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Vacuum Sealing Tips and Tricks

Vacuum Sealing Tips and Tricks Most people think vacuum sealing is straightforward and while that is mostly true, there are some challenges that go along with this method of food preservation. Not all sealers are created the same just as not all vacuum sealing bags are the same. Vacuum sealing is one of the first …

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35 Reasons You Should Never Be Without Vinegar

35 Reasons You Should Never Be Without Vinegar Vinegar has been one of the mostly used food items for centuries, find out why you need this is your preps today! Whether you are storing up supplies for hard times or just want to save a little grocery money on cleaning supplies, one thing you should …

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How To Make The Best Monkey Butter Recipe Ever

How To Make The Best Monkey Butter Recipe Ever I have seen monkey butter recipes floating around the web for years so I decided to make a batch and see what all the commotion was about. This spread is a delightful combination of bananas, pineapple, coconut, and citrus that I’m finding irresistible (my favorite so …

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What To Plant In April

What to Plant in April This is not an April fool. You can actually start planting some great vegetables in April and some even I didn’t know you could. Obviously, I wouldn’t risk direct planting in the soil quite yet, I am still a stickler in may 1st as the earliest I would do that. …

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How To Eat Daylilies And A Few Recipes

How To Eat Daylilies And A Few Recipes I never knew that you could eat daylilies until today. I feel like I have missed out on so much free food that was just growing in my backyard. Daylilies are a common garden plant that have “gone wild.” They’re found throughout most parts of the United States …

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10 Wild Edibles Found Everywhere

10 Wild Edibles Found Everywhere When you walk across a field, do you ever wonder if any of it is edible? You may recognize several ‘weeds’ in there such as dandelion and clover but the rest is just ‘wild plants’ or other weeds to you. What most people don’t realize or ever stop to think …

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How To Grow Dirt-Free Potatoes

How To Grow Dirt-Free Potatoes We like to try something new each gardening season and decided to give this a shot a few years back. But this method was only new to us, as our grandfather used to plant this way many years ago. Still, it’s unusual enough so that when we tell people we …

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The Easiest Bread You Will Ever Make: Peasant Bread

The Easiest Bread You Will Ever Make: Peasant Bread Peasant bread is a no knead bread, I know some people hate no knead bread but this is not your typical no knead bread. It bakes in well-buttered pyrex bowls — there is no pre-heating of the baking vessels in this recipe. It emerges golden and crisp …

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How To Plant & Grow a Pineapple Top

How To Plant & Grow a Pineapple Top Want to know how to grow a pineapple? Pineapple plants grow inside or outside depending on the weather. All you have to do is tear away some of the leaves to expose the roots a little bit and then place it in some water, secured by some …

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How To Use Leaves as Tin Foil

How To Use Leaves as Tin Foil Before there was tin foil, metal pots, or even pottery, there were leaves. Ancient humans used to eat meat and other foods raw just like the other animals. With the discovery of fire came the knowledge of cooked food lasting longer. Before that, they used to cook on rocks …

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