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  1. Urban Survival
    First, here is my idea. I want to pack 4 or 5 1 gallon mylar bags into a 5 gallon bucket and then seal the bucket with some oxygen absorbers. I would fill the mylar bags with either beans or rice, and I would use absorbers on them too. That way if somebody opens one bucket, they will have...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Beans and rice are a very important part of food storage. It alway amazes me how far they will go. The other night, I cooked up a cup of pinto beans, a up of rice, and a pint of venison. This seemingly small amount ended up being enough for 3 very filling meals for me. The first night, I just...
  3. Food and water
    I read somewhere that you should freeze items such as dried beans or rice for (I think) 48 hours before you put it in long-term storage. This was supposed to keep any possible bug eggs from hatching and ruining the food. Does anyone know anything about this and what all it applies to?
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