Ever wonder how many pounds are in a 5 gallon bucket of rice? Knowing how many cans or buckets to buy of a given food storage item can be confusing. Often, food storage calculators recommend so many pounds per person of different foods, but those same foods are usually sold in gallons and cans, not by the pound. Read here and use the included printable to learn how many pounds of some common food storage items are inside the containers in which they are normally sold.
LDS Home Storage Centers are a excellent resource for anyone interested in building a quality, cost efficient food storage. I had the wonderful opportunity to get some of your most frequently asked questions about these centers answered by the LDS church. Read this interview to learn more about what’s available to purchase, how to purchase food from the LDS Home Storage Centers, and more!
Wheat is a common staple in long-term food storage. It’s nutritious, versatile, and easy to store. But did you know there are different types of whole wheat? Do you know what to do with all that stored wheat if you needed to eat it? Read more to learn how to use wheat and integrate it into your favorite recipes.
Freeze dried foods may be unknown territory for you. Diving right in and purchasing food you aren’t sure how to use may be a wasteful trial-and-error process. Read about my recommendations for the best way to sample freeze dried foods so you can get started with using them in meals you will love!
Meat stored in your food storage can be delicious. Skip the sketchy meat substitutes and opt for delicious, real freeze dried meat instead!