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Stock Up Your Pantry Like Samin Nosrat

The Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat author walks us through her kitchen staple products

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Chef and cookbook author Samin Nosrat in her kitchen, with “eater @ home” logo overlaid on top Patricia Chang
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Samin Nosrat — cookbook author, instructor, and star of Netflix’s documentary series Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, inspired by her smash-hit cookbook of the same name — might have gotten her start at the legendary Chez Panisse. But anyone who’s watched her show or listened to her new Home Cooking podcast with co-host Hrishikesh Hirway, knows Nosrat is warm and inviting and exudes down-to-earth vibes.

Her pantry is no different: Nosrat’s many cabinets and drawers in her California home are bursting with plenty of familiar food products. (Her freezer, for what it’s worth, is apparently 99% chicken stock. “My main hoarding urge was to make chicken stock,” she said, describing her coronavirus experience.)

Nosrat offered up a tour of her pantry over Instagram Live, as part of the Eater @ Home virtual event series. “Right now, it’s this wonderful moment where we’re all getting a peek into each other’s homes,” she said. Here are a few of her favorite staples:

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