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A photo posted by traderjoeslist (@traderjoeslist) on Nov 23, 2016 at 6:47pm PSTIt's the age-old daily dilemma: What are we going to have for dinner? From the very beginner to the most seasoned chef, we do not ask for whom the dinner bell tolls; it tolls for thee. if

}A photo posted by traderjoeslist (@traderjoeslist) on Nov 23, 2016 at 9:22pm PSTOf course we all love Trader Joe's for their amazing seasonal items (looking at you, mini churros!), but don't discount them when it comes to everyday purchases. Here's a list of pantry items you'll need to get your cupboards ready for dinner and beyond. The prices here were gathered in a West Los Angeles Trader Joe's, where I saw Jeff Garlin buying pickles one time. Because of regional price fluctuations, your local TJ's may be even less expensive (though less star-studded).A well-stocked kitchen is the most important tool in your arsenal against ordering Thai again. With these basics always available to you, you'll be able to shop only for the fresh, seasonal items you need to round out a meal. Here's what you need to get:Oats, $1.99Rice, $1.99-3.49Pasta, $.99Beans, $.99A photo posted by traderjoeslist (@traderjoeslist) on Aug 22, 2016 at 10:05am PDTCorn tortilla, $1.39Flour tortilla, $1.99Flour, $2.99Sugar, $3.49A photo posted by traderjoeslist (@traderjoeslist) on Dec 3, 2016 at 5:04pm PSTBaking soda, $.99Baking powder, $1.99Broth, $1.99Canned tomatoes, $1.49A photo posted by Cynthia (@cyndelous) on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:45am PDTTomato paste, $.49Marinara sauce, $1.39Coconut milk, $.99Sriracha, $2.99A photo posted by @wmills on Oct 15, 2014 at 9:39pm PDTHoney, $4.99Mayonnaise, $3.49Soy sauce, $1.99Peanut butter, $2.99A photo posted by SAHM. God. Lifting. Coffee. Food. (@momofbeast) on Mar 20, 2016 at 1:56pm PDTDijon mustard, $1.49Dried fruit, $2.49-5.99Raw nuts, $4.99Olive oil, $3.99A photo posted by Megan (@bringingupsaints) on Feb 18, 2016 at 3:05pm PSTBalsamic vinegar, $1.99Salt & pepper, $3.99Potatoes, $1.79Onion, $1.49A photo posted by Gregory Johnston (@gregoryjohnston1) on Apr 16, 2015 at 7:16pm PDTGarlic, $.99Butter, $3.49Milk, $3.19Eggs, $2.99A photo posted by Mel Or Linda. Im 2 People?? (@tigerhugs) on Aug 5, 2016 at 3:19pm PDTParmesan cheese, $1.99Cheddar cheese, $2.99Mozzarella cheese, $2.99A photo posted by Marilyn Ringwood (@mbr13202) on Jan 28, 2016 at 7:40pm PSTFrozen peas, $1.49Frozen spinach, $1.49Frozen edamame, $1.49Total: $86.92 – 89.92Use this handy checklist to go on your own Trader Joe's pantry stocking adventure. credit: Jamie StoltzCheck out Sapling on Pinterest for a whole 'nother beautiful selection of our custom-made lists and planners.

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