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What should we begin planning to stock up those pantries???

I think baking supplies (flour, sugar, ???). Also canned green beans and cream of mushroom soup???

What are you planning on buying on sale over the next couple months?
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These are the things I usually see:
sugar (white, brown, powdered)
chocolate chips
baking chocolate
canned pumpkin
canned cranberries (jellied & whole)
boxed stock/broth
canned veggies
stuffing mix
pre-made pie crusts
evaporated & sweetened condensed milk

I don't buy all of these things b/c we don't use them all, but some of the stuff is a great bargain!

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Fresh and canned pumpkin and cranberries are the ones that l look for at this time of year. I buy more of the following because of holiday baking: flour, sugar, raisins, shortening and butter, spices, eggs and take advantage of the sales. But stocking up on flour and spices isn't wise unless you use them up within a reasonable time. Both will go stale/"bad" over time.

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I buy holiday hams to freeze and then make throughout the yr later on for things like bean soup and such. I also stock up on at least 1 or 2 extra turkeys again for cooking later on. DH usually cuts them in 1/2 (unfrozen) and then I wrap up nicely to freeze. 1/2 is a good family sized for regular use.
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game birds

roasts of beef and pork


other baking stuff

peanut oil (here in the land of the deep fried turkey LOL)

canned cream of whatever

canned broths

appetizer foods- crackers, etc



canned and frozen veg

frozen desserts

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