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Posted in Blog on June 9, 2016

Love this book!

I’m Marie and I’m an emergency preparedness instructor.  My neighbor saw your book at her mom’s house & borrowed it for me to read. LOVE it!!  The instructions are so easy & plain.  Just what my students are looking for. Marie Bain, Georgia Book ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 24, 2011

Food Storage—Starting Small

So, you want to get started on your food storage, but money is tight. How to do it? Here is one way that might work for you. After downloading the meal planning worksheets, decide where you’ll start: Breakfast or dinner. Then decide on two or 3 meals that you family really enjo ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on September 17, 2011

Getting Started – Step 2

Use recipes with common ingredients Breakfast meal plans are fairly easy to put together, since most of us don’t vary our breakfasts that much. If you can come up with three to five favorite breakfasts that can be made with foods you plan to always have on hand, it’s easy to ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on September 12, 2011

Getting Started on Your 90-Day Food Supply

Step 1: Take a careful inventory of what food you already have on hand and make your meal plans accordingly. You may have some long-term storage such as wheat, rice, beans, honey, powdered milk, oats, etc., or you may have invested in freeze-dried or dehydrated food packages. You ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 3, 2011

Do You Have a 90-day Supply of Food?

Do you just have enough food to stay alive for 90 days? Or, have you planned ahead so that you have the foods you need to feed your family a variety of favorite meals for 90 days? Your family could probably survive for 90 days eating oatmeal three times a day, but would you want ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Recipes on April 22, 2011

Menu Planning Software

I’ve recently discovered a great software tool that you may find useful for your meal plans. It’s called “Cook’n” and the latest version does some amazing things. It’s a meal planning program, but in addition to helping you plan menus it does all of the following: Or ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Recipes on April 4, 2011

Meat Loaf in a Hurry

This past weekend my teen-age grandson was visiting. On Saturday while I was in the process of baking bread, he begged me to make him some meatloaf. “I haven’t had meat loaf for six months!” he pleaded. So I’m thinking, I only have one oven and the bread w ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 30, 2011

Help! I’m out of bread

Bread is called the “staff of life.” It is certainly a staple in most of our diets. We depend on it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. So, what if you run out of bread and can’t get to the store. What if because of extreme weather you can’t even get out of t ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 25, 2011

Fresh Milk – Have You Tried Shelf Stable Mil ...

I hate running out of fresh milk! Yes, I have powdered milk on hand, but would rather have fresh milk to drink, if at all possible. Well, I’ve found a way to never run out of fresh milk! My “secret”? Shelf-stable milk—always fresh, always delicious! I first di ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 17, 2011

Eggs—How to Keep Them On Hand

When I think of the three things I’m most apt to run out of on any given day they would be milk, eggs, and bread. We rely on these foods every day for either cooking or baking, or both. With the recent catastrophe in Japan we can see how the seemingly impossible can happen ... Continue Reading