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Two weeks ago an EF-5 tornado hammered Moore, Oklahoma. 33,000 residents were left affected and 24 lost their lives. With only minutes to flee their homes or take cover, these residents were left with very little time to grab food, water, and other daily necessities. After being heartbroken by the devastation, eFoodDirect decided to step… Read more »


shopping list

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When you are getting prepared for an emergency, it is really important to be organized. Sure, you can just buy stuff when you see it (and if it is what you need at a good price, that’s not a bad idea), but later you may find that you need to approach this project in a… Read more »


healthy food kids

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Once you have a good start on putting your emergency food stores together, you might think that you are all set for whatever crises come your way. But you’re actually just beginning. One of the most important aspects of emergency preparedness is ensuring that you will be able to prepare and use the food and… Read more »


eggs

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I have always been happy with pretty much any storable food I’ve ever tried -except for powdered eggs. The nicest thing I could say about the typical powdered egg product was that it was tolerable -as long as I smothered it in ketchup and Tabasco sauce to disguise the flavor and hide the texture. The… Read more »


mill

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An integral part of your food storage arsenal should be the grain mill. These devices allow you to freshly grind up grains, legumes, spices and seeds right when you need them.  The shelf life of whole foods is longer than that of ground ones and helps keep the flavor intact, per the Whole Grains Council,… Read more »


corn bread muffins recipe

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How can you provide nutritious meals and snacks when life makes cooking difficult? The secret is to be prepared. Using convenience ingredients and making meals your own is one way to serve your family’s tastes without being a slave to the kitchen. Bonus points if the recipe freezes well, allowing you to do some batch… Read more »


eFoodsDirect candy squares

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Right behind Christmas, Halloween is my favorite holiday. I spend months deciding what pattern to use for my family’s annul pumpkin carving contest, I break out my “scary” movies like Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas, and of course I eat more candy than any person ever should.


eFoods Creamy Potato soup

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I’ve been saving my Creamy Potato Soup for a long time. I got the packet of soup mix as part of my eFoodsDirect starter kit, and of all the things in the pack, that was what made me most excited. When I discovered that it was part of the pack, I allowed myself a fist… Read more »


NDAA3

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Pattibeatty asked a two part question:  Would like to ask a question but have never posted here before, hope I’m doing this correctly.  I will not have the option of “bugging out” when SHTF so how would you recommend disguising / dispersing smoke from a cooking hibachi to avoid making myself a “target”?  I thought… Read more »


mashed potatoes

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Today’s recipe is compliments of Jen S. in New York. Thanks for your submission! Potato Rolls 8 T butter powder 1 packet yeast 3 T sugar or 2 T honey 1 c warm water 6 T eFoodsDirect Instant Potatoes 2 tsp sea salt 3 c flour