Category Archive: Food Storage

Could You Do it?… Eating Reptiles, Amphibians and Insects

Eating various critters in the wild is a great way to enhance protein and nutrient intake. However, there are also some drawbacks to consider as you are hunting for your next non-traditional dinner.   Let’s examine the benefits and concerns that exist so that you can maximize this opportunity while reducing health risks. The Bad Snakes, lizards, …

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The Little-Known Benefits Associated with Raising Quail

Quail are similar, yet different to chickens in a number of ways that may make raising them an attractive option for some.  They are smaller, lay eggs on a more frequent basis and require less hands-on management.  On the other hand they produce less in terms of food volume than their chicken counterparts.  Here are a …

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Making Ghee Butter For Long Term Storage

Ghee butter got its start in Asia ages ago as a way to preserve butter for long term use.  It can be stored without the need for refrigeration, and some ghee products are purported to have a shelf life of more than a hundred years.  While there is a lot of disagreement over actual shelf life, …

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SHTF Bread. No Yeast or Buttermilk Needed

This bread does not require yeast or buttermilk. It is super easy to make and tastes great!

How To Make the Best Pickled Eggs in the World!

A step by step guide to making the best pickled eggs in the world.  

DIY Solar Oven

This video shows how to easily build a very inexpensive solar oven with a total cost around $7.50. Items needed: 2 cardboard boxes, black paint and a piece of glass. Some used newspaper will be used to insulate the oven. The cost of an optional swivel base is $5.00. This bad boy reaches high temperatures and …

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How Safe Are Your Stores of Supplies?

  It is important that you don’t serve your storage setup, rather, let your storage system work for you. Don’t continue to stockpile item after item just because you can use it in the future, or because it was on sale. Quality is better than quantity, and we can easily get stuck in the mode of …

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How to Make and Store Delicious Lemon-Based Fruit Drink Concentrates

A great way to incorporate the flavor and nutrition of some of our favorite fruits into a long-term stockpile is to turn them into a concentrate.  While juices don’t have the same level of nutritional potency when compared to whole fruits, they can still provide us with an excellent supplement.  Not only that, but having …

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The Importance of Curing Potatoes for Wintertime Storage

The Importance of Curing Potatoes for Wintertime Storage Potatoes are resilient by nature, and they can keep for months as long as they are stored under the right conditions.  However, it’s necessary to cure them beforehand in order to make sure that they are in optimal condition to hold up during the long winter ahead.  …

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Food Storage for Bugging-In

  You want to concentrate on dry and canned goods to represent the largest part of your stockpile. These items are usually pre-cooked or only require water to prepare. They are easy to store and can last a long time if they are packaged properly.   You want to avoid relying on refrigerated or frozen items. If …

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