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What is the Best Kind of Milk for Food Storage?

Milk is something that most families consume in generous amounts. However, when it comes to storing it, most of us realize pretty quickly that fresh milk won’t last more than a couple of weeks at most. As a result, milk is often an item that is frequently omitted from Read more

The Survival Garden: Fundamentals

In this article, I’m going to discuss the fundamentals of gardening for self-sufficiency. Most folks are grossly unprepared to meet their family’s food needs in the case of an emergency.  At the same time, many underestimate what is required to grow or raise enough food to feed their family. Read more

Top 5 Things NOT To Hoard

Talking to some survivalist friends, I realised that every one of us had filled our pantries with at least one useless item. Two of my friends were actually quite upset at the end of our meeting, when they realised half… Read more

MRE Information and Recipes

menu-c-mre-no10-meatballsMRE HISTORY

MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) were born on Earth, but grew up on Apollo flights to the moon, in Skylab floating workshops and on every U.S. Space Shuttle flight from Enterprise to Atlantis. In the 1970s retort pouches (the popular name for thermo stabilized, laminated food pouches named after the retort cooker) were put to their first real test by the U.S. Space Program. Read more

Survival Skill – Pickling

July-2012-009-225x300Mmmm.. the delightful smell of simmering vinegar, dill and mustard seed. It’s a smell that never fails to transport me back to my childhood, being driven out of the house by the smell of my mother’s day-long pickling marathons. The… Read more

Freeze-Dried Food: How is it Different?

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Although freeze-drying sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, the concept itself is one of the oldest methods of food preservation. It is only the process itself that has changed over time.

Where in previous… Read more

Indoor Emergency Cooking

The first thing you need to take into consideration is the heating source. If a power outage occurs, you can use a propane stove, NEVER something based on charcoal. Why? Because burnt charcoal releases a great amount of carbon monoxide… Read more

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