Rainy Day Foods Non-GMO Kamut Natural 5 Gallon 35 lbs Super Pail - 170 Servings

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Our Kamut® Brand khorasan wheat is an ancient grain and a variety of khorasan wheat.  Kamut is a great grain that is high in protein and other nutrients.  It can be ground into flour and used to make breads, pastas, and cookies.  It is similar to durum wheat in its flour content, but it contains less gluten than regular wheat flour.  So this is a great change for your diet if your body cannot handle wheat, but if you have celiac disease this grain still has some gluten in it. It can be cooked for a great morning cereal, used cold for salads and works great for pilafs.  This is a must have for your long term food storage because it is so versatile and it will provide you and your family with some of the nutrients that your body needs!

Kamut, a chemical-free grain, is a variety of khorasan wheat and has ancient origins with all of the essential nutritional attributes that gave ancient wheat the term "staff of life" in Biblical times. It has a high percentage of lipids making it a "high-energy" wheat and also contains a high content of selenium, a mineral known for its antioxidant capacity. Kamut can be ground into flour to make pasta and breads. Many people that are sensitive to wheat can eat this grain although it does contain gluten so it is not recommended for those with celiac disease. This is a great addition to add variety to your long-term food storage.
Packaging: This item is packed inside a mylar bag and then that bag is put inside a 5-gallon pail. If your pail arrives "sucked in," this can be normal due to changes in elevation during transit. If this happens to your bucket simple open the seal to the lid to "reinflate" the pail, then put the lid back on. This will NOT shorten the shelf life of the product as it doesn't affect the mylar bag and will still keep rodents out.
Shelf life estimates are based on industry studies from sources deemed reputable. Since Rainy Day Foods has no control over individual storage practices, they must disclaim any liability or warranty for particular results.
Shelf Life:  Should be stored in cool dark place- optimum condition is 60 degrees or less- for longer storage. Storing properly in our enameled cans and Super pail buckets, product may store 30 years.
Directions:  Use in breads or cereals.  Grind for flour. Can also be used in pilafs and cold salads.
Methods for cooking KAMUT:
1.  Stovetop Method:  Soak 1 cup of KAMUT overnight; then add 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil.  Add a pinch of salt (if needed), turn heat to low and simmer for 40-45 minutes or until tender.
Note:  Not soaking it will increase the cooking time substantially.  If you do soak it, you may not need all of that water to cook it in.
2.  Pressure Cooker Method:  Although the need to soak is not necessary it helps with the cooking process.  Start out with 1 ½ cups of water to one cup of KAMUT.  Increase it to 2 cups if this isn’t enough.
3.  Steamer Method:  For 1 cup of KAMUT use 2 ½ cups of water.  Place it in a steamer and it takes approximately one hour.

Ingredients:  Kamut is a registered trademark for Khorasan wheat.  No preservative added. Non GMO
Contains:  Wheat

Packaged in a plant that handles milk, wheat, eggs, soy and tree nut products.
5 Gallon Super Pail Bucket: O042- 35lbs. (15. 88kg) 170 servings