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Offline zeker

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calculating for family of 4
« on: August 26, 2015, 07:51:06 PM »
quick way for me to determine if I have "enough" for 4 adults for a year {{as if }} And this would be the absolute bare-bones minimum.

Pasta = once weekly = 1 pkg (usually a pound) x 52 weeks = 52 lbs of pasta
Sauces for that pasta = 52 jars/cans, etc
Beans = once weekly = (2) 16oz cans...well, 15.2oz cans = 104 cans (104lbs)
Rice = once weekly = 2cups (about 14oz) = 52 lbs
Canned ham = once weekly = 52 cans
Ground Beef (home canned) = once weekly = 52 pints (1 lb), quarts = 2lbs

You get the idea. Your list seems adequate on the rice but that's only if it's served once a week.
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