Category Archive: Food

Determining If A Plant Is Edible

Determining If A Plant Is Edible In any survival scenario it is really important that you be able to identify plants to be welcomed and those to be avoided. Some plants are so deadly that touching them can make you ill never mind eating them! (See which are most deadly linked in this post The …

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Amaranth Tutorial

Amaranth Tutorial What is amaranth? What is it used for? Is it even edible? and Why the heck would I want to store it? Amaranth is indeed a grain. It can be used in many ways like wheat without the concerns of gluten sensitivity or celiac disease issues. It also can be toasted and used …

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23 Crucial Items to Store

23 Crucial Items to Store Everyone has an idea of what must be stockpiled as part of your food storage.  Preppers will tell you to store what you eat and to eat what you store. This creates a first in first out rotation system which will insure your storage is viable come the time you …

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Post SHTF Dumpster Diving

Post SHTF Dumpster Diving Many of us stockpile so that until we can get a sustainable source of fresh food we won’t have to go hungry, stand in a hand out line or stoop to dumpster diving. Our featured blog in this post challenges that thinking. In all honesty the thinking behind the recommendations make sense. …

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FREE Download USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

FREE Download USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning Canning safely is a mega important task to learn. If done incorrectly you could actually poison yourself and family. Not only dangerous to eat but wasteful if you feel it isn’t safe and must dispose of it. The best reference you can have on home canning correctly …

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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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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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Survival Crops That Grow Without Irrigation

Survival Crops That Grow Without Irrigation One of the worries in a survival scenario is the ability to acquire enough of the proper food supplies to maintain good health. A way of doing that is of course to grow your own survival crops. However, every living thing requires water to thrive. In a number of SHTF …

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