Want to know want common spices to stock up? There are certain spices that you should always keep on hand to ramp up a flavor or whip something together. Keep reading for 23 of my personal favorites…
23 Common Spices To Stock Up In The Homestead
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MRE’s, mac and cheese, powdered potatoes, and canned vegetables are going to get really old, really fast after the SHTF.
But if you take a little extra time to include herbs, spices, and seasonings into your supply lists, you can completely change the flavor of otherwise bland meals.
I don’t always follow the rules and tend to be a fan of the “throw it in, how bad could it be” cooking method when it comes to spices.
With many of the prepackaged survival meals on the market, it would be pretty hard to ruin a meal by adding some. (Which in a survival situation you really don’t want to do.)
- Black Pepper
- Crushed Red pepper
- Chili Powder
- Garlic Powder
- Garlic Salt
- Minced Garlic (If you can’t tell, I like garlic 🙂 )
- Onion Powder
- Cinnamon (also great on fruit)
- Bay Leaves
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Whether you are starting a pantry from scratch or just want to make sure what you have is really the necessary, we’d hope this list have helped you out. As spices can sometimes crack your budget, we recommend that you buy them all at once so you can save a bit of your hard earned cash.
What other spices and seasonings would you most want to stock to keep your meals flavorful? Let us know in the comments section below.
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This post was originally published in December 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
John Leal says
Good list. Would like to know best ways to store and shelf life. Maybe next article.