Great meals made easy!
Have you checked your pantry lately?
Do you know which spices you have on-hand?
Do you know how long you have had them?
How many times have you started a recipe only to find out you didn’t have one of the right spices? If you are like me, I used to just say to myself, “oh, I’ll just leave that one out.” Then I would wonder why the recipe was so bland. Or, sometimes I would have the spice, but it was so old it was hard to tell if it had any flavor anymore.
So I did two things. First, I went out and bought some new spices. Then I labeled each bottle with the name on top and the date I bought it on the side(my little Brother’s label maker comes in really handy for this process). Here is a list of what I always keep on hand, then I add spices as I add new recipes: