Written to help you take back control of your food supply, the basic life giving force that sustains you from day to day, it offers instruction in getting your food from farm to fork with little dependence on electricity, transportation, or processing. * Over 270 recipes for making meals from scratch using basic foods. * Separate chapters for stove top and baked dishes, to accommodate different non-electric cooking appliances. * Cooking and nutrition primers to give you the basic understanding needed to begin eating “off the grid”. * Recipe nutrition information and exchanges provided for diabetics and others with special dietary needs. * Complete ingredient and utensil lists to cover all recipes, so you can be sure you will have everything on hand. * Sample four-week meal plan and accompanying food list for a family of four, along with guidelines to help you create your own meal plans. * Suggestions on how much and what to store for a year supply Author Denise Hansen, is a registered dietitian with research experience in basic food diets, as well as over 20 years experience in growing, storing and cooking basic foods.