Rainy Day Foods

Emergency Food Storage Tips & Recipes

  1. Hot and Cold: Freeze Drying and Dehydration Methods that are Changing the Freeze Dried Food Industry

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels It’s an exciting time for manufacturers and consumers of foods like freeze dried broccoli, freeze dried strawberries, or freeze dried apples, with new technologies adding value to different foods and enabling foods to retain the maximum amount of nutrients. The global freeze-dried foods market is expected to post a CAGR of...
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  2. Breakfast Casserole

    Contributed by Rick Lamm 2 cups dehydrated Hashbrowns 1 lb. of sausage ¼ cup dehydrated Mixed Peppers ½ cup freeze dried shredded cheese (approximately) 1/8 cup chopped onion ¼ tsp. black pepper 1 tsp. real salt (or regular table salt) ¼ cup freeze dried corn 5 Tbsp. Whole Egg Powder Cover hashbrowns with water (just below the top of the...
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  3. Graduation

    Contributed by RL Yes it is that time of the year when the mail is full of graduation announcements.  We all know someone who is graduating.  This year alone we have received announcements and invitations to pre-school graduation, grade school graduation, and a couple of high school graduations.  I guess all those that we know who are in college are...
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  4. The Summer Yard

    Contributed by RL It must be spring!  The Sun is out, the lawn has grown to look like a jungle and the neighbors who farm for a living are out in the fields. It’s warm, almost hot, so now the work begins. You know all that stuff that was out in the yard or blew in over the winter is...
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  5. The Fast

    Contributed by RL Oh my gosh! My wife suggested we take a short trip, some place remote, out of the way. But honestly I did not know that there are places here in America that has no cell, internet or Wi-Fi service. (https://visitidaho.org/things-to-do/hiking-backpacking/) Have you ever tried to go for ten days without any of our modern conveniences?  No I...
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  6. Trail Mix

    Contributed by Richelle Stocker   1 package of semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips (your preference) 1 – 16 oz. package of dry roasted salted peanuts 2 cups Dehydrated Banana Slices 1 – 6 oz. package dried cranberries   Mix together and enjoy!
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  7. All The Reasons Why Seniors Should Start Stocking Freeze-Dried Food

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Freeze dried food weighs 70%-90% lighter than fresh food while maintaining up to 97% of its nutrition according to Harvest Right Inc. This characteristic makes it easier to handle. Freeze-dried foods are vital for proper nourishment as well as convenient in the preparation of steady diets. They happen to be nutrient-rich and contain...
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  8. The Park

    Contributed by RL We woke up early with the birds singing, blue sky and a soft breeze. When we stepped out the back door into the large yard we knew it was going to be a beautiful day. You know the day when you need to wear sunscreen, but aww, it is just such a pretty day, why bother. Soon...
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  9. What Are the Best Dehydrated and Freeze Dried Foods for Specific Diets?

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Alexander Mils from Pexels An estimated 45 million Americans adhere to some kind of diet each and every year. Aside from simply having the desire to lose weight, many individuals go on a diet to achieve additional health goals. From calming digestive discomfort to improving one’s blood pressure, there are numerous reasons to stick...
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  10. The Trip

    contributed by RL As we packed for a visit with the children, it took a bit of time. We loaded the car and then headed south. Of course we made sure that we had everything we needed and then some, we even checked twice.  We even remembered to put in the emergency kit because the children live in a remote...
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