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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Well I am fairly new to the forum so hello to all! I have been quietly reading a lot of posts, and decided to start my food storage. I purchased roughly 100 Ball Mason jars, mostly quart sized some pint sized, and I have Foodsaver jar lid sealers, a brakeline handpump, and 300cc oxygen...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Would empty water bottles make good storage containers for rice,etc? It seems to me if one spoiled it would leave the others alone where as a large container would go all bad.
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I'm new to canning. Basically, I've put up some sauces - spaghetti, taco, etc. just to learn until I can get some fresh veggies this year. This past weekend I was given some jars... about 100 pint jars!! I'm trying to think of what to use them for. I'm familiar with canning as my parents and...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Using 1 quart mason jars, how many do you need for a year per person? I would probably be buggng out. I am bringing 1 quart jars in my BOT. There are two of us. I'm thinking 500. Anybody?
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My wife is active on a few Homesteading forums [a moderator on two]. This weekend she cooked up about 4 gallons of meat stew [meat, potatoes, carrots, onions, garlic], and canned most of it. Then while posting about it on one of her forums, she told me: "If you open one quart mason jar of...
  6. Food and water
    We found a total of 125 canning jars the other day at a recycling bin. Most of them are pints, all but two were usable and in good condition. This lot brings our scavenged jar count up over 500. We stuffed them in the trunk as you can see. I hate to have to scrub jars while I'm in the...
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