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Basic Food Storage

Basic Food Storage

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Published by: klyman on Mar 09, 2009
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Basic Food Storage

1 Person for 1 Year

400 lbs.

Wheat, Rice, Oats, Flour, Cornmeal, Pearled Barley, Spaghetti, Macaroni, Other Pasta

2½ gal.

Oil – Rotate Annually
Vegetable Oil, Shortening, Peanut Butter, Mayonnaise, Salad Dressing (Mayonnaise Type) NOTE: 4 gallons = 24 lbs. oil. The following measurements may help: 1 qt. mayo = 1½ lb. oil 1 qt. salad dressing = 1 lb. oil 1 lb. peanut butter = ½ lb. oil

60 lbs.

Beans (dry, lima, soy), Peas (split), Lentils, Dry Soup Mix Peanut Butter (PB is ½ protein and ½ oil. Only the protein portion is calculated in the Legume total. NOTE: Double/Triple quantities if beans/legumes are stored in wet canned form.

16 lbs.

Powdered Milk
Milk, Nonfat Dry, Evaporated (6 cans = 1 lb.)

60 lbs.

Sugar; Granulated, Brown, Powdered; Molasses, Honey, Jams, Preserves, Jellies, Maple Syrup, Corn Syrup, Fruit Drink (powdered), Flavored Gelatin

8 lbs.

Salt (Store in original container)
NOTE: This is 4 regular salt packages.

14 gal.

1 gallon per day for 2 weeks supply, minimum (Drinking amount only.) Store more for cooking, washing, and any other needs.

Rotation can be accomplished by personal use or by sharing with others.

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