The 10 Rookie Food Storage Mistakes to Avoid

Are you new to food storage?  Each experienced prepper began just as you.  Take advantage of their mistakes by learning the 10 Rookie Food Storage Mistakes that should be avoided: 1. Having buckets full of grains, beans or wheat, but have never cooked them before.  Make sure to practice cooking with your food storage.  Also note that if […]

Emergency Food: Meal, Ready-to-Eat (U.S. Military MRE)

Developed by the U.S. military after extensive nutritional and long-term storage research, the modern MRE has replaced the MCI (Meals, Combat, Individual – 1980s), the lighter LRP (Long Range Patrol) rations used in Vietnam, and the C-Ration (canned) . Though far from gourmet fare, the current-issue MRE meals are a quick and tasty meal when […]

How long can you store bottled water?

How long can I store bottled water? Unopened bottled water products can often be safely stored for years, provided the bottles are kept in the proper environment, and the plastic material of the bottle is BPA-free.  When in doubt, discard or treat bottled water which is more than 6-months old. Water is also available in […]