Having a well stocked pantry makes cooking so much easier. We take it to the next level by stocking our pantry with things we have partially made ahead so we will have them on hand at a moments notice. Things you wouldn’t think of as pantry items like bread dough, waffle batter, and browned butter. For many items, making them ahead actually improves the flavor.

Check out our posts on stocking the pantry for some great ideas that will make your recipes better and easier.