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Food Storage Method #5: Bay Leaves

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Bay leaves can be spread throughout the containers of grain or dried goods. Two bay leaves for small amounts up to one gallon or five leaves in larger buckets. Some people say this works well for them. Just what is the science behind using bay leaves? Bay leaves are toxic if the bug eats them. However, the bugs will happily climb right over them. Scientifically, there is no proof that bay leaves detour them completely only being toxic detours bugs from eating the bay leaf itself. If you are still skeptical, choose another method just to be on the safe […]

From containers to methods; many choices.

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There are many containers for storing your dry goods and food storage. We’ve touched on the most popular below.  But along with the container are a wide variety of methods to aid in food storage. The choices are as varied as the climates you may live in.  At this point, I’d like to just list them for you to begin to see the wide array of choices to put to work in your chosen containers. Some of the methods to aid in food storage are: Mylar Bags Method Oxygen Absorber Packets Method The Dry Ice Method CO2 and Nitrogen Flush […]