The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals

The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals

The Prepper's Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals

STOCK YOUR PANTRY TO SURVIVE ANY DISASTER
When a catastrophic collapse cripples society, grocery store shelves will empty within days. But if you follow this book’s plan for stocking, organizing and maintaining a proper emergency food supply, your family will have plenty to eat for weeks, months or even years, with meals such as:
* French Toast
* Black Bean Soup
* Chicken Pot Pie
* Beef Stroganoff
* Fish Tacos
* Potatoes Croquette
* Asian Ramen Salad
* Quinoa Tabou

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3 Responses to The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals

  1. BlameitOnBen "BlameitOnBen" says:
    60 of 63 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Great cookbook for even the average Joe or Jane, April 6, 2013
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    This review is from: The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals (Paperback)
    Not only do you get 300 great recipes for the every day cook, but you get the added bonus of how to create your own food storage for worst case events. You don’t have to be a “Prepper” to own this book, its great for even the average Joe or Jane.

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  2. George Romano "Digital Overdrive" says:
    100 of 104 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    It’s more than a cookbook of great recipes. It’s a how-to guide for preppers and newbies., April 27, 2013
    This review is from: The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals (Paperback)
    Recently, I had the pleasure to review The Prepper’s Cookbook, 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food Into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals by Tess Pennington. This book contains practical information for the beginning as well as for seasoned preppers, but doesn’t stop there. It’s more than a cookbook of great recipes. It’s a how-to guide for preppers and newbies.

    In the introduction to the book, Ms. Pennington sets up a beautiful and rich story of the history of these recipes from tales of her great, great grandmother, who traveled across Oklahoma in a covered wagon with seventeen children. They not only lived on the food that they produced, but also put a portion of their harvest aside for future use.

    She addresses homesteaders and preppers as neo-pioneers and begins her book by starting with the basics of prepping, food storage and rotation. Topics such as how much food to store, how to rotate your supplies and why you need to store certain types of foods are covered. There is even good advice offered on how to economically stretch your meals.

    Ms. Pennington then addresses how to store and treat potentially unsafe water for use.

    In the next section, food preservation is tackled. This section contains information on water bath and pressure canning including considerations for “Canning Off The Grid”. It also covers the topic of dehydration, including some delicious recipes for jerky.

    The Prepper’s Cookbook then moves on to the mouth-watering recipes which encompass everything from breakfast to dinner and from snacks to desserts. The meals listed go from from simple to complex and include a great variety of cultural (Southern, Italian, Greek and Tex-Mex) recipes as well as comfort food. This book is packed with a lot of different ideas and recipes for food that would suit even the pickiest of eaters as well as those with special dietary needs, such as diabetics.

    When I received this book, my wife saw it and literally ran with it, looking through it, noting various recipes for us to try. One of our personal family favorites is King Ranch. Thank you, Tess!

    I’d like to conclude this review with some thoughts from my wife, who is a great cook in her own right. My wife read the book as well and when I asked her her thoughts, she commented, “It is a great cookbook and is not just for preppers. It’s a great cookbook in general and the author was brilliant in creating it.”

    This book is kid friendly and contains something for every palate, from drinks to full meals. As the author recommends, “Don’t just survive, thrive!” This book will definitely help you to do just that and belongs on your list of “must haves.”

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  3. J.C. Keller "6th NH Fan" says:
    292 of 296 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Concise, comprehensive jam-packed powerhouse of a cookbook, April 4, 2013
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    J.C. Keller “6th NH Fan” (New England) –

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    This review is from: The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals (Paperback)
    I just received this book and sat down for several hours checking the entire book. The beginning has a concise description of water bath and pressure canning. Even if you’d never done it before, you could learn it from this section. I can say this with confidence because I’ve been canning for more than 30 years and know what a beginner would need.

    This book is aimed at people who already have an interest in stocking up so it uses items commonly found in a prepper’s stash. It’s a well-known truism that you should rotate your food storage. So, if you’ve been afraid to try it, this book should motivate you to actually make soups, stews, meat dishes from your stores. I especially liked the section on making your own dried soup mixes! I have food allergies and most commercial dried soups contain things I can’t have. This book solves that problem and expands my possibilities. The recipes for dehydrated beef jerky and fruit leathers look good. I would have liked some information on what to do about dehydrating without power, just as she included information on canning outside on an open fire.But this is a small complaint compared to all that this book does contain.

    There is also a section on substitutes that would help a cook any time there’s something missing in the pantry. Don’t have butter? Recipe calls for buttermilk and you don’t have it? Don’t have whipped cream for a dessert topping? There are instructions on how to make your own substitutes. I tried the whipped topping already. Not bad! Actually, pretty good. It’s made from dried milk, something most preppers store. There is a wonderful section on creating your own herbal mixtures for different recipes. What if you couldn’t get your favorite McCormick Spice blend? Check this section.

    The book is arranged logically, with sections for breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages and snacks. There are recipes for homemade saltines, homemade vanilla wafers, and directions on how to turn quinoa into a really tasty sounding breakfast cereal. There’s a recipe for homemade corn flakes! There are directions for pressure canning meats. Only one recipe concerns me. The meat loaf recipe has bread crumbs in it and the USDA has stated that putting wheat products in pressure canned recipes increases the chance for botulism. I would like to know if this recipe the author included really is safe because based on what I know, canning a solid chunk of meat loaf like this may not be. Still, I could be wrong. There are also instructions for canning hot dogs.

    I am an experienced cook, canner, and prepper and this book had plenty of new ideas for me. Finally, I am impressed with the author’s credentials. She worked with the American Red Cross specializing in the Armed Forces Emergency Services center and was trained in disaster management. With personal experience in helping manage aid for families after 9/11, the author says that and seeing families struggle during hard economic times has convinced her of the need to share her expertise in helping others prepare for emergencies. If I hadn’t been convinced of the need already, this book would have convinced me.

    This book is common sense. It’s not screaming doomsday. It’s teaching survival, but it also teaches frugality, how to stretch your food to feed more people, what to do if you run out of certain things. This book is hope, but more than that, it’s a tool useful to anyone who wants to do more with their food storage. After all, we aren’t creating a food museum in our pantries. Also, who says you have to eat boring or bland food during a crisis? With this book in hand, you can practice now what might save your family later. (I’ve been through a fourteen day power outage after a horrible ice storm here and have personally used many of the ideas in this book–but I still wish I had this book sooner! It would have saved me some trial and error.) So five stars for this comprehensive, jam-packed little powerhouse of a cookbook. In these difficult times, learning how to do more with less is a good thing.

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