Archive for ' Food Storage'

The 6 Enemies of Food Storage Posted:January 19, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

The 6 Enemies of Food Storage

Stocking up on food gets expensive, and every frugal bone in my body shudders at the thought of anything going to waste. I try to store everything in the best possible conditions and watch out for [...]

Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times Posted:January 16, 2015 By:Guest Poster

Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times

When we think about setting aside emergency supplies, most of us would agree that preserved food and purified water are the essentials and everything else is secondary to these. Some might even choose to incorporate things [...]

10 Unusual Foods You Should Have in Your Pantry Posted:January 15, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

10 Unusual Foods You Should Have in Your Pantry

Modern Americans probably have more food choices than any other group in the history of the planet Earth. I was told about a Japanese student who went to an American grocery store for cereal. Seeing the [...]

15 Reasons to Stock Up on Peanut Butter Posted:January 13, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

15 Reasons to Stock Up on Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is packed with nutrients. It has an incredibly long shelf life, even when opened. Peanut butter is a great addition to any bug out bag or emergency kit. Peanut butter is a necessary ingredient [...]

Try it Today! Meal planning in 6 easy steps! (Skill of the Month) Posted:January 11, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Try it Today! Meal planning in 6 easy steps! (Skill of the Month)

A very long time ago, I used to be able to go grocery shopping without a list. I could think of meals for my husband and I while I was at the store and gather the [...]

Tight Space Prepping: Decorating your home for survival Posted:January 03, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

Tight Space Prepping: Decorating your home for survival

Just because you live in a small apartment or home doesn’t mean that you can’t join the wonderful world of prepping. There are many ways to have a garden, store food, and enjoy your living space [...]

12 Chocolate Strawberry Recipes — Including 2 just for food storage! Posted:December 29, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

12 Chocolate Strawberry Recipes — Including 2 just for food storage!

Some things were born to just go together. Like ham and cheese, salt and pepper, socks and cold weather…and chocolate and strawberries! Here are 2 recipes from Augason Farms using their shelf-stable ingredients, and we’ve added [...]

Top 18 Holiday Bargains for Stocking Up Posted:December 18, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Top 18 Holiday Bargains for Stocking Up

Beginning in October every year, grocery stores begin prominently displaying all types of food typically used in holiday cooking and baking. Every grocery store I’ve been to in the past couple of months has their holiday [...]

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:AndreaUrban

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, [...]