Archive for ' Dehydrated Foods'

Try It Today: 10 Ways to Use Cabbage Posted:August 10, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

Try It Today: 10 Ways to Use Cabbage

Cabbage is a nutritious, frugal, and often abundant vegetable. It grows well in home gardens and can generally be found at farmers’ markets, grocery stores, and vegetable stands everywhere. Often cabbages with less-than-ideal outer leaves can be [...]

How to Stretch your Grocery Budget on Taco Night Posted:June 29, 2014 By:Andrea Urban

How to Stretch your Grocery Budget on Taco Night

Tacos are a favorite with our crew. Not just tacos, I mean all things related to the humble taco. Crispy tacos, Soft Tacos, Taco Salad, and even Taco Soup. With a family of 8, it can [...]

Sweet Summer Giveaway: Day 1 – Wise Foods and Kelly Kettle Posted:May 26, 2014 By:Brenda

Sweet Summer Giveaway: Day 1 – Wise Foods and Kelly Kettle

This giveaway is now closed and winners have been selected and notified. Let’s get the Summer of 2014 off to a rollicking start with a super 5-day series of giveaways! Every day this week we’ll be [...]

Start dehydrating your own foods with this GIVEAWAY! An Excalibur dehydrator! Posted:January 17, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Start dehydrating your own foods with this GIVEAWAY! An Excalibur dehydrator!

Years ago I began learning how to dehydrate my own food. I loved being able to buy fresh produce in bulk, wash and cut it up, and then dehydrate it for long-term storage. I bought my [...]

19 Tasty Things to do with Freeze-Dried Pineapple Posted:May 07, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

19 Tasty Things to do with Freeze-Dried Pineapple

When I first began my venture into food storage, I was met with a dizzying array of choices, among them freeze-dried and dehydrated produce. I didn’t have a ton of money to spend and had to [...]

Survival Skills: Try This Quick, Easy Way to Make Jerky Posted:November 22, 2010 By:Leon Pantenburg

Survival Skills: Try This Quick, Easy Way to Make Jerky

Jerky is the original high energy survival/snack food, and maybe you’re thinking about making your own. Here’s some expert advice about a quick, easy method that uses meat from the grocery store, items you already have [...]

Book Review: Food to Go, Portable Food the Aussie Way Posted:October 29, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Book Review: Food to Go, Portable Food the Aussie Way

I’ve always loved Australians ever since I went to Russia with a large group of them way back when.  It wasn’t unusual to meet them for breakfast and find that one or more had, “had a [...]

Dehydrated Dinners, part 2: 20 Tips for getting started Posted:August 17, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Dehydrated Dinners, part 2: 20 Tips for getting started

Welcome to the second in a series of article that will teach you, step by step, how to create your own dehydrated meals suitable for long-term storage.  You can read Part 1 here. Freeze dried and [...]

Dehydrated-to-Death Chili Posted:May 11, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

Dehydrated-to-Death Chili

I tried a new chili recipe recently and decided to play around with it a bit.  I dehydrated the tomato sauce, kidney beans, added a few seasonings and stored it in my pantry for about a month.  [...]

My Top 9 Reasons for Dehydrating Food Posted:February 10, 2010 By:The Survival Mom

My Top 9 Reasons for Dehydrating Food

My food dehydrator has been working up a storm this past week as I’ve been transforming pounds and pounds of tomatoes and jars of applesauce into very, very dry versions of their former selves.  I love dehydrating [...]