Tag: Food

The 8 Secret Essentials To Long-Term Food Storage

  Our greatest priority in preparedness should be long-term food storage, simply because any catastrophic event will affect the supply chain and food will quickly become scarce. But while food storage has significant value and provides us all with a level of security, there are some realities affecting food storage […]

5 Root Cellar Alternatives That Are Low-Cost And Easy-To-Make

During the summer there is nothing better than picking fruits and vegetables from your garden and then enjoying them at your dinner table that evening. The taste, freshness and convenience cannot be beat. But how can you continue to enjoy fresh homegrown produce when they’re not in season? One way […]

9 Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Dehydrate

Many homesteaders dehydrate food but limit themselves to the “basics.” I am among that group, and thought I knew what could and what could not be dehydrated. Boy, was I wrong! We all know the usual stuff that gets dehydrated: Fruits like grapes, apples, dates, figs, plums, pineapples, bananas, cherries […]

Hate Canning? Try These 4 Simpler Food Preservation Methods

Canning is practiced by grandmothers and mothers all over America. The sterilization of high heat and pressurization has made it the safe and preferred preservation of Americans for generations, but some people aren’t interested in spending hours over a stove for cupboards precariously stacked with jars of heat-compromised nutrients. And […]