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If you plan to eat your stored food on a regular basis, and if during an emergency you plan to shelter in place, and if you have the time and interest in canning, home canning can be a great way to go. I remember my mother sending me down to the basement to get a quart… Read more »


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Protein powder should be a staple in your pantry. It can provide necessary amino acids, which are needed for healthy muscle maintenance and growth. Invaluable after any workout, protein powder can also serve as an easy shelf-stable source of protein in times of scarcity. It is commonly known by fans as “muscle dust.” Most of us… Read more »


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When it comes to food storage and preparation, one of the things I always emphasize to folks is how important it is to be familiar with your food. Far too often people amass a respectable food storage supply and then that’s it. It stops there. It reminds me of an incident that I experienced a… Read more »


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Ingredients 3 1/2 cups eFoodsDIRECT Pancake mix 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 12 ounces beer (room temperature) Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F. (Grease a regular loaf pan with shortening or butter.) Mix flour and sugar until well blended. Add the beer and stir until combined. The dough will be thick. Pour into prepared loaf pan and… Read more »


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When I was growing up, we canned peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, pickles, strawberries and more. When the fruits or vegetables were in season, we canned all we could, then we got to enjoy them all winter long — and we often had enough to enjoy for at least a few years. We knew if we… Read more »


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Learning how to bake your own bread is important and easier than you might think. Discover more with this quick guide. Why Should You Bake Your Own Bread? To provide food for your family in the long term To save money To avoid harmful food additives and GMO ingredients To gain a valuable skill To craft… Read more »


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Make your powdered milk taste better, store longer and work better the following tips for using powdered milk.   Powdered milk, dry milk, or instant milk is milk whose fat and water have both been removed. In dried form, milk can last for a long time, making it ideal for long term food storage and… Read more »


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  Wood and gas will ultimately become precious resources during a long-term disaster. When a regional or national disaster is billed as a short-term emergency, it is still very wise to conserve all resources just in case the official government disaster estimate proves false. Integrating thermos cooking into the family or mutual assistance group preparedness… Read more »


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This year, give yourself a break while still getting a delicious Thanksgiving meal on the table. No matter how busy you are, you can enjoy a wonderful home cooked feast. The secret is family food storage. Why Store Food Having a family food storage plan is essential in case of an emergency or unforeseen event… Read more »