Archive for ' Food Storage'

Try it Today! Diatomaceous earth for controlling pests Posted:April 13, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Try it Today! Diatomaceous earth for controlling pests

Well, it’s Sunday again, and chances are you have a bit of free time on your hands. Why not learn about food-grade diatomaceous earth and head over to the local garden center or shop online at [...]

Try it Today! 5-Minute Strawberry Jam Posted:March 30, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Try it Today! 5-Minute Strawberry Jam

If you and your family rely on jellies and jams, I’ve found that store-bought versions definitely have a shelf life when it comes to long-term storage. I’ve found that over time, these become discolored and unappetizing [...]

March Madness Thrive Life sale! Up to 50% off! Posted:March 18, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

March Madness Thrive Life sale! Up to 50% off!

I’ve been an independent consultant with Thrive Life ever since I discovered from various taste tests, that their foods are among the very best in the “survival food” industry. The fact is, their foods are designed [...]

How to plan your food storage so you can make your favorite recipes years from now Posted:November 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

How to plan your food storage so you can make your favorite recipes years from now

When many people begin storing food, they start amassing cans, boxes, and plastic packages from the grocery store. Ultimately what ends up on their shelves is a miscellany of canned beans, fruit cocktail, Tang drink mix, [...]

5 Reasons why you should include freeze-dried meat/chicken in your food storage Posted:October 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

5 Reasons why you should include freeze-dried meat/chicken in your food storage

One of the first purchases my husband and I ever made toward storing food was 3 cases of freeze-dried meat and chicken. I remember going to a gun show with him, looking at the products, practically [...]

Augason Farms Dinner Pack review & a great recipe! Posted:October 21, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Augason Farms Dinner Pack review & a great recipe!

Long before Augason Farms became a sponsor here at Survival Mom, I was using their products. I had purchased a case of freeze-dried food at Costco in the first several weeks of my venture into preparedness. [...]

Food Storage Cooking: Homemade pound cake! Posted:October 01, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Food Storage Cooking: Homemade pound cake!

When one things of food storage/survival food cooking, Pound Cake doesn’t exactly come to mind! However, a sweet treat is welcome at any time and if it’s also a comfort food, then having the ingredients on [...]

Freeze-Dried Dinner Idea: Creamy Potato Quiche Posted:September 10, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Freeze-Dried Dinner Idea: Creamy Potato Quiche

I just had a bowl of Augason Farm’s Creamy Potato Soup, and it’s delicious. It’s also versatile, as you’ll see in this recipe for quiche. When buying “emergency food”, knowing how to put all the ingredients [...]

A quick back-to-school dinner with freeze-dried foods Posted:September 03, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

A quick back-to-school dinner with freeze-dried foods

I’ve been using freeze-dried and dehydrated foods in my everyday cooking for several years. Buying these foods isn’t the tricky part, but knowing how to use them is. I asked Augason Farms to share a few [...]

Are you a victim of Craft Show Delusion Disorder? Posted:August 15, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Are you a victim of Craft Show Delusion Disorder?

I love the idea of people selling handmade wares and reaping the benefits of their creativity and hard work, but invariably what happens is that I’ll see something I absolutely love and then say to myself, [...]