Category: Canning

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 meat when the time comes.

When you think of canning, what comes to mind? You probably think about things like jelly and tomato sauce. That is part of it. However, you are going to be doing a lot more canning when the SHTF if you …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/can-beef-elk-pork-venison-cubed-raw-pack/

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 favorable, but it has a relatively short shelf life. Canning water is a great method to preserve water, and there’s an easy-to-follow tutorial on Loaves and Dishes that shows …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/can-water-emergencies/

Diversifying Food Storage with Canned Meatballs

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

Food storage can be pretty exciting if you know your way around a kitchen. Its actually a pretty interesting term. Food storage can mean a number of things to different people.  Freeze Dried Long Term Food Storage Shelf Stable Foods …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/diversifying-food-storage-with-canned-meatballs/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/canning-your-own-meat/

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

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.  No worries, here are just a few tips for …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/tips-for-canning-tomatoes/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/build-inexpensive-basement-storage-shelves/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/massive-survival-preparedness-pdf-collection/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/diy-beehive-jar/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/9-methods-food-preservation/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/how-to-protect-your-food-storage-stockpile-from-mold/

Send this to a friend