Archive for ' Food'

Why You Should Store Rubber Bands Posted:August 04, 2014 By:Andrea Urban

Why You Should Store Rubber Bands

If you have children you might have had a vision of living-room rubber band wars pop into your head after reading the title of this article… but that’s not quite what I had in mind. Of [...]

Food Storage: Where do I begin? Posted:August 01, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Food Storage: Where do I begin?

When I was finally convinced that we needed to start a supply of food storage, I kept it simple. I know there are many books, websites and planners out there to help, and I have used [...]

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Canning Your Own Meat Posted:July 21, 2014 By:Andrea Urban

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Canning Your Own Meat

You’ll be hooked, I tell you.  Once you learn how to bottle your own meats, you’ll never go back to the old way of doing it. Think about your meat habits.  Do you put up a [...]

5 Tips for Maximizing Garden Produce Posted:July 11, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

5 Tips for Maximizing Garden Produce

If you keep a garden of any size, it can be hard to keep up with a harvest that’s coming in at various points during the growing season. It can be a bit of a juggling [...]

Small Batch Fruit Preserving Posted:July 10, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

Small Batch Fruit Preserving

As we work on maximizing garden produce, we need to stretch our preservation skills to include small batches. Fruit sauces, butters, and syrups are all easy and tasty ways to put up small bits of produce before any [...]

10 Tips for Selecting an Emergency Food Storage Company Posted:July 05, 2014 By:LeAnn in Alaska

10 Tips for Selecting an Emergency Food Storage Company

If you have ever tried to find the ‘right’ emergency food company to buy from, you may have seen just how many of them are out there. They all make similar claims about being the best [...]

Food storage recipes for your sweet tooth Posted:July 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Food storage recipes for your sweet tooth

Sometimes when we think about food storage, rice, beans, and, hey!, more rice and beans come to mind. This type of thinking totally misses the point of food storage recipes that taste good. Recipes made with [...]

Book Review: Little Jars, Big Flavors Posted:July 04, 2014 By:Kris

Book Review: Little Jars, Big Flavors

Not a lot of produce but reluctant to waste? No problem! Southern Living presents a 2013 cookbook with something for everyone! Whether you’re a beginner, a seasoned canner, or a microwave-only cook, you’ll find inspiration in [...]

REVIEW: Green coffee beans – The Perfect Cuppa Joe Today and Long-Term Storage Tomorrow Posted:July 01, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

REVIEW: Green coffee beans – The Perfect Cuppa Joe Today and Long-Term Storage Tomorrow

My favorite time of the day is Coffee:30. Warning: Do not attempt to activate this person without coffee! You call it coffee, I call it Liquid Sanity. When it comes to serious coffee addictions, I think [...]

How to Stretch your Grocery Budget on Taco Night Posted:June 29, 2014 By:Andrea Urban

How to Stretch your Grocery Budget on Taco Night

Tacos are a favorite with our crew. Not just tacos, I mean all things related to the humble taco. Crispy tacos, Soft Tacos, Taco Salad, and even Taco Soup. With a family of 8, it can [...]