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Cooking on the Go

Cooking on the Go - If you are bugging out and trying to remain unnoticed I would hope that you aren't firing off the 12 gauge for dinner. That would bring a lot of unwanted attention. Instead, you should be focusing on cooking and killing methods that do not bring lots of attention to you. This is all about cooking meat on the go. It requires that you be thoughtful and cunning.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. While it is well known that your bugout bag should be dominated by ready to eat foods, what about bugging out in the cold or …

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Survival Super Foods

Survival Super Foods - Feeding your children delicious, raw, vegetables is such an important part of raising children with healthy habits. When you teach your kids that its just as fun to reach for the sliced cucumber as it is to reach for the cupcakes, you dig a groove in their life that will be there forever.

Fueling a survivor is such an important part of prepping. Most preppers look at the average day as something that doesn’t contain much prepping opportunity. Well, the truth of the matter is, every day is a chance to hone your prepping sword. Incorporate fitness, nutrition, and overall health into your lifestyle. You will be surprised …

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Animals on the Urban Homestead

Animals on the Urban Homestead - The urban homestead is a phenomenon but its one the many people are missing out on. They are not taking advantage of the food they can produce, the fabric and the meat!

You have more power than you know. You have more control then they would ever let you know. That is the power of understanding zoning laws in your area. The urban homestead is a phenomenon but its one the many people are missing out on. They are not taking advantage of the food they can …

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SHTF Forever Foods

SHTF Forever Foods - If you're new to food storage, this is a great way to get started. You'll immediately have a stockpile of foods that are guaranteed to be good to eat whenever you might need them. Heck, even if you don't ever need them, maybe your kids or grandkids will. They'll still be edible!

Did you know there are some foods that will literally last longer than you? Some foods need light and humidity to go bad, so as long as you keep them dry and in a cool, dark location, they can last practically forever. If you’re new to food storage, this is a great way to get …

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The Most Important Pieces of Preservation

The Most Important Pieces of Preservation - Most people don't understand all the parts and pieces of the preservation game so it's important that we talk about them. This won't cover every piece or method but it will give you a nice list to use when considering dry or wet canning.

Heavy gardening and heavy preservation go hand in hand. They have to. If not you are going to spend the latter part of your summer giving food away. That is great but even neighbors get tired of your squash and your tomatoes. So instead of focusing just on a bigger garden, you need to also …

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Making your own Groceries for SHTF

Making your own Groceries for SHTF - Cooking skills go a very long way and you need to know the basics, at the least. As preppers, we so readily purchase bulk items like beans and unmilled wheat but we have no idea what to do with these things! 

We all know that the store shelves will go bare when the SHTF. That is a well-known fear and a well-known fact. Its a struggle that we must all face but we can overcome it. There are lots of skills that come up when we talk about preparedness. One that doesn’t get the attention it …

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Extend your Growing Season and Have More Food

Extend your Growing Season and Have More Food - Gardening is never a sure thing. There is reason we, as a nation, grow on such great swaths of land. We do it to assure that even with the failure that is so common in farming, we still have the residual crop to feed the world! Now that's a pretty powerful quota to meet.

Jack Frost is on an early approach this year and it would seem that we are left to watch in horror as our plants get hit by that first frost. Our precious basil towers need to come inside or they are going to be wasted. When you invest time in your garden it’s very hard …

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Pancakes are More Than Just Pancakes

Pancakes are More Than Just Pancakes - This is a look at the pancake not as a diner breakfast but as a meal that carries well. You see, we are carrying something in our pack  that can be mixed with water and create a warm meal.

Now before you X out of this article I want you to take a minute and understand why this is important. We live in a time where the history of things is overshadowed by the mundane convenience we have created. The same can be said about all sorts of things but in particular we could …

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Survival Gardens: Bedding Down for Winter

Survival Gardens: Bedding Down for Winter - This article is about a number of different things but it will make you consider how you handle the garden over the winter. To be the best gardener you can it helps to be intentional about all things.

What happens to your garden in the winter? Do you cover it and turn it into a hoop house? Do you look to make things last as long as possible. Are you a year round grower? What angle do you take? There are several and this article in particular is going to discuss bedding down …

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The World of Food Rations!

The World of Food Rations! - There are more options than ever and knowing your options will make it easier to stock up on the type of foods that you want to eat while you are on the go. These food rations are also great ways to stock up your survival food storage pantry. They are food options that often last a very long time.

Food rations are an important part of any outdoorsman or survivors plans. The ability to have access to good food and calories in a hurry is crucial. The truth about foraging and living off the land is that its really tough. Its not the best way to survive if you don’t have to. Most people …

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