Category Archive: Recipes

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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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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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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MIY SHTF Penicillin

MIY SHTF Penicillin A generation or two ago people died from simple small wounds that became infected. Many more died from STD’s that went untreated until the advent of penicillin. Now these deaths are quite rare and the infections have to be much worse to cause death. In any major SHTF event the basic necessary …

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Homemade Cough Syrup That Reduces Phlegm

Homemade Cough Syrup That Reduces Phlegm Carrots tend to get under-rated in the area of health benefits. I can attest to the fact that in many European countries carrot juice is one of the first juices introduced to babies for skin health. I remember myself as a child being told carrots would assist my eye …

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25 DIY Survival Items

25 DIY Survival Items When I first read the featured blog, I thought “oh no, they are going to tell me being a gear junkie is a bad thing!” 😛 But mercifully they didn’t. The blog actually talks about necessary survival items  you can make yourself. Basic supplies that many of us stockpile. If you make these …

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