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15% OFF Spin-Lid, BPA Free Pails – Sale ends Dec 31st

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This is just a little reminder …. We don’t want you to have to wait until the end of February if you need them now… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PRE-SHIPMENT SALE ~ ENDS DEC 31ST ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ They are on sale NOW at 15% off! The last shipment sold most of the inventory before they even arrived. The remaining pails sold out within a week. We don’t want you to have to wait until the end of February if you need them now.. Spin-Lid, BPA-free Storage Pails Click this link for more info: http://www.millersgrainhouse.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=38 Best Blessings! Millers Grain House & Grain Storehouse, Your Preparation […]

Long-Term Workable Pantry TOOLS.

It all sounds nice and good to say ‘Build a Long-Term Workable Pantry” but if you don’t know where to get the tools to do so, it can be a bit frustrating. Our hope is to give you some realistic options to choose from. We’ve touched on how to go about it and some steps to take toward building that pantry, and your new sets of back to basics skills… but now we want to focus on where to GET items you may need. Some people have ample room and can have storage that looks similar to this: But more […]

What is preparation or prepping? A brief breakdown.

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What does it mean to ‘Be prepared’? Of course it used to be the Boy Scout Motto (maybe it still is, but I’m not a Boy Scout). Also, what is this new word “prepping”? Isn’t that what doctors do prior to surgery? Well, both of these questions lead to the need of explaining exactly what preparation or prepping actually is. It is a little easier to breakdown the things that preparation, prepping or living the preparedness lifestyle actually include rather than saying what it is or isn’t because it looks different for every family. Some things that it should NOT […]

Food Storage Method: #4 CO2 & Nitrogen Flush

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Frankly and as a personal note. We are not particularly fond of ANY method that requires hazardous efforts or chemicals. We are not endourcing these methods as much as sharing options with you our reading family.  Please take all precautions and educate yourself THOROUGHLY before attempting ANY risky storage method. movie the mechanic on dvd life as we know it download full film CO2 & Nitrogen Flush life as we know it download the hurt locker original movie download This method can be used instead of in place of dry ice method and reacts just as it does.   Directions are similar: Simply […]

Food Storage Method: #1: Mylar Bags

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The Mylar Bag Method. While this is not the method that we use currently, I do see it as a very viable choice for certain environments and in certain cases. If you have extremely

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 […]

Bulk Food Storage: Canned Goods

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Canned goods add great value to your long-term food storage plans. Obviously for a variety of reasons, some of which are: Some items are better stored by canning than any other process, thus increasing variety of foods stored. There is little preparation for a canned item when the need to eat. They are small space friendly. Stocking up at a local grocer is easy when canned goods go on sale. They lend to an easy rotation for using the older items first. Often we (as a grain provider) focus on the dried goods, but canned goods are vital to a […]

Bulk food storage containers: Pails, Buckets, Cans and Glass

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Bulk Foods Storage Containers – Pails, Buckets, Cans and Glass Select only the best food grade* the switch film divx download film game of death containers. Ideally they should block light, oxygen and moisture (for dry goods). This will help to extend the shelf life of your food. 6.5, 5, 3.5 (etc) Gallon Plastic Buckets or Pails Look for buckets that have tight fitting lids with rubber or neoprene seals set deep within the lid. This method of storing is ideal for large quantities of dried good such as grains, beans, legumes, sugar, flour, etc. Again as I often state, […]