How To Dehydrate Cranberries

How To Dehydrate Cranberries

I love cranberries. The other day I dehydrated about 7 pounds of cranberries which were on sale. They reduced to fit in two and a half quart size canning jars afterwards. I snapped a few pictures and decided to share the simple secrets how to dehydrate cranberries…

Tomato Sauce from Dehydrated Tomatoes

Tomato Sauce from Dehydrated Tomatoes

A very effective way to preserve and store fresh garden grown tomatoes is to dehydrate them. Here’s one thing you can do with them afterwards during the winter while you crave the fresh taste of homegrown tomatoes… Make tomato sauce!

Foods For Barter

Foods For Barter

Many of us know that grocery stores operate on ‘just in time’ inventory management; meaning that there is basically no back room storage. Everything that they have is out on the shelves and is replaced with deliveries to restock ‘just in time’ — all of which enables cost savings from essentially having zero back-room inventory….

How To Seal A Ziploc Bag

How To Seal A Ziploc Bag

Have you ever wondered what is the best way to seal a Ziploc bag? The Ziploc is probably the most common used bag for food storage because its easy to burp out the air from the bag – which helps to increase the shelf life of the food inside. Here’s how to seal a Ziploc…

Food Storage and Food Rotation Challenges

Food Storage and Food Rotation Challenges

It’s one thing to buy and store extra food to keep as part of your emergency preparedness food storage inventory, but it is quite another to keep it organized and to rotate it in a practical way to ensure no waste from spoilage over time. I’m sure that most everyone who has built up a…

How To  Get Food After TSHTF

How To Get Food After TSHTF

Food. We need it. Today it’s easy to get. We just buy it. What would we do though if we couldn’t just go out and buy it, or if there were scarcity at the grocery stores? Here are a few notes outlining methods which may lead you in the right direction…

British Berkefeld Drinking Water Filter

British Berkefeld Drinking Water Filter

I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to have a high quality drinking water filter in your home. Even if you think that your tap water is good enough, a quality water filter will not only make your water taste better, but it will provide a second level of protection from contaminants which may…