Menu Ideas for Cooking Your Stored Foods

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GENERAL IDEAS:  Initially, you’ll want a few very simple meals that require no real cooking. Those could be pre-packaged meals or something from a can that you could quickly “heat & eat”. In the winter, it is important to have warm drinks and soups. Children need foods that are familiar to them. After the first 3 days, it is time to start working your plan to use more of your long-term storage foods along with your regular pantry items. Listed below, you will find some practical, nutritious ideas for using foods straight from long-term storage. A fuel source will be required for cooking most of them, but that could be a propane or charcoal grill. The specific recipes for all of these menus (and more) are provided in:
Cooking for Real: A DIY Guide to Using Stored and Seasonal Foods.

Skillet Granola

Muesli  with Dried Fruit and Yogurt

Oatmeal with Cinnamon and Raisins

Pancakes with Peanut Butter

Brown Rice Cereal with Raisins & Brown Sugar

Ziploc Omelets & Biscuits on a stick (over campfire)

Cornmeal Mush with Dried Fruit Compote


Black Bean Soup Sprouted Lentil Soup

Cornbread Dumplings

Burritos with Refried Beans Black Bean Salad

Southwest Pasta Salad Bulgur Mexicana

Cheesy Potato Soup Beans & Rice

Brown Bread Applesauce

Vegetable Soup with Crackers Creamy Rotini  with Chicken

Canned or dried fruit Seasonal Fresh Vegetable

Chicken & Noodles Egg Fried Rice with Vegetables

Mashed Potatoes (instant)

Peas (freeze-dried)

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