Food Storage

  • Most of us are accustomed to having a wide variety of food choices available to us. Consider the dishes you ate at home in the last week. Then think of the types of food available in your local restaurants. More than any time in history, we can partake of the cuisines of many nations—Mexican, Italian, German, Chinese, Indian, Thai, and more—and our grocery stores often carry exotic produce that we may not even recognize. (...)

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    Why rotate my food storage?

    Because it is wise and you want to provide the most nutrition and taste for your family. In order to do that, all stored food should be rotated as frequently as possible. (...)

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  • Emergency Comfort Foods

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    Disasters can happen anywhere at anytime. When they do occur, they can completely change the way you live your life. But to make the situation easier for you and your family, we recommend storing some “comfort foods. (...)

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  • Breads and Cereals

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    Think of breads and cereals as the coal that fuels the fire that keeps you on your toes all day. By storing wheat, flour, and other grains, you have the base of the bread and cereals group. Bread isn't the only thing you can make with stored grain. You can make homemade pasta, soups, and more. (...)

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  • QM-A101 Oxygen Absorbers copy

    Oxygen absorbers are little packets of iron powder packaged in a material that keeps the iron in, but allows oxygen and moisture to enter and be absorbed. The iron absorbs the oxygen causing the iron to rust. As it rusts, or oxidizes, it absorbs any oxygen that may be present. (...)

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  • The reason people have food storage is to provide food to sustain life during times when food is not readily available. Food availability may be determined by famine, lack of income, no transportation system, or major catastrophic events such as hurricanes, earthquakes, or floods. All living things must eat to stay healthy, so you may think that the foods you store must be of the highest nutritional content. While nutrition is very important, it is not the single most important thing to be concerned about when storing food. (...)

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  • Bean Cuisine

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    Recent reports on radio, television, and in newspapers and magazines across the country report scientific evidence that we as a nation are consuming too many refined foods, too much fat, too much meat, too little fiber, too few fruits and vegetables, and too few grains. (...)

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  • Food storage is very important, but there are items to put in your storage you may not think of when planning. Once you have planned the amount of grains, vegetables, and cooking essentials you need for your food storage, you may want to think about non-food items that your family uses. During an emergency, items such as toilet paper may seem nearly as important to your family as food. (...)

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  • Okay--now you've got your food storage. You've spent a considerable amount of money to make sure you and your family will not go hungry during an emergency. But there's one problem. You live in a small house or an apartment, and you don't know where you're going to put it all. We have plenty of people with this problem, so we've decided to help.

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    We all know that we have to cut down on fat and not eat quite so much red meat. (...)

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