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Tess Pennington of Ready Nutrition has a new food storage cookbook out: The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals. The book focuses on foods that are commonly stored and inexpensive to stock and really does have 300 recipes. There are recipes for breakfast, lunch, supper, sides, breads, Read More . . .
Posted: May 20, 2013, 6:10 pm
Guest post and giveaway by the makers of STA-BIL and Start Your Engines! fuel treatments. Storm and tornado season is in full swing, and each year, the United States gets an average of 5.9 hurricanes, 1,000 tornadoes and 10,000 severe thunderstorms. Storms can be as scary as they are unpredictable and cause immense damage. But, Read More . . .
Posted: May 16, 2013, 12:06 pm
Dandelion is one of the most recognizable and widespread edible plants. You know that weed that pops up in your yard every spring with its sunny yellow flowers? That lovely yellow flower that then turns into a ball of fluff attached to seeds that get blown across the yard/town/nation by the wind and small children? Read More . . .
Posted: May 14, 2013, 9:44 pm
I recently got to test out the Solo Stove biomass backpacking stove. This little stove is very light weight and burns bio-fuels like sticks, pine cones, leaves, and other dry fuel. I put it through the standard testing and tried to boil some water on it. The stove burns really nicely. The first round I Read More . . .
Posted: May 10, 2013, 12:21 pm
There are many different reasons and scenarios for which to be prepared. One that isn’t covered too often is surviving a mass shooting. Do you know what to do if you find yourself in one of these attacks? In Fight Flight or Hide: The Guide to Surviving a Mass Shooting, John Forsythe outlines ways to Read More . . .
Posted: May 9, 2013, 5:26 pm
Guest post by Josh “Mad Thrad” Campbell As you probably already know, purifying water for drinking is extremely important, because your life literally depends on your ability to produce water that is free from pathogens and impurities. First, you need to have a list of the source(s) of water around you (here’s a list of Read More . . .
Posted: May 8, 2013, 12:04 pm
The Kelly Kettle Trekker is a portable sized biomass stove with a unique design. The stove consists of a fire pan and a chimney that is the water pot. The chimney is double walled and holds water between the walls. Kelly Kettle makes three different sizes of stove–the largest called the Volcano or Base Camp, Read More . . .
Posted: May 6, 2013, 4:25 pm
Want to know how to can chicken or pork? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today we have a step by step, illustrated guide to canning pork and chicken! Canning meat might sound a little intimidating, but it is actually easier than many fruits or vegetables. Bottled meat is fully cooked when it is Read More . . .
Posted: April 29, 2013, 3:33 pm
There are quite a few ways to heat food and water that require a flame. But did you know there are also flameless heaters? MRE’s have used this technology for years with their specially designed MRE heaters. Those heaters consist of a chemical in a pouch that produces heat when it is exposed to water. Read More . . .
Posted: April 24, 2013, 8:56 pm
Strawberries: A few years ago I planted some strawberries in a bed behind the house. Behind the house is never a good place to plant something unless you actually spend some time behind your house. I don’t usually go back there. In addition to that, even though it was in the sun, the bed was Read More . . .
Posted: April 19, 2013, 7:25 pm
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