Shelf Stable Recipes: Chili With Chocolate

Submitted by: Keri, F From:Ogden, UT CHILI WITH CHOCOLATE Ingredients: 1 can great northern beans 1 can kidney beans 1 can black beans 1 1/4 c. chicken or vegetable broth 1 c. favorite salsa or a can of Mexican stewed tomatoes 3 TBSP chocolate syrup 1 TBSP southwest seasoning 1 TBSP chili powder Directions: Rinse and drain beans. Combine all ingredients in a slow-cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Special Notes: The great thing about this chili is it has enough flavor to skip all the refrigerated toppings like cheese and sour cream.
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Food Storage Book Review: Jan’s Fabulous Food Storage Recipes

Book Reviews, Recipes
Please note: This is part of a series of reviews we are doing on food storage, emergency prep, and self-reliance type books. For more reviews click here. Jan's Fabulous Food Storage Recipes Converting Stored Foods Into Useable Meals by Jan LeBaron Background: This book is written by Jan LeBaron, a woman who has life experience I personally can learn from. She was raised in a family of 9, and had 4 kids of her own. She's always loved learning from her mom how to cook, and she knows so much about the basics and beyond. You can tell just by flipping through her book, she loves cooking REAL food for REAL people. Sometimes recipe books can get a little too fancy for my real life situation - but this one…
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Food Storage Recipes: Best Rice Krispie Squares

Comfort Food Ideas, Comfort Foods, Sugar Recipes
What do you do on a Sunday night when you don't want to go to the store but you want a delicious treat? This happened to me last Sunday and guess what I did? I made a food storage dessert! YAY!!! This one has been a staple in my family for years and it is one of my favorite treats. But it only just dawned on me that it was a perfect food storage recipe. It qualifies as a comfort food in my opinion because if I was eating purely food storage and I could eat this treat every now and then I'd be in heaven. So here it is, recipe courtesy of Grandma Lori: Best Rice Krispie Squares Recipe Ingredients: 1/2 c. white sugar 1 c. corn syrup (karo…
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Recipe: Chicken Barley Chili

Barley Recipes, Bean Recipes, Recipes
Chicken Barley Chili Serving Size: 10 (1 cup) servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 (14.5 oz) can Italian diced tomatoes (I used home canned) 1 (16 oz) jar/can Salsa or tomato sauce (use salsa for spicier version) 1 (14.5 oz) chicken broth 1 cup Quaker Quick Barley 3 cups water 1 T. chili powder 1 tsp. cumin 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 (15 oz) can corn, drained 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces and boiled (can use canned chicken) cheddar cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips (optional) Directions: In a large pot, combine the first 7 ingredients. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile boil the chicken in…
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Everyday Food Storage Lady Needs Our Help!

As most of you know, we like to refer you to an awesome blog to find good food storage recipes. Well the author of the blog was on TV this week for the Utah's Own Down Home Cook Off competition. Monday was the big day she got to show how to make Twinkie Surprise Cupcakes on air with Chef Bryan on channel 2. She also shared a tip for using dehydrated eggs in between cooking segments. If you want to help vote for Crystal to win the cook off all you need to do is CLICK HERE. The contest finalists are picked by how many times people VIEW the recipe on kutv's website, so please help support Crystal and her Everyday Food Storage Blog by viewing the recipe and…
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Food Storage Recipes: Corn Cakes

Cornmeal Recipes, Grains, Long Term Food Storage, Recipes, Wheat Recipes
Do you ever have a favorite meal at a restaurant that gets discontinued? I spend a summer being a waitress at IHOP and ate their corn pancakes almost every night that I worked. I seriously was a little obsessed. Well after I stopped working there, we went to eat there one time and I was so excited to get my corn cakes. Well I was soooo sad to find out that they were no longer in the menu. It was one of those cases where I wanted to yell at the server but I knew it wasn't their fault so I just quietly moped to myself. I made a goal to recreate the recipe and when I got one of those restaurant copycat books that had an IHOP Country Griddle…
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Added BabyStep 4 to Main Topics!

Long Term Food Storage
We added a BabyStep! Check out the BabySteps 4 main topic page to learn about an easy way to start the daunting task of your Long-Term Food Storage. We are getting really excited as we are starting to delve into the deeper and more complicated aspects of food storage. We are learning new things every day and will be sharing them with you as we get them down to a simplified format. Note: Julie made a great instructional video as part of this step, so if you want to put a face to her name you should definitely check it out!
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