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Ultimate Winter Food Prep

Discussion in 'Food & Water Storage' started by South Nation Survival, Dec 14, 2017.

  1. South Nation Survival

    Jan 10, 2017
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    South Nation River, Canada
    It's that time of year again. Regardless of your faith(or lack thereof), this winter food prep has hit the sales floor at nearly every grocery store. What is regarded as inedible to some(perhaps most), is a nutrient-dense, forever-food.

    "The worst gift is fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other." -Johnny Carson

    Fruitcake is known for lasting forever. Although an acquired taste to some, it's an invaluable food prep because of it's longevity and nutrient density. If you don't want to buy one, here's a simple recipe we found in the winter 2017 issue of Explore magazine;

    -2-3/4 cups flour -1/4 tbsp salt
    -1 tsp baking powder -2 tbsp vanilla extract
    -1/2 lb butter -1/2 lb sugared cherries
    -1 cup white sugar -1 lb bleached sultana raisins
    -3 eggs - 1/2 cup warm water

    Cut up fruit into small bits and add to the mixture of remaining ingredients. Place in a springform pan lined with parchment paper. Bake at 300° F for 2-3 hours.

    Let us know your thoughts on this festive food prep, and share your recipes!

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  2. livingsurvival

    livingsurvival Administrator
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    Nov 24, 2014
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    I think I’ve had fruitcake once.

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  3. Whirlibird

    Whirlibird Well-Known Member

    Apr 5, 2017
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    Depends, my grandmother used to make a really good fruitcake. I could eat the whole thing myself.

    Some can be decent to good, others are hideous. But you can eat them.
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