Non-Electric Tool: the Lehman’s Foodmill

If the power goes out, or disappears altogether (with the ridiculous restrictions on energy-production in the U.S., you never know what may happen), there is an alternative to the food-processor and blender: the hand-operated foodmill. Lehman’s, a company of which I am fond and have featured here at Elegant Survival several times, has an affordable, efficient one.

Lehman's Foodmill
Lehman's Foodmill
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Some Easy-to-Store Kitchen Essentials and Survival Foods

Ingredients for a Well-Stocked Pantry
Elegant Survival Kitchen Essentials

  • Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate or Bottled Apple Juice
  • Cornstarch
  • Unbleached White Flour
  • Rye Flour
  • Yeast
  • Gelatine
  • Almond Extract
  • Vanilla, Imitation or Pure Extract
  • Rum Extract or Flavoring
  • Aluminum-Free Baking Powder
  • Baking Soda
  • Hershey’s Cocoa Powder
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Peppercorns
  • Dried Red Chiles
  • Dehydrated Mixed Vegetables
  • Brown Rice
  • White or Basmati Rice
  • Corn Meal or Grits
  • Dried Pasta
  • Alfalfa Seeds
  • Wheat Berries
  • Dried Parsley
  • Dried Chives
  • Dehydrated Onion
  • Dehydrated Garlic or Garlic Powder
  • Soy Sauce
  • Powdered Ginger
  • Toasted Sesame Oil
  • Sesame Tahini Paste, Joyva brand of Brooklyn is best
  • Almond Butter
  • Popcorn, loose: Jolly Time Organic is better than Orville Redenbacher, at one-third the cost
  • Peanut or Corn Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Mustard Powder, Colman’s English
  • Spanish or Hungarian Paprika
  • Capers
  • Green Peppercorns in Brine
  • Rose’s Lime Juice
  • Maggi or another brand of Chicken Bouillon Powder
  • Canned Tomato Paste: store brand
  • Canned Whole Tomatoes: store brand
  • Canned Beets: store brand or generic
  • Canned Small, Peeled Potatoes: store brand or generic
  • Canned Green Chiles, whole or chopped
  • Coconut Milk, Canned
  • Whole Water Chestnuts, Canned
  • Canned Ham
  • Canned Vienna Sausage
  • Canned Beef (usually from Argentina)
  • Canned Pineapple, No Sugar Added
  • Peanut Butter
  • Raw Walnuts
  • Almonds
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • White Sugar
  • Molasses
  • Honey
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • White Vinegar
  • Boxed Red Wine, and a Cube of White Wine, both for Cooking
  • Frozen Peas
  • Dried Split Peas, Green or Yellow
  • Freeze-Dried Coffee
  • Coffee Creamer (not Coffee-Mate, which contains aluminum–check ingredients)
  • Coffee Beans
  • Tea Bags
  • Non-Fat Dry Milk
  • Powdered Buttermilk
  • Powdered Eggs for Emergencies
  • Bottled Lemon Juice
  • Herbes de Provence (a combination of marjoram, thyme, rosemary and savory, available at Costco)


To Be Continued….

Compiled by M-J de Mesterton, 2008

Some Easy-to-Store Kitchen Essentials and Survival Foods

Ingredients for a Well-Stocked Pantry
Elegant Survival Kitchen Essentials

  • Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate or Bottled Apple Juice

  • Cornstarch

  • Unbleached White Flour

  • Rye Flour
  • Yeast

  • Gelatine

  • Almond Extract

  • Vanilla, Imitation or Pure Extract

  • Rum Extract or Flavoring

  • Aluminum-Free Baking Powder
  • Baking Soda

  • Hershey’s Cocoa Powder

  • Chocolate Chips

  • Cinnamon

  • Salt

  • Peppercorns
  • Dried Red Chiles
  • Dehydrated Mixed Vegetables
  • Brown Rice

  • White or Basmati Rice

  • Corn Meal or Grits

  • Dried Pasta
  • Alfalfa Seeds
  • Wheat Berries

  • Dried Parsley

  • Dried Chives

  • Dehydrated Onion

  • Dehydrated Garlic or Garlic Powder

  • Soy Sauce

  • Powdered Ginger

  • Toasted Sesame Oil

  • Sesame Tahini Paste, Joyva brand of Brooklyn is best
  • Almond Butter

  • Popcorn, loose: Jolly Time Organic is better than Orville Redenbacher, at one-third the cost
  • Peanut or Corn Oil

