So you’ve plugged your number into one of those handy dandy food storage calculators and have made your list of food items to work on accumulating. How do you make sure those staple items will have the longest possible shelf life so it is good to eat when you need it? Continue reading
Have you ever used a food storage calculator? Doing an online search, you can find several food storage calculators to choose from, but most of them are based on the Mormon food calculator used to calculate one year of food storage.
Most people new to food storage find this calculator a bit overwhelming for two reasons. One, it is a huge amount of food (160 pounds of sugar?? Wow! I see children bouncing off the walls.). And two, it includes things that the average person isn’t used to using in the kitchen. I mean, what are you going to do with 600 pounds of wheat, anyhow? So how do you use the results of the food storage calculator to help you with your food storage plan? Continue reading