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Introduce Yourself • Re: Hello from Idaho!

February 12, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

Oldrek … Yup, money is a key ingredient. We’ll do fine… just gotta put in a little more time until it’s OK to start withdrawing retirement IRA money, SS, pensions, etc…. we’ll be fine. Heck, we might retire early and just work some lower payin…

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General Food Topics • Re: Storage of oat groats?

February 12, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

Illini Warrior wrote:they do store as well as any of the whole grains – how do you intend to shell them? – that’s the major problem with oats – I’d try one of the home roller/flakers before getting all excited – oats aren’t eazy to work with …Having…

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General Food Topics • Re: Storage of oat groats?

February 12, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

ForwardPreppers wrote:I would also like to add – why make life harder? Store your rolled or steel cut oats properly and they will last a VERY long time. If you are concerned about their shelf life – which I do not think you should – rotate them to k…

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Introduce Yourself • Re: Hello from Idaho!

February 12, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

Thanks, All! I wouldn’t all our hidden chunk a retreat though… it’s also about lifestyle, the pleasures of a back porch, wood stove burning inside, watching the deer play (there’s lots of them on our land) …. We’ll just call it ‘home’ as soon as…

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General Food Topics • Storage of oat groats?

February 11, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

Short question … can you store oat groats as long as whole-kernel wheat?We currently store wheat in (lots of) 1-gallon heat-sealed mylar bags with O2 absorbers, and these are in 5-gal food grade pails. We were thinking of buying a flaker/roller to …

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Introduce Yourself • Hello from Idaho!

February 11, 2018 IdahoFreedom 0

Hi,Call me Brian … I hail from one part of Idaho that is not a good place to be when the going gets rough, and we own another chunk of Idaho that IS a good place to be when the going gets rough. We, because we must, are both urban preppers and plan…