The old joke is people will buy anything and everything to eat ahead of a predicted winter storm.  The winter weather heading to Upstate New York dealt a whopper of a blow to the midwest.  This viral photo shows a nearly cleaned out grocery store shelf in Buffalo.

What Foods Should You Stock During a Blizzard?

According to an article on RealSimple, these are foods to stock during a winter storm, or any emergency situation where you may be without power or access to the outside world.

Peanut Butter

Crackers

Nuts and trail mix

Cereal and granola

Bottled water

Vitamins and asprin

Canned staples: meats (tuna, chicken) vegetables and soups and chili.

[RealSimple]

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