Archive for ' Food Storage'

45 Recipes For the Potato Lover in You! Posted:December 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

45 Recipes For the Potato Lover in You!

I adore potatoes. Grew up with baked potatoes served at every Sunday-after-church lunch and mashed potatoes in the school cafeteria (back in the days when cafeteria food was awesome!) To celebrate cooler weather, but, heck!, potatoes [...]

Food Storage just isn’t for me! Posted:December 11, 2014 By:Andrea Urban

Food Storage just isn’t for me!

I realize that I may be preaching to the choir here but then again, maybe not. Perhaps there are a few among the readers of this blog that will make a change because of it. Like most of us, [...]

The Top 10 Foods to NOT Store! Posted:December 03, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

The Top 10 Foods to NOT Store!

STOP! Before throwing any of these items away, read this post about repackaging food!! Based on my own personal experiences and mistakes, I do not recommend storing these foods in large quantities, long-term. Let me know [...]

20+ Foods that must be re-packaged for long-term storage and how to repackage them Posted:November 26, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

20+ Foods that must be re-packaged for long-term storage and how to repackage them

As a follow-up to my blog post about which foods you shouldn’t plan on storing long-term, here’s a list of foods typically found at grocery stores that can be stored but must be repackaged. Keep in [...]

Parboiled Rice: The Rice You’ve Never Heard Of Posted:November 21, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Parboiled Rice: The Rice You’ve Never Heard Of

In our family, rice, not potatoes, is King of the Starches. This is because my husband grew up in places like Hawaii, Guam, and the Marshall Islands, eating rice every day of his life. When I [...]

Try it Today: Build your Food Storage from Scratch with Canning Posted:November 09, 2014 By:Lisa Barthuly

Try it Today: Build your Food Storage from Scratch with Canning

  Stocking your pantry with home canned goods is not only prudent, it’s a simple and inexpensive way to build your food storage. When you can up what is in season (at the peak of freshness, [...]

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 [...]