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 [...]

The 50-dollar 30-day Emergency Food Kit

The 50-dollar 30-day Emergency Food Kit This post is a follow-up to one of my most popular posts: The 20-dollar 20-day Emergency Food Kit. In that post, I [...]

5 Food Storage Lies You’re Being Spoon Fed Right Now

I have noticed a trend over the last few years when it comes to food storage. A lot of companies are claiming anything in order to get your business. I [...]

7 Ways Preppers Can Cut Through Seed Catalog Confusion

In most of the country, fall gardens have been put to sleep… there’s frost on the windows… the ground is too hard to work… and just when you’d almost [...]

After the Freeze Dried Food is Gone

What happens when you have eaten through all your supplies of dehydrated, canned, and stored food?  Even the most optimistic among us should not begin eating [...]

Spice Up Your Food Storage

As a wife, mother, cook, and gardener, I find that articles on long term food storage, are basic and practical.  But when I study the recommended lists for [...]

Survival Food for the Poor

I write a lot about survival food and supplies, but I’m also aware that most  people are on a tight budget these days. Many of us are out of work and even  [...]

Five Powdered Foods Worth Storing

Powdered foods are a great option for people who want to store a lot of food  but don’t have much space. As long as you have a reliable source of drinking  [...]