Emergency: Food Storage

Collection by Thomas Hall

Thomas Hall
How to store onions, garlic, & shallots. This easy method keeps them fresh for months!

How to Store Onions, Garlic, & Shallots

This is an easy way to extend the life of onions, garlic, and shallots. They should stay firm and fresh for up to 3 months.

A delicious Italian Tomato Sauce recipe that has been around for generations.  This is a recipe that every cook should have in their collection!

The Best Italian Tomato Sauce - A Family Feast®

An authentic and delicious Italian Tomato Sauce that has been passed down through generations. So good, it's sure to become your family's go-to sauce recipe!

a huge canning pantry:)

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Restaurant Style Salsa - this is my FAVORITE salsa recipe! I've been making it for years and it's so easy. Just like they serve in the restaurants.

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe - Cooking Classy

A super easy and super delicious homemade salsa made with the perfect blend of fresh ingredients. You'll never need another salsa recipe again!

Survival Bread: This bread will keep indefinitely and each loaf is the daily nutrients for one adult.   Made me think of Lembas bread - something the elves would make (for you Lord of the Rings fans). "One small bite will fill the belly of a grown man."

Survival Bread

Many years ago, at a Preparedness Fair, I picked up this recipe for Survival Bread. The recipe says that after it's made, it "will keep indefinitely". Hmmm... Made me think of Lembas bread - something the elves would make (for you Lord of the Rings fans). "One small bite will fill the belly of a grown man." Since I can't stand to waste, it didn't sound like anything I wanted to HAVE to consume on an otherwise perfectly good day, with soft yeast bread and an abundance of other good foods in…

Canning Peaches, Nectarines & Plums (and a canned fruit cobbler recipe) by Sherelle Christensen.

My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife

I am a work-at-home graphic designer mother of four amazing children. I am married to my best friend and we live on a farm in Idaho growing famous Idaho potatoes and wheat. I enjoy living the domestic life...gardening, baking and cooking, raising animals, scrapbooking, photography and sewing. We live a country life, raising chickens and growing a huge garden. We all work together on our farm and love spending time with family. Sometimes things get busy and a little crazy, but we wouldn't…

Make your own Vinegar (it's easier than you think)

How To Make your own Vinegar (it's easier than you think)

The first week of December 2013 we were talking about things we do not store and Donna Hoaks shared: “Learn to make vinegar, etc. also. NO matter how much you store, if a bad situation lasted long enough, you will run out. True self reliance means having the ability to renew supply. Learn to make lye, compost tea, etc. Challenge yourself to use every ounce of every thing. PPG, vinegar was something I thought about for years, and this is the first year I have done it. Like everyone else, I am…

How to Use a Pressure Canner (a mini-series at The Prairie Homestead)

How to Use a Pressure Canner • The Prairie Homestead

Pressure canning isn't as scary as you've been lead to believe! Not only is it a simple skill to learn, it can save you hundreds of dollars each year!

40 Ways to Use Your FoodSaver:  If you don't already have a FoodSaver you may want to get one after you read all these great uses!

40 Ways to Use Your FoodSaver

We always have fun discussions on our Facebook page and love to get to know all of our readers better over there. We recently asked how people use their FoodSaver or other vacuum sealers and got a TON of great responses. We compiled them all here for a quick, easy-to-read list. If you have a …

How To Make Healthy Dehydrated Fruit

How To Make Healthy Dehydrated Fruit

Don't miss out! Follow DIYcozyHome.com on Facebook and bring more love and life into your home. My husband was actually on pinterest looking for ways to make snacks for his snow shoeing, cross country skiing and various random outdoors adventures. He sent me an email with the link to this pin and said it was time for us to get a food dehydrator. Later I found out his true intentions were for him to make beef jerky with it and the fruit idea was to convince me of the healthy snack benefits…

Canning Tomatoes, Step by step instructions and recipe for raw pack method.

Canning Tomatoes: Learn Best Methods for SAFELY Preserving Tomatoes

Canning tomatoes can be done in both a pressure canner and a water bath canner. Water bath canning requires extra acidity! Learn more at SimplyCanning.com

How to Can Mandarin Oranges

How to Can Mandarin Oranges

This time of year I can't get enough citrus. I am totally in love with these Kishu Mandarins I purchased last week. They are seedless an...

Types of Grain to Store & other food storage topics

The Best Survival Knives of 2017

Whether you're trying to fill out your bug out bag or heading out in the woods and want a reliable tool, we've collected the top 15 survival knives to make your decision a little easier

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Canning Granny: Canning Vegetable Soup

Canning Vegetable Soup

Canning Granny: Canning Vegetable Soup