Category Archive: Food

Making Food From Pine Trees

  This common tree has many different unexpected uses, including being a high-energy food source.

Catch Live Game With a Wood Cage Trap

When in the wild it can sometimes be beneficial to catch your game alive. This simple cage will do just that when paired with a dead fall triggering mechanism. This cage requires a surprisingly small amount of cordage to build. Start by tying two sticks together with two strands of about 2 1/2 feet of …

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OUTDOOR COOKING – COOKING STEAK ON A STONE

I show how I cook a steak on a stone over a fire. Things to consider are: Making sure the stone is very hot in order to properly sear the steak. Cut and thickness of steak also affects cooking times. Fatty cuts are more forgiving than a leaner and thinner steak. Always season your steak!

Starting Heirloom Seeds Indoors

Becky shows you how to start heirloom seeds indoors using small paper cups, and some dirt from her homestead. She shows you how to start tomato, pepper, and zucchini seeds, but you can use what you learn to start any seeds you want.

How to Make Sauerkraut

Learn how to make probiotic rich sauerkraut at home using only 2 ingredients! You will need four to five pounds of thinly sliced cabbage and two table spoons of quality sea salt. You can also use a mandolin to slice the cabbage. It is important to put a hand guard on for safety. Using your …

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How To Setup A Hopi Bird Snare

The beauty of a Hopi bird snare, just like in most other things, lies in their simplicity. Hopi snares are extremely effective when it comes to trapping small prey, mostly birds. The basic working mechanism of the Hopi bird snare is a slipknot meant to trap animal by snaring their feet. Given its effectiveness in …

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Apache Foot Trap (A Survival Trap)

The trap starts at 9:25. Attention: This should never be used for anything other than during a survival situation. Always trap responsibly. Clearly mark traps so humans will know they are there and to beware. You are responsible for your own actions…not me. Use common sense and do not harm your fellow humans or unintentional animals.

How to Pickle Veggies

Pickling Dos and Don’ts • Don’t be lured by “European-style” canning jar marketing — these options will only make the process more difficult and expensive. • Don’t buy new cookware if your jars are too big for your largest pot; buy new jars instead. Jars are far less expensive and come in 8-ounce and 16-ounce …

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DIY Tandoor Oven – Very Cheap

These kinds of ovens are used throughout the Middle East, India, Pakistan, and even parts of Central Asia and China. They can be large, permanent structures ensconced in a kitchen or outdoor area, or they can be smaller, portable ovens that can be carried from place to place. Based on Nick Collins’ flower-pot tandoor; this …

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How to Gut and Prepare Snakes for Dinner

Snake meat is loaded with nutrients that we all need in our daily diets, and preparing and cooking a snake is not that difficult.  You can even eat ones that are poisonous as long as they are properly cleaned beforehand.  Let’s take a look at the basic steps so that you can turn to this …

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