Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Cheese in a can...Are you sure?

Oh yeah, I'm sure, and it is good. It's shredable, meltable and has a really nice, mild flavor. It is a bit on the pricey side ($3.99/can), but for me, it's worth getting a few cans for the long run. I mean, what good is food storage without all the ingredients to make a decent pizza? Seriously, we've had this cheese many times and it works well in recipes and the kids like it too. I may be doing a demo on it in one of my food storage classes. I know they carry this Read Feather cheese at Macey's, but I think you can get a single can from MRE Depot too if you're not a local and you just want to try it out. Check out the Macey's ad on Wednesday as well, I think they're either having a case lot sale or food storage sale; good deals either way.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Email me!

I don't yet have an email link on this site but, you can email me at siufanua@juno.com if you have any questions. Also, I'll be teaching another food storage class on September 18th. I'd like to do more in depth on pressure cooking, maybe some cheese and yogurt from powdered milk, do more on the meal planning and perhaps try the canned cheese (really yum by the way). The content is not set in stone, but I'll post with more info later. Thanks for all who attended the class, I really appreciated your input and ideas, I learned something too!

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

I'm teaching a class this Thursday at 7:00 in the Macey's little theatre (Provo). If you want to attend, you can go in and sign up or I believe that you can call the service desk and have them add you to the list. The class is all about making fun foods with your food storage (like fudge and tootsie rolls) and also about different ways to add items like nuts, candy, raisins to your inventory by vacuum sealing them in jars. I'm also teaching how to bottle butter. Post if you have any questions.

Monday, August 4, 2008

Awww Honey!

Here are some awesome facts about honey and why you should be using yours:

* In an archaeological dig in 1905, vessels that were uncorked by the archaeologists still contained honey that was almost liquid but still preserved it's scent after thousands of years. That means that honey lasts a long, long time making it a SUPER item for your food storage.

*Honey is antimicrobial. Sweet!

*Honey contains less calories than refined sugar and can be easily substituted for sugar in almost any recipe!

*Even if your sugar has crystallized, you can heat it and it'll be as good as new.

So...If you have lots of honey stashed and you haven't used it, now is the time.