Whether you are stockpiling food for emergencies or want backpacking meals, freeze dried food is almost always the best way to go. Freeze-dried foods are lightweight, can last decades, are easy to rehydrate, and actually taste good.
Recycled glass jars can work fine when you just get started with fermenting vegetables (aka DIY pickling). However, when you start making larger batches of ferments (like huge batches of sauerkraut or pickles) or you want to “set it and forget it”, you’ll want to upgrade to a fermentation crock. Here’s what you need to … Read more