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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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Lost Survival Lessons from the 18th Century Pirates Who Ruled the Atlantic

Lost Survival Lessons from the 18th Century Pirates Who Ruled the Atlantic

🕔14:29, 10.Mar 2017

This article is about the Privateers who were called the good pirates of the 17th and 18th Century working under the British Crown. They were seizing only Spanish royal ships and even “bad” pirate ships. Pirates roamed and ruled the high

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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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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 Food Lessons from the Great Depression

10 Food Lessons from the Great Depression

🕔13:03, 20.Feb 2017

A time wracked with suicide and fear the great depression was a holly terror on the nation. Many people exclaim that the crash of 2008 cost them everything. The truth is that the “everything” of 2008 was very different than

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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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What is Your Favorite Food to Stockpile?

What is Your Favorite Food to Stockpile?

🕔13:45, 9.Feb 2017

I think we should make a comprehensive list with the foods we prefer to store (price, quantity, shelf-life, flavor). We’ll all get a lot of good ideas to add to our stockpile/pantry. I think diversification practices well in food storage, security,

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How To Make Potato Flakes With 5 Years Shelf Life (without refrigeration)

How To Make Potato Flakes With 5 Years Shelf Life (without refrigeration)

🕔13:53, 8.Feb 2017

Dehydrated potato flakes are a highly portable, convenient source of nutrition. They are fairly easy to cook, don’t weigh much and keep for a long time without refrigeration. Also, you know what’s in them when you make them from scratch

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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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