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Sixty seconds on . . . prepping

BMJ 2024; 385 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.q1161 (Published 24 May 2024) Cite this as: BMJ 2024;385:q1161
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. London

Batch cooking can be helpful?

Not if there’s a power cut. Anyhow, this isn’t about cooking, it’s about prepping for an emergency, such as when the government said “you must stay at home” during the covid-19 pandemic.

There’s still some toilet roll in the loft

That’s a start. The UK government has published new guidance encouraging all homes to have an emergency kit with enough non-perishable food that does not need cooking (so, tinned) for three days, with a minimum of 3 L of bottled water, ideally 10, for …

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