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How to Use Long Shelf Life Foods

These foods  last a long time without refrigeration and they also offer excellent value for your money.

6 Fast Rules For Making Bread

01 Use fresh ingredients - especially yeast

Yeast Package

02 Storage: dry is nice


Understanding how to include long shelf-life foods in your daily menu can help you plan your meals, eat well on a budget and prepare for situations that could impact your ability to buy food.

Beans and legumes are some of the least expensive and most nutritious long shelf life foods to stock your pantry.

Dried green, brown and red lentils  are excellent sources of protein. Use them in soups and stews.

Items like rice, quinoa and pasta last years when stored correctly. They provide a carbohydrate base for many dishes.

Learn the date-labeling phrases used for food in the United States so you don't unnecessarily toss out your canned food and dry goods.

Get all 10 tips on using long shelf life foods to save money & stock your pantry for emergency situations.

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