6 Ways to Use Freeze-Dried Meats

Long Term Food Storage
A while back we did a big post all about how you can incorporate meats into your food storage, ranging from canning your own to purchasing freeze-dried and everything in between. Today we want to focus specifically on Freeze-Dried Meats since people tend to be unfamiliar with them and don't really know how to use them. They are one of our FAVORITE storage foods since they can really add a lot to any meal. Below we've listed 6 ways you can use freeze-dried meats, as well as 4 of our favorite recipes to try them in. Enjoy! 6 Ways to Use Freeze Dried Meats Toss it In Any type of soup, stew, or sauce is liquid enough to reconstitute your meats within a few minutes. No need to hydrate them…
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New Products from Lindon Farms

Recommended Products
We have been gradually adding a few new products to our Food Storage Made Easy Store over the last few weeks and we wanted to give you a brief summary of the ones in the Lindon Farms section. The meat buckets are on sale through February 15th so if you are interested in those, now is a great time to grab them! Freeze Dried Meat Buckets We have normally done our meat storage in #10 cans so we were intrigued by these buckets. Each bucket contains one variety of meat packaged in 6 mylar pouches with 19 servings of meat in each one for a total of 114 servings. We like the idea that you can open one pouch to use, while leaving the rest of the pouches still sealed.…
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What to Know When Buying “Just Add Water” Meals

Long Term Food Storage
We used to consider storing Just-add-Water meals to be "cheating". However, over the years we have come to realize that there is a time and place for this type of food storage. If you go through a short term disaster or need to grab some food and go, having a bucket or two of this kind of food will be invaluable to you. We learned this in our 7 Day Challenges over the years. Also, for people who will not rotate traditional food storage (for whatever reason), or do not know how (or want) to cook with traditional foods, these type of meals can be a great option. If you choose to store "Just Add Water" meals there are several things to consider as you determine what you need to…
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NEW PRODUCT: Lindon Farms

Fruits and Vegetables, Recommended Products
Another booth we stopped at while at the Self Reliance Expo was Lindon Farms. Lindon Farms is a Food Storage company that sells meals, and freeze-dried fruits and vegetables. We have always been BIG advocates for traditional food storage - and we STILL are. Meaning: store grains, and legumes, learn to cook with them, and make that the bulk of your food storage. However, there are situations where you may want just add water meals. In times of natural disaster, or powerless cooking, having quick meals on hand to just add water could definitely ease stress. Also, if you're not into canning, fruits and vegetables is probably something you've been feeling is lacking in your food storage. We became dealers of Lindon Farms because their products solve these two obstacles…
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