How to cook with what you have on hand

With everyone social distancing, in isolation or quarantine, it’s important to try to cook with whatever you already have in the house, to avoid unnecessary trips to the grocery store. I usually follow this rule anyway, even before Covid-19 was a thing, but now more than ever, it’s important to stay home if you can.

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Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup – The Ultimate Pantry Meal

bowl of red soup

Pantry meals are great to have on hand for those nights where things don’t go according to plan. You forgot to defrost the meat, you ran out of a key ingredient, your in-laws popped in for dinner. Also, there’s the whole “I don’t feel like cooking or eating what I planned excuse, that pantry meals accommodate quite well. You can make this soup quickly, with a few basic pantry ingredients.

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