Category Archive: Cooking

The Health Benefits of Turkey Infographic

 The Health Benefits of Turkey Infographic Thanksgiving Dinner W/O the Guilt! American Thanksgiving is almost upon us and the Canadians just celebrated theirs this past month. One portion of the celebration is an abundant meal and in the United States the centerpiece of the meal is traditionally a turkey. Over indulgence at this meal can …

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A Prepper’s Guide to Bread Making

A Prepper’s Guide to Bread Making Bread is one of staple of any pantry. Almost every culture on earth eats it in some form. When the French toast brigade hits stores just before a storm, it’s one of the first shelves to become bare. If the disaster is long term, what are people going to …

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Meat Cutting: Beef

Meat Cutting: Beef As unpleasant as it may be actually killing the cow is the easy part. After that it takes some skill to make the beef cuts the very best they can be for your family. It is important that if you must take a creature’s life that you make use of the entire …

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3 Indian Fry Bread Recipes (Bannock)

3 Indian Fry Bread Recipes (Bannock) Bannock is the one of the preferred survival foods of the first mountain men settling the wild west. Not only did it provide them with the carbs needed for the tenuous trek of the day ahead but it was quick and easy to make in most cases over an …

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MIY Rhubarb Cherry Wine

MIY Rhubarb Cherry Wine Rhubarb is a tart veggie that often passes as a fruit. It blends wonderfully with sweet fruits like cherries and strawberries. Most often used in desserts and drinks.  Just seeing it in the bottle pictured above makes my mouth water! The combination of the tart rhubarb wit the sweet cherries makes …

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Why Keep Those Old Cook Books?

Why Keep Those Old Cook Books? I have a bunch of old cookbooks that I purchased years ago and also have several that were passed on to me by family. Now days I am told they are a waste of space in the kitchen. I do have and use an electronic recipe reader that contains …

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Prepper Books Worth Buying

Prepper Books Worth Buying I believe strongly that knowledge is power. We have all heard the prepper’s adage that knowledge is the lightest thing you carry with you. I believe in this strongly enough that daily on our Facebook page I locate and offer you a kindle book that is at that time available for downloading …

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Safety Guidelines for Canning

Safety Guidelines for Canning Canning food supplies is one of the things that are done by frugal preppers, homesteaders, and rural homemakers across the world. Doing so safely is at the top of everyone who does so as well as important to those that will dine on these home canned delights. I would always recommend …

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Homemade Condiments: Mayo, Mustard, & Ketchup

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Homemade Condiments: Mayo, Mustard, & Ketchup One thing that is almost always mentioned in the comments whenever people talk about what they will miss after a major SHTF event are condiments. It didn’t take much thought on my part to realize I would actually really miss them as well. Mustard is available in dry form …

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Wild Game Jerky

Wild Game Jerky Who doesn’t love jerky? We have a number of recipes for various sauces and flavorings on the site. But I don’t think that a whole lot of us have tried to many wild game jerkies. Here in my local area the common jerkies are made from beef, turkey and deer. But if …

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