April 22, 2019

15 Foods That Last Forever

  Editor’s note:  Today we have a post by my fellow blogger Linda who writes Food Storage Moms. Spoilage is a constant issue with food storage, but it’s good to know there are foods that last a lifetime. 15 Foods That Last Forever Written by Linda Loosli This articled first appeared in Food Storage Moms Food Storage Moms When you are on your food storage journey you may want to add these 15 foods to your stash that last forever. […]

Food Storage for Special Diets

A lot of readers wonder how to store foods when someone in the family is on a special diet. Diabetes and high blood pressure are common conditioners that cause restrictions on food choices. People with food allergies also have to be selective on food. “Store what you eat and eat what you store” is something we all need to remember when choosing emergency foods to stock up. This podcast from James Walton who runs Prepperbroadcasting.com and has guest posted on […]

Money Mondays: Shopping for Emergency Foods at Winco

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A while back I posted about great sources for food storage items.  Today I have a new store I’d like to tell you about, and it happens to be a grocery store as well.  I recently shopped a Winco Foods while visiting some relatives.  They told me Winco is their favorite store.  I love the HEB stores in Texas so I wasn’t convinced I would be very excited about another supermarket.  I checked […]

How to Store Junk Food for Emergencies

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Disasters are difficult on everyone and having treats available when you are stressed and anxious can be comforting.  I know you need to have healthy foods in storage, but including a small amount of snack foods that everyone enjoys does not hurt anyone and can be a way to keep things feeling normal.  In a previous post, we covered Survival Uses for Junk Food.   Today we will look at how we would store […]

Money Mondays: Good Food Storage Sources Besides the Grocery Store

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com  When you start a food storage plan, whether for emergencies or money-saving reasons, you should avail yourself of various sources besides the supermarket.  I should point out that some supermarkets have bulk bins such as Whole Foods and Kroger.  Winco has a great selection. Food Storage Sources Try using various sources including but not limited to: Online Stores I’ve had great success buying bulk items such as rice, flour, coffee, sugar via Amazon and […]

Free this week: Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage

Quick post today, just wanted to let you know The Prepper’s Guide to Food Storage (e-book) by Gaye Levy is free this week October 17 through Sunday, October 21. This is a good e-book to have – reviewed it back when it was released. Whether you are planning to start your emergency food supply or have one already, this book will help you avoid making mistakes and wasting money.  Get your free copy and don’t miss out!   © Apartment […]

Money Mondays: How to Start a Food Storage Plan If You are on Public Assistance

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Everyone goes through a financial rough patch now and then – a job loss, business failure, disability etc.   A lot of readers have asked me the question whether someone on public assistance can start a food storage plan.  Sure, it is possible to start a food storage plan if you are on SNAP benefits, or if you have limited income coming in. Here is an infographic on getting started.  

How to Repackage Salt for Long Term Storage

Because salt is one of those essential ingredients with multiple uses, I make sure I a good amount stored away.  I recently opened some of my stores that were packaged back in 2010 and the salt was as fresh as the day I bought it.  Now I need to replenish my stored supply so I bought a huge bag of salt at Costco. It will keep well in the pantry for a while, but, over time, the salt will clump up […]

How to Make Dried Fruit without a Food Dehydrator

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve been wanting to try dehydrating fruit but I do not have room for a food dehydrator.  There is just not enough space in my small apartment for another gadget.  But I there is a way to dehydrate fruit without a food dehydrator – just use your oven! I had a couple of apples that were a bit past their prime but still in good shape.  They were perfect for my apple chips […]

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