Out of the Pantry shows you how to think beyond just a can, how to create a perfect feast from a few well-chosen pantry items.
Here's how to inventively make yummy meals for one, family feasts and last-minute snacks for unexpected guests using those cans of tomatoes and other standbys you keep in your pantry. There are 90 easy recipes for quick, affordable and very tasty food: great soups, light entrees, delicious meat and seafood dishes, vegetarian options, one-pot meals, lovely desserts and refreshing drinks. The author shows you how to cut down on shopping time, for many of these recipes, all the ingredients come from the pantry or refrigerator; for some, you only need to add one or two fresh ingredients, such as some meat or fish. Chapters include: Pantry Essentials; Canned Tomatoes & Canned Legumes; Coconut Milk & Cream; Canned Seafood; Canned Fruit and Vegetables; Muesli and Cereal; Pasta and Noodles; Dried Fruit and Nuts and Flours and Cocoa.