Shelf Stable Food: 193 Emergency Edibles

When I think of shelf-stable foods for emergencies like natural or man-made disasters such as tornados, hurricanes, or forest fires, the first thing that comes to mind is hearty canned food like soups, stews, fruits, vegetables, and meats. Shelf-stable food also includes any other edible that can sit in the pantry without refrigeration, ready to … Read more

How To Store Rice In 5-gallon Buckets

Storing rice in a 5-gallon bucket is a simple process. I’ve accumulated hundreds of pounds of rice using food-grade buckets, Mylar bags, and 2000cc oxygen absorbers. It’s easy, believe me; if I can do it, anyone can. To store rice in a 5-gallon bucket for long-term storage, first line a food-grade bucket with a five … Read more

What Happens When Society Collapses?

When societies collapse all bets are off, survival isn’t guaranteed even for the prepared. The most likely collapse scenario in the Western World is financial collapse. A consumerist society greased by a global financial system teetering on the edge of the abyss. I am not a professional scientist or a specialist in Collapsology, but it … Read more

Cheap Food With a Long Shelf-life

The cheapest foods with the longest shelf-life happen to be the best foods for long-term emergencies. When I’m picking backbone foods I want two things the longest shelf-life without refrigeration and tried and tested. The twenty-seven foods below can be stored in a cool dry root cellar or an air-conditioned closet. 27 Affordable Survival Foods … Read more

How To Store Flour Long and Short-term

White all-purpose flour can be stored short-term in an airtight container, but it can also be stored long-term for emergency storage. Keeping bleached-all-purpose types of flour is pretty straightforward. If you are holding it short-term in your pantry, make sure it’s in an airtight container. If you are storing it long-term, it needs to be … Read more

Mylar Bags For Food Storage: Beginners Guide

Mylar bags (MBs) are hands down the best repackaging container for the do-it-yourself prepper. Mylar food storage effectively protects dry staple foods inexpensively. There isn’t a better DIY container for storing dry staple foods long-term. What Are Mylar Bags? Mylar bags are made from thin layers of aluminum-coated plastic sheets of Polyethylene Terephthalate, PET plastic. … Read more

Beans For Long Term Storage: Top Survival Food

Dried beans are one of the best foods you can store for long-term emergencies or survival food. Beans are easy to store, lightweight, and packed with nutrition. They are also a proven staple food. The Greeks, Egyptians, Mexican and Peruvian civilizations depended on dried beans as a significant part of their diet. Why are beans … Read more

Shelf Life Of Emergency Food in A Food-grade Bucket

Food-grade buckets are one of the top three containers for DIY emergency food storage, but buckets alone are insufficient for storing most dry foods for decades. We can’t talk about using buckets for food storage without mentioning Mylar bags and oxygen absorbers. Buckets are only part of the container solution for maximum emergency food shelf-life. … Read more

Storing Sugar In Long Term Storage

Table sugar is a simple carbohydrate that provides an outstanding source of calories for instant energy, and it is good for palate fatigue and improves morale. It is must-have food in your long-term survival or emergency food storage. Regular old white table sugar is the king of sugars when it comes to long-term food storage. … Read more

Flour Or Wheat: Maximum Shelf-life

What is the maximum shelf-life of flour and wheat? That is what you should be asking yourself if you want to be food prepping rockstar. Wheat flour is convenient because it is available almost anywhere but is it the best fit for your survival? Wheat berries are harder to find and take a lot more … Read more