Water Bath Canning Instructions & Safety Tips

water bath canning instructions

As a way of preserving food, water bath canning has been around for centuries.  It was originally used to preserve food for the military. Soldiers then got used to eating canned food and started eating it when they returned home too.

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Expert-Level Food Dehydrating: Tips and Hacks for Drying All Types of Food

I spend a lot of time backpacking and camping with my kids.  If it weren’t for my dehydrator, this wouldn’t be possible.  I simply wouldn’t be able to carry all the food. Dehydrating means I can make my own just-add-water meals which are lightweight yet still tasty and nutritious. My dehydrator also means I save … Read more

Food Preservation – A Survivalist’s Guide

dehydrated tomatos

With so many different methods and techniques, food preservation can seem a bit overwhelming at first. This guide is meant to help you get started with DIY food preservation so you can choose the right methods for your goals.

How to Prevent Food from Spoiling When You’re Without Power

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When I talk about preventing food from spoiling without electricity, I’m not talking about an hour or two long power outage (though some of these methods will work for those situations too). I’m talking about how you will keep your food from spoiling when the grid fails and the world goes to darkness. Hopefully you won’t ever need to put this knowledge to use, but you’ll be really glad that you know this if SHTF!  Plus, a lot of these methods can be used when you buy fresh produce in bulk in season to save money.

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