Saturday, March 21, 2009

Menu Planning with Food Storage (SRS Meeting - March 5, 2009)

Dinner? It's in the Bag!
Rachelle planned a months worth of meals using Pantry & Food Storage items. Here are some of her forms to share with you! Decide how many times a year you will serve each recipe. To avoid appetite fatigue, choose at least 2 weeks of different main dish options. Input your options on the options page. Then use your options page to complete your monthly menu page.
Meal Planning and Food Storage Recipe Books:
  • Emergency Food In A Nutshell
    By Leslie D. Probert and Lisa L. Harkness
    Amazon.com

  • Pantry Cooking by Laura Robins
    Amazon.com

  • Dinner? It’s in the Bag! ($12.00)
    By Christine J. VanWagenen
    Printed by: Help U Mail
    10291 South 1300 East
    Sandy, Utah 84094
    (801) 571-1441
    *There are a few fresh ingredients in these recipes that must be converted to food storage items.

  • Menus At A Glance (Downloadable book)
    By Shanna L. Christ

    1 - Dividers
    2 - Menus
    3 - Grocery List
    4 - Canning
    5 - Sprouting
    6 - Cooking Helps
    7 - Entrees
    8 - Supplemental Foods

  • Bee Prepared ($10.00)
    By Christine J. VanWagenen
    Printed by: Help U Mail
    10291 South 1300 East
    Sandy, Utah 84094
    (801) 571-1441

Meal Planning and Food Storage Recipe Websites:
  • The Prudent Homemaker - Brandy features recipes for each season of the year.

  • Everyday Food Storage
  • Food Storage Made Easy - Decide how many times a year you will serve each recipe. To avoid appetite fatigue, choose at least 2 weeks of different main dish options. Input your options on the options page. Then use your options page to complete your monthly menu page. You can use the forms included or reference forms found here. This website also features forms you can print out, or an excel spreadsheet that helps you inventory your ingredients and multiplies it and computes your shopping list for one to three months.

1 comment:

Teri Hardy said...

Thank you for taking the time to put up the website with all the information and recipe ideas.