9 Ways People Stored Food Before Refrigerators
Long before refrigerators, people stored their food using time-tested methods like larders, root cellars, canning, drying, and smoking.
Vacuum Sealers - What You Need to Know Before You Buy
The best Food Saver vacuum sealers, plus 5 uses for a vacuum sealer. Tips, ideas and accessories that help you get the most out of your appliance.
Ways To Keep Meat Without Refrigeration | SHTFPreparedness
Five Ways To Keep Meat Without Refrigeration — Having meat in your food storage is the best thing you could do as this will provide you and your family with vital protein, vitamins, minerals and calories you need to survive.
Easy to Grow Garlic
According to the AgriLife Extension Planting Guide mid September through November is garlic planting time. Planting Guide PDF: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/travis/docs/VegetablePlantingCalendar2010.pdf) Garlic is very easy to plant and grow, but be prepared to give up space in your garden for a long time. Garlic will take about 8 months until it’s ready for harvest. That means if planted in November, harvest will be in June. That’s quite a time commitment. If your garden is small and…
Survival Kit Ideas that fit in a 5 gallon Bucket | 5 Gallon Ideas
Build a 5 Gallon Bucket Emergency Supply Kit or find a pre-made one. Prepare yourself for Floods, Tornadoes, Civil Unrest, or Zombie Apocalypse!
How to Preserve Food Without Refrigeration | Earthineer
Easy long-term food storage for a variety of staples: rice, beans, grains (like polenta & cream of wheat) and sugar. Buy in bulk, store in clean empty bottles and use what you need as you need it! They are water and air tight and keep bugs out! 1 and 2 liter sizes are great for trading too!
How to Dehydrate Frozen Vegetables - Mom with a PREP
Want a quick, easy way to get started with your dehydrator? This is a no-fail way - How to dehydrate frozen vegetables!
Who knew you could dehydrate summer squash? You can! Here's how... and what to do with it!
If you've got zucchini or yellow squash growing in your garden, you probably have an abundance. Dehydrating summer squash is a great way to preserve your harvest. Here's how!
Emergency Preparedness and Everyday Convenience COMPLETE Meal- in-A-Jar Mixes (7 day Menu)
People prepare for family emergencies in different ways. Some prepare for an earthquake, fire or natural disaster. Some prepare for financially difficult times and unemployment. Some just prepare meals in advance so that mom or dad is not too entirely stressed out at the end of a hard work day. Whatever your reason for preparing convenience meals, this is a simple method of keeping track of what you have on hand and keeping it an organized location. This method is one anybody can use. I…
Easy and Delicious Meals in a Jar!
Taco Soup in a Jar - made with food storage - taco seasoning - salt - pepper - tomato powder - freeze dried onions - freeze dried hamburger - instant pinto beans - instant black beans - freeze dried corn - freeze dried green chilies
My Favorite Recipes
I have tested these recipes and refined them to my own tastes. Feel free to use these, but please credit my blog if you post these on your own blog or site. Thank you. : ) I often get asked to break down the cost of a jar of soup. It takes a lot of time to do this because food prices are always changing in this economy, but I've done this for vegetable soup using costs for the #10 cans of THRIVE (it's ALWAYS much more cost effective to purchase THRIVE in #10 cans). You can easily change out…
12 Dehydrated Meals In A Jar Recipes - Just Add Water To Cook
Here are 12 dehydrated meals in jars recipes - Just add water to cook and you will have a meal. In times of power outages this can be very handy.