Archive for ' Food'

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 [...]

Looking for some GREAT Leftover Ham Recipes? Posted:December 21, 2014 By:Liz Long

Looking for some GREAT Leftover Ham Recipes?

Once the big meal is over, the family’s all gone, the dishes away, the question looms: What on earth will we do with all this leftover ham?!? (Or turkey.) Since food fights, using them as building [...]

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 [...]

Stock Your Pantry From Scratch: Homemade Apple Pie Filling Posted:December 18, 2014 By:Lisa Barthuly

Stock Your Pantry From Scratch: Homemade Apple Pie Filling

Apples just seem to overflow here at our homestead. And thankfully so! They are an excellent staple to have on the pantry shelf, easy to can & put up and best of all…delicious! If /when the [...]

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, [...]

Leftover Turkey Recipes That Don’t Suck Posted:December 06, 2014 By:Liz Long

Leftover Turkey Recipes That Don’t Suck

The big meal is over. The sink is full of dishes. The stove has cooled down and the guests have gone home. Now it’s time to ask yourself the big question: where can I find some [...]

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 [...]