Tag: Food Storage

Home Food Storage
Building an Ice House for Year Round Refrigeration
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Building an Ice House for Year Round Refrigeration

In the pursuit of self-sufficiency, one traditional method that has seen a resurgence among modern homesteaders and off-grid enthusiasts is the use of an ice house. An ice house, once a staple before the advent of electric refrigeration, offers a reliable solution for long-term cold storage, especially in remote areas where electricity is either unavailable...

The Actual Shelf Life of Packaged Goods
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The Actual Shelf Life of Packaged Goods

As homesteaders and preppers, you understand the importance of maintaining a well-stocked pantry and ensuring long-term food security. Knowing how to properly assess the longevity of your food supplies is crucial. But how do you determine what to keep and what to discard? And how can you ensure that your stock of fresh ingredients remains...

The Ultimate Guide to Potato Varieties
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The Ultimate Guide to Potato Varieties

From Kennebec to Burbank Russet, a look at 10 types of potatoes, their characteristics and how they fit into your planting strategy for your homestead. The Ultimate Guide to Selecting and Growing Potato Varieties Potatoes are more than just a staple food; they are a culinary delight that varies significantly in flavor, texture, and color....

The Ideal Temperature for Your Root Cellar
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The Ideal Temperature for Your Root Cellar

Optimizing Storage Efficiency: The Ideal Temperature for Your Root Cellar Root cellars are important cornerstone of the homesteading journey, but for many homesteaders, too much is left too chance and based on passed down practices or lack of understanding of how root cellars work to keep your food supplies in optimum conditions for maximizing their...