It’s always a good idea to have some pantry meals in your back pocket. Whether you’re stuck inside due to weather, can’t shop or order out because of finances, or are cooking with pantry basics for any other reason, there are only so many cans of soup or frozen dinners one person can eat. Luckily, there are truly so ...

The more cooking you do at home, the more you tend to recognize that a well-stocked pantry is an absolute necessity. It took me an embarrassingly long time to figure this out. I found myself grocery shopping nearly daily, making only very basic meals (or buying for very specific ones) because I was too exhausted to try to get creative. ...