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Browse the Bulk Bins
Items like rice, whole grains, pasta and dried beans are all pantry must-haves that you can be buying in bulk to cut costs. Since you pay by the pound, it’s especially good for rarer ingredients that you don’t need a whole box of, like coconut flour or hemp seeds. Here’s a collection of clever ways to store your bulk purchases.
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Pay Attention to Expiration Dates
A pantry’s primary purpose is to store food that will last. So checking for expiration dates that are further out is key.
Pro Tip: Look at the back of the shelf in the grocery store. That’s usually where they stock products that expire furthest in the future. Next, check out these genius tips for building a pantry.