Sun Drying Fruits and Vegetables and other foods

The ability to preserve your own food without refrigeration is an important preparedness skill, it’s also something that’s fun to do and can help cut down on your grocery bills. Sun Drying Foods Sun drying is one of mankind’s oldest and most reliable ways to preserve food. Archeological sites in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia show […] Read more »

Top 10 Foods Highest in Iron You Can’t Miss

Lack of Iron in your diet and food storage can sap your energy when you may need it most, so make sure you have some of the foods listed below in your Emergency Food Storage. Iron is an essential mineral used to transport oxygen to all parts of the body. A slight deficiency in iron […] Read more »

Food Storage Wisdom hopefully

A short article by Stephen Clay McGehee with a few ideas to start your food storage or add to it. A generation or two ago, families had the good sense to always maintain a good food storage program because they understood that bad things can happen to food supplies. At some point, America became complacent […] Read more »

HOW TO MAKE A SOLAR POWERED FOOD DEHYDRATOR

Dehydration is a simple, effective method of preserving fruits, vegetables, nuts, and meats.  Drying removes the majority of the water that is in food, making it less hospitable to bacteria and mold.  Drying has many advantages over other preservation methods.  First, dried foods are easier to store than fresh or canned foods because they take […] Read more »

Food Storage Mistakes

You can learn a lot from mistakes but hopefully you will make as few as possible. Almost every prepper makes several food storage mistakes at the beginning. It’s hard not to. Even experienced preppers make mistakes. That’s why I thought a post on food storage mistakes would be a good reminder for me and everyone […] Read more »

Are you a crazy Prepper

I’m way behind on being a crazy (Prepared) Prepper, I had better get busy. 45 MORE Signs That You Might Be One of Those Crazy Preppers Posted by: Daisy Luther | on November 12, 2014 A while back, I wrote an article called “30 Signs That You’re One of Those Crazy Preppers.”  Lots of readers […] Read more »

Root Cellars: The Basics

I need to reach back into the old days and get me a root cellar, the following is some must know information. Depending on where you live in the world, you can expect a nearly constant temperature of between 50 and 60ᵒ F (10-16ᵒ C) at between 4 and 15 feet below ground level. Below […] Read more »

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter

Just a quick post so that I can save this recipe, sense everyone has extra pumpkins this time of year.. Do you like Pumpkin Pie? Do you like Apple Butter? Have you ever had Pumpkin Butter? Check out this Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter Recipe for a quick and easy way to make this fall time […] Read more »

10 Things you need to do to prepare for the move to the country

A nice article by Luke Lee from Backwoods Home Magazine, some good advice from those people who plan on Bugging out. There are three kinds of people who read this magazine: those already living in the country, those actively preparing and planning to make the move to the country, and lastly those who fantasize about […] Read more »

52 Week Food Storage Plan

For the 52nd week of Dec. 27-31 Week # 52: 50 lbs of Rice (If you can’t accomplish this in 1 week, don’t worry, just take your time and do it in steps.) Rice: This week we are talking about rice. Rice is a grain that can easily be purchased and stored (although not easily […] Read more »