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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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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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The Threats in the Food We Eat

The days that followed the horrible tragedy of September 11th 2001 were filled with fear and speculation.

The days that followed the horrible tragedy of September 11th 2001 were filled with fear and speculation. What would the next target of these terrorists be? Would it be the water supply? Many thought it would be the food supply. The reality of the massive food supply is that it takes a lot to get …

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What the Off Grid Cook Knows

Understanding what you are up against when you go off grid is critical to your survival.

Understanding what you are up against when you go off grid is critical to your survival. Many people want to launch from their home and into a homesteading lifestyle. One of the things most people underestimate is what cooking looks like. What food storage and food production looks like in an off grid home is …

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The Easiest Wild Foods to be Had

If you understand where to look you are going to be able to have access to easy wild food. Sustaining yourself, long term, off the land using bushcraft and the like is not easy. Food is going to be a big predictor in that success.

If you understand where to look you are going to be able to have access to easy wild food. Sustaining yourself, long term, off the land using bushcraft and the like is not easy. Food is going to be a big predictor in that success.   Bivalves Your goal in finding easy food should always …

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Growing Lots of Food in the Winter

When its spring and the green thumb is throbbing all growers are gung ho about hoop houses and winter crops.

When its spring and the green thumb is throbbing all growers are gung-ho about hoop houses and winter crops. Looking out onto a garden in the summer and seeing all your work come to fruition, you feel even more emboldened to create that winter garden.   Then the first winter frost hits or a the …

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The Delight of Christmas Cookies

We all get a little permission to into the cookie jar during Christmas. It could be one of the reasons we love the season so much.

We all get a little permission to dig into the cookie jar during Christmas. It could be one of the reasons we love the season so much. Ya know, for all the debauchery that our society allows we sure are hard on ourselves when it comes to treats. When the Christmas seasons comes, however, things get …

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Can You Process an Animal?

The woods are full of life. This chunk of North American land is full of life.

The woods are full of life. This chunk of North American land is full of life. When coming to the continent the settlers believed that there were no limits to the wild resources of this continent. Imagine seeing a landscape of limitless potential like the North American Continent. Now here is something to blow you …

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Drying your own Food for Storage

Self sufficiency starts with sourcing your own food. It could be growing or raising it.

Self sufficiency starts with sourcing your own food. It could be growing or raising it. That is the beginning. However, once you get proficient at this you are going to face a time where preservation of that food becomes and issue. One of the best and easiest preservation methods is drying. With the advent of …

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