Category Archives: Preparedness Mom

Found My Old Dill Pickle Recipe

I found the recipe that I wrote an article about several weeks ago Dill Pickles. This dill pickle recipe is the one I asked if any one knew about. It was given to me many years ago by a cousin and … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in cooking, Preparedness Mom, recipes | Tagged | 2 Comments

Zucchini and How to Prepare for Drying

  Well folks it’s getting knee deep in zucchini around here so I am drying a lot of it for future use.  Now as you know you can’t reconstitute them and have it come out looking like a fresh vegetable … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in Preparedness Mom, preserving foods | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Green Lentils an Ham Bone Soup

Last week while I was making a Lentil Soup that I have made forever. I was reading a cookbook that my mother-in-law had given me, (believe me I have read a lot of them) but when I opened the book … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in cooking, Preparedness Mom, recipes | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Using the New MealSaver for Vacuum Sealing Mason Jars

My wife collects FoodSavers. Not really, she only has three of them and she uses them all the time.  She vacuums seals all kinds of foods and spices in mason jars.  This is the second video she has made on … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in food storage, Preparedness Mom, preserving foods | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

A Good Winter Stew

The weather is changing here and it’s really getting chilly in the mornings, but by afternoon it’s back to sweating time. Oh well, my clock is changing with the time change this Sunday. It’s time for some winter comfort food. … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in cooking, Preparedness Mom, recipes, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Preserving Pumpkins and Squash

 Dehydrated and Canned One of our readers asked a question about drying pumpkins and preserving.  I hope the following information will help you. For canning, you will need 16 pounds of pumpkins or squash for a load of 7 quarts. … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in cooking, Preparedness Mom, preserving foods | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Hearty Bean Soup

This is the bean soup I make after we have a whole ham for a family dinner. The ham bone is perfect for the beans. 2 large onions chopped 2 stalks of celery 3 quarts of water 2 carrots, chopped … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in cooking, Preparedness Mom, recipes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Food Storage Inventory:

It’s very important to keep track of your food storage and all equipment that you have for emergencies.  One big reason is if you have a fire in your home or area.  All of your storage items and equipment may … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in food storage, Preparedness Mom | 4 Comments

Types of Rice

This article was in the making the minute someone asked me what type of rice should I cook for Mexican food.  Foods like fried rice, Spanish rice, Chinese rice, East Indian can be made with different types of rice.  Well … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in food storage, Preparedness Mom | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Preserve It Naturally

Bob at http://www.disasterstuff.com/ gave me a book called Preserve It Naturally published by Excalibur Food Dehydrators. It’s the most wonderful book on dehydration, I have ever found.  I did get a smaller book with my Excalibur but it wasn’t detailed like … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in books, food storage, Preparedness Mom, recipes | Tagged , , | 4 Comments