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Food Storage

How to Read Food Expiration Date Codes

How to Read Food Expiration Date Codes

Although most expiration date codes on food are easy to read, some of them can be confusing. Here’s how to read them.

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101 Easy Canning Recipes For Beginners

101 Easy Canning Recipes For Beginners

Canning can be an intimidating process at first. But if you follow these easy beginner canning recipes, you’ll be well on your way.

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30 Foods That Can Last Up To 30 Years

30 Foods That Can Last Up To 30 Years

In this video from the Youtube channel, Reality Survival, JJ talks about the top 30 foods that can last up to 30 years when stored properly.

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3 Ways To Make Your Food Stockpile Last As Long As Possible

3 Ways To Make Your Food Stockpile Last As Long As Possible

Don’t be caught without food when the next disaster strikes. If you start building your emergency food stockpile now, you’ll be way ahead of most people. #homesteadsurvivalsite #emergencyfood #foodstockpile #preparedness #foodstorage

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10 Best Survival Foods from Your Local Grocery Store

10 Best Survival Foods from Your Local Grocery Store

If you’re planning to stock up your prepper pantry, you’ll save a lot by going to your local grocery store instead of buying overpriced survival food. #urbansurvivalsite #survivalfood #emergencyfood #foodstorage #preparedness

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Amaranth: The Little-Known Survival Superfood

Amaranth: The Little-Known Survival Superfood

The world of grains is ever-expanding. The grains that we think are new to the market, like couscous and quinoa, have been around for centuries. But consumers have demanded access to different sources of protein, vitamins, and unprocessed food a lot more in recent years.  Amaranth is now one of those foods that have found their way onto supermarket shelves.…

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15 Essential Rules for Dehydrating Food

15 Essential Rules for Dehydrating Food

Dehydration works by removing the moisture content from food. How do you dehydrate food properly so that it stores well and stays safe to eat? #homesteadsurvivalsite #dehydration #foodpreservation #foodstorage #preparedness

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22 Foods You Don't Actually Have To Refrigerate

22 Foods You Don’t Actually Have To Refrigerate

Are you wasting valuable space in the fridge on foods that don’t need to be refrigerated? Without even peeking in your fridge, I can guess that you are. #homesteadsurvivalsite #foodstorage #refrigerator #emergencyfood #homestead

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Here's How To Use A Grain Mill And Make Flour [With Pictures]

Here’s How To Use A Grain Mill And Make Flour [With Pictures]

Converting wheat into flour is surprisingly easy. All you need is wheat berries and a good grain mill. Here is how to use a grain mill and make flour. #homesteadsurvivalsite #grainmill #flourmill #makeflour #flour

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Easy Way To Preserve and Store Eggs

Easy Way To Preserve and Store Eggs

If you have more eggs than you can eat and you’re living with no refrigerator, then how do you preserve all those extra eggs? Here’s how. #homesteadsurvivalsite #eggs #foodstorage #foodpreservation #foodstockpile

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14 Forgotten Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile

Here is a list of often forgotten emergency foods to consider that offer extended shelf life and provide needed calories and nutrients in an emergency. #homesteadsurvivalsite #emergencyfood #survivalfood #foodstorage #storefood

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Root Cellar Food Storage: How to Use Nature's Refrigerator

Root Cellar Food Storage: How to Use Nature’s Refrigerator

Before refrigerators, root cellars served as a primary method of food preservation. Many considered root cellars to be nature’s refrigerator. #homesteadsurvivalsite #rootcellar #foodstorage #emergencyfood #survivalfood

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4 Canning Dangers to Be Aware Of

While canning is simple enough to do, it can be dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing. Here are four canning dangers you should be aware of. #homesteadsurvivalsite #canning #foodstoragetips #foodpreservation #preservefood

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5 Easiest Foods to Can at Home

5 Easiest Foods to Can at Home

Canning does take some time to learn, but the rewards are huge. If you are new to canning food, start with these five foods which are fairly easy to can. #homesteadsurvivalsite #canning #canningrecipes #foodstorage #canned  

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15 Food Storage Methods – Which One Is Best?

Each of these food storage methods has pros and cons. Not all food types work for each method, so let’s look at the top 15 and see which one is best. #homesteadsurvivalsite #foodstorage #foodstoragetips #foodpreservation #emergencyfood

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Build a Mini Root Cellar From a Broken Freezer

There’s no reason why root cellars have to be the size of a small room. In fact, a root cellar can be as small as a chest freezer. #homesteadsurvivalsite #rootcellar #diy #repurpose #upcycle

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How To Pressure Can Soup

How To Pressure Can Soup

Canned soup is a delicious and convenient way to stockpile food. All you have to do is open it, heat it up, and it’s ready to eat. Here’s what you need to know. #homesteadsurvivalsite #pressurecanning #cannedsoup #souprecipes #foodstorage

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12 Foods Soldiers Ate During the Civil War

12 Foods Soldiers Ate During the Civil War

In order to survive, soldiers in the Civil War had to rely on a variety of foods that would keep for long periods of time and store easily. #homesteadsurvivalsite #survivalfood #civilwar #emergencyfood #1800s

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8 Foods You Should Never Put In The Refrigerator

Most people are storing their food wrong and don’t even know it. By refrigerating non-refrigerable goods, you are likely causing your food to spoil faster than it should. #homesteadsurvivalsite #foodstorage #refrigerator #foods #homestead

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6 Ways People Stored Food Before Refrigerators

6 Ways People Stored Food Before Refrigerators

Long before the modern conveniences of refrigeration, people were storing their food using time-tested methods like larders, root cellars, canning, drying, fermenting, and smoking. #homesteadsurvivalsite #foodstorage #survivalfood #emergencyfood #homestead

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Canning vs Dehydrating: Which Method is Better?

Canning vs Dehydrating: Which Method is Better?

Canning and dehydrating have distinct advantages and disadvantages. We’ll consider their definitions, their pros and cons, and the procedures involved. #homesteadsurvivalsite #canning #dehydrating #foodstorage #preparedness

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Fermentation 101: How to Make Yogurt, Sauerkraut, Apple Cider Vinegar, and More

Everything from bread and cheese to beer, wine, and simple things like sauerkraut, Kimchi, and yogurt are the result of a little-understood process known as fermentation. #homesteadsurvivalsite #fermentation #fermentfood #makeyogurt #applecidervinegar

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14 Foods That Store Well in Root Cellars

14 Foods That Store Well in Root Cellars

Root cellars are one of the best ways to store food, whether you’re a prepper or a homesteader. #homesteadsurvivalsite #rootcellars #foodstorage #preparedness #foodstockpile

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11 Dangerous Food Storage Mistakes

11 Dangerous Food Storage Mistakes

Storing food at home is fairly easy and affordable if you take your time and do it right. If you make any mistakes, your food could end up going bad. #homesteadsurvivalsite #foodstorage #foodstoragemistakes #emergencyfood #prepping

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