A lot of people have a hard time storing all the “Food Storage” type foods because they have no idea how much to store, or how to use it. Use these great ideas to help people get going and don’t forget to add the cute Day 5 Tags:
Options that are Free or Under $1
Print-Out of Long Term Needs
Here is a handout that includes instructions and a food storage calculator that you can print out, tie a ribbon around, add the cute Day 5 Tags, and give to someone. This will help them determine quantities of foods to purchase based on their family size.
An Option that is $5-$30
Favorite Food Storage Recipe Delivered
Since it IS Christmas, try baking one of your favorite food storage recipes and bring it over to a friend. Who doesn’t love treats?! Tell them (after they have tried it) that you used Food Storage and they can too!
Shelf Stable Recipe Book
Buy a cute binder and some sheet protectors, and print out our free Shelf Stable Recipe Book for a loved one. This book is full of reader-submitted recipes that use all “pantry ingredients” so you can make them even if you lose access to your fridge foods due to a power loss. Don’t forget to add the Day 5 Tags to give it that final touch.
A More Expensive Option
Any Number of Food Storage Books
To really help someone learn about Food Storage, give them one of these great preparedness books:
I Can’t Believe It’s Food Storage
Food Storage 101
The Survival Mom
Dinner is in the Jar
Cooking with Food Storage Made Easy
-Jodi Weiss Schroeder