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Most people think vacuum sealing is straightforward and while that is mostly true, there are some challenges that go along with this method of food preservation. Not all sealers are created the same just as not all vacuum sealing bags are the same.
Vacuum sealing is one of the first food preservation methods we started using to help stretch the food budget and keep us from throwing freezer burnt food out if we didn’t eat it soon enough. What I wasn’t expecting was just how much money this would ultimately save!
There are some great tips and tricks to help you seal your food right the first time, every time and save you even more money with less waste. Using canning attachments, sealing ‘wet’ foods, and the containers specially made to be vacuum sealed are all fantastic ways that you can regain control over your food, keep your freezer stocked, save money, and best of all, learn how to use a vacuum sealer better!
Bonus: How To Grow a Backyard Supermarket
Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.
If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.
Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!
This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:
Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.