Is Expired Food Safe to Eat?

January 23, 2015 aptprepper 2

Written by Julie This post originally appeared in Home Ready Home Last week, I went through my pantry, trying to get an idea of how much food storage I have. By the time the organizing session was complete, a dozen or so “expired” items sat on my kitchen counter. In the […]

Using Four Year Old Rice

April 5, 2014 aptprepper 16

This post is by Bernie Carr, We are rotating the first batch of rice we stored away and replacing it with the new batch.  I bought the rice back in April 2010 but did not repackage it for for long term storage until November 2010.  Usually, rice that is […]

What Expired Coffee Tastes Like

July 21, 2012 aptprepper 5

I was looking through my stored items and noticed my Starbucks instant coffee stash had expired.  I started accumulating supplies a couple of years ago, and sure enough, some of those expiration dates are starting to creep up.  This one expired in October 2010.   The package felt hard and […]

See What’s Inside an MRE (Meals Ready to Eat)

June 13, 2012 aptprepper 8

This post is by Bernie Carr, Two years ago, we bought a few MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) as part of our food storage plan.   Because they come with a heating unit, MREs offer the convenience of being able to eat a hot meal in an emergency.  They also […]

Expiration Date Experiment

March 8, 2011 aptprepper 9

This post is by Bernie Carr, I was looking for something to make for dinner and found this Rice A Roni in my pantry.   I’d had it for a while and it was well past the “Best By” date, in this case, 10/2009.   How did this get past me?  […]

Survival Food Storage

November 17, 2010 apartmentprepper 12

After shopping around for bulk survival food and storage materials, I am finally ready to start storing. First, I gathered up all my supplies on the dining table: Food items such as rice, pasta, pinto beans, etc. 5 gallon food grade buckets 1 gallon size mylar bags oxygen absorbers (300 […]

A Way to Rotate Your Canned Food: Cansolidator Review

October 16, 2010 apartmentprepper 5

I happily won’s Cansolidator Giveaway a couple of weeks ago.  The item is the Cansolidator “Pantry” which fits 40 cans and is available from Shelf Reliance.   I’m not a paid sponsor, just reviewing the item since I have never used a food rotation item before.  As you know, I […]