For centuries, dehydrating food was seen as a survival necessity and is the safest, most affordable way to preserve foods for long-term storage.
With meat prices steadily increasing at the grocery store, many are turning to purchasing bulk beef to save their budgets, and at the same time, bulk up their pantries for rainy days. This quick guide will teach you everything you need to know about making beef jerky and storing it for later use.
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.
Making your own fruit roll ups is a cost effective solution to ensuring that your children are eating a healthy snack.
Every natural pantry should have homemade bouillon on hand to add for cooking. Turning your existing bone broth into bouillon is a fast and nutritious way to ensuring you have a long-lasting way to add flavor and additional nutrients to your dishes. Use your favorite broth recipe and try this simple dehydrating method today.
I love having some “just-add-water” meals on hand for those busy days when I need to cook something fast.
Dry soup mixes used with dehydrated vegetables are a great way to make use of extra vegetables. These soup mixes are fresh and packed with nutrition and can last for future uses.
Doesn’t a nice cup of tea sound wonderful? Here are 10 herbal tea blends that my family loves!
Dehydrating fresh garden produce is a frugal and economical way of creating a well-stocked prepper pantry.
Protein sources in an emergency situation are essential in maintaining a balanced diet. Learn how to preserve meat and some of the recipes to do so.
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.
Pemmican is the original survival superfood. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to make it and get your pantry stocked.
Dry onion soup mix is often purchased in grocery stores laced with monosodium glutamate and artificial colors and flavors. But it’s incredibly easy to make it at home and you get to control the ingredients used!
Potato flakes are on the recommended list of foods to have in your prepper’s pantry. Now it’s time to learn how to use them other than for mashed potatoes.
One of the best things about holidays is getting together with family and having a huge feast. One of the worst things about the holidays is that you probably spent close to a week’s grocery money on that huge feast. If you are of the frugal mindset or on a tight budget, it can be overwhelming to spend all that money for just one meal. Here’s where preppernomics comes in: preserve it!
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!
Not having electric power the job of preserving a portion of the harvest to help us out in the winter was a long one.
As I’ve said before the garden at Knowle cottage was big, but not huge. It took some creative planting to make sure we produced enough to feed the family.
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.
What better way to celebrate the coming of a new season than preserving it.
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.
Potatoes are not time intensive and give a large, nutritionally worthwhile yield for a small amount of effort, something that may well be a major consideration in the future.
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.
Whey is considered a “waste product” from cheese making, but it has more uses than you think; including dietary uses.
You likely already keep a supply of basics like vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry, and grains in your freezer. However, there some items that can be frozen that might surprise you.
When searching for the best long-term survival food, one food type is unmatched in terms of meeting basic nutritional needs.
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.
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!
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.