10 Frugal Pantry Staples

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How great would it be to have a pantry stocked with healthful and affordable ingredients that are ready and waiting for you to whip into a quick meal after a long day at work? The good news is that stocking your pantry with affordable and versatile foods that have an extended shelf life is a lot easier than you might think. These staples can be simple snacks for your family or help provide the building blocks for nutritious meals. Check out these 10 must-have frugal pantry items and then start making your list.