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Making a Gluten Meat Substitute

For all of you who are storing bulk wheat, here is a handy recipe.  You can make gluten which is a meat substitute. The whole kernel contains starch and protein which can be separated after the wheat is ground into …

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Why Store Wheat?

It seems like everyday as I read blogs I see questions about why  store whole wheat.  When I first started storing food in the mid 1960’s about the only guidelines around were the ones put out by the LDS Church.  …

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More on Sprouting 35 Year Old Wheat

Every day I learn something that helps me with my prepping.  Yesterday I learned not to jump to conclusions to soon.  The wheat berries I talked about in yesterdays post started to sprout the hulls broke open on many of …

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The Pros and Cons of Storing and Using Wheat

Wheat is one of the easiest and cheapest foods to store.  It provides lots of calories and good nutrients.  If you are gluten intolerant, you will want to store different types of grains.  Under the right conditions, wheat stores well …

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Solar Oven Breakfast Recipes

Two simple breakfast recipes that are easy to make in a solar oven.  Here is a recipe for making a cereal similar to grape nuts.   This recipe makes about five cups of cereal.  Take six cups of whole-wheat flour, one …

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Insect Control in Stored Wheat

 

Today’s post is from the University of Utah, it shows various methods for insect control in wheat berries packaged for long-term storage.  The table below shows their recommendations.

 insect control in stored wheatNotice the warning on plastic buckets does not apply if you …

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Millet for Long-Term Storage

Wheat has been the primary long-term storage gain in for many years.  It is a excellent choice, however I feel that there are many other grains that can be used for additional nutrition and variety.  Among them are spelt, millet, …

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Spelt an Ancient Grain

Spelt is an ancient grain and is mentioned in the bible and old Roman texts.  It was one of the first grains to be used in making bread.  It was widely grown in the Middle East and Europe.  In the …

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Useful Information on Cooking with Wheat

Here is some useful information on cooking with wheat. 

  • Two and a half cups of wheat equals 1 lb.
  • One and a half cups of wheat will make two and a half cups of flour.
  • One cup of wheat will
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The Use of PETE Bottles for Storing Grains

Lately I have seen many comments on the internet about storing wheat and other grains in old soda bottles.  Research from Brigham Young University verifies that this a viable method of safely storing food.  The following test results show that …

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