Quick Fixes - Pantry Staples




  1. 1 of 1 Place a few tablespoons of salsa atop a cheese omelet; accent with chopped cilantro.


  1. 1 of 1 Jazz up rice pilaf by stirring in chutney, toasted almonds and chopped scallions.

Teriyaki Sauce:

  1. 1 of 1 Combine equal parts teriyaki sauce and orange juice; use as a marinade for flank steak.

Sun-dried Tomatoes:

  1. 1 of 1 Stir cut-up pieces into clear chicken noodle soup; add a touch of freshly grated Parmesan.

Grainy Dijon Mustard:

  1. 1 of 1 Blend equal parts mustard, chopped fresh parsley and bread crumbs; spread on chicken breasts before baking.

Hot Pepper Jelly:

  1. 1 of 1 Toss chunks of potatoes in olive oil, then roast in a 350 degree F oven until tender. Stir in small amount of jelly before serving.

Roasted Red Peppers:

  1. 1 of 1 Chop peppers and blend with garlic cloves and prepared alfredo sauce; heat and toss with cooked pasta.

Marinated Artichokes:

  1. 1 of 1 Add a drained 6-ounce jar of quartered artichokes to 8 chicken legs during last 15 minutes of baking.


  1. 1 of 1 Spread small amount of pesto on fish fillets; bake. Sprinkle with Parmesan just before done.

Italian Dressing:

  1. 1 of 1 Mix equal parts dressing and fruit jam; brush on pork tenderloin before grilling or baking.
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