Monday, February 25, 2013

Dry Cream Soup Mix

Create Your Own Creamed Soups 

Create your own creamed soup recipes using this powder soup base very simply and economical. By using this creamed soup recipe you can simply change it up by adding cheese,cheese powder or tomato power and add your veggies, pastas, and meats. 

Dry Creamed Soup Mix

1 cup Non-Fat Powder Milk
2 Tablespoons Corn Starch
2 Tablespoons of Chicken or Beef Bouillon powder
1 teaspoon of dehydrated onions
1/2 teaspoon Dried Basil
1/2 teaspoon Dried Thyme
1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper

Combine and mix ingredients. To Make Soup add 2 cups of water.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thick.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Mint Survival Tin

I came across this little gem and it was to good not to share with all of you.  How ingenues a pocket sized survival kit that would not take up much space in your Bug Out Bag.  

Everything you need to know to make your own Swiss Mint Survival Kit.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Valentine's Sweet Treat In A Jar

Valentine's Sweet Treat In A Jar

Brownie Mix In A Jar

1 ¼ cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 ¼ cups white sugar
½ cup chopped pecans


Mix together flour, baking powder, and salt in a quart jar. Layer Remaining ingredients
In the order listed. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next layer

Note: Be sure to wipe out the inside of the jar with a dry paper towel after adding the cocoa powder,
so the other layers will show through the glass.

Attach a tag with the following instructions: Brownie Mix In A Jar
Preheat the over to 350 degrees F Grease and flour a 9 x 13 baking dish.
Empty jar of brownie mix into a large mixing bowl, and stir to blend.
Mix in ¾ cup melted butter and 4 eggs. Mix thoroughly.
Spread batter evenly into prepared baking dish.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in a preheated oven.
Cool completely in pan before cutting into 2 inch squares.

Friday, February 1, 2013

February Sales and Promotions

Lets take a look at what promotions and deals we can look for in the month of February to stock up on and to add to our prepping supplies.

February is National canned food month,American Heart Month, Chinese New Years, Valentines Day, and the Westminster Dog Show, National Children's Dental Health Month. With all of these events we are bound to find some good deals.

National Canned Food Month offers good sales on

Canned Fruits 
Canned Vegetables 
Canned Beans 
Canned Tuna 
Cherry Pie Filling

National Heart Month you will find sales on Supplements, Aspirin and low cholesterol cooking oils to add to your prepping supplies. Also look for sales on Kellogg s,General Mills,Post,and Quaker products.

Chinese New Years offers us sales on Canned Water Chest Nuts,
Bamboo Shoots, Raman Noodles, Teriyaki Sauces and Soy Sauce. 

Valentines Day is all about finding good deals on sweet treats that can be vacuumed sealed and stored.

With the Westminster Dog Show you will be sure to find good sales on pet supplies from Purina, Pedigree, Iams and Eukanuba this would be a good month to start prepping for the pets in your life.

National Children's Dental Health Month I would look for good sales on all dental product that you could stock up on and store.

I also though I would list what produce is in season. It could be worth your while to take advantage of the sales and do a little canning.

Red Potatoes
Russet Potatoes