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In a survival situation, does it matter what you have for breakfast? As long as you get the day off to a great start with enough calories to have energy to do the work you need to do, it probably doesn’t. You could eat anything you have stored, but why not have a traditional breakfast?… Read more »


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When I was growing up, we canned peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, pickles, strawberries and more. When the fruits or vegetables were in season, we canned all we could, then we got to enjoy them all winter long — and we often had enough to enjoy for at least a few years. We knew if we… Read more »


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If you think that the government is going to come to your aid during a disaster, then maybe you should learn about 72. The rule of 72 is well known to government officials and rescue organizations. It stands for 72 hours, the time when citizens will be left on their own to survive, however they… Read more »


Winter

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The Internet is abuzz with news about the upcoming catastrophic winter that may begin as early as next month. While no one can absolutely predict what will happen, weather science can come close to giving us a good idea of what to expect, and the experts are saying that it doesn’t look pretty. Do you… Read more »


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You’ve started gathering all sorts of things that are important to have in an emergency (whatever type of emergency it is: persona, natural, etc.). These things should include water, fuel, first aid kit, flashlight, food, and a lot of other things. Today, let’s talk about your food storage. Hopefully, you’ve bought some food from eFoods… Read more »


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This week, I tried the eFoods Direct Au Gratin Potatoes. I love the au gratin potatoes that my mom made when I was growing up. (She actually called them “scalloped potatoes,” but I’ve learned since then that, because of the layer of cheese on the top and how it is browned, they are actually “au… Read more »


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Many people think that a food crisis would be a rare event, but the reality is that it is already happening. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, at least one in eight people are suffering from constant undernourishment. There are varied reasons for this, from poverty to natural disaster, conflicts to disease,… Read more »


Corn Bread Photo

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This afternoon, I made cornbread for a snack. I used the eFoods Direct Corn Bread Muffin Mix, which I’d been wanting to try for a while. The mix is very easy to use. It couldn’t be any simpler, which is ideal in an emergency situation. No need to have all the raw ingredients on hand…. Read more »


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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 »


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Bread, pasta, chips, tortillas, cookies, cakes, cereal, crackers, gravy, and oats.  What do all of these foods have in common?  The answer is that they all contain gluten.  Until the last few years, I had never even heard of gluten, and now it’s a topic in nearly every conversation.  Why? You ask.  Because people all… Read more »