Now that the pantry is well stocked, and the freezer and refrigerator is organized, here are some basic staple items to add to your grocery list to ensure you’re refrigerator is well-stocked for last-minute meals. Of course, there’s a recipe at the end.
- Flat leaf parsley
- Beef or Chicken Broth
- Scallions/green onions
- Mixed greens (don’t even bother to get the pre-washed stuff. It isn’t.)
- Parmesan cheese wedge. (Shave it with a potato peeler as you need it.)
- Butter… the real stuff
- Hummus/Organic Peanut Butter
- Your favorite cheese for sandwiches. Mine is a mild cheddar
- Lemons and or Limes
- Tortilla Shells
Recipe: Hummus Wrap.
This quick recipe was my son’s favorite “dinner” to eat on the bus as he headed off to ski club. I also packed him a muffin too.
- Tortilla Shells
- Cheddar Cheese
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Pull out a tortilla shell, and drop two tablespoons of hummus in the middle. Add a drop of extra virgin olive oil, and add some grated cheddar cheese. Add some lettuce leaves, and snip off a few scallions and parsley. Add a dash of salt. Warm in the microwave. Squeeze the top with fresh lemon juice. For my son, I wrapped this in foil and, and headed off to meet the hoard of buses with all the other parents sending their kids off to ski club. When he ate it, he said, it was usually still warm.
When my sister’s kids come to visit (never anymore) they open the fridge, “You don’t cook very much do you?”
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We grow our own parsley and other herbs, lemons too. So they aren’t part of the refrigerator but they are on hand. Happy TT.
MmMmmM….I love real butter, LOL. I hate that margerin stuff. Great list. Happy Thursday!
Cheddar yes, but remember that it should be eaten at room temperature. Eating any cheese straight out of the fridge means that you chill most of the flavour out o fit. Cold cheese is an abomination.
Sounds yummy!!! Great list idea 🙂
That’s a good list..
This is not the first time I’ve come to your blog and left hungry. Happy TT.
Good list. I agree with butter, the real stuff; nothing else even comes close, cholesterol count be damned!
Happy cooking and happy TT!
Oh… flat leaf parsley is always so… rotten. I’m not sure where you live,but they don’t grow it here in Colorado. It’s usually quite… nasty. I do love it. But…
At the same time, we have a milk man – yep. He delivers milk (enzymes and all even), butter, etc. It’s awesome. So… a little give a little take! 😉
Great list – when’s the book due? Happy TT
The recipe looks great!
BUY hummus??? And deny the Tour Manager the pleasure of making his favorite dish?
We actually get mobbed by certain friends when we show up at potlucks with the Tour Manager’s hummus. Others just flat-out request it, and still others are SO possessive of it that we bring a double batch — half to share and half for our friends to hoard.
The wrap sounds delish, though. I might need to try it!
OK, Here, I will be honest. I don’t buy hummus, but it is usually in my fridge. I make my own — huge batches of it — and freeze it. So, it’s a staple… but I just wanted to be sure everyone had some — either from their own freezer or the supermarket.
Your recipe sounds intriguing… care to e-mail it to me?
No. 6 can cover a multitude of sins. Gotta have it. My husband came home with a pound of “I can’t believe it’s not” and I don’t know what to do with it. Life’s too short for Not Butter!
Ooooh… you made me hungry. VERY hungry! 😉
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I so agree!!
It all sounds good except for the hummus. How DO you stand that stuff? I’ll just take the organic peanut butter instead…
I keep about 5 of those things in my refrigerator at all times. My husband is never without carrots! And, yes, I am hungry.
This is just in time for my grocery shopping tomorrow. :0
Thanks, Happy TT
Oh what a lovely treat this will be when my mouth heals from having my wisdom teeth pulled tomorrow. Adding this to my grocery list 🙂
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Yum. You have a quality set of ingredients there, your body must be very happy.
I’ve gotten most of those, although some I think I’ll be adding to the grocery list. 🙂
great list……….but where’s the bacon??? lol
I don’t do greens so they won’t be in my fridge! All the other stuff is okay though, can handle that. Happy TT
Bacon is good… but, really, that’s a luxury, not a staple.
Hummus? It’s heaven!
That sounds healthy! Great list. 😀
I have all those things but 1, 3 & 4. Now I’m going to read the well stocked pantry and organized refrigerator, altho that last one might be hopeless with me 🙂
That recipe sounds delish, btw. I might have to go to the cafe downstairs and get a hummus wrap!
Mmmmmm…. that sounds so yummy!!
i used to be in the ski club!!!
Mmm… hummus wrap. I’m not even hungry right now and that sounds good.
Good list now I am Hungry
I never have anything in my refrigerator worth eating. I shop every day for dinner that night. Probably not the best idea, eh?
Your post I think will make me turn over a new leaf… 🙂
No, don’t change a thing… it would be nice to be that carefree!
It is always good to have a stock of food — for emergency purposes. You’ll never know when visitors come around sometimes.
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Oooh. This looks good. I’ll have to come back later and check out the other posts too!
This is a very good tip. I actually have most of these items in my refrigerator now, except for the lemons, limes, hummus, and scallions. Have a great TT.
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Gee, I should hire you to come and shop for me. The cupboards are bare. So is the pantry. If we want to eat today, we have to go out or go out to shop.
Thanks for the reminder about hummus. Every lunch I used to make a tortilla with hummus, salsa, cheese, and beans. Mmmmm. I should learn how to make it.
A great list and a great recipe, too! I was just wishing I could make grilled cheese today but had nothing with which to make it. Thanks to your list, I’ll for sure keep cheese!
First timer with TT!
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