Survival skills: Learn how to cook from scratch so you can feed your family when SHTF

Convenience foods like TV dinners or instant mac and cheese can help reduce your prep time when cooking, but when SHTF it’s more important to know how to cook from scratch. This ensures that when you’re running low on supplies, you can still cook filling dishes even if you don’t have access to prepackaged meals. (h/t … Continue reading Survival skills: Learn how to cook from scratch so you can feed your family when SHTF

Honey, powdered milk, salt and wheat: Survival cooking with the 4 basics of food storage

Survival cooking wouldn’t be complete without the four basics of food storage — honey, salt, wheat and powdered milk. For starters, these foods have a long shelf life and are easy to store. They’re also widely available, easy to prepare and nutritious. When SHTF, you can easily cook a delicious meal with these four foods. Recipes … Continue reading Honey, powdered milk, salt and wheat: Survival cooking with the 4 basics of food storage

Prepper recipes: How to make hardtack, a long-lasting survival food

Hardtack is a hard biscuit made of flour, water and salt. It is a long-lasting food that’s perfect for long-term emergencies. In fact, the oldest surviving hardtack was baked in 1851 and remains edible to this day. A Civil War staple, hardtack is a survival food that deserves a spot in any prepper’s food stockpile. Hardtack recipe … Continue reading Prepper recipes: How to make hardtack, a long-lasting survival food

Food supply 101: Food preservation and storage techniques to learn before SHTF

Preppers know that they need to stockpile enough food before SHTF to keep their family fed for a long-term survival scenario. If you’re a newbie prepper, you can start your own food supply by learning how to make DIY meals, ready-to-eat (MREs) or pemmican. (h/t to PreppersWill.com) The point of prepping is not to panic or become … Continue reading Food supply 101: Food preservation and storage techniques to learn before SHTF

Food supply tips: 10 Best survival foods to buy from the grocery store

Beginner preppers can start a survival stockpile by purchasing affordable, versatile items and ingredients like beans, canned fruit and vegetables, and pasta. Read on to learn how to start prepping without going over your budget. (h/t to HomesteadSurvivalSite.com) Stock up on affordable ingredients before SHTF Here are 10 budget-friendly ingredients that you can buy at the local grocery … Continue reading Food supply tips: 10 Best survival foods to buy from the grocery store

10 Tips for stockpiling food

Having a well-stocked refrigerator, freezer and pantry is a good idea in the best and worst of times. It can help keep you and your family fed and safe when SHTF. Ideally, your stockpile should have nutritious foods that fuel your body so you can easily handle emergencies or carry out vital survival tasks. Your stockpile should … Continue reading 10 Tips for stockpiling food

6 Must-have foods in times of crisis

Most foods available in grocery stores are not made for long periods of storage, which means they should be consumed within a certain period of time. However, times of crisis such as natural disasters often come unannounced. Aside from natural disasters, rising food prices also threaten to make most food items way above most people’s … Continue reading 6 Must-have foods in times of crisis

Food storage tips: Stock up on foods in gallon buckets

Before SHTF, you need to stock up on foods with a long shelf life like beans, pasta or rice. If you have five-gallon buckets, you can store grains and other bulk foods in your survival stockpile. To extend the shelf life of bulk foods, you can also add oxygen absorbers to the gallon buckets. (h/t to PrepSchoolDaily.Blogspot.com) … Continue reading Food storage tips: Stock up on foods in gallon buckets

Food supply tips: 11 Must-have items for your pantry

Even if disaster doesn’t strike, as a prepper you need to stock up on pantry essentials so you always have various ingredients for quick, nutritious meals. Stocking up on pantry staples also ensures that when SHTF, you won’t have to leave your home for supplies since you already have enough food for your family. (h/t to FoodStorageMoms.com) … Continue reading Food supply tips: 11 Must-have items for your pantry

Stockpile storage tips: How to organize your survival supplies

As a prepper, your survival stockpile should be organized. This will make it easier to keep track of all your supplies so you can quickly restock when you run out of something. If you’re at a loss because your homestead is cluttered and disorganized, start by clearing shelves and organizing everything. Always keep detailed records … Continue reading Stockpile storage tips: How to organize your survival supplies