20 Things You Should Have in Your Pantry by Age 30

There are certain changes that signal growing up: Your décor style becomes more defined, the idea of spending money on a quality vacuum isn’t horrifying, and your pantry transitions from a place to store instant noodles and paper plates, to a working, well-stocked space. Whether you’re a culinary whiz or not, we’ve rounded up 20 foods that every grownup pantry should have. Click through to see if yours passes the test.


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