Why Food Storage?
The second half of the 20th century, marked a time of
unparalleled prosperity despite the Cold War nuclear threat,
the Korean Conflict, Vietnam, the Gas Crunch (thatís when
Americans lined up for gas on odd and even days), and the Gulf
War. The computerized robotic monsters of sci-fi fiction
could be defeated. But we never dreamed how the benign
omission of two digits from computer chips capable of
the World Grand Master Chess Champion could cause so much
concern called Y2k. How could such a blessing harbor such a curse? Or could
it also be a blessing in disguise to motivate some wise
preparation for any number of unexpected challenges to the
uninterrupted flow of food to our tables.
SURVIVAL CASE #1
farm crops, the garden, the chickens, the cows, the hogs, and
the steer sustained them.
Now a widow with four grown children and several grandchildren, Melana is a well-educated professional teacher who receives little monetary reward for her hard work. She is one of those rare persons in Russia of genuine compassion for the orphans she teaches. The new rubles issued in 1998, were devalued within months of their release. Like most Russians, Melana may trust more in crisp Franklins and Jacksons tucked into the mattress than in the bank. It is no wonder that the Russians joke, "A crisis to you Americans is just another ordinary bad day for Russians."
from Four Food Storage Plans
page 239 See Recipe Below
STEP #1 Cook Rice & Potatoes in Water
|STEP #2 Sautť Vegetables in Oil||
How does she survive? Her dacha is not so much a country
summer home as it is a place to live while she tends her
potatoes, beets, onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers and
apple trees. Occasionally she forages in the nearby forests
for berries and mushrooms. As much of this "bounty"
as possible is canned and preserved for the leaner months.
The Divine Design
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#2 THOUSANDS FED
#1 A MAN
When his family came from Canaan to Egypt to purchase grain he said: "...God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a remnant on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance." Genesis 45:7
|Add olive oil|
|Chop red pepper|
|Add red pepper|
#2 A WOMAN
The craving for
self-sufficiency and unwillingness to accept responsibility to
provide for others out of oneís bountiful supply reveals
poverty of spirit. Nabal and the rich farmer ultimately lost
Chop green pepper
Chop green pepper
Add green pepper
Here we see the Biblical precedent for both preparation and
mercy ministries. Godís primary means of providing for
believers who are in need is through other believers.
beyond the eighth grade was not in the family plan for Annie
Gaston of Sardina, Indiana. However, a teacher who recognized
a bright mind in this capable young woman helped her get a
scholarship to a summer short course at Purdue
University. There Annie supported herself as a milk maid
at (that's what she did at home). That summer at Purdue
she met George T. Gregg.
|Prepare to mince garlic|
|Mince garlic||STEP #3 Combine & Cook Ingredients||Add sautťed vegetables to cooked rice & potatoes|
|Add black beans||Add kidney beans||Add vegetarian beans with tomato sauce|
Black Bean Chowder
8 -- About 1 3/4 Cups
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I love your approach. You use "real people" food but
it's done in a healthy way.
|3/4 cup Liquid Aminos to taste|
|STEP #4 Remove Bay Leaf & Serve|
|Add grated cheese, chopped fresh parsley or cilantro. Enjoy!|