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A List of Foods That I Recommend You Have in Your Storage

The following is a revised list of foods that I recommend for your storage.  This is not all-inclusive but is a good starting point.  The amount of food that you store will depend on several things.  How long a time … Continue reading

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Do You Need to Put Desiccant Packs in Your Long Term Food Storage

I recently received the following question. “Just beginning to do some food storage.  I live in sunny BUT humid central Florida.  We often have 80-90 percent humidity outside.  We do have central air but concerned about repacking staples into Mylar, … Continue reading

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So You have Decided to Become a Prepper, How do You Start?

So you have decided to become a prepper.  How do you start?  First, make a plan.  Don’t just run of willy-nilly.  Making a plan will save you money and help you avoid making costly mistakes.  Here are four simple steps … Continue reading

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Advice for Beginning Preppers

This year I will be 70 years old and will have been prepping since my early twenties.  My parents started me prepping.  This has been a way of live for me as long as I can remember. Over the years, … Continue reading

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FreezeDryGuy

FreezeDryGuy and I have been friends for almost 40 years. I have deal with him personally on many occasions and have watched him deal with others. I have found him to be honest and have no reservations about recommending him. I have … Continue reading

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Light, Another Enemy of Food Storage

Light is the least understood enemy of food storage.  Exposure to light can cause foods to spoil faster.  Both natural and artificial light can cause photodegradation, according to the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Clemson University.  Exposure … Continue reading

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Moisture, an Enemy of Food Storage

The second enemy of food storage, I want to discuss is moisture.  This includes problems with high humidity as well as the more obvious ones.  The best, but most expensive solution is to store your food in a climate-controlled room.  … Continue reading

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Living Off Your Food Storage For a Month

My wife sent this out these questions to a few people who participated in our one month test of living of our food storage.  The following is the answers from one family. Howard What problems did you in counter? The … Continue reading

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Living Off Our Food Storage Part 3

I know I promised some recipes for you and they are coming.  I have been trying to call all the families that were on the trial and gather as many new recipes as I can.  As with any other project … Continue reading

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Living Off Our Storage for a Month

Well it has been a month now since my wife went shopping for food for us.  Living off our storage was easier than we thought.  I credit this to the fact that my wife has been rotating grains and legumes … Continue reading

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