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Natural Disasters • Re: Gulf Coast Hurricane

August 25, 2017 broden 0

had to wait in a half hour long line to get gas this morning.. usually there is no wait at all
so lots of the coastal folks have come north..

my wife works in the medical field and they are all(medical staff, directors and admin) on call through out the weekend (at least)for sure and many many patients from coastal areas have been moved to hospitals further inland.. so she is very busy and may have to remain at work over the weekend.

other than all that .. we are good to go.. biggest concern i guess for us would be if sustained winds do roof damage and we have to deal with the insurance people .. hopefully not

Statistics: Posted by broden — Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:34 pm


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Natural Disasters • Re: Gulf Coast Hurricane

August 25, 2017 broden 0

had to wait in a half hour long line to get gas this morning.. usually there is no wait at all
so lots of the coastal folks have come north..

my wife works in the medical field and they are all(medical staff, directors and admin) on call through out the weekend (at least)for sure and many many patients from coastal areas have been moved to hospitals further inland.. so she is very busy and may have to remain at work over the weekend.

other than all that .. we are good to go.. biggest concern i guess for us would be if sustained winds do roof damage and we have to deal with the insurance people .. hopefully not

Statistics: Posted by broden — Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:34 pm


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Natural Disasters • Re: Gulf Coast Hurricane

August 25, 2017 broden 0

had to wait in a half hour long line to get gas this morning.. usually there is no wait at all
so lots of the coastal folks have come north..

my wife works in the medical field and they are all(medical staff, directors and admin) on call through out the weekend (at least)for sure and many many patients from coastal areas have been moved to hospitals further inland.. so she is very busy and may have to remain at work over the weekend.

other than all that .. we are good to go.. biggest concern i guess for us would be if sustained winds do roof damage and we have to deal with the insurance people .. hopefully not

Statistics: Posted by broden — Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:34 pm


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Natural Disasters • Re: Gulf Coast Hurricane

August 25, 2017 broden 0

had to wait in a half hour long line to get gas this morning.. usually there is no wait at all
so lots of the coastal folks have come north..

my wife works in the medical field and they are all(medical staff, directors and admin) on call through out the weekend (at least)for sure and many many patients from coastal areas have been moved to hospitals further inland.. so she is very busy and may have to remain at work over the weekend.

other than all that .. we are good to go.. biggest concern i guess for us would be if sustained winds do roof damage and we have to deal with the insurance people .. hopefully not

Statistics: Posted by broden — Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:34 pm


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General Food Topics • Re: Store fruitcake

August 16, 2017 broden 0

my Mom would always make fruit cakes around the holidays. my Dad would always take one and store it in liquor for many months and then finally eat it, rationing it out a bit so it would last longer.

Statistics: Posted by broden — Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:38 pm


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General Food Topics • Re: Store fruitcake

August 16, 2017 broden 0

my Mom would always make fruit cakes around the holidays. my Dad would always take one and store it in liquor for many months and then finally eat it, rationing it out a bit so it would last longer.

Statistics: Posted by broden — Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:38 pm


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General Food Topics • Store fruitcake

August 14, 2017 broden 0
Researchers Find 100-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake in ‘Excellent Condition’

http://mentalfloss.com/article/503553/r … -condition

If you want a snack that really won’t go bad, consider the fruitcake. Conservationists working with artifacts from Cape Adare, Antarctica, just discovered a remarkably well-preserved fruitcake dating back a full century, according to Gizmodo.

follow above link for full article

Statistics: Posted by broden — Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:59 pm


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General Food Topics • Store fruitcake

August 14, 2017 broden 0
Researchers Find 100-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake in ‘Excellent Condition’

http://mentalfloss.com/article/503553/r … -condition

If you want a snack that really won’t go bad, consider the fruitcake. Conservationists working with artifacts from Cape Adare, Antarctica, just discovered a remarkably well-preserved fruitcake dating back a full century, according to Gizmodo.

follow above link for full article

Statistics: Posted by broden — Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:59 pm


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General Food Topics • Store fruitcake

August 14, 2017 broden 0
Researchers Find 100-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake in ‘Excellent Condition’

http://mentalfloss.com/article/503553/r … -condition

If you want a snack that really won’t go bad, consider the fruitcake. Conservationists working with artifacts from Cape Adare, Antarctica, just discovered a remarkably well-preserved fruitcake dating back a full century, according to Gizmodo.

follow above link for full article

Statistics: Posted by broden — Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:59 pm


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General Food Topics • Store fruitcake

August 14, 2017 broden 0
Researchers Find 100-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake in ‘Excellent Condition’

http://mentalfloss.com/article/503553/r … -condition

If you want a snack that really won’t go bad, consider the fruitcake. Conservationists working with artifacts from Cape Adare, Antarctica, just discovered a remarkably well-preserved fruitcake dating back a full century, according to Gizmodo.

follow above link for full article

Statistics: Posted by broden — Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:59 pm


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General Food Topics • Canned Ham shelf life

June 14, 2017 broden 0

so i have some canned hams that are a 3 years old.. one was bad but the seal had given
which i think was actually my fault, i suspect i popped it while moving stuff around recently

it was the kind with the peel off lid.. kinda like a soda can .. and the tab was raised .. i believe i caught it on another can or something else.. even though it was not obviously open till i fully opened it.. the seal had just barely given in one spot on the side,, which you could see after opening cause that spot was slightly green under the seal… the ham was yellow and smelled obviously long beyond gone

that aside

i was wondering what the real world shelf life is on these
what is the oldest any of you have ever popped open and been good to go?

