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10 Must-have Pantry Staples


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Spaghetti Sauce
No time to cook? No problem. Grab some spaghetti sauce and noodles, and you're good to go.
No time to cook? No problem. Grab some spaghetti sauce and noodles, and you're good to go.
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No pantry is complete without a couple of jars of spaghetti sauce. In fact, you probably have one standing by with a fair amount of dust on it in your own kitchen. This is a great backup for when you don't have time to make your own sauce or just want to prepare a simple and filling meal. Packaged spaghetti sauce has a good shelf life, so buy a few jars and stick them in the back of your pantry for a rainy day. There are a large variety of fresh-tasting sauce brands and flavors to choose from. Tomato basil, garlic and herb, traditional marinara and puttanesca sauces are great to have handy for any quick fix pasta dish.