How to Store Sugar for Long-Term Stockpiling

Sugar is one of those foods which will last forever, even without any special packaging.  However, it’s not recommended to keep sugar in its original packaging. Here’s what you need to know about storing sugar for the long-term. White Sugar Storage White sugar has a forever shelf life and will never go bad.  However, if … Read more

How to Store Dried Milk For The Long Term

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Dried milk is made using a process that removes nearly all of the water from the product.  The low moisture means shelf life is extended considerably.  However, if not stored properly, dried milk can go bad in as little as 30 days.  Here’s what you need to know about storing dried milk for the long-term. … Read more

How to Store Rice For The Long Term

Rice is considered a non-perishable food and, in theory, can last years in your pantry.  However, if you don’t store it properly, rice will eventually go bad.  Here’s what you need to know about rice shelf life and storage methods which will keep rice from spoiling for years or even decades. Does Rice Go Bad? … Read more

How to Store Dry Beans For The Long Term

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Beans are considered one of the ultimate emergency foods because they are very nutritious and non-perishable.  However, beans will go bad if they aren’t stored correctly. Here’s what you need to know about long-term storage methods for beans. How Long Can You Store Dry Beans? When stored in their original plastic packaging, dry beans will … Read more

Flour and Rice Bugs: How to Prevent & Get Rid of Pests in Your Food Stockpile

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Want to stockpile flour, rice, dehydrated fruit, or other dry goods?  If you don’t take precautions, you will end up with an insect infestation.  Speaking from experience, these moths and weevils (aka rice and flour bugs) can literally take over your entire home. It’s a lot easier to prevent pantry pests than deal with an … Read more