5 Things Your Should Always Have In Your Fridge

By The Chew Crew Jan 24, 2013

Got a full fridge but still don't know what to eat?  These five things are great starters for any meal.


Not only does fruit make an excellent snack but it also goes well in all sorts of dishes including salads and mains.  Be sure to have a well rounded collection of all the seasonal types in your fridge.


You can pick up a whole pile of veggies without spending a bundle.  Check out what's in season now to help you make your selections.


Eggs are a great source of protein and they are inexpensive.  You can use them for any meal - to dress up a salad, a sandwich or even a bowl of chili.

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Nothing finishes off a great dish like a sprinkle of cheese or enhances a plate of cookies like a glass of milk.  Keep your fridge stocked with the essentials - milk and cheese.


These are usually an after thought but a great mustard or some ketchup can really improve a sandwich or any other dish. Be sure to fill your fridge with all the regulars including soy sauce, mustard, ketchup and dressings.