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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I found a great mylar bag or bucket label on on the Internet some time back. But then I lost it. Does anyone have a nice premade label template out there? I know it had contents, serving size, preparation information etc. Yeah I know I could remake it myself but this was really a nice label...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Looking to add a 3 month supply of freeze dryed foods to our long term supplies. Really like the bucketed freeze dryed (Wise) that have the individual mylar bags vs the 10# cans. My questions are?? Will the 10# cans hold up to Missouri humidity? If you open up a 10# can how long does the opened...
  3. Food and water
    I've read many conflicting accounts on how to store pasta. Some say use o2 absorbers,...some say no use a dessicant. Some say salt it down,...some say just vacuum seal. Anybody have experience with this? I was going to do just mylar and o2 packets?
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi there i live up in Canada and cant find where to buy Mylar bags at i tried but they will not ship them to me does any body know where i can buy them up here
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Wal-Mart has a sale on Knorr Pasta Sides for $1 and I have coupons for 50 cents off two, (a bunch of them). You just need to add water or chicken broth to boil them and eat. How do you suggest I store 20-30 of them for a year to keep potential bugs out? I noticed most packs had about a year to...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    got a hair straightener to seal up 5 mil thick mylar bags it only heats up to 375f will that be hot enough? thanks!
  7. Food and water
    I bought a bunch of boxes of powdered milk (Great Value) and want to know if putting them in Mylar bags is a waste of time or the right thing to do. Will they go rancid quickly? I saw a video here and heard you need to watch out for animal fat in foods you store including butter. Does this mean...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I noticed that myself and other members recently ordered mylar bags..I bought 100-1 gallon bags and 25-5 gallon bags..To start, I will be storing sugar, rice, and pasta. Which products do you guys/gals recommend in which size bags...I am prepping for 7-8 people if this helps..Thanx all in advance..
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    This is the majority of this months food preps. I will probably buy some more food stuff, but this is the majority of it. 1 - MOUNTAIN HOUSE Freeze Dried Chili Macaroni #10 can 1 - MOUNTAIN HOUSE Freeze Dried Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce #10 can 1- MOUNTAIN HOUSE Freeze Dried Hearty Beef Stew...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have been putting back beans,rice,canned meats,pastas (Things I consider lunch or dinner). However I have not put back anything for breakfast until now. I started thinking how I would hate to eat pasta or beans for breakfast, so I ordered 30 packs of powdered eggs from I was...
  11. Food and water
    Ive been prepping since about January. Ive accomplished my prep goals in regards to personal/home security, heat, light, water, electricity, BOB, S/T freeze dried and bulk canned food, etc. Now moving to the L/T food storage part of prepping. Ive been thinking long and hard about bulk food...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Since my budget is rather tight at the moment, I have started to shop for food and preps in stores that are not typically associated with selling food items. Places like Big-Lots and dollar stores can actually have great deals. Anyone who is trying to build up a long term food supply on a...
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Help me out guys and gals... need the shelf life of lentils,powdered milk,powdered chocolate(cocoa),crisco(in bar form)and pasta... all will be mylared with 02's and buckets. Thanx folks
  14. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I just recently started my bucket storage,Par-boiled rice,hard red winter wheat,12 bean soup beans,split green peas,kidney beans,Pasta and a few more types of legumes,etc......................My goal is 50-75 buckets. What do you all store in your buckets?
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Wife and I were looking at the pasta we just bought over the weekend and wondering if it was really necessary to vac pac in mylar for the long term. Case in point: We went into a storage shed I had before we got married to get some of my "stuff" out. Digging around we found in the bottom of a...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am right now in the midst of packing some 3.5 gallon buckets w/ 1 gallon bags of rice,beans,and pasta. I do all three per bucket cause I like variety I was wondering what other things can be packed in mylar and sealed(o2 of course) What about salt or other ground spices? bouillion cubes...
  17. Food and water
    Simple question I hope. How do you guys package store bought pasta into mylar bags? Just drop it in with a O2 pack and seal or is there a special way someone knows about? Thanks
  18. Recipes
    This is a recipe that was a mainstay at my house when the kids were small and up into their teens. It is the simplest recipe, anyone can make it. Gussied up, it is good enough for snooty guests! Poor Mans Pasta Ingredients Enough Pasta to feed everyone in your house (or Rice if you are out...
  19. Food and water
    Hi all, I am looking for articles or information on long term storage of things like pasta, rice, flour, wheat, etc. I live in South Florida, so humidity is an issue. I would like to be able to store in the garage if possible. If not, I can utilize a closet inside. What is the best way to...
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