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11 Emergency Food Items That Can Last a Lifetime

11 Emergency Food Items That Can Last a Lifetime

Many see storing food as a necessary investment for themselves and their family. Knowing which foods to store and how long they will last are the key elements to making the most on a food investment. These 11 food items can last a lifetime if properly stored.

25 Must Have Survival Foods: Put Them In Your Pantry Now

25 Must Have Survival Foods: Put Them In Your Pantry Now

I based an entire cookbook around these 25 popular pantry items because they are low cost, versatile, have long shelf lives and do not require refrigeration. Stock up on these today before the next emergency hits.

7 Kitchen Essentials That Deserve To Be On Your Preparedness Shelves

7 Kitchen Essentials That Deserve To Be On Your Preparedness Shelves

Our preps are our life lines during difficult times. Because of limited space issues, the items we carefully put away need to be versatile. Read about 7 kitchen essentials that will conserve space and get the job done.

Meet Your Emergency Food’s Worst Enemies

Meet Your Emergency Food’s Worst Enemies

Knowing what your food’s worst enemies are, understanding how they can ruin your food, and how to prevent their havoc will help you preserve your food investment for the long term.

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Buying Local Honey: What You Need to Know

Buying locally is your best bet in taking steps to buy the purest forms of honey and create a natural prepper pantry. Use these tips when looking for local honey sources.

The Excalibur: Food Dehydrating Made Easy {Plus Tasty Recipes}

The Excalibur: Food Dehydrating Made Easy {Plus Tasty Recipes}

Dehydrating food is one of the best ways to frugally make dried foods and meals, or create a food storage pantry. This is the story of how I got hooked on dehydrating and found the best dehydrator for my needs. Check out some of the great recipes too!

Toxic Food: 1 in 6 Americans Come Down with This Potential Life-Threatening Illness

Toxic Food: 1 in 6 Americans Come Down with This Potential Life-Threatening Illness

CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases. This article is part 1 of 2 and will help you identify the common threats of foodborne illnesses and how to prevent them.

Shakespeare: Tax Dodger and Food Hoarder?

Shakespeare: Tax Dodger and Food Hoarder?

William Shakespeare, arguably one of the greatest writers ever; was also a ruthless profiteer and food hoarder?

How This Nutty Article May Save Your Life

How This Nutty Article May Save Your Life

Understanding how underutilized this food source is can give you an upper-hand for a time when food may not be as readily available.

What I Know When I Eat Locally

What I Know When I Eat Locally

When you shop locally, you know what you are getting. You know it far beyond what you can ever find on a label. Because I know these things and I know these people, I can trust the food I give to my family.

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