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Food Storage Method #7: Freezing Grain and Flour First

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Freezing grain and four first is not a ‘cure all’ for future bug infestation, but if you have good, food grade and would like to take extra measures jut to be more sure, then freezing is a great option to add to the security of your dry food stock. If your grain buckets are stored in the garage for winter, the freezing temperatures will probably kill any weevil that may be present.  This is not advisable though if your garage also tends to get HOT in the summer (over 70 degrees).  So other options may be something you can persue. You […]

Food Storage Method: #3 Dry Ice Packing

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The Dry Ice Method The instructions for using this method are as follows: One pound of dry ice is used for a thirty-gallon drum of wheat. Place about three inches of grain on the bottom of the Mylar bag that is inside a plastic bucket. Then place a three-inch square of dry ice on top of the food that you just poured in. Fill the bucket about half full and allow thirty minutes to two hours for the ice to dissipate completely. Now lay the lid on loosely so the gas can escape. Once all gas has escaped, seal the […]