Week 7 of 52 weeks

16 Feb


52 Weeks to Family Preparedness for Two

Week 7

President Ezra Taft Benson: “Concerning clothing, we should anticipate future needs, such as extra work clothes and clothes that would supply warmth during winter months when there may be shortages or lack of heating fuel. Leather and bolts of cloth could be stored, particularly for families with younger children who will outgrow and perhaps outwear their present clothes. (He then quoted Wilford Woodruff) “The day will come…..when, as we have been told, we shall all see the necessity of making our own shoes and clothing and raising our own food.”

Food Storage and Preparedness Challenge Of The Week:

Food Storage Purchase 6 lbs. Jam

Extra Item Purchase 20 lbs. Oats

72 Hour Kit Flashlight and AM/FM radio with extra batteries

Family Preparation Take a few minutes to plan what your family will plant in your garden this year. Plan to attend the gardening class this coming Thursday.

Spiritual Preparedness Memorize at least one verse of hymn #131, More Holiness Give Me. Every time you need a spiritual boost this week, sing it.

Bacon Ranch Pasta

1 lb shell noodles or other noodles

1 pkg ranch dressing mix

½ cup mayonnaise

¼ cup bacon TVP (bacon bits)

¼ cup milk (can use made powdered milk)

Cook noodles until done and drain and rinse well. Combine

mayonnaise, dressing mix, TVP and milk and let set while

noodles are cooking. Combine, stir and serve cool.

Real bacon can be substituted. Home made ranch dressing

mix can be used.

Ranch Dressing Mix

½ cup dry milk, instant or ¼ cup non instant

1 tbsp dried parsley crushed

1 tsp dried dill weed

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp onion flakes crushed

1 tsp salt

½ tsp garlic powder

¼ tsp ground pepper

Blend all ingredients in blender. Combine 1 tbsp with 1 cup mayonnaise and ¾ cup water. Or use1 tbsp in any recipe calling for 1 pkg of ranch dressing mix.

Dad’s Cookies

2 cups fine oatmeal (can run through blender)

3 tsp soda 2 eggs

1 tsp ginger 1 tsp allspice

½ cup corn syrup (can use homemade substitute)

1 c flour 1 ½ c sugar

1 c fine coconut 2 tsp cinnamon

1 c margarine

Mix dry ingredients. Mix syrup and egg. Mix everything together.

Roll in balls, bake at 400 until brown…..10 min or so.


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