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3/5/13 1:40 P

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Did you know hard and low-moisture cheeses can be waxed and stored for 20-25 years?
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1/21/13 10:49 A

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yes that is what she did! she lived in Chicago! not as cold as you but .... All winter long hanging out sheets on days when it was not raining, snowing, or storming!
Hubby was cheap with electricity.

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1/21/13 10:30 A

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If I hung out stuff to dry now, it would be frozen into a sheet of ice. lol

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1/21/13 10:23 A

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I made a cross stitch of her hanging out quilts with a little scotty dog trying to get tin the basket.

Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things:... Psalm 98

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though... we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day my day....So fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. for what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal
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1/21/13 10:18 A

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I have no idear. lol That's something I've been meaning to look into myself. emoticon

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1/21/13 10:16 A

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What is the difference between the pressure cooker I have been using and the canner.
I will look it up....

Oh I see it has a pressure gage and knobs so the cooker top won't pop off like it did for my mother-in-law with tomato sauce inside. But she tried to open it before it had cooled off.

she had a dryer but hung out her wash, every week it wasn't raining, even in the winter!

Edited by: MIAJOEB at: 1/21/2013 (10:21)
Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things:... Psalm 98

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though... we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day my day....So fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. for what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal
2 COR 16-18

Doing nothing is the most perfect form of action, when I do nothing there is nothing left undone and there is nothing left to do.... The Way by Lao Tse


 
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1/21/13 9:49 A

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I'd like to get one :) My mom has one though. I was thinking of borrowing it this summer and can a bunch of stuff that is supposed to require a pressure canner. Maybe you can get a used one on e-bay cheap?

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1/21/13 12:35 A

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I have a pressure cooker I use to can beans and non acidic vegetables.
she says I have to have a pressure canner.
Now I don't use it very often and pressure canners are expensive for something I hardly use.
Do I really need what the people in her pressure canner class told her? emoticon


Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things:... Psalm 98

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though... we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day my day....So fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. for what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal
2 COR 16-18

Doing nothing is the most perfect form of action, when I do nothing there is nothing left undone and there is nothing left to do.... The Way by Lao Tse


 
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1/18/13 2:55 P

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Oh, I also wanted to mention, the way prices keep going up and up and uncertain times in droughts etc, food storage is a good away to help us save money. Oxygen absorbers and mylar bags (if you choose to use the bags) are inexpensive. :)
Some people use the mylar AND buckets.

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1/18/13 2:41 P

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A good way to prepare for emergencies is to store food in a long-term way. I started storing dry foods with oxygen absorbers. Many foods can last up to 20-25 years when you store them in air tight containers with the oxygen absorbers. I use mylar bags and then put the bags in large plastic tubs, which would keep critters out. Mylar bags can be sealed with a hot iron. Very simple and fast. Many people like to use buckets and then seal them.

I did a blog post on that if you want to check it out...
doablesurvival.blogspot.com/2012/11/
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y-food-storage.html


I personally get mine on e-bay. Just look up "mylar bags" or "oxygen absorbers". I get the MylarPro ones. Honestly, that's the only ones I have tried but they are the nice thicker ones (apparently there are flimsy ones out there) so I plan on sticking with them.

Please share your tips and ideas on food storage. :)
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Edited by: CILLALILLY at: 4/20/2013 (10:44)
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