Category Archive: Food

How To Make A Swedish Fire Torch

The Swedish Fire Torch – Imagine a wood fire that is completely self-sustaining, burns an incredibly long time, and even features a built-in cooking surface… well this is it! This video demonstrates, step-by-step, just how easy it is to make a Swedish Fire Torch (or “Canadian Candle” as it is sometimes referred to). Also shown …

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Could You Do it?… Eating Reptiles, Amphibians and Insects

Eating various critters in the wild is a great way to enhance protein and nutrient intake. However, there are also some drawbacks to consider as you are hunting for your next non-traditional dinner.   Let’s examine the benefits and concerns that exist so that you can maximize this opportunity while reducing health risks. The Bad Snakes, lizards, …

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The Little-Known Benefits Associated with Raising Quail

Quail are similar, yet different to chickens in a number of ways that may make raising them an attractive option for some.  They are smaller, lay eggs on a more frequent basis and require less hands-on management.  On the other hand they produce less in terms of food volume than their chicken counterparts.  Here are a …

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Making Ghee Butter For Long Term Storage

Ghee butter got its start in Asia ages ago as a way to preserve butter for long term use.  It can be stored without the need for refrigeration, and some ghee products are purported to have a shelf life of more than a hundred years.  While there is a lot of disagreement over actual shelf life, …

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SHTF Bread. No Yeast or Buttermilk Needed

This bread does not require yeast or buttermilk. It is super easy to make and tastes great!

How To Make the Best Pickled Eggs in the World!

A step by step guide to making the best pickled eggs in the world.  

DIY Solar Oven

This video shows how to easily build a very inexpensive solar oven with a total cost around $7.50. Items needed: 2 cardboard boxes, black paint and a piece of glass. Some used newspaper will be used to insulate the oven. The cost of an optional swivel base is $5.00. This bad boy reaches high temperatures and …

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Homemade TIN CAN Rocket Stove – Awesome Stove!

Homemade TIN CAN ROCKET STOVE. Simple DIY. No special tools required. Easy clear directions.This stove is great! Items needed: 3 metal cans, gravel/sand and/or dirt! that’s it. Only tools I used were a hacksaw, pliers and a drill. This is a powerful stove that is wind and rain resistant. You can cook full meals using …

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How Safe Are Your Stores of Supplies?

  It is important that you don’t serve your storage setup, rather, let your storage system work for you. Don’t continue to stockpile item after item just because you can use it in the future, or because it was on sale. Quality is better than quantity, and we can easily get stuck in the mode of …

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Remember to Work on These Important Fall Garden Tasks

One of the reasons that people have difficulty with getting their gardens up and running in the spring is because they forgot to take some important steps to prepare it during the fall.  Properly tending to gardens following a harvest can help it to rest, absorb nutrients and make the soil easier to work with …

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