Comment: Yeah I learned this the hard way:

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Yeah I learned this the hard way:

Stock your shelves with foods you can eat NOW and foods you can rotate.

Finally our food supply lines up with what my family actually eats, for the most part. We just keep eating it and restocking, so it doesn't go bad, unlike a lot of the barely edible stuff that we had on hand for emergencies before.

Peanut butter, canned beans, canned tomatoes and tomato products, complete protein pasta (Barilla), lots of oils and fats, canned fruits and vegetables. Grains and flours bought in bulk are in the big freezer.