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Candy Shotgun Slugs, Deadly and Delicious

Candy Shotgun Slugs, Deadly and Delicious I know this has been tried before with Jolly Rancher hard candy and was a fail. The candy simply didn’t hold up. But a young man tried it again with a homemade recipe of barley candy which I hear is the hardest there is and wow! Watch the video …

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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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Natural Bug Repellents – Infographic

Natural Bug Repellents – Infographic   This is an aggregated site. Please be aware some of the sites we link you to could have pop ups. We have no control over them. However, we will never link you to a site that requires you to make any purchase to view the blog. Please read our disclaimer. …

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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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MIY Whiskey

MIY Whiskey Everyone knows alcohol is a great barter item. People are almost always willing to purchase spirits even in the roughest of economic times. Not just for drinking either! There are a ton of other uses for distilled beverages from making flavorings to medical treatments. Whiskey is prime for all of those uses. Before …

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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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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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MIY Toothpaste 3 Recipes

MIY Toothpaste 3 Recipes Oral hygiene is so much more important than people realize. Infected teeth can negatively effect your heart and throat. Bad teeth hurt and interfere with your nutrition and your sleep both leave you venerable to other illnesses. This will be especially important post SHTF when medical and dental care will be …

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Russian Tea Recipes For Colds & Flu

Russian Tea Recipes For Colds & Flu Today I have two recipes for you. There are literally dozens of recipes for Russian tea. These two are my personal favorites. Both are excellent for colds and flu, I am not a doctor, of course so I can’t tell you with scientific facts or certainty that either …

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