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21 Forever Foods

2018-08-18 19:05 #0 by: Tammie

Have you ever wondered which foods can be stored forever? Or, how to store them longer? This video covers it! 

Even if you are not a Homesteader or Prepper this video can teach you how to properly store certain items longer. 

Happy creating!

Tammie

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2018-08-18 20:26 #1 by: Tealover

Wrong black tea do not keep for 30 years. 1 year or some can last 2 years.

The only tea that lasts 30+ years is pu-erh tea.

And she forgot dried mushroms they last way longer than 30 years

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2018-08-18 21:13 #2 by: Leia

Biscuits that will last 30 years?! I doubt they will taste good.

All the best, Leia

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2018-08-19 01:11 #3 by: Tammie

While I don't agree with everything she said. You have to take the context into account. She was talking about disaster preparedness. Since I like black tea, I would rather give it a go with storing black tea in a glass jar and have it not taste it's absolute best than have none. Black tea is not going to develop any bacteria if stored in an air tight jar. 

 I thought she brought up several intersting points about how to store things to last as long as possible.

Happy creating!

Tammie

Host of Paints and Crafts

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2018-08-19 07:03 #4 by: Tealover

#3 it's better to get some pu-erh tea. It taste better with time

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2018-08-20 08:41 #5 by: Niklas

I made a list of the foods she mentioned. Food that lasts forever:

  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Corn syrup
  • Raw, unfiltered honey
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • Maple syrup
  • Vinegar
  • Popcorn
  • (Black tea)
  • Cornstarch
  • Soy sauce
  • Dry milk
  • Hard tac?
  • Chip biscuits
  • Dry bouillon
  • Ghee
  • Dried beans
  • Hard liquors
  • White rice

In the video, she uses moisture absorbers in some of the cans. As far as I have found, they can last for years in tightly sealed containers, but not forever.

Also worth mentioning is flour. It โ€onlyโ€ lasts for up to eight years, but due to its versatility, it can definitely be worth storing.

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