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storing rice for shtf
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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is plain rice as opposed to rice mixes (like rice a roni) preferrable? I know the cost is lower, yet I always read that we should serve what our family is used to. There's also the issue of convenience of a rice mix. Storage of smaller mixes is also a factor. I looked in the forum, but...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello Folks, in reading the various threads during the last few months, i know I read something about rice storage and I saw something about not storing enriched rice. I've used the search function and can't seem to find it. Is there some reason not to store enriched rice? Isn't most rice...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Food and water
    My SHTF food preps include mylar bags, #10 cans, MREs and canned goods. In this article and video ware going to discuss making up 20 mylar bags of rice, beans, oatmeal,,,,, and various other items. Awhile back I made up some homemade superpails of oats, rice and beans. I found the 5 gallon...
  6. 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...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have a confession to make, this was my first time to seal food in mylar bags. To be perfectly honest, I was a little intimidated by it all. What if I screwed everything up, what if I sealed the food wrong, what if the seals did not hold,,,,,. Thanks to SafeCastle, Prepared.pro I have a...
  8. Food and water
    I hope I have posted his in the correct forum....I didnt see a forum for long term food storage Because of increased family needs, I am going to have to store much larger quantities of food and I need a little advice... right now I have stored my rice in the following manner... I buy a 2 lb...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Greetings! I have a question about rice storage. I bought bags of rice awhile back and recently got the buckets, lids and oxygen absorbers to seal them. I have read on many sites about the use of a bag as a liner inside the bucket. I always read about using food storage grade bags, but never...
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