Category Archive: Recipes

Old Fashioned Preserving: Grandpa’s Recipe for Cured Smoked Ham

Old Fashioned Preserving: Grandpa’s Recipe for Cured Smoked Ham A century ago most of the hog’s meat was cured and smoked to preserve it. This process is still used today by some, but curing hams it’s becoming a lost skill. Nowadays we rely too much on refrigerators. You can buy a hundred pounds of meat, …

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20 Lost Recipes From The Pioneers: What They Cooked On Their Journey Westward

20 Lost Recipes From The Pioneers: What They Cooked On Their Journey Westward Our ancestors lived more simply than most people today are willing to live. Pioneers were the perfect example of survivalists. They were able to survive in the rough environment for up to six months on the Oregon Trail. Living without power or …

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How To Make Flu Busting Gummy Bears

How To Make Flu Busting Gummy Bears Having the flu is never fun. In fact, it can take away the enjoyment from activities you previously loved. It make life seem like an exhausting, unmotivated drag as you sniffle and cough into your tissue and try your best to contain and get rid of the sickness …

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50+ Survival Canning Recipes

50+ Survival Canning Recipes If you are like me, then you intentionally over plant so you will have leftovers to freeze and can for the winter months. I find having a well-stocked pantry of canned foods makes meal planning and snack time a breeze. Canning is probably my most favorite way of preserving food. I love …

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30 Day No Cook Menu Plan

30 Day No Cook Menu Plan I am always worried about feeding my family, that’s one of the biggest reasons why I prep. That being said, I went looking for food related articles and I can across this great article I am sharing with you today. See how a 30 day no cook menu plan …

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6 Pioneer Dessert Recipes You Should Try Today

6 Pioneer Dessert Recipes You Should Try Today You can hunt for your meat, you can grow your own vegetables and you can equip a pantry using your homesteading knowledge when times get rough. But no matter how much you work to assure the survival essentials for your family, you cannot ignore certain comfort items …

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Peasant Bread: The Easiest Bread You Will Ever Make

Peasant Bread: The Easiest Bread You Will Ever Make Peasant bread is a no knead bread, I know some people hate no knead bread but this is not your typical no knead bread. It bakes in well-buttered pyrex bowls — there is no pre-heating of the baking vessels in this recipe. It emerges golden and crisp …

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Twelve Wild Foods For The Christmas Season

Twelve Wild Foods For The Christmas Season   As winter is approaching, the wild edibles get harder and harder to find. This article shows you 12 wild edibles still around when its Christmas season, it even shows us recipes to use them with too. Wild edibles should be utilized more, especially because the price of …

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67+ Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes

67+ Homemade All-Natural Cleaning Recipes At some point in a persons life, you want to get rid of all the nasty chemicals and toxins in regular store bought cleaners and just go natural. That happened to me about 2 years ago and I haven’t looked back since. Next time you are at the store just …

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Pemmican – The Survival Super Food

Pemmican – The Survival Super Food When it comes to survival food, pemmican is on top of the list and for good reason. This survival food stood the test of time, it’s easy to prepare and it will last for a long time, without the need of refrigeration. Pemmican is one of the legacies of …

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