Too much food is being thrown away unnecessarily – and I’m not talking about the school cafeteria. Folks throw away canned items because the “use-by” date has expired. So, what’s a person supposed to do?
Ready or Not #210: Eat Your Food and Stop Throwing It Away explains expiration dates on canned food and whether or not it is safe to eat the food after that date. Read that article so you will know and understand the shelf life of canned products.
Sometimes when you watch the news, newscasters are repeating over and over how high the gas and food prices are climbing and how the economy is “failing.” Reports like these cause people to run to the grocery store in a panic buying spree. This is the worst way to buy items for your food storage!
Our Ready or Not #104: Panic Buying discusses this type of situation and provides guidelines to making well-thought out purchases
Texas is on fire. The Midwest is being battered by tornadoes. Utah is facing the worst flooding in 30 years. Ready or Not #209: Prepare for the Worst and Weather the Best provides encouragement and advice so that you will be able to weather whatever comes your way.
Every year, California seems beset with fires that affect the air quality of the surrounding communities and leave people homeless. Ready or Not #82: Fire discusses some of the things that you should do to be prepared in the event of a fire.
I’ve been thinking about this article for a while now. I find it ironic that I am using a laptop to write it, especially since I’m going to write about going without technology. Don’t panic, I’m not suggesting that you give anything up, at least not for very long.
Ready or Not #208: Doing Without Electronics discusses going without electronics for a day and how that fits in to emergency preparedness. This is a topic that nobody else in the preparedness world talks about. Take a few minutes and read it — and then decide how this will affect you and what you will do about it.
Want an easy recipe for a cream based soup that is extremely easy to make? That is made from items in your food storage? Look no further! Ready or Not #79: Cream Based Soup gives you that recipe and shares tips for purchasing food storage items.
Sometimes not everybody wants to — or even needs to — prepare their meals from scratch. Does this sound like you? Then our Ready or Not #207: Pre-prepared Food Storage has some sage advice for you.
I have previously shown two different methods for cutting up a chicken. There is the third method that uses scissors. Its easy to do – especially if you don’t have confidence using a knife or if you don’t have a good sharp one.
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