Three-Month Supply Build a small supply of food that is part of your normal, daily diet. These items should be rotated regularly to avoid spoilage.
3-Month Supply 1. Do you already have a 3-Month Supply of food that is part of a regular diet? 2. Are you rotating the food? 3. Is the food so easy to prepare that a non- cooking spouse or older child can make dinner using your storage? YES NO
Journey to Preparedness: 3-month supply of food Weekly recipe or two distributed during the last hour of Sunday meetings over the next 18 weeks. Try the recipe. Customize or come up with a different recipe. Purchase items for 5 meals of that recipe. Date all cans and packages. If you are using 5 gallon buckets, place all items for the recipe plus fruit or vegetables for 5 meals into one bucket. LABEL bucket. ROTATION: beginning in October eat ONE MEAL per week.
18 weeks x 5 meals = 90 days 3-month supply by Dec. 3, 2011 Complete rotation every 21 months if you eat one meal per week.
Rotation Schedule for 3-month Supply Recipe #Meals (mark out each meal used) Shopping List: Items to replace (date items) 1 1 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 6
Example: Recipe Card Recipe: Salmon Patties (6 servings) 1 (14.75 oz.) can salmon 1 egg or dried whole egg (reconstituted) 1 Tablespoon dehydrated chopped onions ¼ teaspoon dried dill weed ½ cup Panko or crushed saltine crackers ¼ teaspoon salt, pepper to taste 2 Tablespoons oil* Reconstitute dried egg by adding 2-1/2 Tablespoons warm water. Mix all ingredients except oil. Shape into 6 patties. Heat oil in frying pan. Cook on med-high heat turning once until brown on both sides. Serve with canned vegetables and baked beans. Shopping List for 5 meals: 5 (14.75 oz.) cans salmon 1 bag Panko bread crumbs or box of saltine crackers Dried whole eggs (if you don’t have chickens) Spices (buy what you don’t already have): Dehydrated chopped onions, dill weed, salt, pepper 10 cans vegetables of your choice (2 cans per meal) 5 cans baked beans * Pantry Items SPICE PACKET Mix together in sealable bag