Tag: Food

May 06

Can Rotation Shelves

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Keeping your Pantry Organized is incredibly important. The best designs will allow you to see at a glance what you have so you don’t keep buying what’s already there. There is a running joke in my family about tomato paste. Every week for a month, I would buy tomato paste. Why? Because when I bought it, …

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Apr 24

Secret Rooms – Keep Your Food Storage and Survival Supplies Safe and Hidden

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Stockpiling food and supplies for your family is the right thing to do. The question is, do you want to share with everyone you know? If people see that you have food, medicines and important tools to get through an emergency situation, where do you think they will head when trouble starts? Suddenly, you have acquaintances and strangers …

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Mar 19

Six Essential Items for Food Storage

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There’s no point in stocking up your pantry if you don’t store your food properly. Before you buy that 25 pound sack of oatmeal or you harvest all those vegetables from your garden, think about how you plan to keep it safe for the long term. None of these supplies are particularly expensive or difficult I’ve listed these …

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Mar 14

How To Build A Survival Cache

Editor’s note: Survival caches are the ultimate back-up plan. If you are going for your survival cache, that means Plan A and Plan B went awry. In this case, you may be left with no other option but to survive with only the contents in your cache. You must plan out those contents accordingly. Given the …

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Mar 13

Emergency Essentials – Storing Rice

How to Store White Rice– Rice can be purchased in large sacks (20-50 lbs.) but it is best stored in smaller more manageable portions. If you are using your rice regularly, zip lock bags stored in a dark dry place should be enough to keep your rice edible for 4 years. (Barring critter invasion) If you are …

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Mar 13

Emergency Essentials- Brown Rice or White Rice?

Rice in Your Prepper Pantry… When someone says, “You should stockpile rice in your Prepper pantry”, what comes immediately to mind? White rice…Brown Rice…Wild Rice? Do you have any idea how much you need? How to store the rice? How long rice will last in storage? Let me try to clear up some questions, and get you set …

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Mar 10

Prepper’s Cookbook Review

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Food- How to Preserve, and USE a Food Stockpile “The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals”   by Tess Pennington If you are new to Prepping and are looking for a complete guide to stockpiling, preserving and cooking food, the Prepper’s Cookbook by Tess Pennington is right for …

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Mar 01

Wonderbag – Review

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Wonderbag – Cooking without Power I have to admit, I was skeptical when I first saw the Wonderbag. It looks like a bean bag chair for the pre-school set. How could it possibly cook a meal? But it turns out that this puffy bag can take the place of a long term cooker. This means using less …

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Feb 24

Mini Farming for Preppers

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Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre by Brett Markham Self-Sufficiency, the ability to grow your own food, is an important aspect of a Prepper Lifestyle. Now, you may feel that you could just live on canned goods, or count on your stockpile to get you through hard times, but the truth is, your best source for fresh …

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Feb 20

Prepper Pantry Preparedness

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The Ultimate Pantry Storing food means different things to different people. Ultimately, the way we store our food, and what we choose to store, is based on who we are. If you are a hard core Prepper, you may have a Bunker Pantry loaded with foods that allow for long term survival without bringing in …

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