They last longer than many foods that are stored cold, milk. Family packs of lean meat, fish and chicken. Fresh products with a longer shelf life. Canned or boxed broth, canned tomatoes or ketchup.
What foods should I buy? Choose a mix of fresh, frozen and non-perishable foods. Examples of long-shelf foods include pasta, rice, legumes, nut butters, and dried and canned goods. Frozen options to think about might be breads, meats, vegetables, fruits, and even milk. With fresh food, buy a variety in quantities you would normally buy.
Remember to include the special needs of all family members, including pets, infants, or people with dietary restrictions.