Category: Canning


Tips For Canning Tomatoes

Tips For Canning Tomatoes -- August is in full swing and there are tomatoes everywhere. If you planted a few tomato plants, you might be wondering what you can do with tour bumper crop of tomatoes

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. August is in full swing and there are tomatoes everywhere. If you planted a few tomato plants, you might be wondering what you can do …

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How to Build Inexpensive Basement Storage Shelves

How to Build Inexpensive Basement Storage Shelves - This storage could be made to fit any room but the most obviously place is a basement, if you have one. Read on to see the tutorial which has a lot of pics to help you along the way!

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 best and started searching for ideas and …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection - Print out a this massive collection of PDF files as reference for a possible SHTF scenario, and keeping it in a nice safe spot. A single printed survival manual may save you or a loved one at some future date.

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 times if I have my collection of …

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10 Reasons Why you Should be Canning Your Own Meat

10 Reasons Why you Should be Canning Your Own Meat - This is a great article about preservation but not just rice and beans. Have you given any thought to preserving real meat? When you have meat on a shelf you have something that imparts massive levels of nutrients and has the ability to sustain you longer.

Food preservation has all but disappeared in the modern world. Well, I should say home preservation. This is an important thing to consider. There was time when preservation meant the difference between life and death or even just a good life and near starvation. What most people fail to understand is that Spring is a …

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How To Make A DIY Beehive In A Jar

How To Make A DIY Beehive In A Jar -- There are so many benefits to beekeeping: honey, beeswax, royal jelly and the knowledge that you are helping the bee population survive. It is a fun and rewarding hobby or occupation; more and more people are raising bees in suburban areas than ever.

There are so many benefits to beekeeping: honey, beeswax, royal jelly and the knowledge that you are helping the bee population survive. It is a fun and rewarding hobby or occupation; more and more people are raising bees in suburban areas than ever. I mean, how many people have you met that don’t love honey? …

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9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know

9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know - There are 9 methods of food preservation mentioned, some you may know well and some you may not know so well. All are great ways to preserve your food and all of them WILL help you in a survival situation. Can you add more to the list?

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 survivalkit.com about this subject. In the article there are 9 methods of food preservation, some you may know well and some you may not know …

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How To Protect Your Food Storage Stockpile From Mold

How To Protect Your Food Storage Stockpile From Mold - Your basement is the best place for mold to flourish. Mold likes cool, damp, dark places to grow. Basements are notorious for this environment, making them the most common place that mold grows and thrives. Being a prepper you know how important it is to have a properly protected basement. Any type of water damage, if not properly cleaned and dried, can also cause mold growth.  Mold is not only a killer for your stockpile; it can be harmful to the lungs of those who breathe it in.

Like many preppers, we use our basement for storage. Whether we are stockpiling food supplies, building equipment or other survival items, there is a slow moving predator that can destroy these items without us even knowing. This predator likes to live in cool, damp, dark places and can grow very rapidly. It can both harm …

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Canning Dried Beans: Planning Ahead for Fast and Easy Meals

Canning Dried Beans: Planning Ahead for Fast and Easy Meals - Preppers are good at storing beans. That has much to do with the fact that dry beans stay around. They gather quickly because we always forget to soak them and instead reach for the can. This article offers you options for your beans. It gives you a way to take advantage of that dry bean storage without having to plan two days in advanced.

Canning Dried Beans: Planning Ahead for Fast and Easy Meals Beans have been on the human menu for a long time. We have eaten beans in some of the worst conditions and we have eaten beans in some of the best times. Beans transcend things like wealth, race and religion. All throughout history it has …

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11 Ways Anyone Can Be Self-Sufficient

11 Ways Anyone Can Be Self-Sufficient — Self-sufficiency is an attainable goal, and there are some easy steps you can take to get there. Growing your own herbs is one example – not only do they make runs to the store for that one missing ingredient unnecessary, but they just taste better.

11 Ways Anyone Can Be Self-Sufficient Self-sufficiency is an attainable goal, and there are some easy steps you can take to get there. Growing your own herbs is one example – not only do they make runs to the store for that one missing ingredient unnecessary, but they just taste better. From there, you can …

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The Best Home Canned Meatballs Recipe

The Best Home Canned Meatballs Recipe - Meat prices are just ridiculous and I don't see the prices going down anytime soon. So if you can get a good deal on ground beef I would highly recommend making some meatballs and can them and have yummy meatballs for years to come

The Best Home Canned Meatballs Recipe I want to share this meatball recipe. My wife made a batch of these recently, and I have to be honest… They were the best I have ever tasted. Meat prices are just ridiculous and I don’t see the prices going down anytime soon. So if you can get a …

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