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The 3 Best and Most Delicious Ways To Cook Sweet Potatoes

The 3 Best and Most Delicious Ways To Cook Sweet Potatoes - With dinner you only get one shot. If you blow it the family is hungry and you might even be the butt of a joke for some years to come. This article is a great read on three great ways to prepare sweet potatoes. Three ways to change up the starch on your weekly menus and I guarantee your family will love them.

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. The sweet potato is a vegetable that most people reserve only for their holiday menus. That’s a darn shame too because it is a starch …

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When Grocery Stores Go Empty – A Back Door Shopping Strategy

When Grocery Stores Go Empty – A Back Door Shopping Strategy - After a collapse the grocery store will become a very different place. It will be a trip that puts your life in the hands of circumstance. It will be a violent gladiator ring where only the strongest come out on top.

The grocery store is a weekly trip that most of us don’t seem to mind. We are greeted by smiling faces and we watch the rest of the world struggle to keep their children from hanging off shelves and breaking glass jars. Its the place we go to sustain ourselves on things like beef and …

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High Blood Pressure – Foods and Recipes That Can Help You Win the Battle

High Blood Pressure – Foods and Recipes That Can Help You Win the Battle - This is a great article that will help you with foods and recipes that can help you fight that high blood pressure. You will find that winning that battle is something you can do with your diet.

You might be on medications for high blood pressure and that is a questionable situation to begin with. However, if you haven’t modified your diet and you run out of those meds, that can be a serious situation. A heart attack during a disaster is not going to be fun for anyone involved. That is …

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No Work Gardening – Ruth Stout Method

Growing vegetables for your family is smart these day: you can be sure to have balanced and nutritious meals and food that has no nasty chemicals added for “better’ growth. But gardening is hard! Old fashion gardening takes digging and weeding and watering and keeping up with a good size garden can take its toll …

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Fermenting Garden Veggies

Fermenting Garden Veggies - This article offers up a method that is both beneficial to storage and your health! This article is about fermenting garden veggies which turns them into powerhouse foods for helping regularity and your gut health. Two areas that are very important when discussing overall health. These methods also require no canning process.

The harvest is upon us! All the hard work of treating soil, weeding, planting, weeding some more, composting, fertilizing, its all at the point of paying off. So, what do we find in the midst of our harvest. Well, we find that there are tons veggies laying around. Probably too many for most of us …

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Food Quandary: How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Prepper Food

Food Quandary: How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Prepper Food - This is a great article on choosing the wrong prepper food.  Are you concerned about where to look and what brands to use. Well, this is a great article to help you with that quandary.

It seems like every single day a new dry food storage company is putting a new product out. What does that mean? Well, it means a few things. I thing is that you are most likely going to have access to high quality food because the competition in the market will create a better product …

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How to Thin Carrots – And What to Do With the Seedlings You Thin

How to Thin Carrots – And What to Do With the Seedlings You Thin - This article in particular is focusing on the idea of thinning a great fall vegetable. Carrots. Carrot seeds are small and they always need thinning so in order to do that you can learn about it in this article.

Is it weird to hear, ‘its planting time,’ with August over? Well, you are going to have that mind frame if you are thinking about that fall garden. That fall garden is going to be your best bet for eating long after the tomatoes and peppers have stopped producing. That cool fall and early winter …

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How To Make Fresh Tomato Sauce (Italian Secret Recipe!)

How To Make Fresh Tomato Sauce (Italian Secret Recipe!) - It was safe to say that this recipe rocked our taste buds. It’s a hassle to make any sauce from scratch but let me tell you now that it is so worth the time and effort to make this.

Did you know that you can make authentic Italian tomato sauce for a lot cheaper and a lot less additives than the store bought varieties? Store bought pasta sauce or tomato sauce is great but I wanted to test this recipe out so my darling wife gave it a whirl. It was safe to say …

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How To Freeze Fresh Eggs The Right Way

How To Freeze Fresh Eggs The Right Way - If you have neighbors you can sell them too that's great but a lot of us can't sell them or don't want too. So the next logical step is to try and preserve them so they last months not weeks.

If you own chickens you will know that they can produce more eggs that you can eat on a daily basis. Even more so when it’s warmer out. In the winter they lay less but you can still end up with a lot of eggs sitting around for days or weeks. If you have neighbors …

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How to Make Your Own Pectin

How to Make Your Own Pectin - Making homemade pectin is one of those things you can do to save some money and to learn as a self-reliance skill.  If there was ever a time when the stores are closed or sold out, knowing how to make pectin would be a very valuable skill that could help your family and community preserve food.

Homemade pectin is usually made from apples or crab apples, both of which have an abundance of pectin.  Making homemade pectin is one of those things you can do to save some money and to learn as a self-reliance skill.  If there was ever a time when the stores are closed or sold out, knowing …

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