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The Shelf Life of Common Refrigerated Foods

The Shelf Life of Common Refrigerated Foods - Checklist of refrigerator items and their shelf life that could serve as a guideline for how long you can let a particular leftover sit around in the fridge.

You probably have never wondered about shelf life the way you do now. Preppers have a bit of an obsession with shelf life because we have a little obsession with food storage. Food storage is one of the most effective …

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The 4 Golden Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking — A lot of people have had their cast-iron pots and pans for tens if not a hundred years or more and they still work as good as they day they were brought. Cast-iron skillets conduct heat beautifully, go from stove top to oven with no problem.

There is a reason why people of the past used cast iron cookware. You see, there were no Walmarts out there or Amazon deliveries. That said, you have to understand how important it was to upkeep that cookware.  When you …

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How To Stop Invasive Plants From Taking Over Your Garden

How To Stop Invasive Plants From Taking Over Your Garden — If you love lilies and black-eyed Susans, but hate the way they're taking over your garden and choking out other plants, here's what you can do: Many plants multiply by dropping seeds and by sending out roots that establish new plants.

The eradication of native plants has caused all kinds of problems. These are world problems that man cannot simply find a way to solve.  However, on a micro scale, there are some plants that need to be dealt with in …

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The Best Survival Foods: Non-Perishables That Can Outlive You

The Best Survival Foods Non-Perishables That Can Outlive You - Sick of stockpiling food that expires on you? Wish there were foods that could last a decade or two, or even go so far as to outlive you?

Sick of stockpiling food that expires on you? Wish there were foods that could last a decade or two, or even go so far as to outlive you?   Well I’m happy to say, these kinds of foods do exist. …

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AZOMITE Trace Minerals for Better Garden Soil

The first time you hear about a person buying or using "rock dust" it's very confusing.

The first time you hear about a person buying or using “rock dust” it’s very confusing. In fact, it sounds like snake oil. There is no way someone could be tricked into buying a 40lb back of powdered rocks.  The …

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How To Make Your Own Homemade Survival Bars

How To Make Your Own Homemade Survival Bars - These bars are extremely easy to make. They are cheap and can last for years. This is what foodstorageandsurvival.com said "This bread will keep indefinitely and each loaf is the daily nutrients for one adult (approx 2000 calories)".

What types of calories should you travel with on the bugout? Do you have a list of foods that can keep you and your family sustained on the road? DO NOT depend on wild edibles. You will find that the …

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The Top 5 Myths about Organic Gardening

The Top 5 Myths about Organic Gardening — Growing your own garden is great in itself, you get fresh fruit and vegetables for your family, you save money plus the satisfaction of self-sufficiency. You might have been considering organic gardening for the additional health benefits, but there are some naysayers out there that make it seem like it is too difficult, time consuming, or just isn’t worth the work.

Growing your own garden is great in itself, you get fresh fruit and vegetables for your family, you save money plus the satisfaction of self-sufficiency. You might have been considering organic gardening for the additional health benefits, but there are …

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Pemmican – The Survival Super Food

Pemmican – The Survival Super Food — When it comes to survival food, pemmican is on top of the list and for good reason. This survival food stood the test of time, it’s easy to prepare and it will last for a long time, without the need of refrigeration.

When it comes to survival food, pemmican is on top of the list and for good reason. This survival food stood the test of time, it’s easy to prepare and it will last for a long time, without the need …

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How Much Should You Plant In Your Garden To Provide A Year’s Worth Of Food?

How Much Should You Plant In Your Garden To Provide A Year’s Worth Of Food? — Not long ago, people had to think about how much to grow for the year. They had to plan ahead, save seeds, plant enough for their family and preserve enough to survive over the winter months!

We have to open this up with a few caveats. not the least of which is the fact that you are going to supplement your diet with meat and carbs like rice. So, 100% of your diet is not going …

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Catching and Eating Fish with Kids

One of the best things to do with your kids in the survival vein is fishing. Kids love fishing. They just love pulling fish in and fighting them. Most people throw fish bag in a catch and release style. That's fine.

One of the best things to do with your kids in the survival vein is fishing. Kids love fishing. They just love pulling fish in and fighting them. Most people throw fish bag in a catch and release style. That’s …

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