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  1. Rice storage question

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The basement pantry/ supply area is finally starting to really fill up (Thank goodness!) and I definitely see a storage space issue in the near future. Now, I do have a perfectly fine attic above my garage. I would love to store 10 or more sealed 5 gallon buckets of dried rice (and maybe other...
  2. rice?

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    Is there another way to pack rice away w/o the use of mylar bags?
  3. Do you this is adequate for 4 people for 3 months?

    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...
  4. Beginners Long Term Food Storage - What Do I Need?

    Food and water
    Amazingly enough I've searched the forum a dozen times for long term food storage and came up empty. Lot's of convo's about how important it is but no real guides. If I'm missing it please point me in the right direction.... I'm trying to build a "poor mans food stores" and build a foundation...
  5. 1 year supply per person

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I could use a review and suggestions. I am setting up 1 year's worth of food per person (Adult). I calculated 2000 calories per day which leads to 730,000 calories per person, per year. I went for long term storage stuff but you should know I am also canning and growing in my BRAND NEW...
  6. Best way to preserve rice?

    Food and water
    I tried searching this. Can anyone point me towards any threads about preserving rice? Here's my idea. I'm looking for tune-ups and help here. 1. Put 300# of rice in my freezer for a week to kill parasites. 2. Line 5 gallon buckets with mylar bags and fill with rice after brought to room...
  7. The reality on rice and beans (As I see it)

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    Disclaimer: I'm not a nutritionist or a doctor. I didn't stay in a Holiday Inn last night. I'm just a guy that likes numbers and likes a challenge. So, if you find this valuable, thank MikeK for , in the nicest way, telling me to go look it up myself :thumb: All weights below are dry...
  8. The danger of stockpiling white rice

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    For those of you that are stockpiling lots of white rice, there was a report published on the BBC this week you might be interested in. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/10307790.stm I have heard of people stockpiling a years worth of rice and beans. And I'am willing to bet that it was white...
  9. beans and rice

    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...
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