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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 […]

Alternative Currency During a Crisis

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Typically, on this site we share information and resources on Food Storage, planting, and grains.  Our intent is to provide information on how to prepare for a coming crisis and food is usually a big concern.  In this article, we want to share some important information on Alternative Currency During a Crisis In the initial stages of a collapse, money will retain its value in people’s minds because for centuries coin has held allure. Habits cannot be broken overnight. A handful of gold coins are still a handful of coins. A suitcase stuffed with bills would still makes a person’s […]

Cheap Ways To Use Solar Power For Your Home

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Here are some great tips and Cheap Ways To Use Solar Power for Your Home Perhaps you already know that there are many benefits to using green energy in your home. Benefits of using home solar panels range from being eco-friendly to receiving tax breaks. This article gives you information on how and why to purchase solar panels. If you need to buy a wooden item, see if it is available in bamboo. Bamboo, which is actually a grass, is very energy-efficient. It is also quite strong compared to woods commonly used to build furniture. Since it grows so quickly, […]

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 […]

Some Tips for Food Storage Safety

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When it comes to keeping your family happy and healthy that doesn’t just include preparing meals at home. There are some safety rules that need to be observed as you cook as well as when you store your foods.  Here are some tips for food storage safety in your home. Keeping Foods Safe during Prep The first line of defense against spreading germs is hand washing. No matter what you are working with, always clean your hands between different food types as well as when they are visibly soiled. Washing your food will also help prevent the spread of germs. […]