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How To Dehydrate Eggs

“I don’t usually do dehydrating tutorials, though, because it’s so very simple. Usually you just slice the food thin and pop it in the dehydrator. Hardly tutorial-worthy, eh? But eggs are just a teeny bit more complex. With eggs you have some safety concerns that you wouldn’t have with fruits and veggies. For instance, it’s […]


Meals In Jars – Long Term Food Storage

“About six months ago we began storing food. Buckets and buckets of organic beans, rice, quinoa, millet, oatmeal, popcorn, etc. now fill the once empty spaces of our closets. Given the access to water, we would be able to feed our immediate family and my parents (maybe even help out the neighbors) for about half […]


How To Make Bread In A Slow Cooker

“Are you sitting down? Ok, good. Because what I’m about to tell you might just blow your mind: you can make a loaf of fresh, warm, homemade bread in your slow cooker. You read that right. You don’t have to turn on the oven this summer to get your fresh bread fix — just plug […]


How To Can Whole Blueberries

“In the amount of time it took me to make a cup of coffee he’d set himself up to preserve a batch of fresh berries he’d bought at a local farmer’s stand. He was so nonchalant about it all. I grabbed my camera and in the following 45 minutes he rocked my world. I asked Suvir how […]


Making Elderberry Wine

“I am making Elderberry Wine! I would say “I made elderberry wine,” but since it’s not in bottles yet, I consider the thing still in process. But I can tell you that it is going very well.  This was my first attempt at wine-making.  I’ll tell you how I am doing it, after scouring a […]


How To Make Apple Vinegar From Scratch

“We first we collected the leftover peels and cores and put them in shallow pie dishes, then added enough water to cover the scraps by about an inch or two. We added 1/4 cup sugar to each and placed a plate on top of the mixture with a smaller bowl on top of the plate […]


How To Preserve Herbs

“As the summer begins to draw to a close, I still have a lot of beautiful herbs in my garden. I can’t possibly use them all in recipes before they become casualties of the first frost. Yes, I could freeze some. And yes, I could tie some in bunches and hang them to dry. I […]


How To Make Homemade Pedialyte

“Why is Pedialyte important? It restores electrolytes from sodium chloride (salt) and other minerals that are lost during vomiting or diarrhea. Electrolytes help our cells absorb and retain fluid, so drinking a beverage that helps replace those electrolytes will rehydrate the body faster than drinking water alone. I have two problems with real Pedialyte and […]


16 Healthier Ways To Make Chips

“Allegedly, once you pop you can’t stop. Since it’s usually game over once that bag opens, we’ve rounded up a list of crunchy, customizable chip-like substitutes. They’re healthier, and most importantly, still tasty. Most can be made gluten-free, and with a whole lot less salt than store-bought ’tater versions. All it takes is some slicing, […]

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