Category Archive: Food Storage

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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How to Make Nutritious Milk Kefir at Home

Milk kefir is a fermented food or beverage that has the consistency and taste similar to yogurt.  It is also very nutritious and boasts a number of medicinal benefits that range from soothing digestive issues to boosting the immune system.  It is loaded with good bacteria as well as a range of vitamins and minerals that …

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Wheat Storage: How Much and For How Long

Wheat and rice can be stored for decades under the right circumstances, and both products provide essential nutrients and carbohydrates. However, there are some things to consider while calculating how much you will need and how the supplies should be prepared and stored. Here’s a brief summary of what you need to know in order to …

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Civil War Hardtack – AKA “Survival Biscuit”

How to make Civil War type “Hardtack.” Many a Civil War soldier depended on “hardtack” to keep him in the fight. Hardtack was a thick and hard “cracker-type” of biscuit make with flour, water and salt. It was known to be so hard and tough that only by soaking it in water, coffee or frying …

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