Food Storage, Part 3: Storing Grains and Vegetable Protein

Any of the food preservation methods discussed in Part 1, and the additional UHT (ultra-high temperature pasteurization) for the vegetable 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 use grains and proteins in […]

Weeks 11 & 12 Winners + Recipes

What an ending! Welcome to Dawn Dockery, who jumped in Week #11 with 38 points and submitted a huge 170 points for Week #12!  Week #11’s point winner goes to Amanda Shulz!  Here are weeks 11 & 12’s prizes along with their winners respectively:       *** We had a total of 79 recipes […]

Week #9 (including all recipes!)

I’ve been trying to decide the most helpful format in which to archive our participant’s experiences since many of you have been asking how you can get a list of their recipes.  For me, one of the best parts of this contest has been the additional ideas and resources discovered through our contestants and I […]

“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 […]

Quinoa Cakes

Print the recipe page!  quinoa cakes Today’s recipe was adapted from this Quinoa Burger recipe.  To my son and husband the name “burger” equates to something containing meat so we’re re-naming them “Quinoa Cakes” to make them happy.  Whatever they’re called, I’ll tell you what, I could eat these all day!   I’m thinking {now […]