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Pressure Canning Ground Beef

I was able to purchase the 40 pounds of ground beef from Zaycon Foods again. It's the ONLY way I will buy my ground beef if we don't have access to half a beef from a farm. This was the most efficient way for me to cook a large amount of meat. In a big pot. Efficient and less messy. You can pre-cook the hamburger or you will have little meat loaf's that are hard…
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The Organic Canner Review

The Organic Canner written by Daisy Luther of The Organic Prepper I am a self taught canner. I have always had this perfect little daydream of being in the kitchen of the house my dad grew up in, in Northern Minnesota, with my grandma. Her teaching me all of her little tips on how to can. Alas, that was not to be so I taught myself. The hello YouTube. Part of my preparedness lifestyle is…
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4 Methods of Preserving Food

There are many types of food preservation out there for long term food storage. Canning, vacuum sealing, etc. I am sharing 4 types today. Canning I started Water Bath (with a kit like this one) about 4 years ago and Pressure Canning 2 years ago. There was the proverbial simple strawberry jam. Which, for me, never sets, so not simple. Then I moved up to peaches and applesauce. Going to the orchard to hand pick…
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Zaycon Chicken Thigh Review

I recently got the chance to review Zaycon's chicken thighs. I am not a dark meat eater, but The Principal is. I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised! These chicken thighs were super juicy and tender. We have grilled them a few times and they turn out amazing! Super tender and juicy. We chose to freeze them, instead of canning, which I have written about here. There was a fair amount of trimming that…
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How I Preserve Food: Dehydrating

There are a lot of ways to preserve food. Canning via water bath or pressure canner, Freezing, Eating. Ok eating doesn't preserve, it consumes. My preferred method is dehydrating. Mostly because I don't have to pay close attention to what I am doing. If you forget about it, your food isn't ruined. Unless you turn it off and don't immediately store the freshly dehydrated food. By forget I mean around 3 weeks. The zucchini were…
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Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival: The Essential Guide for Family Preparedness {Review}

I received this product free for my unbiased review. This is the review with a giveaway! Chapter 1: Food for 72-Hour Emergency Kits Talks about options. MRE's, Survival Bars, Grocery Store Foods, Freeze Dried and Dehydrated meals. She lists the pros and cons of each. Chapter 2: Food for Short-Term Emergencies: Two Weeks to Three Months Large scale disasters to personal financial emergencies ie; job loss. Saving money at the grocery store by having a…
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