Bulk Spices

Kim on July 4th, 2009

Canned pumpkin is a great addition to food storage.  It will store for years on your shelf and it’s loaded with great nutrition including plentiful Vitamin A, alpha and beta-carotenes, magnesium, potassium and iron. It’s also a good source of Vitamins C, K, and E.  If that’s not enough to convince you to store a few […]

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Kim on June 5th, 2009

I know, it’s swimsuit season.  But I can’t resist a post on my favorite food group: breads. (So, they actually share a food group with grains and pasta…it’s a formality.)  It is starting to really heat up in the Utah desert and I am already looking forward to Fall.  Baking homemade breads not only makes […]

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Kim on March 26th, 2009

Another useful spice blend: Montreal Steak Seasoning–we use this peppery blend every time we grill steaks.  We douse the steaks in worchestershire sauce and then sprinkle on the Montreal Steak Seasoning.  Sometimes we freeze the meat in this mixture so the steaks are marinated and ready to grill when they thaw.  It’s also great mixed into […]

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Kim on February 4th, 2009

Another favorite spice cupboard staple for me now is an Italian Salad Dressing Mix.  Not everyone in my family likes Italian Dressing, so I don’t always stock a bottle.  So, when I decide to make the popular pasta salad recipe below (that my family devours), I often have to run to the store.  I was so […]

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Kim on February 4th, 2009

A well-stocked spice cupboard can enhance any meal, but it can really come in handy when you cook with your longer-term food storage items.  The right spices and seasonings can perk up these basic foods.  I love quality spices, and have learned that they can make all the difference in a recipe.  I’ll be posting a few ideas for some […]

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