth. As a rule of thumb, it's best to pair your broth with like-tasting dishes or use vegetable broth in place of beef or chicken stock.