Who says prepping has to be boring? If your cooking skills are better than mine–and that doesn’t take much–who says you can’t have a creative adventure in your own survival kitchen?
And who says you have to use prepackaged, store-bought convenience mixes? What kind of magic could you perform with simple ingredients like powdered milk and bouillon granules?
The January/February 2013 issue of “Backwoods Home Magazine” includes part two of a series on Food Security 101. I featured an excerpt from the first article here.
This second article includes recipes for homemade convenience mixes for you to try, including…
- Baking mix
- Universal muffin mix
- Pizza dough
- Cream of anything soup mix
- Onion soup mix
- Breading mix
- Taco seasoning
- Ranch dressing mix
- Hot cocoa mix
- Russian tea mix
Once you’ve seen the article excerpt below, take a look at the full article for the recipe details.
Food Security 101
Convenience Mixes Make Life Easier
By Rowena Aldridge
Last issue we talked about some things you can do to stretch your food budget and make great use of every bit of food you buy. This article is full of convenience foods you can make yourself and keep on hand to make your life easier.
When I look at the things that are available in the stores to make cooking simpler and quicker, I see boxes and boxes of mixes filled with fat and sodium and devoid of vitamins and nutrients. When I look at the ingredient list, I see all kinds of words I can’t pronounce. Then I look at the price — yikes!
Read the whole article here:
Excerpt used with permission of Backwoods Home Magazine.
Your basic mix preferences may vary according to your family’s tastes and needs. But you may want to vacuum seal packages of one or more in your survival pantry for long term food storage. Round up the ingredients you need and let your survival kitchen adventure begin!