Category: Food Preservation

Add Canned Meat to Your Food Storage

Add Canned Meats to Your Food Storage

The preparedness challenge this week is to add canned meat to your food supply. Meat will make your menus more palatable and much more like the food most people are used to eating. Even the addition of small amounts of animal protein to vegetable proteins raises the protein quality of your diet. Canned meats are familiar to most diets and are a nutritious choice, especially when fresh foods aren’t available. You can choose from a wide variety of canned meat, poultry, and fish.

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Add Spices to Your Food Storage

The right spices and herbs go a long way to break up food monotony and will jazz up many recipes and transform ordinary storage foods into delicious meals. Don’t skimp on herbs, spices, and other seasonings!

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Add Grain to Your Food Storage

As people recognize the benefits from living a healthy lifestyle, many are adding whole grains to their diets. So, if healthy grains are important to you, you’ll want to have a short-term supply in your pantry. Whole grains are also the foundation of a basic, long-term food storage. Together, grains and legumes deliver a complete and nourishing high-quality protein and provide more nutrition for the money than any other food.

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Let's add Flour to the Pantry

Add Flour to Your Food Storage

Flour is an important basic storage item for every type of food storage plan. Some form of bread making is found in every culture. In a time of crisis bread will be welcoming and comforting nourishment.

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Tips for Adding Dehydrated Potatoes to Your Food Storage

Dehydrated potatoes are tasty, versatile, filling, inexpensive, and easy-to-store. They can be prepared in a long list of satisfying side dishes and are surprisingly healthy—lots of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They provide healthy calories along with a dose of comfort—both needed in an emergency. Potatoes are a smart choice for your preparedness plan!

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Several jars of canned fruit

Stock-Up on Canned Fruit

Canned fruit is an easy food to have and eat in an emergency. It requires no more than a can opener to have ready-to-eat food. Typical canned fruits include applesauce, peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, plums, rhubarb, pineapple, mandarin oranges, and all varieties of berries.

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