Category: Food Storage


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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Freezing Tomatoes So You Can Enjoy Them Later

Freezing Tomatoes So You Can Enjoy Them Later -- It's tomato season and if you planted tomatoes you have lots of them ripening every day.  Maybe you have too many to eat now, so you're looking for ways to save them for later use. I personally prefer freezing tomatoes, because it's so easy!

It’s tomato season and if you planted tomatoes you have lots of them ripening every day.  Maybe you have too many to eat now, so you’re looking for ways to save them for later use. I personally prefer freezing tomatoes, because it’s so easy! Plastic Food Storage Containers with Lids – Disposable Plastic Food Containers …

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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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Freezing Zucchini And Squash To Save For Later

Freezing Zucchini And Squash To Save For Later -- We love harvesting zucchini and squash every day and eat as much as we possibly can. We've had it raw in salads, made zucchini noodles (also known as zoodles), zucchini bread, squash patties, sauteed, soups, etc.  You name it, we made it. But there's only so much you can eat before you get silk of it. #garden #gardening #gardeningtips #homestead #homesteading

We love harvesting zucchini and squash every day and eat as much as we possibly can. We’ve had it raw in salads, made zucchini noodles (also known as zoodles), zucchini bread, squash patties, sauteed, soups, etc.  You name it, we made it. But there’s only so much you can eat before you get silk of …

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How to Organize Emergency Food Supply

How to Organize Emergency Food Supply - This is an article about organization. One of the best things about organizing preps is that it will magically make space appear. You will see space free up and be astounded. This is very important in all of this. The more space you have the more you can prep. I know lots of people don't like the thought of cleaning and organizing but its something that can make you a more effective prepper.

Preppers battle lots of things. Possibly the court of public opinion being their greatest enemy. While we have a group of people who are trying to warn the world about the coming disasters, the public laughs it off and carries on in ignorance. Another, less diabolical, prepper enemy is space. In order to be prepared …

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25 Items to Stock From Sam’s Club

25 Items to Stock From Sam’s Club - Granted, Sam's Club doesn't have as much variety as Walmart or your average grocery store, but they have everything you need to cook from scratch: flour, sugar, oatmeal, honey, seasonings, baking soda, vegetable oil, and so forth.

If you’re stockpiling food for an emergency, the most affordable way to do it is to join a store like Sam’s Club or Costco and buy food in bulk. A membership costs around $50 a year, but you’ll save so much money that the membership will pay for itself several times over. Granted, Sam’s Club …

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9 Ways to Store Meat Without Refrigeration

9 Ways to Store Meat Without Refrigeration - This article serves as an introduction to off-grid meat storage. We'll look at methods like smoking, curing, brining, dehydrating, freeze drying, and more. People were storing meat long before refrigerators were invented.

Whether you’re preparing for an emergency or trying to live off the grid, you’re probably storing a lot of food without a refrigerator. Some foods are easy to store without refrigeration–rice, beans, pasta, sugar, and so forth. These foods will last for years at room temperature. But what about those of us who like to …

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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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How To Build A Cold Spring House For Free Refrigeration

How To Build A Cold Spring House For Free Refrigeration - A great option is to build a cold spring house. A spring house is a small building, usually one room, constructed over a spring.

If you have chosen, or are planning, to live off the grid as a self-sufficient homesteader/prepper, standard refrigerators are not an ideal choice. Simply put, they defeat the purpose of being off grid. Refrigerators use an enormous amount of electricity and your typical solar systems will not be able to power them for long (if …

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How to Choose the Best Emergency Food and Why

How to Choose the Best Emergency Food and Why - As a general rule of thumb, you want foods that A) Take up low volume, and B) Contain high calories. By finding foods with those two qualities, you’ll be able to maximize the space in your home or bug out bag.

Have you ever wondered what the best emergency food is? Is it rice? Is it canned food? As a general rule of thumb, you want foods that A) Take up low volume, and B) Contain high calories. By finding foods with those two qualities, you’ll be able to maximize the space in your home or …

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