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.
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’!
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.
What better way to celebrate the coming of a new season than preserving it.
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.
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.
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.
Jalapeños are the epitome of summer. Here are 8 recipes that will blow your socks off!
Sourdough bread is often known as the healthiest bread, and there’s a science behind that moniker. Here are all the ways sourdough bread is good for you and some recipes to get you started!
I love the subtle flavor of this bread, and the texture comes out perfect. This is a great bread to try out for those new to bread making. And, if your family is like mine, you may want to double the recipe to make an extra loaf!
If you are prepping on a budget, a food dehydrator is a great investment. These four budget-friendly models are highly recommended and can get you started on creating a food pantry for pennies.
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.
Re-purposing is a new fad that can save you money in the process. Get creative and read about five kitchen items you can use in place of expensive food storage containers.
This recipe uses good, old-fashioned whole grains and natural ingredients – just what you want your kids to eat.
I look forward to growing basil every year in my garden. Check out these 6 delicious recipes to make the most of your summer’s basil bounty.
I first came upon these muffins while having brunch one day at a local restaurant and couldn’t get enough of them. Since then, I have been experimenting with the ingredients until I got the recipe just right.
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!
They are commonly used in oatmeal, baked goods, and granola, but did you know oats can be used for everything from homemade non-dairy milk to pizza crusts to soothing itchy skin?
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.