Category «Food Storage»

Add a Little Sugar to Sweeten Your Food Stores

Sugar can be a valuable ingredient in creating comfort foods. It is often rationed during hard times and is highly valuable. Granulated sugar has an indefinite shelf life when stored appropriately. Optimal Storage White (granulated) sugar has an indefinite shelf life due to its resistance to microbial growth. It will not allow molds to grow. White …

Potatoes – Super Storage Spuds

In one of my college classes,  by Larry Zuckerman was required reading. How could anyone write an entire book on the potato? It was actually quite interesting to learn how the nutrition found in potatoes fed entire populations by simply planting, digging, and baking. Historically grain was a better longer term storage solution, however grain …

Honey – The Perfect Sweetener

Honey is an ideal longer term food storage option. It is the only food which will never go bad when appropriately stored. It contains naturally flavored complex sugars as well as trace enzymes, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids along with a variety of flavonoids and phenolic acids, which act as antioxidants. Honey is an all-natural …

Legumes – The Perfect Storage Power Food

Legumes are nutrient-dense. They are a good source of fiber, protein, iron, calcium, zinc, B vitamins and are naturally low in fat. One half cup of cooked beans contains about 115 calories and 8 grams of protein. When combined with grain they supply essential amino acids. Research shows that eating legumes helps to maintain a …

All About Corn

Corn contains many B vitamins along with Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc and Linoleic Acid. It contains more vitamin A than any other grain cereal. The starch content in corn makes it a high energy food. Combine corn with legumes and you have a complete protein. Corn may be stored in a several different forms for …

Canned Goods Just Might Save You

Commercially canned foods can be a great way to build a healthy store of a variety of foods.You can build your food stores on a very small budget if you carefully watch the sales. Purchase only those items which your family likes to eat no matter how good the sale is. We bought several cases …