By Elizabeth Branch
Updated March 13, 2014

Stock your pantry with these basic flavoring items and you'll be able to flavor anything for any kind of meal. Always having them on hand will make seasoning dishes a breeze.

  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Black pepper
  • Bottled minced garlic
  • Chili powder
  • Cooking spray
  • Creole seasoning
  • Italian seasoning
  • Mexican seasoning (salt-free)
  • Olive oil
  • Crushed red pepper
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Low-sodium Worcestershire sauce