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The Forgotten Wisdom Of Preserving Food Without Canning

Canned food is so prevalent today that it’s hard to imagine life without it. When you have extra produce that you want to preserve, most people will tell you [...]

Outdoor Survival: Skinning, Butchering and Cooking Wild Game

One sign of an experienced survivalist is that they have multiple plans and methods for each and every one of their survival needs. One simple example of this [...]

Back To Basics: How To Preserve Food In Lard

When I was growing up, it was a given that the bacon grease would be sitting by the stove in Grandma’s tin canister. Or maybe it was aluminum. Whichever [...]

The Easy Way To Canning Meat Off Grid

Though there are many different methods of preparing meat for long-term storage, without a doubt, canning it is the easiest way to store large quantities of [...]

Beefing Up Your Prepper Pantry with Jerky

Beef jerky is the epitome of homesteading. Our pioneer ancestors dried beef as a way to help them make it through the harsh winters and when food was scarce. [...]

16 Foods That Will Live Longer Than You

There are few things that I am more proud of in my house than my pantry, and I’m sure many of you feel the same way. After bending over backwards to [...]

8 Signs Your Stored Foods Could Kill You

You worked hard in your garden. You butchered your own meat. Then you went through the labor-intensive, time-consuming process of canning it, but how can you [...]

Red Cross War Cake (Trench Cake): WWI Survival Food

Today I’m going to share with you a century old recipe that helped the American soldiers, ‘’doughboys’’ as they were called, during WWI. [...]

The Best Canned Bacon: Plain, Maple, Tabasco

Let me just start out by saying that I spent hours pouring over other peoples’ videos and recipes to learn how to can bacon. I tried them all out and found [...]

How Long Does Shelf Food Really Last

Just about any food item that you pick up is going to have a date that says something along the lines of “sell by,” “best if used by,” or “use by.” [...]

When Canning Goes Bad: 9 Common Mistakes To Avoid

If you’re like me, if you see something you like, you wonder how to make them instead of just buying it from somebody else. This is how many of my friends [...]

20 long lasting foods that should not miss from your SHTF pantry

Whether you're preparing for a major pantry clean-out or you're about to load up on essentials for a long term blackout, there are quite a few items where an [...]