Statistics: Posted by broden — Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:14 am


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General Food Topics • Re: looking for mylar ziplock bucket bags

May 15, 2017 broden 0
dmwalsh568 wrote:
I’ve used mylarbagsdirect.com for 1 gallon zipper top bags, but I’m not sure they have 5 gallon zipper tops.

I prefer to have a bunch of 1 gallon bags in a bucket myself, so I have less open at any given moment, but to each their own.

i might do a mix.. but my wife is asian so a 5 gallon bag of rice to her is like a half gallon bag of rice to most other people

Statistics: Posted by broden — Mon May 15, 2017 2:49 pm


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General Food Topics • Re: looking for mylar ziplock bucket bags

May 15, 2017 broden 0
dmwalsh568 wrote:
I’ve used mylarbagsdirect.com for 1 gallon zipper top bags, but I’m not sure they have 5 gallon zipper tops.

I prefer to have a bunch of 1 gallon bags in a bucket myself, so I have less open at any given moment, but to each their own.

i might do a mix.. but my wife is asian so a 5 gallon bag of rice to her is like a half gallon bag of rice to most other people

Statistics: Posted by broden — Mon May 15, 2017 2:49 pm


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General Food Topics • Re: looking for mylar ziplock bucket bags

May 15, 2017 broden 0
dmwalsh568 wrote:
I’ve used mylarbagsdirect.com for 1 gallon zipper top bags, but I’m not sure they have 5 gallon zipper tops.

I prefer to have a bunch of 1 gallon bags in a bucket myself, so I have less open at any given moment, but to each their own.

i might do a mix.. but my wife is asian so a 5 gallon bag of rice to her is like a half gallon bag of rice to most other people

Statistics: Posted by broden — Mon May 15, 2017 2:49 pm


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General Food Topics • Re: looking for mylar ziplock bucket bags

May 15, 2017 broden 0
Illini Warrior wrote:

broden wrote:been a while since i’ve been here been really busy with life.. but you all know how that gets some times

anyway i am looking for good mylar 5 gallon ziplock bucket bags..

want to store some things but be able to keep them in the pantry in buckets for use as needed also .. rice sugar salt things like that.

if anyone can point me towards ones they have gotten and been happy with it would be really appreciated.

you do know that for long term storage they still need to heat sealed closed – the ziplock feature is only for pantry use after you crack open that food bucket (great combined with a Gamma lid) …. there’s no real value to using a mylar bag for everyday type food storage ….

http://www.discountmylarbags.com/5-gallon-mylar-bags/

http://packfreshusa.com/5-gallon-hd-ziplock-mylar-bags/

https://mylarpro.com/product/5-gallon-e … ombo-pack/

50 bag bulk buy only:

https://www.usaemergencysupply.com/emer … Mylar-Bags

yeah i don’t want them for long term storage .. i want them for pantry use with bucket and gamma lid.. thank you very much

Statistics: Posted by broden — Sun May 14, 2017 7:53 pm


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General Food Topics • Re: looking for mylar ziplock bucket bags

May 15, 2017 broden 0
Illini Warrior wrote:

broden wrote:been a while since i’ve been here been really busy with life.. but you all know how that gets some times

anyway i am looking for good mylar 5 gallon ziplock bucket bags..

want to store some things but be able to keep them in the pantry in buckets for use as needed also .. rice sugar salt things like that.

if anyone can point me towards ones they have gotten and been happy with it would be really appreciated.

you do know that for long term storage they still need to heat sealed closed – the ziplock feature is only for pantry use after you crack open that food bucket (great combined with a Gamma lid) …. there’s no real value to using a mylar bag for everyday type food storage ….

http://www.discountmylarbags.com/5-gallon-mylar-bags/

http://packfreshusa.com/5-gallon-hd-ziplock-mylar-bags/

https://mylarpro.com/product/5-gallon-e … ombo-pack/

50 bag bulk buy only:

https://www.usaemergencysupply.com/emer … Mylar-Bags

yeah i don’t want them for long term storage .. i want them for pantry use with bucket and gamma lid.. thank you very much

Statistics: Posted by broden — Sun May 14, 2017 7:53 pm


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General Food Topics • looking for mylar ziplock bucket bags

May 14, 2017 broden 0

been a while since i’ve been here been really busy with life.. but you all know how that gets some times

anyway i am looking for good mylar 5 gallon ziplock bucket bags..

want to store some things but be able to keep them in the pantry in buckets for use as needed also .. rice sugar salt things like that.

if anyone can point me towards ones they have gotten and been happy with it would be really appreciated.

Statistics: Posted by broden — Sun May 14, 2017 12:31 pm


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General Food Topics • looking for mylar ziplock bucket bags

May 14, 2017 broden 0

been a while since i’ve been here been really busy with life.. but you all know how that gets some times

anyway i am looking for good mylar 5 gallon ziplock bucket bags..

want to store some things but be able to keep them in the pantry in buckets for use as needed also .. rice sugar salt things like that.

if anyone can point me towards ones they have gotten and been happy with it would be really appreciated.

Statistics: Posted by broden — Sun May 14, 2017 12:31 pm


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General Food Topics • Quinoa prices slowly coming down

March 2, 2017 broden 0

seems more and more must be becoming available to market which makes sense

every year at tax refund time we order 50 pounds of red quinoa from ifsbulk

last year it was 150 something dollars (including shipping)

this year it was 130 something dollars (including shipping)

we vac seal it in a brown paper bag inside the vac bag 5 pounds per

eating 3 year old quinoa now .. not a problem so far

Statistics: Posted by broden — Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:11 pm