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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    This didn't start out intentionally to be a test... I stored some brown rice BEFORE I had read about the problems with brown rice going bad because of the oils/fats in it that white rice doesn't have. So, instead of redoing the storage (it wasn't that much rice; I was just starting...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    So lets say I am going to fill up my dehydrator with some veggies and when they are done I place them in a zip-loc bag, after squeezing out all of the air. So this method gives me a year or so of storage time? What if I was to place multiple zip-loc bags inside of a Mylar bag with an Oxygen...
  3. Food and water
    So, I'm pretty new to long-term prepping. We've done a few things around the house to help with some basics. Now I'm looking at long-term food storage, and would really like some help. And when I say long-term food storage, I'm referring to storing food that will last about 20 years when it's...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Found this on another site. Sounds like solid advice and is similiar to what we have done. Your opinion?
  5. Financial Forum
    List as many foods that you would consider cheap, common, and easy to preserve if perishable. :thumb:
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is this a bad thing? I have several types of rice -- regualr white, enriched, paraboiled, etc. I honeslty don't know the difference. The parboiled is a little darker? Can i mix these in one big 5 gallon mylar bag without issue? I don't mind taste differences (in fact, it might be nice to...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What happens to brown rice when it goes bad? How do you tell it is bad? Smell? Taste? I have several pounds of brown and several of white. But, I don't know how to tell it is bad.
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Wondering if anyone has advice for long term storage of brown rice. I know brown rice has a far shorter self life due to its more raw state than white rice, however can anyone think of, or does anyone know of, a way to store it as to significantly increase its shelf life? Although the health...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    And I thought I was doing so well, ... I bought 40lb of brown rice thinking good stuff, ... and now having learned about the oil problem, ... I have decided to freeze some of it in my special -40c freezer. Think it will work? I will air tight the stuff, .. oxy absorb to boot, .. then freeze...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Does anyone know how long properly stored brown rice will last?...I've read that because of the oil in brown rice it tends to go rancid in less than a year. I'm diabetic and I have to avoid white rice.....or is there another type of rice besides brown rice I can eat with out my sugar going...
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