Originally Posted by fireguy
I've seen some youtube stuff that compared pails with bay leaves and pails without. After I don't remember how many years there wasn't any difference.
The thought 20 years ago was that bay leaves would deter insects, I still don't know it there is any truth in it.
I freeze my stuff before I pail it. Mylar bags and O2 absorbers.
That's what I do too fireguy.
For water storage, I buy Culligan water from Walmart in 3-5 gallon jugs.
We have a whole house water purification system that we use for daily consumption and short term storage, i.e. camping/hunting trips, etc.