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5 Unusual Things To Pickle

5 Unusual Things To Pickle

🕔10:14, 16.Nov 2018

When it comes to pickling we usually think of the classic options, such as cucumbers and peppers. But there is a whole world of pickling available, covering foods most people wouldn’t ever consider – did you ever think of pickling

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What Foods Can You Bury Underground For Winter?

What Foods Can You Bury Underground For Winter?

🕔08:00, 15.Nov 2018

Are you familiar with the term “starving spring”? How about “the hungry gap”? Well, these were two terms that represented the struggles of the average person, pre-convenience foods, to store enough food to sustain themselves and their families. Winter would

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What Really Happens When You Only Eat Walmart Cans For 30 Days?

What Really Happens When You Only Eat Walmart Cans For 30 Days?

🕔07:21, 13.Nov 2018

We started adding significantly to our food stores a few years ago, and now cans from our first large purchase are beginning to expire. I can donate them to my local food pantry, but my husband (Jim) wants to eat

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5 Survival Foods Your Grandmother Used To Make

5 Survival Foods Your Grandmother Used To Make

🕔08:37, 2.Nov 2018

Thanks to modern food processing technology, building up a stock of survival rations is easier than it’s ever been. From cheap tinned goods to tasty dehydrated meals that let you eat well even when you’re living out of a rucksack,

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What To Do With Your Frozen Food If The Power Goes Out

What To Do With Your Frozen Food If The Power Goes Out

🕔10:47, 16.Oct 2018

Freezing food is a great way of preserving it. If you can keep food at 0°F or lower you can delay spoilage for months or even years, and best of all, frozen food keeps most of its taste, texture and

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How To Make Yeast For Long-Term Storage

How To Make Yeast For Long-Term Storage

🕔06:58, 8.Oct 2018

Yeast has long inhabited the planet Earth, a simple organism that is hundreds of millions of years old. It plays a vital role in the creation of alcohol as the fungus turns sugars into the intoxicating brew of choice. Without yeast

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This Tree Is Like Bread But You Can Only Harvest It In The Next 3 Months

This Tree Is Like Bread But You Can Only Harvest It In The Next 3 Months

🕔07:23, 2.Oct 2018

Bing Crosby sang “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire,” and when most of us think of eating chestnuts that’s exactly the image that comes to mind – a traditional Christmas scene with the decorated tree in the corner, robins hopping

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If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

🕔07:19, 20.Sep 2018

If you’re like most preppers you probably have a pretty wide assortment of food stashed away. My own supply contains everything from MREs and freeze-dried camping meals to sacks of bulk rice; there are dozens of different items in there.

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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

🕔06:25, 17.Sep 2018

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 them or

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15 Reasons to Add 4lb Of Lard to Your SHTF Stockpile

15 Reasons to Add 4lb Of Lard to Your SHTF Stockpile

🕔06:38, 13.Sep 2018

My grandmother rendered lard for her family once a year when the hogs were butchered. She used that lard for cooking, baking, frying, household use, and she made the best piecrust you’ve ever tasted with it. For many generations lard

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$100 Walmart Prepper Food Run

$100 Walmart Prepper Food Run

🕔06:27, 31.Aug 2018

I have some long-term food supplies put away, but I wanted to put together a 30-plus day supply for my husband and I that contains foods in all of the main food groups. My budget is only $100 and I

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How To Preserve Food With Duct Tape And Bentonite Clay

How To Preserve Food With Duct Tape And Bentonite Clay

🕔07:52, 30.Aug 2018

Food preservation may be one of the most elusive parts of the prepping process. It seems like, just when you think you understand it all, something else pops up that you have to learn. This article will explain a method

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Cracking Open My Stockpile Of Pemmican After 1 Year

Cracking Open My Stockpile Of Pemmican After 1 Year

🕔06:27, 28.Aug 2018

I decided to make pemmican for the first time a year ago. I used 6 lbs. lean beef, 2 lbs. tallow and 1/3 cup fresh blueberries. It took me around 30 minutes (prep time) and the cooking process lasted around

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How Long Can You Store Food In The Freezer? (Infographic)

How Long Can You Store Food In The Freezer? (Infographic)

🕔07:00, 17.Aug 2018

As long as you have power available, a freezer is one of the best ways to preserve food. Just about anything can be frozen – meat, vegetables, dairy products, bread and most other staples. Your freezer isn’t a miracle machine,

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How To Plant Your Orchard To Have Fruits All Year Round

How To Plant Your Orchard To Have Fruits All Year Round

🕔06:52, 3.Aug 2018

There are few things more rewarding than watching your orchard full of fruit trees and berries grow. Keeping an orchard is a long term investment. Most fruit trees won’t even give you a hint of production in the first three

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