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The Enemies of Food Storage

The Enemies of Food Storage - In a SHTF situation, no one should be surprised when the grocery stores are cleaned out in a day or two and shortly after your amenities such as refrigerators and freezers will cease to be of use without proper planning. That’s why having extensive knowledge of food storage and preparation are vitally important.

I would encourage anyone who is truly interested in food storage, canning and other ways of growing, cooking and processing foods to take a course in food safety. It is great information for the smooth sailing of today or the …

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3 Emergency Cooking Ideas Anyone Can Do

3 Emergency Cooking Ideas Anyone Can Do — I am always surprised at how cooking food takes a back seat when it comes to preparedness. Most people grab the emergency food but they do not consider how they are going to boil water and reheat some of those dehydrated meals.

One thing preppers do well is figuring out how to make fire and cook food. From using ammo cans to tin can rocket stoves, alternative cooking is a very important survival skill. You want to have the capacity to cook …

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Delicious Camping Food Ideas and Recipes For Your Next Trip

Kettle full of mushrooms cooking on a campfire

If you find yourself off the grid, either by choice or by circumstance, you’ll need to cook meals without the usual conveniences found in the home. The easiest solution can be to open a can and heat something over a …

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Underwater Hunting and Primitive Gourmet

Underwater Hunting and Primitive Gourmet - You will see how these guys caught some delicious wild flounder and you will see what they did with this great wild catch. Its a rare look at what happens to wild food after its been identified and processed. How do we make the most delicious experience with our wild food.

We often hear about the importance of hunting, foraging and being able to process meats in the wild. Image Credit: instructables.com These are all important parts of the survival skill set. There is a lot of food in the wild …

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Stop Stalling and Build Your Food Storage Supply

How to Build a 30-Day Emergency Food Supply...Fast - Generally, I write about healthy food. I write about focusing on whole foods without additives, and I firmly believe that is the very best way to build your food supply.  I believe strongly in the value of a pantry that you will use day to day to nourish your family.

What is the number one thing that comes up in all survival fiction? What are the characters always searching for, working on or struggling with when it comes to SHTF entertainment?  It’s food. It’s always food.  There is a reason …

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How To Make Acorn Coffee

How To Make Acorn Coffee - Acorn coffee is easy to make and filled with nutrients that make any cold morning or evening satisfyingly awesome!

When eaten, raw acorns have a really bitter taste and will leave a funny astringent feeling in the mouth, some people presumed that they were poisonous to eat but they just don’t taste that good – and so it’s best …

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Should You Freeze Dry Your Own Food? Pros and Cons to Consider

Should You Freeze Dry Your Own Food? - This article begs the question of whether or not this food should be made at home. With innovations in technology you have option in the home like never before. However, freeze drying food will require an investment. Take a look at the many pros and cons of freeze drying foods in the home in this article. Let us know what you think.

Freeze drying used to be something left to large companies with expansive facilities. Image Credit: youtube.com There was a time when the best you could do was have a good provider that you could buy from. Super pails, mylar bags …

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How To Make Homemade Butter With Your Kitchen Mixer

How To Make Homemade Butter With Your Kitchen Mixer - You may already know that you can make butter in a mason jar or something similar, but that method only produces enough butter for a couple slices of toast. What if you had a big family or a party coming up? This is your project!

Sweet cream butter is a true gift. Its something we all have in our fridge and in this modern world we take for granted.  Image Credit: kitchen-tested.com You know, we take a lot of food production for granted. Its just …

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Food War: Grocery Shopping Versus Fresh Food

Food War: Grocery Shopping Versus Fresh Food - The author took a lot of time to seek out prices, labor and other stats that help solidify the point that growing food is cheaper and easier than spending money at the market. Side conversations about packaging and its effects are also very eye opening.

It is often said that a single person cannot make changes on the Macro level. That could be one of the biggest issues we are all having. We like control and freedom Image Credit: thegrownetwork.co  However, our ability to influence …

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Food Storage Lies, Myths and Tips

Food Storage Lies, Myths and Tips - Food storage is essential for survivalists, homesteaders and anyone that is preparing for the worst. But your situation can become a worst case scenario if you don't know what you are doing. There is so much information on the internet about food storage, how can you hope to figure out fact versus fiction?

The problem is that not all of these claims may be true and many things just seem flat out made up. Can certain foods really have a 25-year shelf life? Food storage is essential for survivalists, homesteaders, and anyone that …

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