Recommended Reading and
Preparedness and Self-Reliance
*Essentials of Home Production and Storage by The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints
*Simply Prepared: A Guide to Emergency Preparedness and Food Storage by
Cheryl F. Driggs
in the Lord's Way" by Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Ensign, November 2011.
Provident Providers Temporally and Spiritually" by Robert D. Hales,
Ensign, May 2009.
Then Fear Not" by Ezra Taft Benson, Conference Report, April 1967.
*“Prepare Ye” by Ezra Taft Benson, Ensign, January 1974.
*“Food Storage” by Vaughn Featherstone, Ensign, May 1976.
*“Family Preparedness” by Spencer W. Kimball, Ensign, May 1976.
*“In Mine Own Way” by Marion G. Romney, Ensign, November 1976.
*“Attending to Personal and Family Preparedness” by H. Burke Peterson, Ensign,
*“Stand Independent Above All Other Creatures” by Bruce R. McConkie, Ensign,
the Days of Tribulation” by Ezra Taft Benson, Ensign, November
*“Principles of Temporal Salvation” by Marion G. Romney, Ensign, April
*“Blessings in Self-Reliance” by Mark E. Petersen, Ensign, May 1981.
*“How Beautiful to Live in These Times and Be Prepared!” by F. Enzio Busche,
Ensign, June 1982
*“The Celestial Nature of Self-Reliance” by Marion G. Romney, Ensign,
*“Responsibility for Welfare Rests with Me and My Family” by James E. Faust,
Ensign, May 1986.
*“If Ye Are Prepared, Ye Shall Not Fear” by L. Tom Perry, Ensign,
*“Sturdy Shoes and a Waterproof Tent” by William G. Hartley, Ensign,
*“If Ye Are Prepared, Ye Shall Not Fear” by Gordon B. Hinckley, Ensign,
*“Be Prepared…Be Ye Strong from Henceforth” by Keith B. McMullin, Ensign,
*“Home Storage: Build on the Basics” Ensign, June 1989.
*“Update on Milk Storage” Ensign, March 1997.
*“Are You Prepared?” Ensign, August 2007.
*Prophetic Statements on Food Storage for Latter-day Saints by Neil H.
*The Encyclopedia of Country Living by Carla Emery
*Home Food Systems by Rodale Press
*A Year’s Supply by Barry G. and Lynette B. Crockett
*Just in Case: A Manual of Home Preparedness by Barbara G. Salsbury
*Project Readiness: Guide to Family Emergency Preparedness by Louise E.
*Are You Ready? An In-Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness by FEMA
*Boy Scout Handbook
*Young Women Camp Manual by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
*72 Hour Family Emergency Preparedness Checklist by Barry G. and Lynette
*Where There is No Doctor by David Werner
*Where There is No Dentist by Murray Dickson
*Nuclear War Survival Skills (especially Chapter 9: Food) by Cresson H.
*Maintaining Nutritional Adequacy during a Prolonged Food Crisis by Kay
B. Franz and Cresson H. Kearny
*The Post Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook: Recipes for Changing Times
by Albert Bates (while I don't agree with all of his ideas, I still feel this
book is worth reading)
*The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by
*Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
*The Complete Tightwad Gazette by Amy Dacyczyn
*So Easy to Preserve, The Cooperative Extension of The University of
*Ball Blue Book of Preserving
*12 Months Harvest, Ortho Books
*All About Pickling, Ortho Books
*Complete Guide to Home Canning, USDA
*How to Dry Foods by Deanna DeLong
*The Dehydrator Bible by Jennifer MacKenzie, Jay Nutt and Don Mercer
*Pantry Cooking: Unlocking Your Pantry’s Potential
by Cheryl Driggs
archives at www.simplyprepared.com
*Making the Best of Basics: Family Preparedness Handbook by James Talmage
*Make Your Own Groceries by Daphne Metaxas Hartwig
*More Make Your Own Groceries by Daphne Metaxas Hartwig
*The Bread Machine Cookbook by Donna Rathmell German
*Jane Brody’s Good Food Book by Jane Brody
*Apocalypse Chow: How to Eat Well When the Power Goes Out by Jon