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Prepper Food: 5 Fresh Essentials That Must Be On Your List

Think fast: What food items always seem to be on the shortlist when you head to the grocery store? Chances are, foods with the shortest shelf life will be on that list, e.g. milk, bread, eggs, produce. Foods that will spoil or rot within a couple of weeks are also ones that we depend on for variety and a well-rounded diet, and your prepper food storage is incomplete without it. During the virus pandemic and quarantine, these foods are on …

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Using Butter Powder

Using Butter Powder: A Tutorial

Most food storage products purchased from food storage companies are pretty much the same all across the board. Foods like wheat and freeze-fried fruit are all very similar no matter what brand you choose to buy. Other products, and dairy products in particular, are not that way so much. They vary from company to company, and since food storage companies are changing their recipes all the time, a can of something like butter powder or dried milk that you bought four …

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15 Reasons to Stock Up on Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is packed with nutrients. It has an incredibly long shelf life, even when opened. Peanut butter is a great addition to any bug out bag or emergency kit. Peanut butter is a necessary ingredient in many recipes, both sweet and savory. It is a high calorie food, providing plenty of energy. It’s one of those stick-to-your-ribs foods. Peanut butter is an ideal spread for sandwiches and can be combined with jelly, jam, bananas, apples, and anything else that …

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Small Batch Fruit Preserving - The Survival Mom

Small Batch Fruit Preserving

As we work on maximizing garden produce, we need to stretch our preservation skills to include small batches. Fruit sauces, butters, and syrups are all easy and tasty ways to put up small bits of produce before any spoilage occurs. It might seem intimidating at first, but with a little confidence and some practice, small batch fruit preserving can quickly add up to a stocked pantry. Making Fruit Sauces Applesauce is probably the most common of all fruit sauces. However, almost any fruit can …

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