Category Archive: Canning

9 Good Reasons to Can Your Own Food

9 Good Reasons to Can Your Own Food Canning your own food will not only save you money at the grocery store but it will give your family “food insurance” if SHTF. I touched on this a little in my 6 Secrets of Hot Water Bath Canning You May Not Know article. Now is the perfect time …

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26 Useful Hobbies that Pair Well with Prepping

26 Useful Hobbies that Pair Well with Prepping George Matthew Allen once said “People with many interests live, not only the longest, but the happiest.” While I am not sure if Allen said anything else worthwhile, this quote hits home for us preppers.  With the majority of the people in the US living sedentary lives, …

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Food Storage Lies, Myths and Tips

Food Storage Lies, Myths and Tips The food storage industry is a crazy place, filled with amazing promises and seemingly outlandish claims. The problem is that not all of these claims may be true and many things just seem flat out made up. Can certain foods really have a 25 year shelf life? Food storage …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when SHTF. I have been asked a number of …

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9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know

9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know Stockpiling food is obviously top of the prepper and homesteaders “to do” list. There are many ways of preserving food and I wanted to share a great informative article from shtfdad.com about this subject. In the article there are 9 methods of food preservation, some you …

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How to Build Inexpensive Basement Storage Shelves

How to Build Inexpensive Basement Storage Shelves Having room to store your preps is always going to be a tough one. Shelving and storage is expensive and could cost in the hundreds if not considerably more. My family and I have a small house and we have plenty of storage issues! So I did what I do …

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How To Can Beef, Elk, Pork or Venison Cubed and Raw Pack

How To Can Beef, Elk, Pork or Venison Cubed and Raw Pack Canning meat is probably one of the only sure ways that you will have meat if SHTF. Let’s be honest, probably 3/4 of you that read this can’t hunt. Horrible to say and I know we all will try our hardest to acquire …

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From a Complete Newbie to a Confident Canner

From a Complete Newbie to a Confident Canner Canning or ‘jarring’ your own food is a skill that is making a huge comeback. People are learning how to make jams and jellies and pressure canning their harvests. In doing so, they are creating shelf-stable foods that require no refrigeration and will last years if properly …

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10 Canning Tips for the Newbie Canner

10 Canning Tips for the Newbie Canner My wife and I can all the time and love it. It gets us together as a family unit and after a good batch of canning you can sit back and look at them and say, “well dear, that’s us good for a week or so if SHTF” …

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How To Can Water for Emergencies

How To Can Water for Emergencies Stocking an emergency water supply is something everyone should do-regardless of their situation. Natural disasters can disrupt water supply, contamination can occur with chemical or biological hazard leaks, and cold weather can cause pipes to freeze and burst. Bottled water is definitely easy to come by when conditions are …

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