Archive for ' Food Storage'

Simple Food Storage Meals for Tight Times: Stock up on three months worth, fast! Posted:October 28, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Simple Food Storage Meals for Tight Times: Stock up on three months worth, fast!

When a summertime monsoon storm is on the way, I quickly track down my kids, bring them indoors, and prepare to hunker down.  It’s a mom-instinct.  We  unplug the computers, make sure all the windows are securely [...]

Get Started With Food Storage: 24 Meals Everyone Will Love! Posted:October 27, 2014 By:Jamie S.

Get Started With Food Storage: 24 Meals Everyone Will Love!

 Get Started With Food Storage! I get asked on a daily basis: How do I get started with food storage? It can be very confusing because everyone you ask will give you a different answer! I’m not [...]

Fall Comfort Foods from Augason Farms Posted:October 26, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Fall Comfort Foods from Augason Farms

I don’t even need cold temperatures to begin craving my favorite comfort foods. It’s enough to turn the calendar page from September to October for me to start craving things like meatloaf and mashed potatoes! Here [...]

Fast, Healthy Meals in a Jar Posted:October 24, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Fast, Healthy Meals in a Jar

Winter is a time that I usually spend organizing and cleaning stuff since I can’t spend a whole lot of time outdoors without turning into a human popsicle!  So one of my winter projects is usually [...]

15 Ways to Store & Use Winter Squash Posted:October 17, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

15 Ways to Store & Use Winter Squash

Winter Squash is a great vegetable for our short-term food storage needs. It doesn’t need much from a preservation stand point, can be grown easily, purchased inexpensively, and tastes good in a variety of recipes.  Here are 15 [...]

Comforting Hot Drinks Posted:October 06, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

Comforting Hot Drinks

Winter is coming and with the cooling air comes a desire to drink something warm. In fact, I’m learning that whenever I’m in the need for a little mental comforting I reach for something warm. It seems [...]

Casseroles Forever! Pantry Substitute for Canned Cream Soup Posted:October 02, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Casseroles Forever! Pantry Substitute for Canned Cream Soup

It’s a key ingredient in almost any casserole: cream of mushroom soup. Or cream of chicken, or cream of potato, or cream of celery. I used to buy cans and cans of the stuff. Then, as [...]

10 Condiments That Make Life Better Posted:October 01, 2014 By:Beth Johnson

10 Condiments That Make Life Better

So something really, truly bad happens. The grid has been down for a month or a deadly pandemic has us sequestered in our homes. Or you’re simply out of work for months and the savings are [...]

Top 10 Foods for Stocking Up Posted:September 19, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Top 10 Foods for Stocking Up

You’ll want to pin this list for future reference! Click here. To get started with the basic building blocks of food storage, these are the top 10 foods I recommend. If these aren’t a good fit [...]

The Nitty Gritty of Commerical Food Storage Packaging: Oxygen vs. Nitrogen in Food Storage Posted:September 15, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

The Nitty Gritty of Commerical Food Storage Packaging: Oxygen vs. Nitrogen in Food Storage

It’s easy to pin this for later! Click here. Over the years, I’ve tried out dehydrated and freeze dried foods from many different companies. Nearly all of the packages I opened, whether cans, buckets, or pouches, [...]