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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 »


weather preparedness

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  The power grid has morphed in size tenfold during the past 50 years. While solar flares, cyber-attacks, and an EMP are perhaps the most extensive and frightening threats to the electrical system, the fragile infrastructure could just as easily fail in large portions, due to weather-related events. The power grid is basically a ticking… Read more »


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I was recently blessed when EfoodsDirect asked me to respond to a prepping question. I love getting to know everyone in our community, so please continue to send in more comments! Tica came to EfoodsDirect with the following dilemma: “If we have your food pack but there is no water available to reconstitute the food,… Read more »


eFoods fast food

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Recently McDonald’s, one of our largest fast-food restaurants in America, issued the following statement: “For a number of years prior to 2011, to assist with supply, McDonald’s USA used some lean beef trimmings treated with ammonia in our burgers. We were among other food retailers who used this safe product.” Let that sink in for… Read more »