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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Sorry i know theres a million threads on this but my question is unique compared to the others. Ok let me say what i used: 1/2 gallon mylars with 300cc OA items i sealed: oatmeal,flour,rice,salt,sugar,b.sugar,spices,pasta, and other minor items. anyway everything went normal. placed food in...
  2. Food and water
    Put up a few things in mylar zip bags today. First time I've used the zip locks. Be sure to get the "dust" from things like oatmeal from where you make your seal. Same with standard mylar.
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Over the past few weeks I realized how versatile oatmeal is. Use it to make cookies Eat it for breakfast It's healthy It's cheap Oatmeal stores well in mylar bags And something I learned recently, chickens love it. I throw a handful or two of oatmeal to my chicks and they love it. The chicks...
  4. Food and water
    I came across this list online. It was originally for 2 people for 3 months. Since there are 4 of us I doubled everything up. Do you think this is adequate for 4 people for 3 months. If I remember correctly it was considered to be the basics. What thinks ye'? FOOD STORAGE 90 DAYS-4 PEOPLE...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I know this has probably been discussed before (as someone is surely to remind me). However, after three searches I grow weary of sifting through the thousands of threads already on the site. Instead, I now appeal to the expertise of all those who are reading the boards today ... :thumb...
  6. Urban Survival
    4 2 person mountion house food 8 ramen noodle packs 8 cans of tuna 16 packs of oatmeal 50 different flavored drink mix . coffe gatorade ect small backpacking stove 10 small fuel cans 1 quart pot 2 messkits 2 sets of forks and spoons eyedrops pain med anti diarrhea pills variaty of...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Well, The wife and I did our first food purchase towards stocking our pantry. About $700 Rice Beans spaghetti noodles flour sugar powdered milk canned fruit peanut butter oatmeal and a few other things I feel better knowing that we have enough for a few months at least, and while I know we...
  8. Food and water
    I consider Rolled oats to be one of the best SHTF foods. Porridge for breakfast with brown sugar and a little butter is the fuel of the gods. The best way I can think of to store it would be in Mylar bags with oxygen absorbers. Does anyone have any first hand experience of how long this will...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My food preps consist of uncooked (rice, corn meal, oat meal,etc), fillers (oils, sugars, honey, etc.), spices & salt, freeze dried, and canned ready to eat stuff. Much of this last category is in #10 cans from places like Costco. Here is my problem, I am growing concerned that my wife, three...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have read some of the threads here and watched some videos about packaging food for long-term storage, but still have some questions. I just ordered some 5 gallon mylar bags and 2000 cc oxygen absorbers. I have read that some people use food grade 5 gallon buckets and other people just use 5...
  11. Food and water
    I want to purchase some more dried goods including dried milk, brownie mix, baking power, baking soda, egg noodles. These are all in 5lb bags that I will buy multiple of and I want to transfer them into larger 5 gallon buckets with mylar bags and O2 bags for the long term. My question is will...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    i have figured out how to use the mylar bags, oxygen absorbers, and the 5gal buckets all in a food grade plastic's but what i cant seam to find out is what rice is best for storage? i have some long grain enriched rice that i have bought for storage did i get the correct thing? also this is on...
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I finally got around labeling my mylar bags and buckets. I had them listed on a sheet by number, but I figured a centralized approach is doomed to failure. I bought a printer finally after 3 years of not having one primarily so I could do these labels lol. How do you label your unmarked...
  14. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I would like to try making bread without wheat. Could I just grind oatmeal until it is like flour and use that instead of white flour? I know it doesn't have gluten so it won't be as fluffy. I am trying to cut down on processed carbs where ever I can. Any tips or suggestions?
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I bought whole grain oats from the feed store. I was hoping to be able to put in mylar bags (with ox absorbers) and if food ever ran out eat and feed to animals. Now looking at them they look nothing like oat meal and after further research I don't know If I will be able to eat it. LOL. I did a...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What are you paying for whole berry wheat? Where do you usually buy it? We found a little amish store this weekend that sells bulk wheat. The only other place here is the natural food store and their wheat is organic and high! Just wondering where others buy wheat and for how much. thanks
  17. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I just finally finished storing Wheat and Oats in mylar bags/5gal.buckets. I bought 50lb bags of both from a local feed store. Both were whole grain and I even called the mfg. to make sure no chemicals were used and that they were good for human consumption. The mfg.s assured me they were...
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    ive been considering LTS using mylar, o2 absorbers and 5 gal buckets my issues is i have no idea how much (in kgs, or lbs) it takes to fill these things does anyone have the weights for how much rice, and/or other grains it would take to fill a bag/bucket? also if anyone has the serving size...
  19. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm putting up my dry goods today. I have my rice, beans, oats, Potato Buds, barley, tea bags. Flour you would put in mylar I'm sure. What about sugar, salt? What do you all store in your mylar bags?
  20. Food and water
    How much rice, in pounds will fit in a five gallon bucket? I have just three food grade buckets right now but will be getting more in the next two weeks. Id like to have enough to use the whole 50 pound bag up. So how many would I need?
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