12 Food Preservation Methods That You Can Do At Home [Infographic]

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12 Food Preservation Methods

Home Food Preservation Methods When considering food preservation methods, what do you think of? Do the terms sodium benzoate, butylated hydroxyanisole and butylated hydroxytoluene come to mind? Probably not – but chemical preservatives like these (and around 40 others) are extremely common in many of the foods that we eat every day. A scary thought, made scarier by…

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High Acid Food vs. Low Acid Food | Home Canning

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High Acid Lemon Picture

Jumping into the world of canning food is exciting. By doing so, you are beginning a journey towards self-sufficiency and a fantastic hobby! But before starting your first recipe, it’s extremely important to arm yourself with knowledge of the basic science behind canning food. You may ask- why is it so important to learn the basics of canning if…

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The 10 Pillars of Self-Sufficiency

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Self-Sufficient Life

The 10 Pillars of Self-Sufficiency Do you identify as a prepper or homesteader? Or dream of living an off-the grid life that centers around freedom from the “system”, a holistic lifestyle or preparedness for what may come. While subtle differences exist between these lifestyles, they all have one important principle in common: self-sufficiency. In reality, we all strive…

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