  • Olive Oil

  • Mustard Powder, Colman’s English

  • Spanish or Hungarian Paprika

  • Capers

  • Green Peppercorns in Brine

  • Rose’s Lime Juice

  • Maggi or another brand of Chicken Bouillon Powder

  • Canned Tomato Paste: store brand

  • Canned Whole Tomatoes: store brand

  • Canned Beets: store brand or generic

  • Canned Small, Peeled Potatoes: store brand or generic

  • Canned Green Chiles, whole or chopped

  • Coconut Milk, Canned

  • Whole Water Chestnuts, Canned

  • Canned Ham

  • Canned Vienna Sausage

  • Canned Beef (usually from Argentina)

  • Canned Pineapple, No Sugar Added

  • Peanut Butter

  • Raw Walnuts

  • Almonds

  • Powdered Sugar

  • Brown Sugar

  • White Sugar

  • Molasses

  • Honey

  • Apple Cider Vinegar

  • White Vinegar

  • Boxed Red Wine, and a Cube of White Wine, both for Cooking

  • Frozen Peas

  • Dried Split Peas, Green or Yellow

  • Freeze-Dried Coffee

  • Coffee Creamer (not Coffee-Mate, which contains aluminum–check ingredients)

  • Coffee Beans

  • Tea Bags

  • Non-Fat Dry Milk

  • Powdered Buttermilk

  • Powdered Eggs for Emergencies

  • Bottled Lemon Juice
  • Herbes de Provence (a combination of marjoram, thyme, rosemary and savory, available at Costco)


To Be Continued….

Compiled by M-J de Mesterton, 2008

Some Easy-to-Store Kitchen Essentials and Survival Foods

Ingredients for a Well-Stocked Pantry
Elegant Survival Kitchen Essentials

  • Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate or Bottled Apple Juice

  • Cornstarch

  • Unbleached White Flour

  • Rye Flour
  • Yeast

  • Gelatine

  • Almond Extract

  • Vanilla, Imitation or Pure Extract

  • Rum Extract or Flavoring

  • Aluminum-Free Baking Powder
  • Baking Soda

  • Hershey’s Cocoa Powder

  • Chocolate Chips

  • Cinnamon

  • Salt

  • Peppercorns
  • Dried Red Chiles
  • Dehydrated Mixed Vegetables
  • Brown Rice

  • White or Basmati Rice

  • Corn Meal or Grits

  • Dried Pasta
  • Alfalfa Seeds
  • Wheat Berries

  • Dried Parsley

  • Dried Chives

  • Dehydrated Onion

  • Dehydrated Garlic or Garlic Powder

  • Soy Sauce

  • Powdered Ginger

  • Toasted Sesame Oil

  • Sesame Tahini Paste, Joyva brand of Brooklyn is best
  • Almond Butter

  • Popcorn, loose: Jolly Time Organic is better than Orville Redenbacher, at one-third the cost
  • Peanut or Corn Oil

  • Olive Oil

  • Mustard Powder, Colman’s English

  • Spanish or Hungarian Paprika

  • Capers

  • Green Peppercorns in Brine

  • Rose’s Lime Juice

  • Maggi or another brand of Chicken Bouillon Powder

  • Canned Tomato Paste: store brand

  • Canned Whole Tomatoes: store brand

  • Canned Beets: store brand or generic

  • Canned Small, Peeled Potatoes: store brand or generic

  • Canned Green Chiles, whole or chopped

  • Coconut Milk, Canned

  • Whole Water Chestnuts, Canned

  • Canned Ham

  • Canned Vienna Sausage

  • Canned Beef (usually from Argentina)

  • Canned Pineapple, No Sugar Added

  • Peanut Butter

  • Raw Walnuts

  • Almonds

  • Powdered Sugar

  • Brown Sugar

  • White Sugar

  • Molasses

  • Honey

  • Apple Cider Vinegar

  • White Vinegar

  • Boxed Red Wine, and a Cube of White Wine, both for Cooking

  • Frozen Peas

  • Dried Split Peas, Green or Yellow

  • Freeze-Dried Coffee

  • Coffee Creamer (not Coffee-Mate, which contains aluminum–check ingredients)

  • Coffee Beans

  • Tea Bags

  • Non-Fat Dry Milk

  • Powdered Buttermilk

  • Powdered Eggs for Emergencies

  • Bottled Lemon Juice
  • Herbes de Provence (a combination of marjoram, thyme, rosemary and savory, available at Costco)


To Be Continued….

Compiled by M-J de Mesterton, 2008