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by Maast
Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:28 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: I've discovered a brilliant way not to store rice
Replies: 64
Views: 7480

Re: I've discovered a brilliant way not to store rice

Why bother making your own oxy absorbers? Go to the hardware store and get a few packets of hand warmers, exact same ingredients, food grade ingredients, lots of capacity. Basically, line 5 gallon buckets with 5mil (or better) aluminized mylar bags, put 5oz of dry ice in the bottom, pour your food i...
by Maast
Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Long term food storage in unheated spaces for cold climates
Replies: 5
Views: 1408

Re: Long term food storage in unheated spaces for cold climates

Thanks! I've missed that - even through all the edits and revisions, no I meant the anarobic botulinum bacteria. If anybody finds anything else wrong PLEASE let me know. In an earlier revision that was removed it had a paragraph about why you shouldnt try to wet-pack food for long term storage in my...
by Maast
Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Long term food storage in unheated spaces for cold climates
Replies: 5
Views: 1408

Re: Long term food storage in unheated spaces for cold climates

Partial citation list: http://ce.byu.edu/cw/womensconference/archive/2005/sharing_stations/pdf/52a.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://ndfs.byu.edu/Research/LongTermFoodStorageResearch/ResearchOnFoodStorage.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (about 20 info-dens...
by Maast
Mon Mar 01, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Food storage and the weather
Replies: 5
Views: 505

Re: Food storage and the weather

Hi, I just posted an article about food storage in cold climates in this forum, it might answer a few of your questions.
by Maast
Mon Mar 01, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Long term food storage in unheated spaces for cold climates
Replies: 5
Views: 1408

Long term food storage in unheated spaces for cold climates

Hi, I saw a question about storing food outdoors in a climate with freezing temperatures so I thought I'd delurk and share the following article I wrote it for Alaska magazine (it got rejected, too long). I've spent about 6 months now researching this information for this. Original article: Everythi...

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