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Food Storage 101

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Food Storage 101

This new edition of Food Storage 101: Where Do I Begin? provides helpful details on planning, preparing, and using a home grocery store. 107 pages, softcover. Written by Peggy Layton.

Sections include:

  • Prepare Your Own Personal Home Grocery Store & Pharmacy
  • Food in the Basement is Better Than Money in the Bank
  • A Three Month Well Rounded Food Storage Plan
  • Six Step Plan of Action
  • Six Steps to Family Preparedness
  • Step One: First Priority
    • Location for Your Home Grocery Store
    • Shelves & Storage Areas
    • Alternative Cooking & Other Equipment Needed
    • Water for Emergencies
    • Water Storage
    • Water Purification
    • Special Diets & Medications
  • Step Two: The Basic Ingredients for Baking
    • Baby Food
  • Steps Three, Four & Five
    • What to Store & How Much to Store
      • Grains
      • Legumes
      • Milk & Dairy Products
      • Sweeteners
      • Vegetables
      • Fats & Oils
      • Meats & Meat Substitutes
      • Sprouting Seeds & Beans
      • Gardening Seeds
      • Flavorings & Adjunct Food
      • Psychological Foods
  • How Much Food Do I Need for One Year?
  • Chart: Suggested Amounts to Store
  • What to Store & How Much to Store
  • How to Store Bulk Foods
  • Storage Containers
    • 5 or 6 Gallon Buckets or Pails
    • #10 Size Double Enamel Cans
    • Mylar Bags
    • Oxygen Absorber Packets
    • Dry Ice MEthod
    • Co2 or Nitrogen Flush Method
    • Bay Leaves Method
    • Freezing Grain Method
    • Diatomaceous Earth Method
  • The Causes of Deterioration
    • Oxygen
    • Bacteria
    • Insects
    • Shelf Life
    • Light
    • Temperature
    • Humidity & Moisture
    • Location
  • Dehydrated Foods
    • Reconstituting Guidelines
    • Reconstituting Chart
  • Step Six: Non-Food Items
    • Menu Planning
    • Two Week Menu Planning Chart
    • Planning Your Food Storage Program
    • Instructions
    • Inventory & Planning Chart for a Basic & Balanced Food Storage Plan

  • “I've been buying from Pleasant Hill Grain for several years. Extremely efficient process. Never disappointed.”

    – Don D., FL

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Manufacturer Part Number51295
BrandPeggy Layton
Page Count107


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