One of the most significant challenges of stockpiling and maintaining a well-supplied preparation pantry is identifying foods with a potentially long storage period. Some favorite items include canned goods, preservatives, and cured meat. These options are important because they include meats, vegetables, and fruits, which contain the necessary nutrients. However, they do not include grains. […]
How to Make Ghee? (A Long-term Storage Solution for Butter)
Butter is the stuff of life! But it doesn’t store well for long-term preparedness when you have to rely on keeping it frozen. But there is a way to save the butter for your pantry… GHEE! Follow along for easy instructions on how to do it: Ghee is some wonderful stuff! It has a nutty […]
How to Make Your Own Pico de Gallo at Home
Learn how to make Pico de Gallo at home in no time. This Pico de Gallo recipe is easy to follow and uses simple ingredients.
How to Bake Your Own Tortilla Chips
Learn how to bake your own chips and get some great recipes to make your own tortillas at home with simple ingredients.
How To Make Pemmican at Home: Easy Step-By-Step Guide
Pemmican is a long-lasting food source for survival. Learn how to make pemmican at home with simple ingredients and easy steps.
Easy Canning Recipes for Noobs Who Want to Save Their Food
Have you ever wanted to preserve food with some easy canning recipes? Perhaps you are a keen gardener, and you would like to save some of that fabulous produce you have worked so hard to grow. Maybe baking is your thing, and you would like to make your own jams and preserves to use with […]
How To Make Your Own Yeast and Its Importance To Your Health
If you’re trying to incorporate a more natural, health-conscious diet into your life, there are many things you can make at home rather than purchasing from the store that can benefit your body. One of the easiest, healthiest things you do to change your diet is to learn how to make yeast at home. You […]
Kids in the Kitchen: Pizza Bar
How do you do a quick, easy, inexpensive, healthy lunch for a bunch of kids on the fly? A Pizza Bar! In our continuing series of Getting Our Kids in the Kitchen, we focus on teaching kids self-sufficiency skills by learning the virtues of preparing and cooking meals on their own. Not only will they […]
Food Storage Recipe: Hummus (even if you hate beans)
If your family is like mine, they hate beans. For some of us it’s a texture issue, for some of us it’s just the taste. That can put a real damper on your Food Storage plans if you can’t rely on a super cheap form of protein for your family. It’s hard to pass 13 […]
Food Storage Recipe: Breakfast Cookies
When I put these on the table for breakfast one morning, the boys looked at me in wonder and awe, and asked if it was really okay if they had them for breakfast. I began to doubt myself…wondering if it was going to be too easy to find ice cream as a healthy alternative, too! […]