How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

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Shelf life varies, depending on the storage conditions and the food. You will usually see a range indicated for shelf life. For example, rice is listed as 15-30 years, and

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How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

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Canning chicken is something our great-grandparents knew all about.  Preserving game and surplus meat for the leaner months or for your prepping reserves is a technique that’s well worth getting

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Lost Survival Lessons from the 18th Century Pirates Who Ruled the Atlantic

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This article is about the Privateers who were called the good pirates of the 17th and 18th Century working under the British Crown. They were seizing only Spanish royal ships and

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10 Long Shelf-Life Canned Foods Every Prepper Should Consider Stockpiling

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Stockpiling food is a key part of being prepared. Even if you have the skills and space to grow your own, you can’t be sure that a disaster will leave

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How To Make Potato Flakes With 5 Years Shelf Life (without refrigeration)

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Dehydrated potato flakes are a highly portable, convenient source of nutrition. They are fairly easy to cook, don’t weigh much and keep for a long time without refrigeration. Also, you

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How To Make a Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard With $10 In One Hour

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Once upon a time, root cellars were commonplace. They were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable.

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How to Make Delicious Biltong with 1 Year-Shelf Life

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People sometimes refer to biltong and beef jerky interchangeably, and admittedly, they have some similarities.  Usually, biltong is cured in larger slabs of meat, whereas jerky is cured in strips.  Biltong

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20 Last Minute Ways To Prepare For An Emergency

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The more prepared you are for an emergency the more likely you are to get through it without any serious harm – and the thing about preparation is it’s better

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Which One Of These 22 Awesome Foods Do You Have in Your Stockpile?

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Looking for something to add to your stockpile this weekend? How to Make Homemade Bread in a Can How to Make 2400 Calorie Emergency Ration Bars Designed to Feed You

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Preppers List: 5 Things to Do Immediately!

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Looking at the state of the world, being prepared is more important than ever. Terrorism is on the rise around the globe. Rogue states like North Korea become more dangerous

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How to Make 2400 Calorie Emergency Ration Bars Designed to Feed You for a Full Day

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Across the table from a government worker I was discussing the importance of emergency food. The discussion was centered on freeze dried meals and canned foods. We were discussing the

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Survival Food – 59 Long-Term Survival Foods and Supplies at the Grocery Store

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There is a whole industry that has grown up around the prepping and survival community. This industry is working overtime to provide everything from pre-packaged meals to the latest survival

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How to Keep Grains Edible and Fresh for Over 40 Years With Nitrogen

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Editor’s Note: This article was gladly contributed by one of our readers. Mark Sharp got his Commercial Pilot’s License at 18, his Airline Transport Pilot License at 23 and became

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The Top 10 Cereal Grains You Need To Have in a Crisis

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By Erin Donaldson A cereal is basically a grass which is cultivated for its “grain.” Most grains undergo a refining process to some extent which extracts the edible portion.  While protein

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Gardening For The Future – Hay and Straw Bale Gardening

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This is by far the simplest and easiest “no work” gardening method.  You plant directly into bales of straw, and as the season progresses, the straw is broken down into virgin

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