“FUEL THE FIRE” FEBRUARY

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We hope you have enjoyed our "Fuel the Fire" in February series. We have had fun learning about and sharing a lot of different fuel options you may consider adding to your Emergency Preparedness Plan. Enjoy the overview of the series below. If you aren't signed up already for our FREE CHECKLISTS, make sure you get on the list. You'll get a free checklist every 2 weeks to help you plan, buy, and use your Food Storage. This year we wanted to do something educational, but keep with the theme of Valentine's Day, so we are going to be celebrating Fuel the Fire February by discussing all the different fuels you may be using for your powerless cooking. The most common fuels people store for powerless cooking are: Wood Charcoal…
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ReadyFuel Overview

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Description: ReadyFuel is a gel that can be used indoors or outdoors, and won’t freeze, evaporate, or melt. It’s very light and each packet contains a little metal sheet that can be turned into a holder for your pot. It’s a great little fuel for camping or small cooking needs like boiling water. Benefits: - Safe to use indoors - Stores inside and outside - Convenient storage - Includes a stand for use without a separate stove Drawbacks: - Not as cost effective as other options - Not easy to use for extended cook times (can't easily add more gel) Burn Time: One gel pack burns for approximately 20 minutes (boils 4 cups of water) 30 Day Supply: One box (120 packets) will boil 30 gallons of water ReadyFuel 120…
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“FUEL THE FIRE” February: Which Fuel Do I Use?

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In the past we've posted a few fun things about Valentine's Day such as "Jodi's Hot Date", our Valentine's Day Office Kit, or Grandma Lori's famous sugar cookies which could be decorated for the big day. This year we wanted to do something educational, but keep with the theme of Valentine's Day, so we are going to be celebrating Fuel the Fire February by discussing all the different fuels you may be using for your powerless cooking. The most common fuels people store for powerless cooking are: - Wood - Charcoal - Propane - Butane - Kerosene - Alcohol There are many considerations when you determine which fuels to store such as: storage limits, using indoors versus outdoors, storing indoors versus outdoors, what types of cooking appliances you can use,…
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