This recipe is delicious and makes a thick, spreadable jam that goes great with anything! Try it out and see what I mean.
Many believed canning to be a lost art, but it’s starting to make a comeback. Read more about the many benefits to canning and how to start creating your own personalized food pantry.
Water bath canning is one of the easiest canning techniques used to create a balanced preparedness pantry. Here’s what you need to know! As an added bonus, some beginner recipes are also provided.
Sauerkraut cannot get any simpler than this folks! Learn more about which vegetables are best to ferment and the health benefits it provides.
Canning is a valuable skill to learn. But learning how to can in an off-grid environment is an indispensable skill to have. Start practicing these skills today!
When sterilizing jars for canning, you have options! Learn about the five sterilization methods you can use in canning foods.
There is nothing like freshly picked sun kissed berries. This recipe for raspberry jam is delicious and has a touch of vanilla to intensify the flavors. Happy Jammin’!
Reading and understanding the directions during the canning process is crucial in preserving the longevity of your jarred goods.
They do the killing, we help with the processing, and we split the meat. It’s a great deal for all involved. Except for the deer, maybe.
Canning can be done without electricity, and is a great way to preserve foods to be stored long term without the need for refrigeration.
We’re all taking strides to live a more self sustainable lifestyle and preserving our food is part of that. This easy canning recipe for green beans will help you start canning with ease.
Honey can be used for more than sweetening your tea and making baked goods. It is also a great way to preserve foods with it too. Try this tasty recipes of honey packed peaches. Mmmmm, good.
This is a great recipe for cooking pears and contains an aromatic mixture of ground spices and vanilla that will make the whole house smell wonderful.
Canning potatoes is my favorite method of preserving them for the following year. They taste amazing (much better than store bought canned potatoes), and they’re really convenient to heat and eat.
Learn how to make these prepper favorites and can them for long term sustainability.
Canning pumpkin is a great way to add more nutrition to your food pantry. Here is a step-by-step guide to properly canning pumpkin.
Now that barbecue season is quickly approaching, I thought I’d share this new take on the traditional bbq sauce and kick things up a notch.
Jalapeños are the epitome of summer. Here are 8 recipes that will blow your socks off!
What better way to celebrate the coming of a new season than preserving it.
When planning and storing food for emergencies or survival situations, incorporating foods that will last forever (or at least longer than you will) could help boost your emergency supplies and your bartering power. If stored properly these five foods will last forever, and many of them have several uses beyond human consumption that could give you a hand up should the SHTF!
Infusing honey with fruit or herbs is a great way to add enhanced taste to honey, as well as additional health benefits. Here are ten delicious infused honey to start out with and some ways that you can add infused honey to your foods. Enjoy!
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.
Get smart about how to use foods in your preparedness pantry, and learn these nifty tricks on how to fill up our stomachs at the same time.
Wouldn’t it be great if you had one versatile dough that you could use for multiple recipes? Well, look no further. This dough can be used to make kolaches, doughnuts and also sweet bread.
Once you win kids over with a few known favorites, you can sneak in the less sugary veggies and open them up to a lifetime of flavorful, healthy choices.
In case you or someone you know gets hurt without a first aid kit nearby, it’s good to know there are a few household items that can be used in an emergency.
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.
Our preps are our lifelines 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.
Diversify your kid’s school lunches with some of these back to school lunch ideas.
I love having some “just-add-water” meals on hand for those busy days when I need to cook something fast.