Prepper's Guide: Think Like a Prepper, Quickstart Guide to Survivalism, Food and Water Storage, Self-Sufficient Living Plus DIY Prepper's Projects (Prepper's Guide & Self-Sufficient Living)This book is for those of you who are curious as to how you can be more independent and self-sufficient in your world of urban, suburban and even rural life. Join the growing number of "Preppers"! I'll show you what a prepper is and what he does to depend more on his own ingenuity and alternatives to outside assistance and services.Inside You Will Find Answers to These Questions: •How can you use your very own ingenuity and that of your family to save money on such basic resources as cooking fuel, heating sources, light for your nights? •...
Determining accurate shelf life data for foods is essential for assuring food quality and protecting consumers from the effects of degradation. With a proper balance of theory and practical examples, Shelf Life Assessment of Food presents the essential criteria and current methodologies for obtaining accurate and reliable shelf life dating. Defining the process through a series of sequential steps, the book assists and supports researchers and food industry operators in planning a shelf life study that best suits their needs. Offering an integrated view of the present status of shelf life assessment, the book covers: Definitions, basic concepts, and regulatory aspects of food shelf life The shelf life assessment process, including preliminary steps, testing, modeling, and monitoring Methods for determining acceptability limits Critical indicators in shelf life assessment Real-time and accelerated shelf life testing Microbial indicators for shelf life prediction and determination Survival analysis methodologies and their role in modeling shelf life The effect of packaging materials properties in food shelf life assessment The book concludes with a series of case studies involving fresh-cut apple slices, fruit juices, frozen pasta, cheese breadsticks, coffee, frozen shrimp, and fruit-based noncarbonated soft drinks. Each case study begins with a brief presentation of the product and the problem most relevant to the product’s shelf life. The studies first define acceptability limits and identify the indicators of quality loss. Next, the book examines expiration time assessment by instrumental or sensory tools. Providing researchers and food industry operators with up-to-date data and procedures, this volume surveys the most critical factors and methods for obtaining accurate and reliable shelf life dating.
Just Add Water has long been recognized as an excellent source for delicious, easily prepared recipes that use dehydrated foods. Its long-term popularity continues because it utilizes food and recipes that families really like to eat, and because it adapts dehydrated food components into familiar and well-liked basic family meals. It's brief and concise, but it tells homemakers the essential information they need. This book explains the characteristics and advantages of dehydrated foods, focusing on their economy, lower weight, easier storage and longer shelf life; tells how to plan a yearlong food storage program, complete with detailed planning charts and inventory guidelines; and gives suggestions for using dehydrated foods effectively, with lots of general and specific hints of real value. And then come the recipes - fifteen chapters of them, telling how to prepare fruits, vegetables, meal substitutes, and main dishes. They cover multipurpose foods, salads, and soups. Few books provide so much useable information as concisely as Just Add Water. It deserves a place on every homemaker's bookshelf and belongs in every kitchen.