Day 6: Food Storage Christmas (grains)

Christmas Gifts, Giveaways, Grains, Long Term Food Storage, Wheat
Now we're on to the real nuts and bolts of Food Storage. Help someone out this holiday season by showing them how to actually USE their Food Storage. Day 6 is going to start the actual food items with GRAINS. Make sure to add your Day 6 Tags to whichever gift option you choose. Options that are Free or Under $1 Blender Wheat Pancake Mix If you haven't tried making Blender Wheat Pancakes you are missing out! This is something easy you can make that uses wheat with no wheat grinder required. Put the ingredients in a baggie, tie a ribbon around it and a recipe card with instructions. Don't forget to add the Day 6 tag as well. It wont cost you much, but will surely impress and motivate…
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All About Wheat!

Grains, Wheat
This is a guest post by Jamie over at HiStakes-Spelt.com. Jamie is an expert at all things wheat and spelt so we asked her to give you a quick run-down of some of the nutritional benefits of whole wheat and talk about her company a little more in depth. Let's Talk About Wheat! Hi. We are farmers and grow hard white wheat so you can enjoy wholesome wheat straight from the farm. You can find us at HiStakes-Spelt.com. We would like to show you why you would want to use more whole wheat in your food storage and in your everyday diet. Differences to Consider When Choosing Whole Wheat: If you need advice and are wondering what kind of wheat to choose to make your bread and other pastries, I’ll…
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Julie’s Whole Wheat Recipes and Update

Grains, Julie's Progress, Recipes, Wheat, Wheat Recipes
So as you know from our All I Want for Christmas post, I'm still dying for a Wonder Mill Wheat Grinder, however, a few weeks ago I borrowed my neighbors mill and ground up A TON of wheat. I really thought the amount I ground up would last me for months and months. Truth be told I've already used more than half of it. I'm so excited because I REALLY never thought I could get into the whole rotating, everyday cooking thing as much as I have. Here are the ways I have been using my wheat, for real! BREAD: So for the past few weeks I've made my bread - haven't bought bread in over a month. I have tried lots of recipes for bread machine breads (Ok I'm…
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How to Use a Wheat Grinder – Video

Appliance Tutorials, Grains, Videos, Wheat
As we mentioned in BabyStep 5, the biggest hang-up people seem to have with starting their long-term food storage is WHEAT! And more specifically, how to actually use a wheat grinder. Well don't worry, as promised we have made a video showing you just how simple it is to grind your own flour from wheat. SPECIAL NOTE - After the cameras stopped rolling and it was clean up time, we found that the WonderMill was WAY cleaner. The Nutrimill blew out more flour and was a little slower in a side by side test. Do you own one of these wheat grinders or a different one? What do you like/dislike about it? Stay tuned for our Wheat Grinder Article coming soon!
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Added "BabyStep 5: Grains" to Main Topics

Grains
We added a BabyStep! Check out the Step 5: Grains main topic page to learn all about the exciting world of grains. The grains category is more than just wheat, we promise! We have covered the basics of each of the grains listed in our long term food storage calculator (see BabyStep 4 if you haven't made your chart yet). Stay tuned for a special wheat grinder article and video which will be added soon!
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