Why Exactly Are MREs So Expensive?

April 27, 2020 Tim Makay 0

You will commonly encounter preppers stocking, stashing, praising and pillorying MREs, those ubiquitous pouched meals that seemingly never expire. Everyone that has ever served in the military is well acquainted, but these infamous transportable rations, […]

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How Long Does Canned SPAM Last?

April 20, 2020 Tim Makay 5

Ah, glorious Spam. That beloved blue can is a staple in pantries all across America and the world. Greatly favored by campers for its convenience, homeowners who want a quick bite and even preppers for its […]

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Fly-Tying 101

November 14, 2018 Derrick Krane 0

by Derrick Krane I went through a rough period financially after getting out of graduate school. I could not find work in my chosen field, criminal psychology. I worked per diem (as needed/as available) at […]

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Emergency (or Everyday) Food Nuggets

August 8, 2018 Derrick Krane 0

photo above, from left to right: musket balls, chia balls, majoun balls, and space food by Derrick Krane Food nuggets, aka energy nuggets,  power chunks, power balls, aka many other names, are small, nutrient dense […]

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Power Gels for Survival

July 20, 2018 Derrick Krane 2

by Derrick Krane Power gels, aka energy gels are small packets of complex carbohydrate syrup, usually some combination of maltodextrin, brown rice syrup, honey, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and flavorings. Though these are technically not […]

Storing Thanksgiving Dinner

November 27, 2015 Rourke 2

  by Lee Flynn Thanksgiving leftovers can be a pain in the butt to store. If they don’t get eaten fast enough, they can spoil. If you’d rather have them as food storage, however, it […]

Mylar packing food for long term storage

September 1, 2015 Rourke 7

Rourke: This post was originally published here on ModernSurvivalOnline.com. It is just as relevant today.   Storing food continues to be my main priority in gathering survival supplies. Canned goods are the mainstay of much […]