Stockpiling Food: Buy the Calories, Not the Servings! Hi all, this is Samson B.K. I wanted to give you a few tips on how to get your best deal when buying survival food packages. The first thing I would like to do is to apologize for listing our food packages by time and by serving. […]
Home Canning Basics – It’s Not Just Your Grandmother’s Hobby Anymore
Whether you’re preparing for a long winter or an emergency survival situation, canning is one skill that every survivalist needs to know. All the bounty of your summer garden will quickly disappear once cold weather arrives, but you can make it last with the help of home canning. By using some simple canning techniques, you […]
Choosing the Best Foods for Home Canning – Which Foods Are Safe?
How to Choose the Best Foods for Home Canning Last week, I sat in the kitchen watching as my in-laws carefully canned a dozen quarts of tomatoes from their beautiful garden. They are pros, and after years of canning experience, I suspected that they had quite a bit they could teach me. So I started […]
Survival Food Storage Do’s and Don’ts
5 Golden Rules of Survival Food Storage Having been in the survival food business since 2008 we have seen a lot of survival food storage companies come and go; as well as a lot of different marketing techniques. These strategies can leave the consumer guessing on which way to turn when considering survival food storage […]
MRE vs. Freeze Dried Food – Do You Know the Difference?
Do you know the difference when comparing MRE vs. Freeze Dried Food? One of the most common mistakes people make when considering food storage is the mistake that MRE’s and freeze dried food are synonymous, which they are not. The first and most noticeable is the difference in how the food is eaten and prepared. MRE […]
Food Storage: #10 cans or Mylar Bags – Which is Better?
#10 cans or Mylar Bags If you have been shopping for long term food storage recently you’ve probably wondered about the difference between food producers that use #10 cans or Mylar Bags. So I thought I would go over some of the differences to help you decide which one is best for you. Unlike most […]
How to Preserve Food
Do It Yourself Food Preparation How to Supplement Your Stockpile with Foods You Preserve at Home We’ve already discussed commercially-prepared dehydrated and freeze dried emergency food in our article, The Advantages of Freeze Dried Emergency Food, but there are other methods that you can use to preserve food for your stockpile as well. All of that […]
Top 5 Ways to Keep Food Cold In a Disaster
The minute that your power goes out, your freezer starts to lose its cool. How fast it will warm up depends upon how much stuff is in it and how dense the products are, but generally speaking you’ve only got about 24 hours before your food is defrosted to the point that it needs to […]
How to Preserve Food
Preserving Your Harvest So once you’ve embarked on your homestead garden, you need to have some sort of plan to handle the bushels of produce you’re going to have come harvest time. That’s assuming your garden is large enough to produce more than your family will use up right away. One of the greatest joys […]
Glenn Beck’s Food Storage Sponsor – Dishonest Advertisers?
Glenn Beck is famous for getting to the truth of things, here’s one truth he may have overlooked… My company, Survivalist 101, sells food storage and other survivalist gear. A little more than a month ago I inquired about advertising on Glenn Beck’s website, The Blaze and was told “We are not accepting advertising from companies […]