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75 Quick & Easy Secrets from the Test Kitchen

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We like to fill our pantry with products that deliver a lot of flavor without the fuss. Once you've stocked up, try these great recipe ideas:

Tube of tomato paste. Make a family-pleasing soup:


Jar of chopped garlic. Try garlicky shrimp over pasta:


Tube of herbs (basil, chili paste, etc.) Broil chicken, peppers, and basil:


Jar of salsa. Bake spicy chicken with rice:


Can of chopped green chilies. Offer a light version of roast pork:


Package of dried mushrooms. Add mushrooms to a zesty pasta:


Package of baked pizza crust. Serve a spicy pizza in 15 minutes:


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