Food Storage Substitutions, Measurements, and Yields

Cooking, General, Helpful Tools
We recently posted about a few food storage substitutions we found to be helpful. Well after that post, one of our great readers (Nola) shared with us a document she put together that had TONS of common substitutions, measurements and yields.   She suggested we share it with our readers, and let us tell you, the document is AWESOME. Since it has so much information, we're breaking it up into multiple posts to share. Knowing what foods you can use as substitutes is a great food storage planning tool that allows you to really focus in on WHAT to store. Understanding yields can also be very helpful as you progress towards cooking more whole foods from scratch. Today we'll be covering some common measurement conversions, and over the next few…
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Why Food Storage Series: Natural Disasters

Emergency Preparedness
As stated in the introduction post to our "WHY DO PEOPLE BUILD A FOOD STORAGE?" series, we have found there are 5 main reasons people store food: 1. Natural Disasters 2. Economic Crisis 3. Health Benefits 4. Everyday Emergency 5. Religious Reasons Today we will be talking about the first reason, Natural Disasters, and encourage you to visit our Facebook Discussion on this topic. We learn so much more from each others real life experiences and opinions, so come on over and join the conversation. (You don't need to be a member of facebook to read the discussions). So here's our take on the "Natural Disasters" reason to store food. The truth is, this was one of the main reasons we "STARTED" our food storage program. After "growing up" and…
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