I never understood why "bread and milk" were always the staple items that people needed in their home. For me, it was more like Cheez-It's and Diet Coke. But then I had Levi and I now understand the importance of always having a bounty of milk and a loaf of fresh bread. Before this little boy came into my life, I could go weeks without a drop of milk. I only used it for cooking and cereal. I'm pretty sure my bones are going to disintegrate by the time I'm 35. Bring on the Boniva, Sally Field!
Now when we run out of bread and milk, we drop everything and run to the store. They are absolutely must-haves in our kitchen and necessary for the flow of our days. There are several other items that are constants for our cupboards. The items that seem to be forever on our grocery list and have a permanent place on our shelves are:
* Bread & Milk (Obviously.)
* Peanut Butter
* Cereal (many, many varieties.)
* Fresh Fruit
* Wheat Thins or Kashi TLC Crackers (Yum.)
* Orange juice
* Fruit Snacks
* Clif Bars
These things are our go-to foods that we most always have readily available in our home. They're like our little foodie family members. :)
What about you? It always interests me to see what other people keep as staples in their kitchens. What are YOUR cupboard constants?