A Healthy Breakfast 1940s Style

A Healthy Breakfast 1940s Style

I suppose that what I used to feed the children for breakfast was an old-fashioned version of muesli. Oats or wheat berries would form the base of the meal, and added to that would be any summer fruits that we had, chopped cobnuts or even walnuts if we had them. A few...
Are You Packing? 5 Inexpensive Ways to Store Your Food

Are You Packing? 5 Inexpensive Ways to Store Your Food

You can spend a fortune on food for long term storage, but if you don’t protect your investment, that money could be completely wasted.  Proper storage containers don’t have to cost a fortune.  You can glean many different kinds of containers from things that would...
Cheese, Glorious Cheese: 4 Ways to Use Powdered Cheese

Cheese, Glorious Cheese: 4 Ways to Use Powdered Cheese

Many commercial foods use powdered cheeses, powdered butter, and powdered milk as ingredients for their products. Buying in bulk can save a person 75% of the cost, not to mention have enough left over for a rainy day. Powdered cheese is a long term storage supplies...
Food Preservation at Knowle Cottage

Food Preservation at Knowle Cottage

As I’ve said before we grew almost all our own veggies and fruit at Knowle Cottage. Not having mains (electric) power the job of preserving a portion of the harvest to help us out in the winter was a long one. To avoid having to spend so much time all at once,...
Food Rationing: It Will Break You Down Mentally

Food Rationing: It Will Break You Down Mentally

Scenario: It’s been two weeks since the cyber attack left your city without power. The grocery stores are empty and supply trucks haven’t been able to re-supply. You’re hungry but can’t go outside because of the roaming mobs attacking people...
Food Storage in Mylar Bags

Food Storage in Mylar Bags

We believe that the single best, most cost effective method of storing food for long term survival is sealing it in mylar bags. Food storage in mylar bags is inexpensive and the method to seal food in mylar bags is simple. Mylar bags are an integral component of any...
6 Rules You Need To Follow When Dehydrating Foods

6 Rules You Need To Follow When Dehydrating Foods

In the book, The Prepper’s Cookbook, I emphasize how easy it is to bulk up your emergency food pantry by dehydrating food you have around you. With a meager $50 investment into a food dehydrator, you can: dry vegetables for soup mixes dry fruits for snacking make...
Fun with Freeze Dried Food!

Fun with Freeze Dried Food!

When most people think about freeze-dried food they envision some kind of bland, pale sodium-blasted sludge on their plates, posing as “dinner”. The beauty of freeze dried food is the nutrition and variety it can add to your pantry.  Foods that would normally be off...
Guide to Food Storage – 9 Effective Tips

Guide to Food Storage – 9 Effective Tips

Editor’s Note: This article has been generously donated by Roger Gallager and discusses one of the most important preparedness items to tackle; food storage. Having a supply of foods for your family to eat when acquiring more might not be possible is one of the first...