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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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How To Grow Garlic: A Step by Step Guide

How To Grow Garlic: A Step by Step Guide - Growing garlic is not just about making good tomato sauce! Fresh garlic is a powerful medicinal herb. I eat a glove whenever my stomach is acting up and send those special forces right to the gut. There is a great list of medicinal uses for garlic in this article as well. From planting, to harvesting and storing you'll get it all in this article.

One of the most exciting things about the late winter and early spring is when those little tendrils begin to emerge from the soil. If you plant your garlic in the fall you are awarded by this little show every …

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Avoid Processed Foods with Your Crock Pot

100 Days of No Processed Foods: Crock Pot Recipes - By “no processed” foods I mean that nothing in these recipes calls for cream-of junk (unless it’s homemade), any pre-packed item like Italian Dressing, or Velveeta (bless Velveeta’s heart), etc.

The crockpot has gotten a bad rap for being this strange cooking tool that is only put in place by mothers and housewives. This is funny to me because the “housewife” is disappearing yet the crockpot is still putting out …

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How To Make Your Own Yeast and Its Importance To Your Health

How To Make Your Own Yeast and Its Importance To Your Health - This article will teach you how to make your own yeast. Not only is that a great tool for bread but yeast is also essential in making alcohol.

Unleavened bread is one of those foods that has followed us from the Neolithic on up to modern times. These are things like tortillas, pitas, and rotis. They are all great foods and serve a purpose. Most of the time …

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10 Fantastic Food Ideas for Your Bug Out Bag

10 Fantastic Food Ideas for Your Bug Out Bag - If you still need to get a bug out bag here are a few I personally have handled and are a great bag for bugging out. Olive Drab Genuine GI Medium Size ALICE Pack w/Frame or Sport Outdoor Military Rucksacks Tactical Molle Backpack

Are you confused as to what food to pack in your bug out bag? These 10 bug out bag food ideas may just give you what you are looking for! I personally am lacking in the food department for my …

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Cinder Block Offset Smoker

Cinder Block Offset Smoker - You will find step by step directions on how to build and use this offset smoker. having access to something like this could be a make or break in survival situation.

Another great product and design by the folks over at Instructables. When I seek out a project over there I am looking for many things but it has to really scream survival to me and this cinder block smoker does. …

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What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One? — Rocket stoves are fabulous! Easily built but capable of producing a hot flame that you can cook, I suppose, everything over. You can even bake bread with a little modification.

When you build a traditional fire you think that those rolling flames and glowing coals are about as good as it can get. Well, just ask a blacksmith, the fire gets better, hotter and more effective if you add one …

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10 Criteria for Buying Emergency Food

10 Criteria for Buying Emergency Food - Here is a list of 10 criteria to use that will help you determine which company is right for you and your situation. There is no one size fits all because of people's preferences, allergy considerations, or special dietary needs make it next to impossible for companies to be able to offer one item or package that will fit everyone.

Buying emergency food that is meant for long term storage can be confusing and overwhelming: especially to someone who is new to the preparedness lifestyle. It is easy to get caught up in the fear-mongering and sense of urgency that …

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Top 5 Reasons Why People Do Not Catch Fish

Top 5 Reasons Why People Do Not Catch Fish - Just because you have fished, doesn’t mean you know how to catch fish. Even people that fish regularly, such as my father, don’t always know what they are doing. So why do many Preppers think they are going to consistently catch fish during a survival situation?

Fishing is one of the most effective survival skills you can have in your arsenal. It can even be made passive. However, many people give up on fishing because they don’t find big success. Let’s look at a number of …

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Make Your Own Ration Bars

Make Your Own Ration Bars - This article is about making your own ration bars. You are going to make better ration bars than most. A lot of this is because you know what you like and you know where your ingredients come from.

The food that you use to carry your through a survival stretch or a survival situation is of the utmost importance. In short term survival your food sources will look much differently than those types of food that you use …

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