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Old Fashioned Preserving: Grandpa’s Recipe for Cured Smoked Ham

Old Fashioned Preserving: Grandpa’s Recipe for Cured Smoked Ham A century ago most of the hog’s meat was cured and smoked to preserve it. This process is still used today by some, but curing hams it’s becoming a lost skill. Nowadays we rely too much on refrigerators. You can buy a hundred pounds of meat, …

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Meat Potting: An Almost Forgotten Skill Worth Rediscovering

Meat Potting: An Almost Forgotten Skill Worth Rediscovering When I sat down to write this, I remembered my grandmother. She potted meat like this in 10 gallon crocks. The cooler you could keep the crock, the longer the meat will last. (Basement, cellar, etc), but don’t let it hard freeze or the crock will crack. …

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50 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks The World Needs To Know

50 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks The World Needs To Know In our busy world, there never seems to be enough time to get everything we want and need to get accomplished actually done! Even finding time to learn ways to save time on common household chores can be a real challenge. Having time to make your …

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How to Eat and Grow Pomegranate – an Amazing Fruit for Food and Medicine

How to Eat and Grow Pomegranate – an Amazing Fruit for Food and Medicine When it comes to survival foods, you’ll want to grow pomegranate. If you don’t have the space to grow your own, or your not in the ideal pomegranate growing zones 7-10, then you can add this to your list of foods …

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Living Without a Fridge and What You Can Learn

Living Without a Fridge and What You Can Learn For any homesteader living self-sufficiently, food storage is quite a bit different than it is with modern technology.  Without refrigerators and freezers, there is a little more planning involved in food storage.  On the homesteading blog Just Plain Marie, there are plenty of great tips on …

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Vegetable Storage in a Root Cellar

Vegetable Storage in a Root Cellar As the growing season draws to a close and the winter months approach, it’s time to think about storing food for the winter.  Freezing and canning are a great option and can definitely extend the shelf life of your harvest.  Nothing beats fresh vegetables in the winter months, though. …

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37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies

37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies One challenge we all seem to face is how best to store our stuff. Being prepared means having a large stock of necessities (and some luxuries) on hand. It also means you need to figure out how to maximize your storage space, so you …

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Ways To Keep Meat Without Refrigeration

Five Ways To Keep Meat Without Refrigeration Having meat in your food storage is the best thing you could do as this will provide you and your family with vital protein, vitamins, minerals and calories you need to survive. The biggest issue with storing meat is relying on the electricity to keep your meat cold …

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Smoking Meat for Long-Term Storage – Smoking Secrets

Smoking Meat for Long-Term Storage – Smoking Secrets Ever since I can remember, my family has been smoking meat both as a hobby and as a long lasting food preservation method. If you have a good meat source that provides you with all the meat your family requires, learning a few smoking secrets will come …

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How To Buy Meat Only Twice a Year

How To Buy Meat Only Twice a Year No matter what part of the country you live in, food prices are going up. Even on items where the price hasn’t gone up much, the size of the packages has gotten smaller and that means you have to buy more. Across the whole store, all departments, …

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