Category Archives: Food

Pizza Dough Recipe to Make and Freeze

Pizza Dough Recipe to Make and Freeze When you tell people you are making pizza once a week at home they may assume you are buying premade dough or premade crusts. I am a huge proponent of making pizza dough from scratch at least once a week. I make it and use it. My family …

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How Much Food Fits in a 5 Gallon Bucket?

How Much Food Fits in a 5 Gallon Bucket? When I first got into prepping I was into the idea of super pails. These were 5 gallon buckets filled with dried food storage. I bought them at a hefty price early on to assure my family had some options. The truth of the matter is …

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How to Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

How to Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil Hopefully you have a nice plot set aside for growing herbs. Herbs used to be only for culinary use in my kitchen. Once I learned about the healing powers of herbs I also started keeping a variety of herbs that go beyond the frying pan. The fact …

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How to Build a Low-Carb Prepper Stockpile

How to Build a Low-Carb Prepper Stockpile Does your health require a diet that is low in sugar and carbohydrates but high in protein? If that’s the case, you may have found that building a low-carb prepper stockpile is pretty difficult. After all, “beans and rice” is the prepper standby. And those buckets of food? …

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The Truth About Landscaping Fabric & 5 Other Simple Ways to Prevent Weeds

The Truth About Landscaping Fabric & 5 Other Simple Ways to Prevent Weeds While getting out in the garden is rewarding, there are some garden chores that are less fun than others, and weeding is one of those jobs. Yes, you need to do it but there are ways to minimize the amount of time …

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Roasted Zucchini Seeds

Roasted Zucchini Seeds Snacks. Those little things that stick close. They often come with too many calories and we almost always eat too many. Its always a blessing when you find a new snack that doesn’t pack on the calories and also comes with some health benefits. Even better when that snack comes for free. …

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How To Make Bannock Or Indian Bread, The Food Of Mountain Men

How To Make Bannock Or Indian Bread, The Food Of Mountain Men Back in the day, people were struggling to survive and every day was a challenge. Foods with a high-calorie intake were in high demand and taste wasn’t as important as it is today. People were looking for calories and durability, and they couldn’t …

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6 Principles of Survival – Manage Calories / Energy

6 Principles of Survival – Manage Calories / Energy Hopefully you have some skills and plans when it comes to a survival scenario that will affect you. This could be a natural disaster or even a series of unfortunate events unique to you.   If you find yourself struggling to survive in a place with …

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Huge Prepper Mistake: “I hate (______________), they can starve for all I care!”

Huge Prepper Mistake: “I hate (______________), they can starve for all I care!” Easily the most important thing for a prepper to remember is that they are not a lone wolf. This strange Doomsday Preppers idea that we should only look to help ourselves and those in our family is insane. I am very unnerved …

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When Grocery Stores Go Empty – A Back Door Shopping Strategy

When Grocery Stores Go Empty – A Back Door Shopping Strategy The grocery store is a weekly trip that most of us don’t seem to mind. We are greeted by smiling faces and we watch the rest of the world struggle to keep their children from hanging off shelves and breaking glass jars. Its the …

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Underwater Hunting and Primitive Gourmet

Underwater Hunting and Primitive Gourmet We often hear about the importance of hunting, foraging and being able to process meats in the wild. These are all important parts of the survival skill set. There is a lot of food in the wild, if you know where to look and how to get it. This doesn’t …

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Catching Catfish from the Shore

Catching Catfish from the Shore Americas waterways are teeming with the whiskered catfish. Whether we are talking about channel cats, blue cats, flathead cats or other derivatives its clear we have catfish. In normal circumstances these may be nothing but nuisance fish that get in the way of your big bass. The important thing to …

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Growing Food Passively with the Kratky Method

Growing Food Passively with the Kratky Method Growing food at home doesn’t need to be a challenging and time-consuming task. Did you know that there is an interesting growing technique that is very easy to set up, off-the-grid and low-maintenance? It is called the Kratky method, a passive Hydroponic growing system. By Hydroponics, it often …

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How to Grow Own Mushroom at Home

  How to Grow Own Mushroom at Home Mushrooms are fleshy bodies of Kingdom Fungi that can be found growing on mossy bark of trees as well as the shady soil under the umbrage of some trees since they prefer damp and dark areas. Unlike other green plants that make their own food through the process …

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The Easiest Animals to Hunt for Meat When the SHTF

The Easiest Animals to Hunt for Meat When the SHTF   To be completely honest, there is only one animal in my hunting history that hunted easy. It was a squirrel I happened upon in a rainstorm. I will never forget it because it was the first animal I killed with a bow and arrow. …

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4 Food Storage Mistakes You Might Be Making

4 Food Storage Mistakes You Might Be Making Masters call it the 10,000 rule. Bruce Lee said very succinctly that he did not concern himself with the man who has thrown 10000 kicks once; instead he feared the man who has thrown 1 kick 10,000 times. I bring up these two instances because we have …

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How to Grow Your Own Food in the Winter?

How to Grow Your Own Food in the Winter? Do you miss plucking fresh fruits, herbs or veggies from your garden during winter? Do you wish to enjoy a beautiful organic produce during the cold months? You are just in the right place. This write-up is dedicated to all the essentialities necessary for growing your …

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How to Make Your Own Pectin

How to Make Your Own Pectin Homemade pectin is usually made from apples or crab apples, both of which have an abundance of pectin.  Making homemade pectin is one of those things you can do to save some money and to learn as a self-reliance skill.  If there was ever a time when the stores …

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How to Make Cheese from Powdered Milk

How to Make Cheese from Powdered Milk As a prepper I have buckets and buckets of powdered milk stored. Many of us hate the taste of powdered milk, I on the other hand love it :). Its cheaper to buy this bulk and store it in a 5 gallon bucket, then you can not only …

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How to Build a 30-Day Emergency Food Supply…Fast

How to Build a 30-Day Emergency Food Supply…Fast The feeling of urgency can make you feel hopeless and panicked, and that’s not productive.  There’s no time for a lack of productivity. It’s time to focus and create your food supply immediately. If an event occurs during which you are unable to leave your home, you’ll want …

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Top Six Effective Substitutes For Egg

Top Six Effective Substitutes for Eggs Eggs may be a cheap and excellent source of protein, but not all people would want to use eggs in their recipes. For those which follow a vegan diet or are simply allergic to eggs, there are numerous possibilities to replace eggs with effective substitutes. In egg-based recipes, it …

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Dried Beans and Dried Rice – How Far Will They Go?

Dried Beans and Dried Rice – How Far Will They Go? A couple years ago I was going through my inventory to determine how long my family could survive with the food we have stored.  I decided that I really need to do some research and some math to get a real fell for how …

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How to Produce a Sustainable Food Supply Anywhere

How to Produce a Sustainable Food Supply Anywhere This is an article that will make your eye brows raise. There is no getting around it. When you see what the basis of this article is all about you may not like it. I think its a conversation and an idea that deserves exploring. This could …

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Top Food To Preserve By Region

Top Food To Preserve By Region Do you know what stores and grows best in your region? Are you thinking about relocating to be more prepared? There are some big cities that could be a total mess following a collapse. Moving to a new region might be the best thing for your health and your …

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Growing food with Hydroponics

Growing food with Hydroponics What if you have to live in a place where the soils are arable? Or how to provide large amounts of fresh food for your family when your space is limited? This can be done with Hydroponics, one of the most effective gardening methods without needing any soil. By using just …

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