Category Archive: Survival Tips

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!

Make YOUR Own Survival Water Filter – Step-By-Step – Portable Emergency Water Filter DIY

  Discover How to Make a cheap, portable, survival, water filtration system with a water bottle and stuff you can find just about anywhere. The bottom line is… without a sustainable, CLEAN water supply, you will not last much beyond 3 or 4 days, even in the best of circumstances. So in this video, I’ll …

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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.

Survival Heat: Soapstone Warmers

A video bragging on the thermal properties of Soapstone and ways to use it to stay warm if the power goes out.

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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How to Make a Paracord Fishing Lure

A quick tip on making a paracord fishing lure. Keep a couple fish hooks in your survival pack and this could help save your life, or just a fun project with the kids. * Supplies Needed For Lure: – 550 Paracord (3″ per lure, any color) – 1 Fish Hook (size 6-8 preferable) – Scissors …

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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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DIY Truck Tent

An easy truck tent for the back of a Ford ranger, using pvc and a tarp…  

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