7 DON’Ts When Storing Food For Survival
There are many articles out there that provide valuable information to people who want to start storing food for survival. However, they focus mostly on what you SHOULD do to start stockpiling and how to store the food once you acquire it.
Today we’d like to focus on some things that you SHOULDN’T do. Some tips are to keep your food from spoiling and others are to keep your food supplies safe. All are things that you consider.
Let’s get started!
1. Don’t Tell Anybody You’re Stockpiling Food
One of the basic criteria for perfection in the prepping world is multipurpose utility. For foodstuff, the product also needs to keep well, be nutritious and be easy to acquire or stockpile.
Very few fresh items meet these criteria, but one most certainly does: the egg. Having a source of eggs for survival is just an example of good preparation if you can manage it. In addition to being extremely nutritious, eggs purportedly have more than 100 uses. We tend to think that’s a lowball estimate.
Natural preservatives can come in quite handy especially when it comes to long term survival. There are many advantages to preserving your food naturally as it prevents the deterioration of food, thereby making it last longer.
Below are good-to-use natural preservation methods that won’t stress your pockets. What’s more, they will come in useful in emergency situations.
The term dehydration refers to the removal of water from food such that their nutrients are preserved and the food lasts for a longer period of time. Some foods may require simple methods such as the use of a fan to air-dry the food. Other foods require other methods of dehydration.