After 3 months of careful budgeting, shopping, food preservation, repackaging, and stockpiling, we now have a one year food supply. This doesn’t mean that we don’t have to shop for … Read the rest
One area in which many pantries are lacking is protein. Because meat is so perishable (and also expensive) it is often the most neglected frontier of the one-year pantry.
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In every relationship there comes a time when you have to sit down and take a serious look at the future. Where do you want to go? Are your goals … Read the rest
Weekly grocery shopping is not the way to quickly build one-year food supply. But now that I have built a base, over the past two weeks I was able to … Read the rest
Your pantry is only useful if you can make tasty, filling meals from it. It is vital that you purchase “ingredients” rather than meals, so that you can make a … Read the rest
One of the best ways to build your healthy stockpile is to preserve local organic foods when they are in season. My favorite way to do this is canning.
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It’s really easy to get sucked into purchasing food for the here and now, and to forget about creating a stockpile. We live in a “just in time” society, where … Read the rest