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The Importance of Grain Storage

Grain storage is an important part of the food storage plan. It will keep you supplied with food for months or even years. There are many types of grain that can be stored, and the most common ones are wheat, corn, rice, barley, oats, rye, millet, and flaxseed. These grains have been used for thousands of years, but they are still very useful today. They can be stored in airtight containers, in a cool dry place, and can last for years. Wheat is the most commonly stored grain. Wheat is a staple food that has been used by people for […]

When Storing Food, Consider These Canning Mistakes to Avoid

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Canning Mistakes to Avoid When you get into canning, it can be a little overwhelming. You understand the benefits of using up your produce and having unprocessed foods at the ready, but there is a lot to be considered in the beginning. Before you get started, here are some common canning mistakes to avoid. Filling the Jars Too Much This is probably one of the most common mistakes people tend to make when they first get into canning. It looks like you have enough space in your jars, so you fill them to the top, but then later find out […]

Appropriate and Safe Food Storage

Making use of correct food storage is really essential to your health and wellness and also your family’s health.  It depends on you to provide proper storage options for every kind of food that comes right into your home. This is no simple job. If you plan to store huge quantities of food, you need to have the area. It is additionally essential to understand that foods spoil fairly quickly and quickly. Taking the time to find the best service to your food storage demands can even assist you conserve cash. Purchasing the Right Food for Storage Considerations It is […]
Food Storage Fundamentals

Storing and Keeping Food – The Fundamentals

Food storage is important short-term and especially in a long-term preparedness situation.  It is vital that we understand the basics in order to properly and safely protect our food supply.  This post will discuss some of the fundamental (and basic) areas of food preservation and storage.   Some of this may be elementary, but perhaps a good review.  Let’s look at some food storage fundamentals: In The Refrigerator Foods stored in the refrigerator or freezer must be in wonderfully wrapped product packaging such as cellophane as well as tin foil or in sealed containers such as zip lock bags as well […]
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Essentials of Safe and Healthy Food Storage

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Do you recognize that proper food storage space is essential to the health of every person in your family? A little expertise on the essentials of effective food storage maintains your household secure and also helps you make the most of your food bucks. Below we’ll take a look at some ideas as well as a few techniques that pay big rewards. Food storage space can be checked out from both lengthy and short-term point of views. Mass, tinned and also maintained foods in a great range are great insurance coverage against emergencies such as natural catastrophes or work shortages […]

Suggested Ways to Store Fresh Foods Longer

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Keep reading to find our favorite Seven Suggested Ways to Store Fresh Food Longer. Experts say the average family throws out nearly 15 percent of all fresh foods they purchase each year. Depending upon where you live (and the time of year) that could add up to quite a bit of money.  It is important to find ways to store fresh food for longer. Here are seven ways to accomplish this.   Homemakers of years past had a root cellar to place root vegetables like potatoes, onions and carrots. They may have also used the root cellar to store home […]

Using Vacuum Sealers in Your Food Storage

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An Important consideration is Using Vacuum Sealers in Your Food Storage A vacuum sealer is probably one of the greatest food saver inventions of all time.  Any type of food (except extreme liquid foods) can be sealed.  You want to make sure that you don’t waste any of your precious food supply and this is one way to ensure that doesn’t happen. Storing food in containers is a great way to store food and along with that, you can use a vacuum sealer to store individual packets of food and then place them in the container. There are two types […]

Food Storage for Beginners

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Here are some Food Storage ideas for beginners. Do you know that proper food storage is essential to the well-being of everyone in your household? A little knowledge on the basics of successful food storage keeps your family safe and helps you make the most of your food dollars. Here we’ll take a look at some tips and a few techniques that pay big dividends. Food storage can be looked at from both long and short term perspectives. Bulk, canned and preserved foods in a good variety are good insurance against emergencies such as natural disasters or work shortages and […]