Flapjacks, Hot Cakes, Griddle Cakes, and More!

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When I was a little girl, we had waffles almost every Saturday morning. They were hot, and crispy, and just the smell signaled to me that Mom had breakfast almost ready. They are a comfort food for me, and when there’s an emergency it’s important to have comfort food around. When I noticed eFoods Direct… Read more »

Seasoned Mashed Potatoes—To Buy or Not to Buy? That was the Question.

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I absolutely love mashed potatoes. Don’t you? Seasoned, garlic, or with just butter, it doesn’t matter to me. Mashed potatoes is a comfort food for me, and I don’t even only have it as a side dish—sometimes, it’s the main event (especially with cheese stirred in—yum). I often make them from fresh potatoes, especially if… Read more »

Rural vs. Urban – Some Differences

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When a disaster strikes, you may not have much choice in what your environment is. You can’t control every aspect of your day-to-day life based solely on where you want to be in the event of an emergency. At least, I don’t think that’s reasonable. Even if you normally live in the country, you could… Read more »


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When you are getting started to be prepared for an emergency, it can be difficult to know what to do first. What’s the highest priority? Should you start with storing water? Or buy pre-packaged foods such as eFoods? What about storing medicines, toilet paper, and diapers? Or perhaps sorting out which investments are good bets… Read more »