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Chicken Noodle Skillet – Meals in a Jar – Easy Dinners

A well-stocked pantry makes packing up meals in a jar in a snap. Whether you pack the meals for use on a busy day, keep them for emergency use in a power outage, or when you can't leave home and don't have fresh groceries on hand to cook with. This is a pleasantly cheesy flavor,… Continue reading Chicken Noodle Skillet – Meals in a Jar – Easy Dinners

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Better Than Boxed Mac n’ Cheese – Meals In A Jar

This pantry staple is a homemade mac n cheese recipe. It is kid-friendly and stores really well as a "meal in a jar" for easy lunches or dinners. That is something you must think about as a prepper when planning long-term storage meals. If you have young children (or adults with sensory issues), having comfort… Continue reading Better Than Boxed Mac n’ Cheese – Meals In A Jar

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Gingerbread Latte Syrup

Often people think of gingerbread as a "holiday" flavor, but to me gingerbread is about winter. One can only drink so many peppermint mochas I feel before you start asking yourself if you are drinking toothpaste. Making your own latte syrups from scratch isn't hard, and the highlight is they contain no preservatives. A name… Continue reading Gingerbread Latte Syrup

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Mocha Frappe Homemade Dry Mix – Pantry Staples

I love making frappes in the morning, but if you look at commercial mixes, you might not be happy. From the amount of sugar, to the thickeners, and odd ingredients used, it can get scary. Sugar-free ones exist commercially, but most contain Aspartame (Nutrasweet). I prefer not to consume that sweetener. There is one brand… Continue reading Mocha Frappe Homemade Dry Mix – Pantry Staples

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Vintage Recipes: Chocolate Pudding

This vintage recipe came out of the Betty Crocker's Bisquick Cook Book. Which edition I have no idea but the drawing would have me thinking the late 50's into the 60's era. Yes, Bisquick is no one's "healthy food" but it is a good pantry staple to have on hand. It's got a good shelf… Continue reading Vintage Recipes: Chocolate Pudding