Instant Refried Beans - grind 3 cups dried pinto beans fine, add 3 tsp dried cumin, 3 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp salt & pepper, 3 Tbsp dried minced onion. Store in jar or ziploc bag. To use, add 3/4 cup mix to 2-1/2 cups boiling water. Mix with whisk until combined. Bring back to boil, cover and reduce heat to low and simmer 4-5 min or until thickened. Will thicken more as it cools.
Instant Refried Beans
The Welcoming House: How to dehydrate fruits and veggies
Food Storage/Year Supply for under 5 bucks a week! Tells you exactly what to buy each week!
Make a solar water heater for under $5 ...other goodies here too.
Vertical veg garden seen at Malvern Show. Such a clever idea!
When a natural disaster or other emergency strikes, be prepared to have plenty of fresh drinking water on hand with the cool new waterBOB - Emergency Drinking Water Storage. Rather than temporarily filling up an open bathtub with water that could easily get contaminated or leak down the drain, just lay this innovative heavy duty food grade FDA approved plastic bladder out in any standard bathtub, attach the fill sock to the faucet and fill to capacity In about 20 minutes you'll have 100 gallons
WaterBOB - Emergency Drinking Water
Just because you're preparing for hurricane disasters doesn't mean you have to eat like a poor college student. These meals in jars have shelf lives of 5 to 7 years. This blog has instructions on how to make a large variety of meals that can be prepared with minimal effort and resources. Chef Tess Bakeresse: 52 Jar Method.
Meals in a Jar
Dutch Oven Cooking Temps
Tentsile combines the comfort and versatility of a hammock with the usable space and security of a tent. The ultra portable structure uniquely employs tension forces to provide separation from wildlife, including insects, snakes and other predators but also from sand storms, earth tremors, cold or wet ground, debris or contamination.