Nobody wants to waste money. If you are not vigilant with your food storage, that is exactly what you will do. Rotating is the key to emergency food storage, but so is prepping and storing your food properly. So many food items have multiple uses even after they have expired. Expiration dates are sometimes just suggestions 🙂 Read on for the tips and tricks of food storage.
Printables for your emergency binder are located at the bottom of each article.
COOKING OILS AND BUTTERS
Storing oils can be tricky due to their relatively short shelf life. Still, they are necessary for most baking and cooking recipes. WHY ADD OIL TO EMERGENCY FOOD STORAGE? If you were in an emergency situation where you were living off your food storage, it would be rather difficult to cook or bake anything without…
Flour and Sugars
Flour and sugars are essential pantry supplies. Let’s talk about the best way to store them long term. Flour is a pantry staple that, unless you go through it rapidly, is at risk of becoming rancid or filled with vermin, such as weevils. Flour stored in its original paper bag will only last 3-6 months.…
Oats and Cornmeal
Oats and cornmeal are essential pantry staples that provide great vitamins and minerals but are also very versatile. Storing healthy grains will provide the extra calories needed in emergency situations and help keep your family healthy. Continue Reading
BAKING SODA AND BAKING POWDER
Baking soda and baking powder should be part of your short-term and long-term food storage. These items are necessary for baking, but they also have many other uses for personal hygiene, cleaning household items, and first aid. Continue Reading