Category Archive: Cooking

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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Cooking With Mud

Cooking With Mud Sounds horrible doesn’t it? Cooking with mud sounds really unsanitary. But if you do it right, it’s actually not. Cooking with mud was probably the advent of pottery to begin with (just my ponderings) It gets hard and then when done you break it away from the food. There is a bit …

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Sow Bugs… Taste Like Shrimp?

Sow Bugs… Taste Like Shrimp? All survival and prepping sites at one time or another has talked about eating insects. I know they are considered almost a delicacy in some places. But for me they are desperation only food! Cheryl over at Homestead Off Grid Prepper decided since sow bugs are edible and she had …

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Grow, Cure And Store Garlic

Grow, Cure And Store Garlic Garlic is one of the most popular vegetables out there. Especially to preppers, homesteaders, chefs, and herbalists. It has so many popular qualities from flavor to tincture production. You will find garlic as a topic on just about every site for all of the above uses! It’s versatile, easy to …

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5 Recipes Every Survival Chef Should Know

5 Recipes Every Survival Chef Should Know Everyone hopes to have enough food supplies to make it through any crisis that might befall them and that their supply line will be active again before it’s needed. But depending on that is risky and assumes that the crisis will be short term. A wise stockpile includes …

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Potted Meat: FAQs & Recipe

Potted Meat: FAQs & Recipe Now days when I hear potted meat I think spam or corned beef. Neither make my taste buds tingle. Although either are decent choices for stockpiling if your palate enjoys them. I do have a couple of recipes in my repertoire that call for spam that my family actually really enjoys. So …

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Primitive Cooking Methods You Could Find Useful If SHTF

Primitive Cooking Methods You Could Find Useful If SHTF Especially if you are bugging out you may find yourself cooking without cookware or a stove. Under those circumstances primitive cooking methods will be your only option. Long before the advent of microwaves or grills people were still cooking their food! In the featured blog 7 …

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A dozen wild foods you can use for the holidays

A dozen wild foods you can use for the holidays   During the cold months the wild edible foods choices get a whole lot slimmer. But they are out there! Wild edibles should be used more often by more of us. The cost of food is going through the roof and it doesn’t appear it will …

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