Small pantry, big pantry, or no pantry at all (maybe you just have cupboards) there are certain products that you should always have on hand for a fully stocked, fully functional kitchen. Salt, pepper, garlic, and other basic herbs and spices are a given; no matter what level of a cook you are, these are a must for your kitchen. What's sometimes forgotten are the other pantry staples that should be within reach. Because you never know when they’ll come in handy … and trust us, they always do.
Click on each image to see some delicious treats you can make with each of these essential pantry items.