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The Key To Storing Milk and Eggs Long-Term

By Emma C / August 7, 2018

The thought of spoiled milk or eggs is a cringe-worthy one. Many preppers, when stocking their emergency pantry, resolve to just skip over these items entirely because there’s no way to effectively store them long-term. The good news is that they’re wrong. While it can be a bit tricky at times, there are a few […]

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The Six Essential Questions That Should Be On Your Food Storage Checklist

By Andrew J. / April 30, 2018

Any prepper worth his/her salt knows that one absolutely must have food stored away for any possible emergency. During a time of crisis, you are your own best friend. The supermarket shelves may be empty or the store itself may be closed, and if you’re unprepared, you’ll probably end up going hungry. However, storing food […]

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Food Storage Tips for the Long Haul

By Andrew J. / July 11, 2016

It is never a bad idea to have at least a small stockpile of food in the event of an emergency. Inclement weather events, power outages, and other disasters could make finding food outside of your home nearly impossible. Having something to fall back on is a smart and safe plan. Why Should You Have […]

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Seven Proven Methods for Food Preservation

By Emma C / May 5, 2016

Most of us don’t remember a time when 21st century style refrigeration wasn’t an option available to us. These days we go to the store, buy whatever we need, then take it home and throw it in a refrigerator or freezer. While this is the lifestyle we’re used to, things weren’t always that easy. ‘Old-time’ […]

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Five Things You Must Know How to Do to Survive

By Andrew J. / November 10, 2015

It’s really easy to prepare food right now; you just pull it out of the fridge or the freezer and toss the food in the microwave or skillet. Easy peasy. You have electricity for keeping your food cold, gas or electricity for cooking it, a car to get you to the store and a store […]

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Canning Choices

By Andrew J. / August 15, 2015

The botulinum bacteria if left to grow will produce spores and create a deadly toxin that can result in food borne botulism. The bacterium, “C. botulinum” is present in soil and in marine sediment. The spores can be found on many fruits and vegetables, but the spores are harmless at this stage, because to grow […]

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How to Can Meat Safely

By Andrew J. / June 20, 2015

Meat is one of those things that people tend to be the most scared to try canning. Food poisoning can be a very serious matter. I don’t blame anyone who approaches preserving meats with trepidation. I was the same way when I first started canning! My biggest fear was that I would do something wrong […]