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When it’s that time of year to preserve your garden bounty, an excellent method of food preservation is ‘canning’. If done properly, it is entirely safe. However, care and precaution are in order.
Canning low acid food is the only preservation method that can be deadly, so with canning instructions, you must follow the rules closely and not experiment. A pressure canner must be used for low acid foods. Check out this fantastic article from modernsurvivalblog.com below.
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Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.