Pantry Essentials | Basics with Babish

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  • Published on:  Thursday, January 25, 2018
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    What staples do you need to keep in your cabinets at all times? In this episode of Basics with Babish, I’m going to show you my pantry essentials to help you build dishes from scratch and amp up dishes in progress.

    Join me on 2/1 @ 8PM EST on Twitch to make a meal completely from pantry essentials:

    My Pantry Essentials:
    Coarse Sea Salt
    Kosher Salt
    Maldon Sea Salt Flakes
    Baking Soda
    All Purpose Flour
    Baking Powder
    Quaker Oats
    Apple Cider Vinegar
    White Vinegar
    Balsamic Vinegar
    Red Wine Vinegar
    Champagne Vinegar
    Rice Wine Vinegar
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    Grapeseed Oil
    Canola Oil
    Japanese Ramen (straight) Noodles
    Elbow noodles
    Orecchiette (or your favorite kind of pasta)
    Cooking spray
    Tomato paste (in a tube)
    Canned tomatoes (preferably D.O.P. San Marzano)
    Black beans
    Garbanzo beans
    Coconut milk (canned)
    Red or green curry paste
    Red Rice
    Jasmine Rice
    Basmati Rice
    Wild Rice
    Jade Pearl Rice
    Arborio Rice
    Various nuts (almonds, pistachios, walnuts, etc)
    Corn meal
    Soy Sauce or Tamari
    Worcestershire sauce
    Balsamic Reduction (bottled)
    Sesame oil
    Better than Bouillon broth bases - beef and chicken
    Nutritional Yeast
    Fish sauce
    Anchovy paste

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  • fufufuaru
    fufufuaru  2 days ago

    cringed so bad when he poured the fish sauce; rip table lmao

  • Yes .S
    Yes .S  5 days ago

    kosher salt

  • Matt 'thunder bolt' Travis

    Vegan friends? You assume I talk to non meat eaters? Please!


  • Wildan A. Nugraha

    You missed msg

  • Kofi Amoako
    Kofi Amoako  7 days ago

    Where was the black pepper

  • average joe
    average joe  7 days ago

    LOL! Great video!

  • Concon Walkwalk
    Concon Walkwalk  14 days ago

    I fucking love honey, but as a connesiuer I haven't been able to find enough uses for it

  • You Hit My Car Abc
    You Hit My Car Abc  14 days ago +1

    2 Min in and.... I cant' afford it. (Yes I know this is stuff you build up over time, my spice cabinet is getting decently sized after 2 years of cooking)

  • Cheez Slise
    Cheez Slise  14 days ago

    That olive oil looks familiar;)

  • HCN
    HCN  21 days ago

    I like how he emphasized NUTS

  • Deni RN
    Deni RN  21 days ago

    Helpful to know...I just discovered, Worcestershire is simply called:WORCESTER..wôrster in many parts of the UK, Scotland in particular. 🤭 sounds good to me!

  • The Gaming Reptile

    his theme song really sounding like a sitcom

  • The Rejected Care Bear

    i always keep yeast, sugar, oil and flour. as its the barebones for bread

  • Kaitlyn Davis
    Kaitlyn Davis  1 months ago

    My dumb butt thought this was titled Party Essentials and not Pantry Essentials.

  • DarkDay2012
    DarkDay2012  1 months ago

    Damn, I don't got no honey for me at home, now I'm going to have nightmares about babish showing up and I'll have to tell him I'm all alone and endure the disappointment on his face

  • catmeister
    catmeister  1 months ago

    The intro always blows my eardrums out

  • MidoriMushrooms
    MidoriMushrooms  1 months ago +3

    "just don't mix it into your burger meat"

    I feel so called out rn...

  • Grace
    Grace  1 months ago

    ...cock sauce?

  • Rhox Omega
    Rhox Omega  1 months ago

    I keep a jar of jalapenos at all times, to throw into food or just to nibble on. Sliced and/or full.

  • Frederick Levy
    Frederick Levy  1 months ago

    You forgot elbow grease!