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  1. Why Home & Food Storage?

    Contributed by RL Freeze dried 1 Year Food Pak This past week we had some free-lance writers visiting us at Rainy Day Foods. They were fascinated with our process of and the fact that we take freeze dried, dehydrated and dried food and package them into 6 gallon buckets and can them into #10 and #2.5 cans for long term...
  2. Tomatoes and Squash; OH My!

    Contributed by RL Its hot and looks like it is going to get hotter. It's good for the garden as long as there is enough water to go around. With the heat the tomato plants (https://www.almanac.com/plant/tomatoes) are producing well along with the squash. If you have neighbors that are raising zucchini it is recommended to keep your car doors locked...
  3. ARE WE 72 HOUR PREPARED?

    Contributed by RL Deluxe 2 person 72 hour kit As we listened to the news we have learned of a new fissure that has opened up in the Grand Teton National Park. Of course it being a part of the greater Yellowstone Park area some of the media caught it and did a brief run on the end of the...
  4. Using Nutritious Whole Foods For Snacking and Eating!

    contributed by RL Bloomington Lake (photo obtained from https://bearlake.org/)   We got a phone call the other day from my brother-in-law informing us that he was going to come and visit. Not too unusual except he was going to backpack over the mountain for the visit. He is into hiking, camping and biking and Bear Lake (https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/parks/bear-lake) is one of...
  5. How To Make Nutritious And Tasty Garnishes

    contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Edible stir sticks for cocktails and mocktails are the hottest trend in garnishes, according to the Food Network. With the right ingredients and small kitchen appliances, it’s possible to create superb garnishes that are enjoyable and wholesome. These tips will help home chefs of all skill levels to master impressive garnishes...
  6. Macronutrient Balance: It's Time to Start Loving Carbs Again

    Article contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Emiliano Vittoriosi on Unsplash Carbs have so often been seen as the bad guys, the ones to cut out of your diet if you want to lose some weight. But maybe it’s time to start loving carbs again. Proteins, carbs and fat, the three macronutrients that our bodies need, are all essential for...
  7. Keeping the Good Food Coming While Camping

    Photo by Daiga Ellaby on Unsplash Camping is by far one of the most popular past time in America as more than 40 million people are reported to camp at least once a year. Any ardent camper will tell you that, apart from a great camping spot and good company, the food you make is one of the most important contributors...
  8. Changes to Our Shipping Policy

    We have made some changes to the way we charge for shipping costs on orders. For orders up to 300 pounds, we have implemented a flat rate shipping cost for every 50 pounds ordered. The rate does vary depending on your location. To find out the flat rate shipping cost for your location, simply add an item that weighs up...
  9. Shelf Life of Food Storage

    "Are the cans and buckets I have in my food storage supply still good?" This question is one our customer service representatives get asked often. Although many people have heard that food storage will last for 20 years or more, it is not entirely accurate. Some foods will have a longer shelf life than others and there are variables that...
  10. Utah State Preparedness Expo - recipes

    We had a really great time in Salt Lake at the Utah State Preparedness Expo Saturday, September 12. We met a lot of wonderful people who are trying to get prepared with food storage. As I was giving out different food samples, I had several who asked for the recipes for the chili and fruit cobbler that I had made...

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