Saturday, September 10, 2011

Week 37 of the 2011 Food Storage Challenge

$10 Challenge
Store 4 cans soup and 1 bottle vinegar

$20 Challenge
Store 4 cans soup, 2 bottles vinegar and stock cubes/liquid

Soup: Because it's so easy to make up when you're short on fuel resources.  Make sure you store a little extra drinking water to cover the soup you are storing.

Vinegar is very handy for so many 'wierd' reasons.  There are 1001 of them here:

I use vinegar mainly for cleaning purposes, but I do use it to drizzle over a leg of lamb before I season it and roast it.  It makes it very tender.  Yum!

I also use vinegar for a citrus zest cleaning solution.  See this post for information:

I did try and make a pineapple vinegar at one point, but it smelled so bad I had to throw it out. I may have forgotten to stir it every day to introduce oxygen.  If you want to know how to make it, the instructions are here:

Stock: Oh what would I do without my bacon stock cubes!  I use them in soups, chowder, savoury mince, meat patties, and sometimes in a creamy sauce I cook chicken in.

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