Preppers are willing to try just about anything to prepare food in advance and cut out processed foods and packaging. Making homemade baby food is one of the easiest ways to eliminate processed foods in the home. Babies can eat far more than oats or rice cereal (our pediatrician actually … [Read more...] about Homemade Baby Food for Preppers
Growing your own food is a great way to save money and be less dependent on commercial grocery stores, but as we all know each crop has its season. When crops are growing, there’s an abundance of fresh, nutritious food to keep your family fed — but what do we do once the season ends?Learning how … [Read more...] about Prepper Pantry: How to Store Food
Rice: is there a more controversial food? Some rice fans claim it is a super-healthy food in all forms, some believe rice is the worst thing since gluten, and still others only believe brown rice is healthy. So what is right? Can you eat rice guilt-free, or should it be a rarely-served … [Read more...] about Is Rice a Healthy Choice for the Prepper Stockpile?
It takes a lot of work to dehydrate vegetables. Finding just the right veggies that are both at their peak of ripeness, and in perfect condition, is just the first step. Then: cleaning, washing, and slicing into the right thickness before drying in the correct temperature for just the right amount … [Read more...] about How to Store Dehydrated Vegetables: Preserving Food’s Goodness
Fermenting is a new thing for me. When I was a kid, some friends of ours let me see their crock of homemade sour kraut. I'm not sure what was wrong with it, but something about that crock really turned me off. For a long time I wouldn't eat kraut and then when I did, it was only the sterile kind in … [Read more...] about My Fermenting Journey, Part 1