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Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden — The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed.

The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed. A small pie-slice section of the bed is used for easy access to the center compost …

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10 Turkey Hunting Tips And Tactics

Wild Turkey numbers today are at an all-time high; hunters across America have a great opportunity to enjoy this highly assessable, wonderful renewable resource. High turkey densities mean more hens to compete for gobblers, Turkey hunter numbers are at all-time …

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Build An Underground Year Round Greenhouse For Less Than $300

This underground greenhouse is perfect for anyone who wants to grow food all year round. If you are a prepper or a homesteader this should be your goal, if not now, for the future. If you have enough room to …

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The 4 Golden Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast-Iron Cooking — A lot of people have had their cast-iron pots and pans for tens if not a hundred years or more and they still work as good as they day they were brought. Cast-iron skillets conduct heat beautifully, go from stove top to oven with no problem.

There is a reason why people of the past used cast iron cookware. You see, there were no Walmarts out there or Amazon deliveries. That said, you have to understand how important it was to upkeep that cookware.  When you …

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Learn How To Build A Smokehouse With This Awesome Tutorial

Learn How To Build A Smokehouse With This Awesome Tutorial — Building a smokehouse from scratch can be intimidating for those of us that haven’t tackled anything quite like it. There are a lot of factors to consider-fire safety, sturdiness, and being sure to use materials that will be safe with food.

Building a smokehouse from scratch can be intimidating for those of us that haven’t tackled anything quite like it.  There are a lot of factors to consider-fire safety, sturdiness, and being sure to use materials that will be safe with …

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12 Months Of No Processed Foods – Crock Pot Recipes

12 Months Of No Processed Foods – Crock Pot Recipes

Eating no processed foods is paramount to living a healthy life. Don’t be alarmed if you see that some of these recipes call for what we call “minimally processed foods”, for example, ketchup, canned vegetables, etc. These are minimally processed …

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7 Vintage Homemaking Skills that Save You Money

Without a doubt, technology has made housekeeping easier and more efficient for us.  Unfortunately, that means a lot of housekeeping knowledge has been lost.  The traditional ways were more frugal because they had to be disposable disinfecting clothes and dishwashers …

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How to Make Watermelon Moonshine

How to Make Watermelon Moonshine (Step-By-Step With Pictures) — Are you tired of making the same old moonshine recipe? Perhaps you've noticed the early summer bins of watermelons at the entrance of every supermarket or maybe it's harvest time and you have some ripe melons in the garden? If so- don’t waste your time eating them. Get ready to party and make some watermelon moonshine! Below is a detailed watermelon wine recipe which once distilled makes an awesome watermelon brandy.

I have never made moonshine before but after seeing this watermelon recipe I thought it would be good to share for an SHTF type of situation. In the old days of America, people used to make moonshine because alcohol was …

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Tips for Storing Potatoes All Winter Long

Tips for Storing Potatoes All Winter Long — When it comes to feeding your family from your own garden potatoes are King! I have read many sources that say you should be planting at least 1/3 of all your garden space to potatoes.

Survival seed banks are a great investment for preppers but that purchase is just the beginning for you. You need to know how to grow food and how to preserve it!  When it comes to feeding your family from your …

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Civil War Era Foods You Can Still Make Today

Civil War Era Foods You Can Still Make Today — During the Civil War times, acquiring food and being able to cook it in proper conditions became a luxury for many soldiers. Some of the foods stood the test of time and they can still be cooked today as long as you follow the original recipes

History has taught us that wartime or a natural disaster will quickly lead to food shortages and survival becomes almost impossible without the proper nutrients. During the Civil War times, acquiring food and being able to cook it in proper …

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