What Pantry Staple Is Getting You Through Quarantine?

One of the biggest challenges of quarantine life is figuring out how to keep your meals feeling new and fun while still reducing the number of trips you’re taking to the grocery store.

So we asked the Lifehacker staff to share their picks for their quarantine pantry staples: Stuff you can buy in bulk and keep around to make a lot of interesting meals. Here are the criteria:

  • It muse be shelf-stable, or at least nonperishable (frozen items are acceptable)

  • It must have multiple culinary uses

  • It needs to be delicious

In the video above, you can see our writers’ picks—ranging from flour tortillas to MSG (guess who picked that one). You also get to learn what a Traeger is!


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