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Forever foods: 10 cooking staples that can outlast you

Dec. 8, 2010, 11:15 a.m.
Argo corn starch

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Corn starch

You can thicken gravies and sauces for years with just one box of corn starch because it keeps indefinitely. Store this kitchen staple in a cool, dry area and be sure to reseal it tightly after each use.