Food Storage

Best Garden Structures That Help Extend the Growing Season

One of the greatest food assets a prepper can have is a year-round garden. Yet, gardens do not grow well in all locations. To help extend the growing season, this blog article looks at some of the tools that preppers can use to grow more productive gardens wherever they live. Gardening Techniques that Shorten the.…

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Top 6 Ways To Preserve Eggs

When it comes to preserving eggs there is a lot to know. Powdered egg products are nice to have during survival situations and long emergencies but they are quite expensive to purchase. Fortunately there are ways to preserve eggs and maintain their nutritional value for an extended period of time. Understanding Preservation Chicken, duck, and.…

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Best Manual Grain Mills for Milling at Home

Grain stores much longer than flour, so its natural for many preppers to prefer to stock up on years worth of grain over the flour itself. By doing this, you also save a pretty penny. But, when SHTF and it is time to open up your five-gallon buckets of grain, you aren’t ready to cook..…

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Legacy Food Storage Review – A Hands-on Sampling

Legacy Food Storage has earned itself a spot in many prepper’s pantries, and the reasons are simple. Their food options are robust, offer great variety, and have a 25-year shelf life. I received a sampler from Legacy that contained six four-serving packs: pasta alfredo, potato soup, enchilada beans and rice, a meatless stroganoff, oatmeal with.…

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Best Freeze Dryers for Drying Food at Home

There is a lot of buzz around freeze drying foods at home. As a primer, be sure to check out the “prequel” on the Pros and Cons of freeze drying here. Full Disclaimer up Front: One of the major drawbacks at the moment is the high cost of such a device. At the moment, home freeze.…

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Should You Freeze Dry Your Own Food? Pros and Cons to Consider

Home freeze drying has a scientific term – Lyophilization. The process is complex, but the results are worthwhile. Freeze drying involves three steps, and it requires a special vacuum unit to complete the process. The first step is to freeze the food. The second is sublimation or drying of the food. The third step is.…

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How to Make Your Own DIY MREs – Homemade MRE Tips

Upon request from our readers, I was asked to make a follow-up to the MRE article. In there, I had mentioned that creating your own MRE is more efficient and cheaper than buying one of the brand-names. Therefore, I have compiled this information together as everything you’ll need to know about creating your very own.…

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Top 5 Best Survival Food Brands and Companies

How do you choose between the many survival food companies when it comes time to prepare for food available disruptions? This article compares the five best survival food brands and discusses their benefits based on ingredients, calories, and cost per serving. While numbered, these brands appear in no particular order as they all offer benefits..…

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Emergency Food vs Survival Food — Surprise! You Need Both

We talk a lot about emergency food but do we ever really define what it is we mean? When it comes to surviving an emergency, our body requires different types of food to meet different types survival needs. Life-Threatening Emergencies When your life is on the line, your body responds. It is programmed to help.…

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