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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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How I Grow My Herbs Indoors

How I Grow My Herbs Indoors

🕔09:57, 26.Oct 2016

Fresh herbs should be a priority for every survivalist. They are great for flavoring foods but they are also packed with vitamins and some have medicinal uses. Herbs grow like weeds outdoors in average to sandy garden soil but conditions

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Which One Of These 22 Awesome Foods Do You Have in Your Stockpile?

Which One Of These 22 Awesome Foods Do You Have in Your Stockpile?

🕔10:59, 14.Oct 2016

Looking for something to add to your stockpile this weekend? How to Make Homemade Bread in a Can How to Make 2400 Calorie Emergency Ration Bars Designed to Feed You for a Full Day The Top 10 Cereal Grains You

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How to Make Delicious MREs at Home

How to Make Delicious MREs at Home

🕔07:24, 28.Sep 2016

When it comes to emergency food supplies a lot of people think military-style MREs are the gold standard. They do have some advantages – they’re rugged, easy to prepare and can be eaten cold in a pinch – but they

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7 Deadly Canning Mistakes Even Smart People Make

7 Deadly Canning Mistakes Even Smart People Make

🕔12:02, 22.Sep 2016

If you’re ever forced back on your own resources for the long term, home canning is going to be an essential skill. You can’t grow your own vegetables all year round; there’s a growing season followed by a harvest season,

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How To Pickle Eggs

How To Pickle Eggs

🕔11:09, 19.Sep 2016

If you keep chickens, you’ll know that at certain times of the year, you’ll have more eggs that you know what to do with.  Eggs are tricky to store long term and pickling them is one of the best ways

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How to Make 2400 Calorie Emergency Ration Bars Designed to Feed You for a Full Day

How to Make 2400 Calorie Emergency Ration Bars Designed to Feed You for a Full Day

🕔10:48, 16.Sep 2016

Across the table from a government worker I was discussing the importance of emergency food. The discussion was centered on freeze dried meals and canned foods. We were discussing the feasibility of both in a serious disaster situation. We were

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