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  1. Food and water
    With dry peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas being staple preps, thought it worth sharing the Pulse Pledge website I happened across – it is loaded with recipes, swap ideas, how-to's and more, including many useful pdfs to print and keep with your stores. https://pulsepledge.com/about-pulses/ HTH
  2. Food and water
    Hey guys. I'm obviously new here, but I've been researching long term food storage and am up to date on most of the basic techniques for doing so. I'm in the planning stages of getting my food ready. I have to acquire my buckets and pick and store the foods that I want to keep until I get...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Greetings, Anyone here opened a can or pail of lentils after 15 or 20 years? I am curious if you found any difference with pinto beans. I read their shelf life is more close to 8 years because after they harden and they have to be pressure cooked or grounded. I am more curious if after that...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello Survivors! Quick question for anyone with more food storage experience than myself. I am preparing 4-8 servings of "soup mix" consisting of beans,lentils, barley split peas and the likes. The Mrs has the recipe perfected which includes various scoops of curry, spices and powdered chicken...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My wife and I have been scouring the aisles of the local groceries for ideas on increasing the food stores. We take cost, preparation, and storage into consideration. We have found lentils in a one pound bag for$1.19. Says it is 14 servings so this is a great bargain. We cooked some up and tried...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Walmart has them in 1-pound bags for 99 cents each at present; I buy all they have, but that's not usually very many. Such delicious little suckers. We had a lentil and rice dish for supper this evening. Very satisfying. Here's the recipe if anyone is interested...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So I wanted to see what I can do with Wheat. I've been trying to cook for myself and stop my reliance on packaged junk. I've delved into beans, lentils and rice and found I can prepare some tasty stuff. Well I went to Emergency Essentials to purchase a #10 can of wheat and they are still out of...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Help me out guys and gals... need the shelf life of lentils,powdered milk,powdered chocolate(cocoa),crisco(in bar form)and pasta... all will be mylared with 02's and buckets. Thanx folks
  9. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I have some dried beans and lentils I would like to cook. How do I soak them? Do I put them in hot water or warm water or cold? For how long? Then what? Do I need to change the water several times? Thanks.
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A few Months ago in another thread about "prepps" the subject of lentils came up. IIRC, MikeK told me to not forget about lentils!!!! Needless to say I have been experimenting ever since. I am very impressed with these these fiber packed beans. Next to rice, they very well could be the most...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What type of beans are the best to store? Taking into account nutrition, And the time it takes to cook them.
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