Hack: Smart Pantry

If your shelves are so full that you have to unpack twenty items just to find a bag of rice, cooking will quickly become a chore. Clean out your pantry, getting rid of anything you’ve had sitting around for more than six months. Keep a handful of items stocked, and buy the rest as you need them.

Here is a list of pantry ingredients that are guaranteed to kick your recipes up a notch, and some recipes you can whip up from pantry staples any time.