Archive for Preserving
Smarter Food Storage!
Host: Katzcradul “The Homestead Honey Hour”
Since all the Honeys of The Homestead Honey hour believe it’s important to formulate shows based on what our subscribers and listeners want, Katzcradul is devoting this upcoming show to the discussion of “Smarter Food Storage”, how to get the most: for your food storage dollar, from the places where you store your food, and from your time, efforts, and abilities. Join us as we learn from each other, sharing our best ideas for managing our food storage. Read More→
Last Chance To Win! It’s not too late to enter! You have until 3/19/2015
Freeze-Dry Your Own Food
Harvest Right’s In-Home Freeze Dryer (patent pending) makes it possible to easily preserve food that will last for 15 to 25 years, with little loss of nutritional value and flavor.
As important as it is to have long-term storage, there is also a need to preserve food for daily use. We live in an age of canned and prepared foods that have little nutritional value and are full of additives that may be harmful.
With your own In-Home Freeze Dryer you can easily preserve delicious, healthy meals, fruits, meats, and vegetables that you and your family will love every day. Enter to WIN!
In Home Freeze Dryer Give-A-Way!
There are those that can off set the cost of that weekly grocery bill with their expertise in preserving food. Either by canning or dehydrating, food is not wasted and can last for a long time. What about freeze dried food? While convenient, with a shelf life of up to 25 years purchasing freeze dried food can be very expensive.
There are two ways to get around the great expense of buying freeze dried food. First you can buy your own freeze dryer, that’s right, not strictly a commercial product anymore. Harvest Right has made available In-Home Freeze Dryers you can now purchase directly from them. While still an investment the long term savings is enormous.
The second way to have your own in home freeze dryer but without any cost at all is to have one given to you.
Do you have a homesteading item you would love to have? Are you having trouble deciding what that perfect gift for family or friends should be? That favorite prepping item you want is probably the same your loved ones or friends would want. Karen Lynn shares her wish list for her homesteading and prepping needs on her own lil’ suburban homestead and beyond!
Don’t miss the give-a-way! Read More→
Canning with Farm Girl
Host: Nick and Don “We Grow Ours”
This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have Ann with ”A Farm Girl in the Making” Ann is discussing homesteading and canning. A true rebel canner she will teach us about this crazy canning community, and educate us on “Rebel” canning as well. We believe that canning is a big part of homesteading and prepping. Knowing how to preserve your food without the need for power is a skill we should all have. Read More→
“Tasty Survival ” with Chef Tess!
Host: Nick & Don “We Grow Ours”
This week on the We Grow Ours show, Nick and Don have Chef Tess on this week, and she has food! Stephanie Petersen (AKA Chef Tess) joins us in the situation room to talk about her new book, and survival meals. She has amazing recipes that make survival food taste amazing; she showed us how yummy these meals could be! Everyone should have some food storage, but most people think that the food is just for survival situations. Chef Tess has opened our eyes to how these foods can be for every day, and fit into a budget that could help us all save some money to top it off! Read More→
Planting for Storage!
Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian”
This week I’m going to discuss gardening from a bit of a different perspective. There is no shortage of information out there about garden placement for maximum sun, or how to double dig your vegetable plot. You can even find more than you could possibly read about maximizing yield with companion planting, square foot gardening, vertical or container gardening, raised beds, well, you get the idea, the list goes on. Read More→
Root cellars! Knowing you can feed your family!
Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian”
As preppers, we spend a great amount of time learning how to store food. Each method has it’s pitfalls though; canning requires a lot of time over the stove and dehydrating can be a long process that requires a good deal of electricity. Solar dehydrating is barely an option for us in Canada as humidity levels are high and temperatures are low in the fall when the most produce is ready. Sure, there’s always the freeze dried option, but that can get expensive. Read More→
We have laid out the plans for Re-Rooting America. Mentoring, community agriculture, Co Op business, time-banking and bartering. I have added some things to the plan and I want to talk about them on this episode of I Am Liberty. Also we are on the cusp of some success.So now we know the steps to take. How do we begin? What is the first step and who takes it? Tonight we talk about pulling the pin on your community.Con-fit. This not just a fancy chef term. It’s a time honored technique for preserving food. Very relevant to our needs. So I will teach you all about the technique.
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