Category: survival-kitchen

How To Fix Pressure Canner Problems

Guest post: by Christine Coburn The following post was originally aired during 2012. I haven’t heard from Christine in years. However I felt the value of her insight and effort having written this to justify a re-post and your further comments.   There is nothing more frustrating when you have …

What SPAM Is Made Of

Have you ever wondered what SPAM is made of? I know I have… SPAM is a relatively inexpensive meat product that stores very well. It lasts forever, right? (UPDATED) (I couldn’t resist posting this again with a few updates)   SPAM is a canned precooked meat product made by the Hormel …

DIY Long Term Food Storage

You might say there are three methods to securing long term food storage. 1. Buy ready-made packaged for long term food storage. 2. DIY long term food storage. 3. A combination of both. DIY or do it yourself, is probably the most popular method for most preparedness-minded people. Why? Because …

5 Methods of Home Food Preservation

The following five methods of home food preservation will enable you to not only be frugal (obtaining and preserving bulk foods on sale) but will help you build a food storage inventory (along with your dry goods and other foods).   CANNING ‘Canning’ is a process in which foods are …

Solar Cooker, All American Sun Oven

This post originally aired years ago when we lived in ‘sunny’ California. I wanted to re-post it and discover if any of you currently have a solar oven or live in a climate where it would be useful more than just a few months a year 😉 We will be …

LOCAL Foods – 5 Reasons To Buy Them

Local Foods: Better Nutrition Typically the local produce that you buy locally (farmers markets, etc..) will have been recently picked or harvested. Fruits and vegetables start losing vitamins and other nutrients from the minute they’re picked. That short (local) travel time is important to their overall nutritional impact. They haven’t …

Favorite Bread Recipes – Homemade

Okay all you homemade bread lovers out there… Let’s see your favorite bread recipes! I’m sure that most everyone will agree that there’s nothing quite like the smell of breadmaking, from the rise, to the baking, to the table! And there’s nothing like the taste of fresh, warm, homemade bread. …

Food Dehydrator

A food dehydrator is essentially an oven. However unlike a conventional oven it’s a low temperature oven. Why do they call it a food dehydrator? Because it’s designed to draw out the moisture from food. To dry it out. Why would you want to dry out your food? Because certain …
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