Thomas Rota spends most of his time in Mexico with his wife and dog on a sailboat that they've been building for an eternity. While preparing for hurricane season, he thought it might be helpful to share a few tips, tricks and recipes with fellow eaters around the world. He enjoys eating, sailing, reading, cooking, building things, backpacking and just about everything else.
The DIY Emergency Food Storage Kit Cookbook describes how to assemble an emergency food stock for four people consisting of 3 days of meals, snacks and desserts from shelf stable items available in most supermarkets. The book describes how to store these delicious foods for up to a year, and provides 16 recipes with cooking instructions. A shopping list is included to help you prepare.
Cooking From The Pantry describes how to successfully cook with foods stored in the pantry or cupboard. Inside are over 50 recipes, all derived from readily available shelf stable foods, often with substitutions suggested. The later portion of the book describes how to improve food quality through storage technique. If there is a can of food in your cupboard, then this cookbook is for you!
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