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 Summary of The Pantry & Cooking
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The Pantry & Cooking  The Pantry & Cooking
Everything you need to know about stocking your pantry.
Meal Planning And Shopping
 Dehydrating food Dehydrating food is a great way to store food.
 Fermenting Food Fermentation of food is a wonderful way to preserve some of the surplus from your garden harvest. It is also an amazingly healthy way to eat and drink delicious food.
 Stocking the Pantry What foods and other goods you need to have on hand when you are living off the grid and wanting to stock the pantry especially when living sustainably, frugally, simply, and prepping for hard times.
 Cooking off the Grid Here are some of my favourite recipes that I use all the time
 Oils and Vinegars Flavoured oils and vinegars are easy to make.

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Published by admin on 18-Feb-2018 18:20 (377 )
MEAL PLANNING AND SHOPPING

Simple living means taking the stress out of your life, getting back to basics and saving money. Meal Planning is one of those skills that needs to be practiced. At first it may seem like a major chore and impossible to get right. As you continue you find that it becomes less chore like and more creative. Think of it as a challenge.
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Published by admin on 22-Jan-2017 13:36 (573 )
The pantry is one of the most important places in our home. We have a large room for long term storage and an every day storage area in the kitchen.

The large pantry holds all our bulk foods such as flour, sugar, rice, canned goods, herbs, oils, etc etc.

It has taken us quite a while to build up a good supply of all the foods we want. I'm not sure when I feel it is enough, because there is always more to add.

We felt it was a good idea to build a stockpile for a number of reasons. Mainly it is an insurance policy for hard times or in cases of emergencies. We have lived through 3 floods since moving to this area, which have left us landlocked and unable to get into any town. Although these events only lasted a few days, just knowing that we had supplies on hand, meant we didn't need to stress about eating.

We feel that having the supplies on hand in case of financial hardtimes over the next few years is essential. We also think of it as part of our retirement planning. We don't expect to be rich in retirement and getting into the habit of keeping the pantry stocked helps settle our minds to some degree.

Apart from the above obvious reasons, it is fun. I enjoy shopping for specials. I love dehydrating food, which takes up so little room. I like to know that if I feel like creating something for a special dish, I will have the ingredients on hand. I also appreciate the pantry when visitors turn up unannounced and need feeding.

So, what is in my pantry?

We have canned foods (vegetables, fruit, soups, fish, meat, meals, etc); flours; sugars; rices; pastas; oils; herbs; jams; sauces; salt; dried vegetables and fruit; cereals; chocolate; etc etc etc.

I will write another article or put a download about what to store and how to do it.

Kerri
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Introducing Kezzeens Kreations

One of my favorite Off Grid things I like to do is to create my own lotions and potions.

I have been playing around with creating natural lotions and potions for about 40 years. We use them to help keep us healthy, and without the need to buy products which contain a lot of nasty unnatural chemicals.

I have been asked many times why don't I sell my products? Well now I do. :)

My daughter, Neen, a beautiful woman, both inside and out, and now a mother of 4 delightful children herself, is now following in my footsteps. Together we are now offering our natural homemade products for other people to share their benefits.

We are not a large company obviously and all our products are made by hand in our own homes and we use only the best ingredients. We create with organic, raw and natural stuff. We do not mass produce and the products may change as to whatever we have available at any given time. You can ask us to make something special for you if you like.

We are also Doterra Wellness Advocates and not only use their oils to help us in our daily lives, but we include them in our products. If you would like to know how to buy your Doterra Essential Oils at wholesale prices, please talk to us.

We welcome you to our new venture and hope that you find something that you would like to try.

Cheers
Kerri-Ann and Neen
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