Pantry staples

Epicure Pantry Items

Are you looking for a list of Pantry staples? Stocking up in case of an emergency? Are you looking for items to put in your pantry because of the Corona Virus?

Here is my list of some pantry staples that are great to have in your house.

Note this is not medical advice. This is just advice from a mom who likes to keep a well-stocked pantry. Don’t hoard items and nothing wrong with having a few back-up items so you don’t have to run to the grocery store this week.

My views are personal and do not represent Epicure Head office.

Pantry Staples


Take an inventory of what you have. It’s always a good idea to just figure out what you have in the house. Clear out things that are expired or a mystery in your fridge, freezer, and pantry. Is it covered in freezer burn and you don’t know what it is? You can throw it out.


Don’t go crazy and hoard but it’s never a bad idea to have an extra box of your favourite pasta, rice, rolled oats for oatmeal, quinoa, or egg noodles. If your child loves certain rice, grab an extra! I love oatmeal with peanut butter, fruits like frozen blueberries, or Epicure topper like this.

What to sock in your pantry for coronavirus


Tuna, Salmon, Canned beans like kidney beans, black beans, and lentils. Tofu lasts a long time in the fridge as well. Beans and lentils can be into lots of delicious things like chili, fajitas, and more.

Cooking Oil

Don’t forget to have a backup olive oil or avocado on hand as well. I’m a big fan of a good bottle of olive oil.


Canned veggies are always good to have on hand or if you have room in the freezer an extra bag. Canned tomatoes are my favourite! You can make chili, pasta sauce, roast whole tomatoes, soups.


A few frozen fruits in cans are always good for desserts. My kids love pineapple and I like having canned peaches too! I love frozen fruits and if you can buy organic that is even better!

Dry goods

Don’t forget to have some basics of dry goods like flour, cornmeal, brown sugar, and baking soda.

Hard Cheese

Hard cheese lasts a long time and is great for things like pasta.

Epicure Pantry Staples

Epicure has a great selection of spices that are gluten-free, non-GMO, and available in the US and Canada. Here are some ideas:

Epicure Condiments

For the Vegans

Epicure has

Minced Garlic + Toasted Onion

These two products are great to have and can be used in so many different recipes. There are many times you don’t need a lot of onion or garlic and it’s already pre-minced making it easier for you to use!

Buy Toasted Onion – Canada – USA

Epicure Toasted Onion

Buy Minced Garlic – Canada– USA

Epicure Minced Garlic

Epicure Pantry items- Salt and Pepper

Don’t forget the basics of Salt and Pepper!

Epicure Nourish Broth

Available in Canada and US this broth is a great basic. If you only need one cup or 5 cups you can easily make some! It has a rich taste of real chicken with fresh flavors of onion, celery & herbs. 

Epicure Nourish Broth

Other Basics

If you need other supplies don’t forget to get a few basics like diapers for kids, tampons, prescriptions, cleaning supplies.

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