Food Storage Tips

  1. Let Go!

    Contributed by RL 2 person 72 hour kit It’s starting to melt!   There is even some lawn showing in the yard and if I am not mistaken there is a hint of green on the borders by the house of that lawn. The sun comes out and the birds sing.  There’s mud.  You can hear the geese as they flock...
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  2. The Ritual of a Haircut

    Contributed by RL It’s funny how we are all different in our own ways.  When one is at the barber, while waiting your turn, if you are not reading a magazine you are watching those who come into the shop who also want to get a haircut.  Lots of times those who come in are people you know and it...
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  3. Food Storage through the Years

    Contributed by RL Since Adam and Eve, there has been a constant effort to make life better and richer here on this earth for our children.  One of the first things that made life better was to preserve food for later use. This helped us to have food year round not just in the plenty of harvest or when one...
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  4. Freeze Dried Food: A Simple Solution to America's Food Problem

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash The NRDC reports that Americans waste 40% of all food - that’s the equivalent of practically throwing almost half of all purchased food straight into the garbage. With this growing trend of food waste, many are seeking timely ways in which they can preserve food in a meaningful way and save...
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  5. Stretching Your Dehydrated Food Stock: Making Supplies Last

    Contributed by Jennifer Dawson Photo by Voicu Oara from Pexels; Freeze-dried foods are considered to be the best type of dehydrated food due to the fact that their texture and taste are retained after rehydration. If you’ve got a rainy day food stock, you’ll likely already understand the benefits of being able to make certain foods last well past the traditional expiration...
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  6. Why Home & Food Storage?

    Contributed by RL Freeze dried 1 Year Food Pak This past week we had some free-lance writers visiting us at Rainy Day Foods. They were fascinated with our process of and the fact that we take freeze dried, dehydrated and dried food and package them into 6 gallon buckets and can them into #10 and #2.5 cans for long term...
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  7. Sproutmaster

    June Rainy Day Specials are Sprouting Seeds. If you want to try to sprout we have our Sprout Master kit on sale The Sproutmaster single sprout master kit with 2 lids . Each package has an extra lid so that the unit may be used as a crisper. A handy kit to use to sprout your sprouting seeds. A handy...
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  8. Shelf Life of Food Storage

    "Are the cans and buckets I have in my food storage supply still good?" This question is one our customer service representatives get asked often. Although many people have heard that food storage will last for 20 years or more, it is not entirely accurate. Some foods will have a longer shelf life than others and there are variables that...
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  9. Top 10 Food Items to Store

    As I said in my last blog, a few weeks ago I attended a very interesting preparedness meeting that had a lot of great ideas. They gave some top ten lists that I thought were really good. The first list was the top 10 non-food items to store that I wrote about last time. This time I wanted to share...
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  10. Get Prepared - Vegetables

    Eating and Storing Healthy! No meal is complete without vegetables – whether as a side dish or as an ingredient in the main entrée. Likewise, no food storage supply is complete without a variety of vegetables. Dehydrated and/or freeze dried vegetables are a great way to include vegetables in your food storage supply. When stored properly in air-tight containers...
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