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Our Favorite Ingredients for Quick Dinners

Keep these items on hand to make any weeknight dinner more exciting.
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Fine Cooking recently turned to five creative chefs and asked, what’s your favorite pantry staple for quick home cooking? But we FC editors also have a few ingredients we love to keep in stock, so a delicious dinner is always close at hand. Read on for our favorites and how we like to use them.

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