Archive for ' Food'

Fire Destroyed My Food Storage – Without Ever Touching It Posted:January 30, 2015 By:Beth Buck

Fire Destroyed My Food Storage – Without Ever Touching It

  No, my food storage wasn’t directly set on fire. It was my parents’ food storage.  The food never did actually burn, but the fire was close enough to cause heat-related damage. After the fire event, they [...]

Stock Your Pantry from Scratch: Enchilada Sauce Posted:January 27, 2015 By:Lisa Barthuly

Stock Your Pantry from Scratch: Enchilada Sauce

I love to make up my own convenience foods! I know what is in them so they are much healthier. They are simple to just grab off my shelf (instead of going to a store for [...]

Simple Secrets of Food Dehydration Posted:January 22, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Simple Secrets of Food Dehydration

Buying canned goods and extra bags of flour and sugar has been the easiest part of food storage for me.  Dehydrating my own food seemed to belong in the same category as spinning my own wool.  [...]

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 [...]

Try it Today! Homemade Yogurt from Powdered Milk Posted:January 04, 2015 By:Beth Buck

Try it Today! Homemade Yogurt from Powdered Milk

We must, all of us, be honest. How many of you really enjoy drinking reconstituted powdered milk? Not me! On the occasions when I have had to drink it, it was with the deepest loathing. It [...]

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 [...]