When you are adding supplies to your emergency kit, you want to think about what you would need to cook for your family if you didn’t have modern conveniences, like electricity, or electric kitchen gadgets that you use, or what you would do if you had to start cooking everything from scratch. It would change the way you prepared food, for sure! Here are 7 cooking supplies you should definitely consider adding into your emergency arsenal.
I don’t know about you, but I think this would be an awesome tool to have. Making dough by hand is hard work! This hand mixer might make the job a little easier. Ma Ingalls would have loved this! This is a great gift for any baker, or prepper!
This is something I need anyway. My electric can opener doesn’t want to work half the time, and I wonder what I would do if the power out and I needed to get in my canned goods. This is a well made, large grip can opener that would be a perfect addition to your emergency kit or your everyday kitchen tools.
If you have a hard time getting the lids off storage buckets, turning off valves, or other similar jobs, this is the tool for you. This tool is made of aluminum and can open lots of storage containers.
This is a must for any prepper. Dehydrated food is perfect for emergency food storage, and this machine will help you dry all kinds of fruits and veggies. You can even use it to dehydrate meat. This one is priced at around $250, but it will definitely pay for itself over time.
A hand crank blender is a great tool when you are roughing it in the woods, or you are in survival mode. You can use it to make protein shakes, mix up smoothies, or even puree foods for a baby. It is made of tough material so it can hold up to being in less than ideal conditions, and is priced at under $100.
If you are looking to begin making your own bread, but don’t know where to start, this kit is for you. It has everything you need, including the wheat grinder, yeast, an instructional DVD, and dough enhancer. This kit may be what kicks start you into making all of your own bread from now on!
This is a perfect addition to everyone’s bug out bag. The spork is three utensils in one, a spoon, a fork, and a serrated edge knife. This is a super budget friendly item, at less than $1.50, so you could even make these stocking stuffers for everyone in the family this Christmas. If you don’t have a spork in your emergency supplies, you should definitely get some. They save you from having to have three utensils for everyone.
Hopefully these items will help you choose some cooking items for your emergency preparations. What are some other must have kitchen tools that you can’t live without?