Making jerky at home you know what's in it. You can avoid the sodium nitrate and other carcinogens. You control the spices, the amount of salt, and the flavors as well. You home made jerky is ... Read More about Food Preservation: Making Jerky at Home So You Know What’s In It
Preserving harvest abundance for winter's scarcity doesn't need to be complex or time consuming. The simplest food storage method is storing fruits and vegetables in a cold room. Sometimes called ... Read More about Root Cellaring: The lazy way to preserve food
I've been advocating that you stock up for winter by gathering food in the time of plenty for a time of scarcity. I've told you not to buy emergency dehydrated food rations in order to prepare for an ... Read More about Preparing emergency food for your bug-out-bag? Think camping and save money!
Earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, tornadoes, forest fires, floods, riots -- sounds like a news report from 2011. These things happen without warning and can wreck your plans. If they happen to you, ... Read More about Are you prepared for an emergency? Get that bug-out bag ready now.
Yesterday I talked about the basis for deciding what you need to stock up on for the winter. If you've never thought about stocking up for winter before, I hope you won't be discouraged at the task. ... Read More about Low-cost food storage to save you money and time
Should you prepare for an Emergency? Is it doomsday already? I recently received an email newsletter from a "modern" homestead blogger that pointed out the recent emergencies around North America -- ... Read More about Food Preparation: Winter Food Storage Basics