Rainy Day Foods

Emergency Food Storage Tips & Recipes

  1. Fair foods and funnel cakes!

      Country Fair Days We are in the season of fairs-county, city, and state are just a few.   This week we celebrated the raspberry festival fair and I passed the funnel cake booth.    It reminded me that for the past few years we have supplied our dried eggs to several vendors for their food booths.   I confess that I tried...
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  2. Congo Bongo Bars

    Congo Bongo Bars It’s that time of year when you are going to reunions and family get-togethers. Of course they always involve a lot of food. If you are like me, you want something delicious to take but easy to make. Here is a yummy bar cookie that fits the bill. I don’t know why they are called Congo...
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  3. White Chicken Enchiladas

    White Chicken Enchiladas There’s one thing that my entire family loves to eat……that’s Mexican food! So I am always looking for yummy new recipes to try. I found this one and it was an instant hit. It really is delicious and quite easy to prepare. (That’s my favorite part.) Here is the recipe: White Chicken Enchiladas Mix together: 2...
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  4. Summer and food storage.

    Family time at farmers market can be fun!   Summer months are filled with vacations, swimming lessons, camping trips, and reunions.   We are also more aware of hurricanes, tornadoes, and drought.   These fun and family days of summer often keep us from the planning and preparing our home storage.   However weather and finances remind us of the need to...
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  5. Huckleberry Muffins with Streusel Topping

    Huckleberry Muffins with Streusel Topping One thing my family absolutely loves is muffins! Whether it’s for a special breakfast, a snack or camping, they are always excited when they see muffins coming out of the oven. This recipe is one of our favorites. I put frozen huckleberries in it but you could switch it up with nuts, chocolate chips...
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  6. Fourth of July Cupcakes

    Fourth of July Cupcakes I can’t believe it’s almost the fourth of July! If you’re like me, that means you are looking for a fun, patriotic dessert to serve at your barbeque or picnic. This year I’ve decided to try some Fourth of July Cupcakes. I made some ahead of time to see if they were picnic worthy. I...
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  7. Spaghetti pasta salad! A cool menu!

    Summer spaghetti salad from food storage shelf!     Summer salads are always a hit.  Don't be afraid to try using your home storage supply to make a family favorite.   Spaghetti-regular or whole wheat- salad will be a repeat for you this summer. Here is the standard recipe.   I have included suggestions from your food storage. 1 pound spaghetti...
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  8. Snickerdoodle Cookies-summer favorite

    Snickerdoodles-a summer favorite. School is out and the kids are looking for treats. At my house, that means lots of cookies. One of their favorites is Snickerdoodles. If you’ve never had them you are missing out on a yummy cookie and they are a nice change from the usual chocolate chip. My kids even think it is fun to...
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  9. Chicken Pot Pie

    Chicken Pot Pie One of my family’s often requested meals is Chicken Pot Pie. I acquired this recipe from a friend several years ago and it was quickly put into the rotation of favorites. While it takes a little time to make, the oohs and aahs you will hear make it worth the effort you put into it. This...
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  10. Creamy Potato Cheese Chowder

    Creamy Potato Cheese Chowder One of the things I got for Mother’s Day weekend was a snowstorm. Because it was cold and snowy I decided we needed some soup to keep us warm. I decided to make one of our favorites: Creamy Potato Cheese Chowder. My entire family loves this soup and asks for it all winter long so...
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