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Food Storage

Dehydrating Frozen Corn

I thought I would try dehydrating frozen corn. I used Costco's organic frozen corn that they had in stock. The large bag was only around $4. The nice thing with frozen corn? I can just throw it on the tray and set the dehydrator. I forgot about it honestly and the corn was in there for about 24 hours. It didn't need that long, but it didn't hurt the corn either. I ended up with…
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Food Storage

How to Dehydrate Onions

Sliced up in the food processor Lay them out on the thinner than this. This was just a quick picture. You don't want them overlapping. I left them in overnight. Boy did my house stink! All shriveled up and ready to be stored Then I vacuum seal them to store long term. I also made Homemade Onion Powder I use this dehydrator and this Food Saver Subscribe to our Occasional Newsletter ********************************************************** Thank you for…
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Food Storage

Valley Food Storage Review

I was recently given the chance to do a review on some Valley Food Storage food. I will tell you now, I was pleasantly surprised. I had a done a review of a similar product and had stomach issues for a few days. Not the case with this brand. We chose to have this for lunch on a rainy, summer day. Doesn't look like much. I thought no way will this feed the 3 of…
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Food Storage

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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Food Storage

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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Food Storage

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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Reviews

Wise Foods Favorite’s {Review}

I got the chance to review Wise Foods and I thought this would be a great chance to see if their food was something I wanted to store. I did receive the food for free in return for my unbiased review, so here it is. This box says 16 servings for 1 person. Well, once you cook the food, that is way too much for one person and the only time I would be eating…
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Prepping

10 Best Ways to Store Food Long Term

One of the most important preps to have besides water is food. These are my Top 10 ways to store food. I have back ups for my back ups. Some of these are easier than others, some are longer term than others. The key is to not have all of your eggs in one basket so to speak. photo credit: via photopin cc 5 Gallon Bucket I have found these at Winco or the bakery…
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