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How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

🕔12:45, 22.Mar 2017

Shelf life varies, depending on the storage conditions and the food. You will usually see a range indicated for shelf life. For example, rice is listed as 15-30 years, and some sources estimate 10-15 years. Here are 19 more foods

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How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

🕔12:45, 16.Mar 2017

Canning chicken is something our great-grandparents knew all about.  Preserving game and surplus meat for the leaner months or for your prepping reserves is a technique that’s well worth getting to grips with. Water Bath or Pressure Canner? First, it’s

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Cracking Open a Ten-Year-Old Bucket of Food

Cracking Open a Ten-Year-Old Bucket of Food

🕔13:25, 6.Mar 2017

This article was gladly contributed by Commander Zero. School starts up again this week, so I need to start doing breakfast. Since I’m incredibly lazy, I want something easy and fast. Cold pizza is my #1 choice, but who can

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Debunking Expiration Dates – What You Need to Know

Debunking Expiration Dates – What You Need to Know

🕔13:58, 2.Mar 2017

When going through your food stockpile, you may observe that some foods are past their expiration date even though you have probably been extra careful when you organized your pantry and tried to rotate your goods as often as possible. So,

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Delicious Recipes Using Cattails – “The Supermarket of the Swamp”

Delicious Recipes Using Cattails – “The Supermarket of the Swamp”

🕔12:56, 1.Mar 2017

Cattails (Typha latifolia) are one of the most versatile plants on Earth. It is called the “Supermarket of the Swamp” for good reason since it can be used throughout all four seasons. They even inspired the Boy Scouts’ motto: “You

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How To Buy and Store 260 Pounds of Food for just $83

How To Buy and Store 260 Pounds of Food for just $83

🕔15:15, 27.Feb 2017

This post was gladly contributed by Kathy Matthews. We bought a lot of food and brought it home. Then I needed to figure out what to do with it all. The dry foods are the easiest to figure out, if

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10 Long Shelf-Life Canned Foods Every Prepper Should Consider Stockpiling

10 Long Shelf-Life Canned Foods Every Prepper Should Consider Stockpiling

🕔15:19, 17.Feb 2017

Stockpiling food is a key part of being prepared. Even if you have the skills and space to grow your own, you can’t be sure that a disaster will leave your crops intact and edible. Sure, you can recover from

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How to Build a Smokehouse In Your Backyard (with Pictures)

How to Build a Smokehouse In Your Backyard (with Pictures)

🕔14:43, 13.Feb 2017

One of the best and tastiest ways to conserve meat is to smoke it. The meat is delicious, and if you keep it in a cool, dry place, it can last up to a year and sometimes even longer. The

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The Best ORAC Foods to Stockpile

The Best ORAC Foods to Stockpile

🕔12:38, 1.Feb 2017

ORAC stands for ‘oxygen radical absorbance capacity.’ It is a unit of measure to determine the antioxidant capacity of a particular food. The higher the ORAC unit value, the more antioxidants a food will have. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and

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How Cherokees Used Trees of Southern Appalachia for Food, Medicine, and Craft

How Cherokees Used Trees of Southern Appalachia for Food, Medicine, and Craft

🕔13:30, 3.Jan 2017

by Survival Sherpa Foraging wild food requires practice, knowledge, and experience on your landscape. Notice I used the word your land. What you’ve read in books and watched on YouTube may not apply to your locale. While survival principles may

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Pioneer Recipes That Survived The California Trail

Pioneer Recipes That Survived The California Trail

🕔15:14, 9.Dec 2016

By Claire Winson Whether they came for land, seeking relief from religious persecution, gold, or driven by a sense of adventure, there are many lessons that the west-bound pioneers of the mid 1800s can still teach us today. The men, women,

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How To Make a Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

How To Make a Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

🕔00:00, 8.Dec 2016

Once upon a time, root cellars were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable. Houses were no longer automatically built with a root cellar beneath or nearby.

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Foods You Should Never Can

Foods You Should Never Can

🕔13:31, 5.Dec 2016

With a pressure canner, there’s a whole smorgasbord of foods that you can preserve safely.  Not everything, however, retains it’s ‘safe to eat’ status as a home-canned preserve.  Luckily for preppers, the list of what is safe to can far

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16 Wild Edibles You Didn’t Know You Could Forage For

16 Wild Edibles You Didn’t Know You Could Forage For

🕔00:00, 25.Nov 2016

You never know how long food shortages will last. If you’re not living in the city, chances are you won’t starve in a famine. There is always something to forage for, just to get by. But in winter, you need

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How to Assemble a Flawless Snare for Survival in Just 5 Minutes

How to Assemble a Flawless Snare for Survival in Just 5 Minutes

🕔13:24, 21.Nov 2016

By Blake Alma If you are in a short-term survival situation, food is not a priority. However, if you know you will be stuck in the woods for a few days, trapping some meat will do you much good. If

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