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29 Emergency Food Storage Tips

  Emergency food storage isn’t rocket science, but it’s good to have a basic understanding of the underlying concepts, so you know where to start and don’t waste time or money. #1 Why Store Emergency Food? Stockpile food to sustain your family during financial hardship, natural disasters, and economic and societal collapse. Following are eleven … Read more

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What Is A Meal Ready To Eat (MRE-Military Combat Ration)

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MREs (Meals Ready To Eat) may seem complicated, but they aren’t. The main entree is processed similarly to how grandma used to can vegetables from the garden; the packaging is different. What Is An MRE? An MRE (Meal Ready To Eat) is the U.S. Military’s current combat ration, a shelf-stable, self-contained, pre-cooked meal with accessories … Read more

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What Is Freeze-dried Survival Food?

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I first ate Freeze-dried food doing a section hike on the Appalachian Trail in Vermont. I looked forward to my nightly freeze-dried dinner. That’s how good some of the meals are. As a lightweight hiking food for long-term storage or emergency preparedness, freeze-dried food is arguably the best choice out there. What Is Freeze-dried Food? … Read more

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Survival Bread With No Yeast (Top 5 Survival Flatbreads)

unleavened fry bread

Flatbread is an excellent way to use stored survival grain. With the ancient-trifecta of grain-flour or oats, water, and salt, you can make a staple survival flatbread. Flatbreads have no wait time and don’t require yeast or kneading—5 Perfect survival foods for an emergency, whether sheltering in place or walking out on foot. Five 3-Ingredient … Read more

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How To Make Yeast: Survival Skill 101

Homemade bread starter

Making your bread yeast also called “levain” or “starter,” is super easy. This yeast-making technique comes in handy in an emergency or if you want to make bread like a pro. All you need to do this is flour, water, and a jar with a cover. Natural yeasts in the air will start the process. … Read more