Archive for ' Food'

Five Food Storage Lessons Learned From WWII Posted:February 12, 2015 By:Beth Buck

Five Food Storage Lessons Learned From WWII

Is there a specific term for preppers who are also hipsters? Hipster-preppers? Prepsters? If there is, then that’s what you could call my great-grandparents, Dell and Hildegarde Stringham. They were the original  preppers, long before the [...]

Protect your canning jar investment Posted:February 07, 2015 By:AndreaUrban

Protect your canning jar investment

I have a problem. Well, I have more than one but this one plagues me on a continual basis.  In my house we have 16 feet.  160 toes and a TON of socks.  So many socks [...]

Tight Space Prepping: Make The Most Of The Storage Space You Have Posted:February 06, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

Tight Space Prepping: Make The Most Of The Storage Space You Have

When you are living in a condo or a small apartment, there is only so much space to keep a food storage. You need to be able to use all the storage space you have available [...]

Skill of the Month: Switch from store-bought to homemade Posted:February 03, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Skill of the Month: Switch from store-bought to homemade

If you are a hard-core prepper or survivalist, you may be wondering why our first 2 Skills of the Month aren’t all about ways to stock up on food, reload ammo, or tan hides. Why did [...]

Try It Today: Meal Planning the Fast and Easy Way Posted:February 01, 2015 By:Liz Long

Try It Today: Meal Planning the Fast and Easy Way

The problem with meal planning? We’ve all heard the recommendation to create a one week meal plan and have a routine for your meals, but eating the same thing every single week sounds beyond boring to [...]

Fire Destroyed My Food Storage – Without Ever Touching It Posted:January 30, 2015 By:Beth Buck

Fire Destroyed My Food Storage – Without Ever Touching It

  No, my food storage wasn’t directly set on fire. It was my parents’ food storage.  The food never did actually burn, but the fire was close enough to cause heat-related damage. After the fire event, they [...]

Stock Your Pantry from Scratch: Enchilada Sauce Posted:January 27, 2015 By:Lisa Barthuly

Stock Your Pantry from Scratch: Enchilada Sauce

I love to make up my own convenience foods! I know what is in them so they are much healthier. They are simple to just grab off my shelf (instead of going to a store for [...]

Simple Secrets of Food Dehydration Posted:January 22, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

Simple Secrets of Food Dehydration

Buying canned goods and extra bags of flour and sugar has been the easiest part of food storage for me.  Dehydrating my own food seemed to belong in the same category as spinning my own wool.  [...]

The 6 Enemies of Food Storage Posted:January 19, 2015 By:The Survival Mom

The 6 Enemies of Food Storage

Stocking up on food gets expensive, and every frugal bone in my body shudders at the thought of anything going to waste. I try to store everything in the best possible conditions and watch out for [...]

Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times Posted:January 16, 2015 By:Guest Poster

Sea Salt – An Indispensable Commodity for Uncertain Times

When we think about setting aside emergency supplies, most of us would agree that preserved food and purified water are the essentials and everything else is secondary to these. Some might even choose to incorporate things [...]