Automotive Holiday Deals Books Holiday Gift Guide Shop Women's Cyber Monday Deals Week Learn more nav_sap_SWP_6M_fly_beacon Black Friday egg_2015 All-New Amazon Fire TV Get Ready for the Winter Gifts for Her Amazon Gift Card Offer mithc mithc mithc  Amazon Echo Starting at $49.99 Kindle Voyage R6 Siege Outdoor Deals on bgg
I Can't Believe It's Food Storage and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

  • List Price: $17.95
  • Save: $2.50 (14%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
I Can't Believe It's Food... has been added to your Cart
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Used book in good condition. This book contains no highlighting or writing. Thank you for looking at this book. There is just a little wear on the cover.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

I Can't Believe It's Food Storage Paperback – April 15, 2009

105 customer reviews

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
New from Used from
"Please retry"
"Please retry"
$11.14 $4.72

The Best and Lightest: 150 Healthy Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner by Editors of Food Network Magazine
"The Best and Lightest" from Editors of Food Network Magazine
Using clever cooking techniques and ingredient swaps, Food Network Magazine’s test kitchen chefs have lightened up all the foods you crave. Learn more | See related books
$15.45 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

  • I Can't Believe It's Food Storage
  • +
  • Cooking with Food Storage Made Easy
  • +
  • The Prepper's Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals
Total price: $44.23
Buy the selected items together


Looking for the Audiobook Edition?
Tell us that you'd like this title to be produced as an audiobook, and we'll alert our colleagues at If you are the author or rights holder, let Audible help you produce the audiobook: Learn more at

Product Details

  • Paperback: 182 pages
  • Publisher: Brigham Distributing (April 15, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1935217178
  • ISBN-13: 978-1935217176
  • Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 8 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #544,484 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Author Crystal Godfrey is Referred to as "the rock star of food storage," Crystal has been featured on BYUTV, LDS LIVING MAGAZINE, and local Morning TV shows. Even though she grew up promising herself she'd never make her family EAT food storage she is swallowing her words and helping change the negative stigma of food storage...and helping others eat it (along with her and her family!).

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

169 of 169 people found the following review helpful By A. Bradshaw on February 5, 2010
Format: Paperback
This is a book geared toward, but not limited to, the Mormon population and it focuses on the products available from their church canneries. If you use it understanding these factors you can get a lot out of it. The recipes are basic family-friendly fare; delicious but not gourmet. I found the book, and Crystal's website, shortly after buying several food storage items that I planned to store for 20-30 years, and then throw out and replace if I didn't have to use them. The money was spent just to have a back-up, but now I'm using at least one or two items on a daily basis and I plan to use all of them and replenish as I go along. This is a much better use of my money and storage space.

There are positive and negatives about this book. First, the positive aspects:

You will learn how to actually USE your stored food on a daily basis. This really is the focus of the book and the web-site, not how to survive without power. Not only will you save money by not wasting the food you're storing, but you'll save money because food storage is generally cheaper than fresh foods. All the food storage I have uses no preservatives or artificial flavor or color enhancers, so I can use it as a convenience food without the additives found in many convenience foods.
The recipes are organized according to the type of stored food, i.e., powdered milk, powdered eggs, whole wheat, dried beans, dried vegetables and fruits.The layout makes it easy to find ways to use specific types of foods.
One interesting idea is to use dried beans to replace some or all of the fat in baked items (I prefer using half beans and half oil or butter because the flavor and texture are better).
Read more ›
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
137 of 138 people found the following review helpful By K. Levin on February 7, 2010
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I will concur with all reviewers who have previously noted that this book is clearly written by a person with a particular religious (Mormon/LDS) orientation and outlook.

Since I am a Jew, I hope I won't be accused of giving this book a good review just for being friends with the author. ;) Frankly, there is stuff in this book that is very far from my interests, but that doesn't make the book less useful in its own little way.

Fundamentally, this book is IDEAL as an introduction to how one might use one's food storage as part of daily cooking. It is actually arranged into chapters based upon adding food storage items into your daily cooking, one at a time. That means there is a chapter on Using Powdered Milk, Using Powdered Eggs, and Using Dried Beans. It also means that the recipes aren't arranged in the more typical way--based upon types of food like breakfast or dessert. Reading through the bean section then, one skips from recipes for cake to psuedo-sausage to cookies to chili. It can feel a bit odd, but it does make it easy to incorporate only those food storage items one may have opted to start with. Even better, recipes throughout the book consistently give both typical (refrigerator) ingredients and the food-storage equivalent (dried milk, dried eggs, etc.) Using this one small cookbook helps one to internalize this new "system" of cooking. I, for one, feel like I will be able to more readily adapt recipes from traditional cookbooks using what I've learned from this one. I love how I can take a recipe anywhere in this book and use those ingredients I have fresh and those ingredients I have from storage with clear instructions as to how I might do so.
Read more ›
6 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
100 of 105 people found the following review helpful By apoem VINE VOICE on December 31, 2009
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is an excellent book and a great resource for those of us who are buying food in bulk, beefing up our food storage and generally learning to cook with food storage ingredients.

Two notes that I didn't see in other reviews.

1. This is very much an LDS book in the very introduction. There is a whole section in the front of the book about having a Family Home Evening, for example. There is an assumption that you will agree or be saving food storage and learning to use it because you are LDS. This is a small portion of the book but if you are not LDS and are not interested in this, it might help to know about it.

2. This book is heavy on the dried milk, dried eggs, and similar ingredients. It barely, if at all covers things like cornmeal, whole wheat flour, and other ingredients that are a bit more difficult to cook with/grind etc.

Those two items were not an issue for me. However, my friend who is not LDS but has much in the way of survivalism, food storage type items found this book was a little light in some areas. If you already cook with food storage, this is probably a little bit simple for you.

If you are looking for a good all around beginning book for the basics of cooking with dried milk and other easy to find food storage items, this is a good book.
2 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
30 of 32 people found the following review helpful By C. Hudnall on March 6, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Okay, first off, let me just say, the closest I ever came to food storage before 2009, was some basic home canning, cake mixes and preparing for hurricane season year after year. Can you say canned soup, spam and canned fruits, etc. :o)

I ordered this book on January 6th, 1010, after searching online for about six months and getting frustrated, because I wanted to know -how- to use food storage, as well as what to store. I had clicked on different links and wound up on Crystal's website. I started searching & reading and loving her video tutorials and then after staying with her site for about 4 months I finally clicked on a link about her book that would help me. Perfect!

The first part of her book pertains to the LDS church and food storage, and family. Not being LDS myself, I first thought, oh great, there will not be anything in those sections for me and my family. Wrong! There is some great info in the beginning sections, whether LDS or not.

Now, this book is -not- supposed to be a comprehensive book, but what it is supposed to be is a book showing how to store and use your food storage items that sometimes can seem a little daunting if you are just starting out. e.g. dried beans, powdered milk, wheat berries, powdered eggs, and more! For someone like me, who didn't even know that there was such a thing as powdered eggs, let alone what a wheat berry was, I was amazed. And a little scared. I mean, powdered eggs? I hated baking and cooking with fresh eggs (bad experience with them), what the heck was I gonna do with powdered eggs?! Between this book and watching her videos (thank you Crystal for doing those!), I now use powdered eggs for ALL my baking and cooking.
Read more ›
4 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
I Can't Believe It's Food Storage
This item: I Can't Believe It's Food Storage
Price: $15.45
Ships from and sold by

Want to discover more products? Check out this page to see more: food storage books