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How Prepared Are You?

by Molly on June 25, 2008

Food Storage Needs: Are You Prepared For An Emergency?

Start with a Plan:

Begin by looking for food that is inexpensive and space-efficient to store.

  • Set food storage goals
  • Identify what you have and what you need.
  • Keep track of your expiration dates so you can rotate foods without waste.
  • Rotate Your Supply!

If you would like more resources and ideas from regular folk…I have found some great blogs from others who are sharing their ideas on Food, Emergency Preparedness, and Food Storage.

Adding to the Food Supply – With the Mormon food pantry somewhat bare, we’re left to our own devices to bolster our emergency food supplies. I got some oxygen absorbers from the food pantry and some re-useable gallon containers at Wal-Mart, and filled some of them …

What is food storage all about? – Many people have heard about Mormon “food storage”- the idea that a family should stock enough food and basic supplies to take care of itself for a full year. The idea isn’t necessarily unique to Mormons, but our church does recommend …

Does God want us to eat plant food? . . . part 3 of 4 – The LDS (Mormon) scripture known as the “Word of Wisdom” was delivered to Joseph Smith in 1833, at a time when virtually all men were smokers and drinkers, and no one knew those were bad habits. The scripture says it is for the “weak …

Free Rice! – For each answer you get right, 20 grains of rice are donated through the UN World Food Program to help end hunger. As far as I can tell, the rice is paid for by advertisements you see while playing the game. The website indicates that …

Mormon Women Teach About Food Storage – PART ONE – This is PROOF that you can find ANYTHING on You Tube-for good or evil…..(warning video is almost 10 min long) This made me giggle-this is real life folks! Listen to the last lady-she was good… Don’t buy stuff you won’t eat-trust …

Does God want us to eat plant food? . . . part 1 of 4 – I have noticed that many readers of my site are Christian, some of them born-again, some LDS (Mormon), others different denominations. Many are devout followers of the teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles. …

Does God want us to eat plant food? . . . part 4 of 4 – The late LDS (Mormon) prophet Gordon B. Hinckley was kinder than I was in my statement yesterday that LDS people are mostly “grossly negligent” in their observance of Word of Wisdom scripture. He said this: “I regret that we as a people …

Why aren’t you doing food storage? – Basically, it means that I coordinate the cannery trips, encourage people to get their food storage going, and field questions like, “Which one is better for purifying water- bleach or purification tablets? …

Mormon women teach about food storage – (Via Frugal Squirrels) Think you’ve got plenty of food on hand for an emergency? Take a look at these women then go check our your storage again. Ready for another trip to Costco? …

Vote Now: Best Fast Food Item Ever! – For the past 45 minutes I have been typing every one of the 102 fast food nominations into an Excel spreadsheet, developing a scoring system, and then sorting and scoring the data. The results have been interesting. And delicious. …

“Eat Food. Not too Much. Mostly Plants” – In Defense of the Word … – Random thoughts: A food that played an important role for LDS communities in Utah and Idaho is the lowly beet. Americans often overlook the majesty of the beet in cooking. A variety of wonderful Spanish tapas include freshly cooked …

Mormon Muffins – I owe this recipe to my friend, Brooke Gordon, who just returned from a semester (with her husband and two kids) in Singapore! Thanks, Brooke! 2 c boiling water 1 T and 2 t baking soda 1 c Crisco 2 c sugar 4 eggs 1 qt buttermilk …

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