7 Foods to never dehydrate

Food dehydration is the process of reducing moisture in food to prevent the proliferation of bacteria. It’s one of the fastest and least expensive methods of food preservation. Dehydrating foods also reduces their weight, which means you can easily pack dehydrated foods in large quantities for camping and bugging out. However, not all foods can … Continue reading 7 Foods to never dehydrate

Prepping basics: 8 Types of foods to keep in your survival pantry

You need to be wise about the foods you keep in your survival pantry because some foods go bad quickly. Others, on the other hand, last long but are just empty calories. (h/t to Survivopedia.com) When preparing your survival stockpile, you have to consider the calorie content, cost, nutrient value and shelf life of food. Here’s why these considerations … Continue reading Prepping basics: 8 Types of foods to keep in your survival pantry

14 Ways to preserve blackberries for long-term storage

Blackberries have one of the shortest peak seasons of all fruits in the United States, where harvests usually run from July to August. Blackberries also don’t ripen after they’ve been picked, so they have to be picked when they’re exactly ripe. This means you have a very short window for enjoying sweet and juicy blackberries. Luckily, there are several … Continue reading 14 Ways to preserve blackberries for long-term storage

Prepping food supply 101: How to survive if you run out of supplies during a long-term disaster

Preppers know that they shouldn’t be complacent just because they have a sizeable survival stockpile. Before SHTF, you should also start a home garden, learn about food preservation techniques and know how to find and purify water. These crucial skills will ensure that you can survive a long-term survival scenario if you run out of … Continue reading Prepping food supply 101: How to survive if you run out of supplies during a long-term disaster

Survival cooking: How to make and preserve bone broth

Bone broth is water simmered with animal bones, meat and vegetables. It’s an excellent survival food because it’s nutritious, easy to make and inexpensive. Just add bits of meat and vegetables in hot water, throw in some animal bones from your last meal, simmer and you have yourself a nice, flavorful soup to warm your belly. Plus, … Continue reading Survival cooking: How to make and preserve bone broth

4 Best food storage containers for your stockpile

Preparing an emergency food stockpile can be messy. Canned foods and drink bottles easily eat up space in the pantry or refrigerator, and not everyone has a lot of space for food and other essentials. Plus, mediocre food storage containers can leak and stain, failing to keep your food fresh and creating a mess in your … Continue reading 4 Best food storage containers for your stockpile

23 Foods you should never store in the fridge

Refrigerators have been making foods last longer since the 1830s. But not everything stays fresh in the fridge. In fact, some foods taste better and last longer when stored at room temperature. Plus, it helps to know that there are many foods that don’t need to be refrigerated to last for a long time in case disaster strikes or SHTF. Listed … Continue reading 23 Foods you should never store in the fridge

Storing salt: 3 Good reasons to stock up on salt

Salt is easily one of the most important ingredients preppers should have in their pantries. For starters, salt is a key ingredient in the daily diet of humans. It supports healthy muscle and nerve function and regulates the fluids in the human body. Plus, salt enhances the flavor of virtually any food and preserves food, too. Salt also … Continue reading Storing salt: 3 Good reasons to stock up on salt

Food storage tips: How to dehydrate foods for long-term storage

Food dehydration is one of the easiest and cheapest methods of food preservation. It lets you extend the shelf-life of extra produce after an abundant harvest without using preservatives or chucking them in the refrigerator. Plus, dried, nutrient-dense foods are a key part of any prepper’s stockpile. Read on to learn about the various benefits of … Continue reading Food storage tips: How to dehydrate foods for long-term storage

Food supply 101: Top 12 cheapest foods to stockpile

An emergency stockpile can greatly increase your chance of survival if SHTF. But creating a stockpile can easily drain your grocery budget if you’re not careful. Luckily, some of the best foods for stockpiling are extremely cheap, so you can buy them in quantities enough to last you several months. Here are some examples of cheap … Continue reading Food supply 101: Top 12 cheapest foods to stockpile