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Stockpiles: they aren’t just for pantries anymore!
You might be wondering where on earth you can stash all of the food required for a one-year pantry. Unless you have a … Read the restRead More
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 restRead More
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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This week, I’ve expanded beyond “groceries” – the week to week purchases that are made with meals in mind – and made some bulk purchases that have substantially added to … Read the restRead More
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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You’ve been plotting the creation your stockpile. You’ve made a meal plan, taking into account foods that can pull double duty as “right-now” meals and as “storage food”. You know … Read the restRead More
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 restRead More