Food Storage

Getting Started Freeze Drying—What the Pandemic Taught Me About Food Storage

I've flirted with the idea of freeze drying for probably about six years, but between the requirements for the machine, and the prohibitive cost, I had not seriously considered it as a method of food preservation...until March 2020. Like many others, the disruption of the supply chain and my previous approach to feeding my family [...]

By |2022-01-11T15:34:29-06:00January 11th, 2022|Cook, Food Storage|3 Comments

Why I am Checking my Food Storage list….twice.

One would think in the middle of harvest season, I would be less concerned with what is on my shelf and instead focused on what it in the garden, but if there is one thing I have learned over the years it is to keep track of where we are at, and where I want [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:35-05:00July 28th, 2015|Cook, Food Storage, Pressure Canning, Waterbath Canning|Comments Off on Why I am Checking my Food Storage list….twice.

Five Simple Ways to Shave Money off your Grocery Budget (Part Two)

If you are just joining us on this totally awesome series after clicking a link on Pinterest or BlogLovin, I hope that you take a moment to read the FIRST part of our series and grab those ideas for saving money as well. You can find it right here by clicking this link. I promise, [...]

Its been ONE week… are you doing?

It has. It has been ONE week. What is happening in your household? Have you seen any disruptions in things you are used to and use a lot? We had a hard time finding the all purpose flour the other day and substituted some whole wheat flour in a recipe we had not tried before. [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:48-05:00August 8th, 2014|Cook, Food Storage, Meal Plans|6 Comments

Does this look “Disgusting” to you? an effort to clear up the controversy my post caused on eating leftovers and rolling them forward into other meals (which honestly, came out of left field and surprised me), I wanted to share a simple recipe and show you what I meant. Come on. Really? Does this look disgusting to you? Of course [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:48-05:00August 7th, 2014|Cook, Fast and Easy, Food Storage|9 Comments

So How Did Your Weekend go on Food storage?

I thought often about my readers this weekend, as we just easily transferred into "food storage mentality" and took everything in stride. Having done it for years means that we are used to smoothly moving right into that, using up the fresh or making it stretch, and then relying on what we have carefully put [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:49-05:00August 4th, 2014|Cook, Food Storage|12 Comments


Its the start of a brand new month, and a brand new challenge, and to be honest, I am incredibly excited about doing this right by your side. I intentionally picked an easy month for this challenge, because many people have gardens coming in, or food is available more inexpensively than during the winter months. [...]

Tomorrow our Food Storage Challenge begins…..are you READY?

I am excited that we have received so much awesome feedback from so many of you about participating in this challenge for the first two weeks of August. I wanted to give you some ideas, and some encouragement in doing it, because I know for some of you it is going to be really challenging [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:50-05:00July 31st, 2014|Cook, DIY, Food Storage, Homesteading|2 Comments

The Three Most Important Things to Remember When Starting Food Storage

Good morning to you! As a blogger who covers Food Storage every single week on Food Storage Saturdays, I can tell you that over and over I hear the same three questions or comments in regards to food storage.  I love to show people how common sense it is to start and use a food [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:52-05:00July 26th, 2014|Cook, Food Storage|Comments Off on The Three Most Important Things to Remember When Starting Food Storage



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