Finale Month: Week #9’s Line Up & More Prizes!

We’re hitting the homestretch!  Four weeks left of our challenge and I’ve added a little somethin’ somethin’ to the contest.  I think you’re gonna like it. We’re still going to have our Rafflecopter contest… We’re still going to have our weekly “points” winner… But now, as a finale for the last four weeks of the […]

A Quick Correction & some Contest Q & A

Okay, so I totally posted the wrong weekly prize for week #4 in our round up post Saturday. Seriously, I did! You probably all caught it and were worried about me (“what in the world?”).  The worst part is that I didn’t even catch it until Sunday morning.  Now, I do have to tell you […]

Week #1 Winners!

Wow, thanks for all of your great entries this week!!  In case you didn’t catch my little tribute to you yesterday on facebook, I’ll say it again briefly:  I was impressed.  It takes planning and (most importantly) *time* to test out a recipe made from food storage (not to mention non-electric cooking options) and this […]

“Biggest Prepper” Contest!!

I’m SO excited to announce to you that from Febrary 5th until April 30th I’m hosting a fantastic contest I’m calling “The Biggest Prepper Challenge”!!  I definitely want YOU to be a part of it!  All the details on how to play and the prizes you can earn are contained in this post, so read carefully […]

Food Storage Products I Buy

There’s lots of products and brands to choose from as you navigate the food storage market.  I decided to gather up all my favorites — and ask around to others — in order to compile an unbiased list as to what’s been opened, tasted and passed off as being of good quality you can depend […]

Seafood Lasagna Rolls

Print the recipe page!  seafood lasagna rolls   We liked the recipe we have for Lasagna Rolls so much that I decided to try out a seafood version.  I used this stellar recipe for Seafood Lasagna from ‘Taste of Home’ as a jumping off point and they turned out great! serves 8

Food Storage, Part 4: Storing Animal Proteins

Any of the food preservation methods discussed in Part 1, and the additional UHT (ultra-high temperature pasteurization) and curing (using nitrates and/or smoking) for the protein category, should adequately prevent your stored foods from spoiling if stored properly, so I’m more concerned with which storage methods produce the best results for the different ways I […]

Making Tamales

Print the recipe card!   tamales Frankly, I don’t want to have to say goodbye to tamales … ever.  It seems like every three months or so I find myself desperately craving these little corn-husked bundles, at which point you’ll find me visiting the homemade Mexican grill down the road and spending $1.45 for a 2 […]

Curried Pumpkin Bisque

Print the recipe card!  curried pumpkin bisque This recipe, adjusted to use food storage, comes from one of my favorite cookbooks ever.  In fact, if I could only keep a handful of published cookbooks to cook from this would be one of them.  The book is called “Soup Makes the Meal” by Ken Haedrich.  Rarely […]