Things I love

A (growing) list of favorite kitchen staples that I use to make the recipes on this site.

Baking supplies

  • King Arthur all-purpose flour
  • E. Guittard semi-sweet chocolate couverture wafers
  • Nielsen-Massey Madagascar bourbon vanilla extract

Canned and dry goods

  • Muir Glen fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
  • Muir Glen organic pizza sauce
  • Mutti double-concentrated tomato paste
  • Goya canned chickpeas
  • Goya dried black beans, white beans, and lentils


  • Diamond Crystal Kosher salt
  • Sriracha chili sauce
  • Skippy Natural peanut butter, smooth
  • Maille Dijon mustard


  • Vermont Creamery crème fraîche
  • Breakstone’s all-natural unsalted butter
  • Polly-O ricotta cheese
  • Fage Greek yogurt


  • Pomona Universal Pectin
  • Kitchen Basics chicken, beef, and fish stock