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Tools I use in my kitchen
Built to take it all on with the durable and 59 touchpoints around the mixer bowl for great mixing results.
Freeze drying locks in both flavor and nutrition and can last for years, making freeze-dried food even better than fresh!
This sifter holds more flour or powdered sugar than most sifters made for home use. It comes in handy.
This vacuum sealer helps to remove air from food packaging in order to preserve the freshness and flavor.
Great for cutting dough, sectioning crusts, scraping baking sheets, chopping veggies and more.
Includes 4 measuring cups (1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 1 cup), 6 measuring spoons (1/8, 1/4, 1/2 , 1 tsp, 1/2, 1 tbsp).
For use with mason-type jars. Great for sauces, mustards, and jams. Odor proof and stain resistant. Dishwasher safe.
Food storage and preservation must haves
7-IN-1 FUNCTIONALITY: Pressure cook, slow cook, rice cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, sauté pan and food warmer.
Mylar bags are used mainly to store dehydrate food, including grains, beans, oats, dried fruit, candies, tea, etc.
Heat sealing machine for sealing different bags for long-term food storage. Works great for quality seals.
These sturdy food safe containers are wonderful for bulk food like rice, grains and large bags of flour and sugar.
The food-grade seal is crafted from BPA-free plastic; it's safe for humans and animals; fits standard 12 inch buckets.
Easy, confident home pressure canning—recommended by the USDA for canning vegetables, meats, poultry, and seafood.
This canning supplies kitchen tool set consists of all essential canning tools. Perfect for beginners and canning pros.
Ideal for preserving jams, jellies sauces, flavored vinegar, or any other item you would like for long-term storage.
Must have self-sufficiency books
This homesteading classic is the essential book of basic skills and country wisdom for living off the land, being prepared, and doing it yourself.
The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible provides expert information and a roadmap for gardeners of all skill levels to enjoy homegrown vegetables.
Perfect for experienced gardeners or beginners, you’ll learn the three simple steps to Square Foot Gardening: build a box; fill it; and add a grid.
Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners shows you how simple it can be to plan, build, and grow your own raised-bed garden in whatever space.
This comprehensive guide includes expert advice on everything from choosing a growing site to maximizing the lifespan of your plants.
Whether you have a vegetable garden or want to fill some plant pots, this book provides all the advice you need to start growing herbs.
A healing book with everything you need to know about herbs, featuring a detailed layout of over 550 plants and their medicinal properties.
Learn everything about essential oils and receive practical instruction on how to use them effectively so you can start enjoying their benefits.
In this introductory guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how easy it can be to make your own herbal remedies for life’s common ailments.
This comprehensive guide provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home.
Certified master food preserver and cooking enthusiast Georgia Varozza wants to show you how safe and easy canning your favorite foods can be.
This book includes 400 innovative recipes for salsas, savory sauces, pickles, chutneys, relishes, jams, jellies, and fruit spreads.