Category Archive: Food

Twelve wild foods to forage for the holiday season

Twelve wild foods to forage for the holiday season You don’t have to wait for a SHTF event to forage! Nor would you have to forgo holiday treats after a major event that shut down regular supply lines. You might even want to forage if you’ve had a personal financial SHTF or simply want to …

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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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Accurately calculate how much food you need for SHTF

Accurately calculate how much food you need for SHTF We are given estimates on how much food we need to store per person for a SHTF event. But have you really looked at the serving size on some foods? I was looking at the serving size on a bottle of salad dressing the other day …

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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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10 Useful Plants to Look For When Foraging for Food

10 Useful Plants to Look For When Foraging for Food No matter what season nature can provide. Foraging is a way of life in some cultures and a back up source of food in others. In most western countries we grow those plants we think of as food sources. Neat gardens with neat rows of …

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DIY Kratky’s Passive Gardening System

DIY Kratky’s Passive Gardening System Just as good as passive gardening is being able to set the system up yourself. It could make you the envy of all the gardeners in your circle who spend hours planting, sowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing, etc.. while you enjoy your day doing other things. Then when it is harvest …

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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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10 Survival Foods You Can Grow Infographic

10 Survival Foods You Can Grow Infographic I like an infographic, they are always helpful without having to search through an article to find just what I want. On the internet they are often hard to read because they need to be shrunk down to an unreadable size to fit the constraints of social media sites. …

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Stockpiling Foods by Region

Stockpiling Foods by Region I took this article in a different direction did the author. I see it as having value in a different context. We all pretty much know what grows well in our geographical region and what doesn’t, even if we aren’t growing it ourselves. But when we are planning our survival pantry we do …

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