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Meal Planning for Long Term Food Storage

Meal Planning for Long Term Food Storage

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Building your Food Storage Just Got A Whole Lot Easier Let’s be real.  We all know we need to start gathering food storage.  And we start with good intentions, but along the way get frustrated and discouraged. If you are serious about building up a food storage supply for you and your family, you need a different approach. Family of 5 and the founder of TheMerrillProject.com, Charisse Merrill, I…

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The BEST Cracked Wheat Cereal Recipe

The BEST Cracked Wheat Cereal Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here There was a time… when I was a child… where we had to live off our food storage for a year.  I never realized it at the time, but looking back when my mom mentioned it, I realized it. Everyday for breakfast we would have oatmeal cereal, with occasional homemade waffles twice a week.  BUT… once in a while, my mom would make Cracked Wheat Cereal.  I thought it was…

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How to Make Homemade Corn Bread

How to Make Homemade Corn Bread

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here I LOVE corn bread!  As long as it’s homemade corn bread…almost as much as Homemade Bread.  Corn bread and baked beans are one of our “food storage” meals.  It’s only $1.50 (on sale) for a can of Baked Bean, and corn kernels (to make corn meal) are super cheap! I have to say… I made this recipe using ONLY white flour… and it do NOT taste good at all!  Something about that fresh ground wheat…

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Cheap Meal Ideas for a Tight Budget

Cheap Meal Ideas for a Tight Budget

This post may contain affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here Here are a few of my go-to Cheap Meal Ideas  when I’m running low on Food Budget for the month. I don’t recommend eating these for months on end, BUT if you have two weeks left in the month or more; and are almost out of cash in your food budget, they will defiantly work. First, check your freezer See if you have any freezer meals or meat that you can use up….

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How to Can Meat… and why you should do it!

How to Can Meat… and why you should do it!

This post contains affiliate links.  Read my affiliate link disclosure here 6 years ago, someone told me I could can meat. I was amazed!  How did I NOT know about this?! I found out about 5 years ago… and it CHANGED my life!  Well… in the part of “cooking dinners”.  It did.  Newly married… I HATED having to defrost hamburger, brown it, and THEN make my meals.  It was SO annoying and too so much time! This also allowed me to…

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