Sauerkraut cannot get any simpler than this folks! Learn more about which vegetables are best to ferment and the health benefits it provides.
This recipe is delicious and makes a thick, spreadable jam that goes great with anything! Try it out and see what I mean.
This delicious jelly will make a wonderful homemade gift for the holidays or can be a great way to spice up the traditional holiday meal.
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.
It’s easy to make an intensely fruity jam with absolutely no added pectin!
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.
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.
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 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.
Canning can be done without electricity, and is a great way to preserve foods to be stored long term without the need for refrigeration.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What better way to celebrate the coming of a new season than preserving it.
Prepping and freeze-dried food are synonymous with one another. But is it worth all the hype?
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.
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?
Most people don’t realize that fruit peels often contain a higher concentration of nutrients than the fruit itself.
For those without enough property or in an urban or suburban area, an icebox might be a good thing to have, at least as a backup for the refrigerator.
Here are 10 mouthwatering waterfowl recipes to use the next time you have a plethora of duck meat.
Most of us can benefit from learning to live a more simple and frugal life. And there is no reason to bust your budget on food waste or storage! You can save a lot of money by using these food storage tips we’ve put together for you!
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.
Gathering supplies is one of the hallmarks of the modern prepper and survivalist. We are going to suggest a few that have dual roles: for barter (primary) and for use (secondary).
Sometimes, the best things come in small packages.
Buying powdered cheese in bulk and preparing your own mixes is an economical way the family can save money. Here a few recipes that my family loves.