Sauerkraut cannot get any simpler than this folks! Learn more about which vegetables are best to ferment and the health benefits it provides.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s easy to make an intensely fruity jam with absolutely no added pectin!
This recipe is delicious and makes a thick, spreadable jam that goes great with anything! Try it out and see what I mean.
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.
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.
Jalapeños are the epitome of summer. Here are 8 recipes that will blow your socks off!
Dried goods make great emergency food if stored properly. Here is a great way to hermetically seal smaller quantities of dried food for long term food storage.
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.
What better way to celebrate the coming of a new season than preserving it.
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.
Canning can be done without electricity, and is a great way to preserve foods to be stored long term without the need for refrigeration.
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.
Pumpkin season doesn’t last forever, so make the most of it – and reap the nutritional benefits – while you can!
Food is an investment into your future and your family’s livelihood. Therefore, you must do all that you can to protect that investment for the long term. Using the multi-barrier system will ensure that the food is stored in optimal conditions and that the contents inside are protected.
Although wheat is the cornerstone of a prepper’s food storage, many don’t understand why they should have a bunch on hand, or even how to use it if the SHTF. It certainly feels like every single preparedness author out there recommends the storage of hundreds of pounds of wheat, but why? And what can you use it for?
Another autumn has crept up on us quickly, and with this change in weather comes the flurry of pumpkin spice everything.
Vintage cookbooks and recipes from around the world can open up possibilities for delicious recipes that allow one to use every part of the animal for human consumption and to reduce waste. So, before tossing these bits to the dogs, spend some time exploring these lesser-known or forgotten recipes.
Adding some just-add-water protein additions to your pantry is a must to maintain health and vigor during emergencies.
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.
We are all looking for frugal ways to bulk up our preparedness pantries. Using herbs is a great way to do that. Some of our favorite herbs we love to grow in our garden can be utilized to make long-term herbal seasonings to use year round.
With Thanksgiving around the corner, you might find yourself with an abundance of cranberries on hand.
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.