Dehydrating foods can be a wonderful addition to your emergency food pantry. Learn the pro, the cons, storage tips on dehydrating food for long-term storage.
Today, instead of fighting the Black Friday crowds, spend the day adding things that are frugal and delicious to your pantry.
Oats or wheat berries would form the base of the meal, and added to that would be any summer fruits that we had, chopped cob nuts or even walnuts if we had them
Not having electric power the job of preserving a portion of the harvest to help us out in the winter was a long one.
I would usually end up with six or eight jars of beet syrup, four or so jars of crushed leaves and several dozen eggs from the swapping of the mash. Not bad from a handful of seeds.
As I’ve said before the garden at Knowle cottage was big, but not huge. It took some creative planting to make sure we produced enough to feed the family.
I love having some “just-add-water” meals on hand for those busy days when I need to cook something fast.
Protein sources in an emergency situation are essential in maintaining a balanced diet. Learn how to preserve meat and some of the recipes to do so.
Making your own fruit roll ups is a cost effective solution to ensuring that your children are eating a healthy snack.
For centuries, dehydrating food was seen as a survival necessity and is the safest, most affordable way to preserve foods for long-term storage.
Dry soup mixes used with dehydrated vegetables are a great way to make use of extra vegetables. These soup mixes are fresh and packed with nutrition and can last for future uses.
Solar power is a huge untapped energy source that can be used to dry foods, heat water, dry laundry and create electricity.