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Using a Wood Burning Stove to Cook Off Grid

Using a Wood Burning Stove to Cook Off Grid — Using a wood burning stove to cook off grid is not as easy as many people would think! Sure, anyone could start a fire in the stove, put food into a pot or pan and heat it up but would it taste good? Will it be cooked enough so no one gets sick? There is a real skill involved!

Why do we all have fireplaces and so few have wood stoves? In those expensive condos, you see gas-powered fireplaces that work with things like a remote control are much more common than the old school wood stoves. This has …

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Why You May Need To Stockpile Supplements For SHTF

Why You Need To Stockpile Supplements For SHTF — Even in healthy people, multivitamins and other supplements may help to prevent vitamin and mineral deficiencies. They also provide more nutrients than diet can alone, so they may help to protect against, or manage, certain diseases.

I am not a doctor or a medical professional this is for information purposes only. Please consult with a medical professional if you have any questions or you start to take any supplements. It seems like every day we see …

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Barter With Your Skills To Fill Your Cupboard

Barter With Your Skills To Fill Your Cupboard — With the cost of food continuously going up, people are looking for ways to help cut the bill while still keeping their family fed. If you barter your skills, you may be amazed at the different things people will pay you with, including food!

It’s easy to think of prepping as a set of lists. So many people offer up lists to those who are new to prepping. In fact, people are often collecting food and gear to deal with a disaster. There is …

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Storing Vegetables Without A Root Cellar

Storing Vegetables Without A Root Cellar — Most people think that if you don't have a root cellar, you can't store vegetables long term. That simply isn't true! Each vegetable can be stored for longer than normal with just a few tweaks here and there, depending on which vegetables you want to store.

Once you are out of the food you are a prisoner. Just remember that. If we have reached a point where the S has truly hit the fan than things are going to get out of hand. Food is going …

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Dumpster Diving as an Urban Survival Food Strategy

Dumpster Diving as an Urban Survival Food Strategy — People dumpster dive now to make ends meat, so this in all reality isn't as gross as you may think. If SHTF many of us will be doing this, you may tell yourself, "I will never do this" but honestly, you will.

We are living through a scenario where food is in abundance like something from a fairy tale. If you told anyone from the 1800’s and back about this era and its food production they wouldn’t believe you. You know, food …

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How To Can Beef, Elk, Pork or Venison Cubed and Raw Pack

How To Can Beef, Elk, Pork or Venison Cubed and Raw Pack — Canning meat is probably one of the only sure ways that you will have meat if SHTF. Let's be honest, probably 3/4 of you that read this can't hunt. Horrible to say and I know we all will try our hardest to acquire meat when the time comes.

When you think of canning, what comes to mind? You probably think about things like jelly and tomato sauce. That is part of it. However, you are going to be doing a lot more canning when the SHTF if you …

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Do It Yourself Sweet Cream Butter

DIY Sweet Cream Butter — Making butter is really easy, I make it all the time when I am home over the summer! I personally LOVE sweet cream butter over any other butters. I love the rich flavor it gives and again it's sooo easy to make.

Do you know what your food is? Do you know what makes it up? In the age of hyper GMO, processed garbage food, it’s easy to turn our nose up at the food production world. It’s easy to say things …

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Why Bargain Stockpiling is Not Emergency Food Storage

Why Bargain Stockpiling is Not Emergency Food Storage — Going to the store with a wad of coupons and walking out with 4 carts full of stuff that you paid less than $10 on can be quite the rush for some people. Everyone wants a deal but if you will never really use the items, should you buy them?

On the list of TO DO’s in the survival and prepping world, food ranks way up. If it’s not the top it is definitely number two.  This means we need to take food storage very seriously. It should not be …

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5 Ways to Take Your Coffee Off the Grid

5 Ways to Take Your Coffee Off the Grid — Imagine that you wake up one morning and you find out SHTF.... I know coffee would be the last thing on your mind but what if you had to give up real brewed coffee – cold turkey.

We all love coffee. Americans are absolutely crazy over coffee. It’s possible that the only reason our nation has yet to go up in a ball of fire is that it’s so highly caffeinated.  You need the means to deal …

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How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste

How To Make Your Food Stretch And Cut the Waste — There is no denying that food is getting more and more expensive, especially if you want to eat anything resembling healthy food. Meat alone has seen price hikes by well over 60% in the last 4-5 years and people are feeling the strain in their pocketbooks

Food is its own security. As preppers, we all worry about the scarcity of food because it has been the human condition for a long time.  Deep down, we know that food is power and those who have the food, …

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