Being a professional chef, I often get asked how to do things like a chef. How do you roast a chicken? How do you cook fish? How do you cook your pasta? All of these are fair and legitimate questions, but I really want to answer their questions with my own question. What is the state of your pantry? This simple part of your kitchen game makes all the difference. I’ve put together some advice on ways to stock your pantry, organize it efficiently, and even save money in the long run.
Let’s start with the essentials I always have on hand: