Four Factors that affect food storage

While learning all the different methods for batch cooking, canning, preserving and pickling, and freezing, it is equally important to know how to store those foods after using these procedures and methods. There are four factors that affect food storage that you should be aware of when looking to gain optimum results for your efforts:…

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Canning Foods: Is it Worth the Time and Effort?

Just as good things come to those who wait, things that take time and effort may also be worthwhile. Canning is no different; the process may take time and effort in the beginning, but once you get the hang of it, it is so well worth the time and effort put forth. In the Beginning:…

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Batch Cooking and Freezing: Many Recipes/Few Ingredients

If you find yourself stopping at the supermarket every day to pick up something fresh for dinner and would like to make life a little easier when it comes to meal preparation, then batch cooking and freezing may be the answer that you are searching for. Before you begin your batch cooking and freezing endeavor,…

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Canning and Freezing: A Family Affair

Although canning and batch freezing are concepts that have been around for many years, these traditions are taking on a new life in this generation. Families everywhere are hit hard by the economy and, as such, are returning to age-old traditions, which can save them time as well as money. Hundreds of years ago, canning…

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Batch Cooking and Freezing: Saves Dollars and Makes Sense

Batch cooking involves buying foods in bulk, separating them into smaller portions, and freezing them for later consumption. Not only does this process save you loads of time, it also saves you money as well. With the introduction of warehouse-style supermarkets several years ago, buying in bulk and saving money has never been easier. There…

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Island of Don’t Hurry – Cruzan Mango Mojito Recipe

Ready for the weekend? Cruzan Rum invites you to stroll, not run to the island of Don’t Hurry – a metaphorical place where life never moves too fast and rum is always within reach. As they say in The Don’t Hurry, your only handheld device should be one with ice cubes in it. So leave…

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3 Ingredient Homemade Deodorant

I have been having a personal issue lately….my deodorants haven’t been working for me, and my sweat was giving off a funny odor. After doing some research, I found that my gluten free diet could be changing the way my body odor smells, and while it was not pleasant before (what BO is?) it was just unbearable now. I…

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Recipe: Canburger Mockos of the Apocalypse

Tonight we made tacos from ground beef that has a shelf life of 25 years! I was a skeptic, and determined to call this stuff nasty and tasteless. I still planned to order some because of the ability to last a long time in my stockpile, which is great for my prepping efforts. I was pleasantly let…

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72 Hour Bug Out Bags – Food Kit

When an Emergency strikes, you should already be prepared. Each family member should have a Bug out Bag (BOB) ready to go, packed with everything needed to sustain a person for at least 3 days (72 hours). If you can set up a kit to sustain longer, more power to you, but the first 3…

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Gourmet Mushroom & Rice

Some rights reserved by jh_tan84 What’s for dinner? No matter what your main course is you won’t go wrong with serving Gourmet Mushroom Rice. You could even use it as a main course if you wanted to. It would be an easy main dish recipe for dinner tonight. Listed below is the recipe: 1 pound of fresh…

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