52 Weeks to Family Preparedness for Two
President Kimball: Let’s do these things because they are right; because they are satisfying; and because we are obedient to the counsels of the Lord. In this spirit, we will be prepared for most eventualities, and the Lord will prosper and comfort us.
Food Storage and Preparedness Challenge Of The Week:
Food Storage Purchase 20 lbs. of Sugar
Extra Item Purchase 3 months of Dish Soap
Family Prep: You should continue to add items as you see fit or continue to add items you skipped to your various emergency kits.
Spiritual Preparedness: Obtain the manual, “Preach My Gospel” if you don’t already have one. Choose one Christ-like attribute in chapter 6 to work on in your own life.
Substitute for Lily White Corn Syrup
2 cups white sugar
¾ cup water
¼ tsp cream of tartar
1 pinch salt
Combine all ingredients in large saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to a simmer and cover for 3 minutes to get sugar crystals off the sides of the pan. Uncover and simmer, stirring often, until it reaches the soft ball stage. Cook and store in covered container at room temperature. This should keep for about 2 months. Makes about 2 cups.
Home Made Marshmallow
2 tbsp gelatin
8 tbsp cold water
2 cups white sugar
½ cup cold water
¼ tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla
Dust an 8 or 9 inch square pan with icing sugar. Set aside. In small bowl, soak gelatin in 8 tbsp cold water. Set aside. Combine sugar and ½ cup water in large sauce pan. Cook and stir over medium heat until dissolved. Add gelatin and bring to boil. Remove from heat. Pour into large mixing bowl and let stand until partially cool. Add salt and vanilla. Beat with beater until soft and double in volume. About 10 minutes. Pour into prepared pan to about ½ inch thick. Set to cool until it will not stick to your finger. Cut into 1.5 inch pieces and roll in icing sugar. You can also roll in toasted coconut, or add other flavorings instead of vanilla.