Cooking During an Emergency Power Outage

Cooking During an Emergency Power Outage can be a challenge if you are not prepared. This link will give you some ideas on what to use to cook on.

Storing up does not have to be stressful because it allows you to be prepared for unforeseen circumstances such as power outages, natural disasters, or emergencies. By having essential supplies on hand, you can feel a  secure and ready that you have the necessary items to sustain yourself and your family during challenging times. Planning and organizing a stockpile of supplies can also provide a sense of control and empowerment, reducing anxiety and uncertainty about potential disruptions. Additionally, taking proactive steps to store up can foster a feeling of self resilience and preparedness, enabling you to focus on solutions and safety rather than feeling overwhelmed by unexpected events.
Buy an extra couple things a week.  Whatever is on sale and you can afford.  Any amount will help and is a start.  Grow some things in pots or your backyard.  There a TONS of recipes and ideas for preserving foods.  

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  1. Bottled water for drinking and cooking  Recogmended 1 gallon per person per day
  2. Cooking oil Coconut oil will last up to 2 years without going rancid and non-perishable condiments
  3. Coffee instant, tea, or other non-perishable beverages
  4. Fruits and vegetables canned or dehydrated
  5. Seasonings and spices
  6. Protein sources such as canned beans, tuna, or jerky.
  7. Soup canned or dried
  8. Oatmeal
  9. Pasta .... plus packages of Ramen Noodles
  10. Honey or maple syrup
  11. Rice instant
  12. Manual can opener
  13. Peanut Butter
  14. Crackers