Posts in category Food

Hunting Skills Of Our Grandparents

Judge Distances Without a Range Finder Today’s laser rangefinders make life extremely simple; by just pointing and clicking they give you an exact yardage measurement. In the days of old, people could literally call those same distances within degrees of accuracy with nothing more than a quick glance. The really bad part is this trick […]

Is Your Food Storage Going Bad?

All across the country, people are stocking up on all-important food storage. It’s a smart decision, the economy is showing signs of destabilization and the powers that keep pulling strings that ultimately put all of us in danger. If you’re like most of my readers you’ve probably tried to take advantage of DIY food storage projects. I highly recommend […]

Protect Your Food Supply

Stocking up on food takes time, patience, and of course, money. When you look at the food on your shelves, remember that it was once money in your pocket. You wouldn’t throw money away, but that’s exactly what you’re doing if you’re not taking care of your food storage. That’s not the only reason you […]

Tin Foil Camp Meals

In the quest to streamline your camping trips, foil packet meals can be one of your greatest allies. It’s cooking at its simple best; you take some ingredients, wrap them up in a foil parcel, and place the pouch in a campfire’s coals to cook. You can prepare these foil packets before you head out […]

Crazy (but true) places to find food ...

So, what happens during an extended disaster or a total collapse of society? Eventually, your freeze-dried food and canned goods will run out. You’ll have a tough time getting all the essential amino acids your body needs from plant-based protein sources alone. It’s not impossible, but the volume of plant-based protein you’ll need to consume will […]

Eating Acorns

Many people are not aware that acorns are edible. Acorns are high in protein, fiber, carbohydrates, fats, calcium, and other minerals and with tannins removed, they offer a sweetish taste making them an excellent option for use in stews and breads. The best tasting acorns come from Emory oak, white oak, live oak, and bur […]

Super Root Preserves Meat Indefinitel...

Native Indians of South America used this root to make a black juice called Cassareep that preserves meat for long periods of time. Some even say INDEFINITELY. What is sure is that the PepperPot was their freezer. The PepperPot was was the pot where the meat was preserved, and also the preserved dish. Nowadays, most Cassareep […]

Indoor Outside S’mores

A campfire with s’mores!  Wait, back to reality:  we’re making s’mores in the oven today.  With a cast iron skillet.  Oh, yes we are! I used my mini 6″ cast iron skillet, just like I would if I was using an outdoor campfire instead of my oven.  Fill it with your favorite chocolate chips (I […]

How to Dry Herbs

Have you ever wanted to dry your own herbs? If you have an herb garden and haven’t taken advantage of drying your own herbs then perhaps now is the time to try it! There’s many ways to approach this process, we’ve only brought you one, which is very DIY in the kitchen, but it is among […]

Honey for Wellness and Survival

Rich, golden honey. What is not to like? Just the thought of sweet, fragrant honey and honey bees makes me think of happy times.  That, coupled with it’s long storage life  makes honey a perfect food for the survival pantry.  But did you know that honey has a myriad of other uses, including as a […]