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Budget Cooking: Feed 4 for $10
Getting nutritious meals together for the family can definitely be a challenge when we have normal access to food, and would be even more difficult in a SHTF situation. If you are prepping for such as situation, you are undoubtedly trying to stock your pantry and freezers with substantial, nutritious foods that don’t break the bank. For economical, nutritious recipe ideas, check out this article by Cooking Light.
This article by Cooking Light features 104 recipes that feed a family of 4 for under $10 total! All of the recipes use ingredients that can be frozen or stored dry in the pantry. You may be able to pre-cook some items and preserve them with a food sealer. So long as you have a way to cook the food, there is no reason you shouldn’t be able to cook any of these delicious meals. A little planning and storage is required, which is nothing new to a prepper!
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.