When the power, water or gas is out because of an emergency, creative meals are often off the menu. Eating out of an emergency stockpile can mean dinner poured straight from a can.

The American Public Health Association has developed a tool that could help you and your family manage just such a situation.

"Recipes for Disaster: An Emergency Preparedness Cookbook" is now available — and free! It's filled with recipes, food and water stockpiling tips and even checklists to help you shop for your emergency stockpile.

Download your free copy.

APHA Recipe for Disaster Emergency Preparedness Cookbook Cover