Masking Cooking Odors in the Wild

Masking Cooking Odors in the WildEver heard an exhilarating tale of a family out on a simple weekend excursion cooking a delicious dinner over an open fire. Or maybe keeping their cooler just outside the tent for the night (the lid on, of course…), only to have a near-death experience. Not to mention a speedily depleted supply due to the unexpected company of a bear or some other famished animal?

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Great Depression Recipes You Should Still Make Today

Great Depression Recipes You Should Still Make TodayWe are a proud nation and we somehow forgot the struggles we had to endure to get to the point we are today. The great depression years are unknown to many people and those times are being slowly covered by the dust of time. I refuse to let that knowledge die and I’ve gathered a few great depression recipes to show you how people were struggling to survive back then and how they had to improvise with the little stuff they had.

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How To Preserve Waterfowl Or Small Game – Making Confit

How To Preserve Waterfowl Or Small Game - Making ConfitWay back in 2012, we visited France and met some friends who made this beautiful country their second home.  We learned a lot about the culture, the cuisine and pretty much everything we can think of. Since our friends like to go hunting for waterfowl, they also showed us how to preserve it using a traditional French method called Confit. This meat preservation method can become quite useful for preppers and hunters, so make sure to read forward.

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How To Make Biltong With A 5 Year-Shelf Life Or More

How To Make Biltong With A 5 Year-Shelf Life Or MoreBiltong is a delicious snack that millions of people love to have. It is a kind of dried and cured meat and it is widely popular in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Different kind of meats is used for producing Biltong in different regions, which include game meat, beef, and some other types of meat.

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How To Make Rice Beer At Home

How To Make Rice Beer At HomeRice beer is an alcoholic beverage found throughout Asia, and there is a rich history behind it. It is highly appreciated in the Asian culture because everyone can afford to make it at home and it also has a good taste. As you will see in this article, rice beer is a beverage that can be easily made from resources you store in your pantry.

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How To Make Homemade Vinegar

How To Make Homemade VinegarI learned how to make my own homemade vinegar a few years ago. I had been interested in making my own for some time since it’s something my grandparents used to do. It’s a good practice to make your own homemade vinegar as this product is recommended for preppers to stockpile. It has many survival uses, it will save you money and it’s easy to make.

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Making Old Pioneer Sourdough For Traditional Baking

Making Old Pioneer Sourdough For Traditional BakingI’m fascinated by the old ways of living and my mother and grandmother were the ones that showed me how to do things the old-fashioned way. I love to bake and I often surprise my family and friends with old recipes. Making pioneer sourdough is one of the teachings I try to pass on and I’m sure this will help people when supermarkets will be closed.

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Preserving And Processing Herbs For Long-term Storage And Use

Preserving And Processing Herbs For Long-term Storage And UseI’ve been preserving and processing herbs from my garden for years now. I honestly can imagine my cooking without them and I make sure I always have some in my pantry. Survival foods can become dull after a while and you won’t be able to prepare tasty meals without herbs.

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6 Wild Plants You Could Turn Into Flour

6 Wild Plants You Could Turn Into FlourOur ancestors used wild plant-based flours on a daily basis and it was a reliable food source back then.  They were turning wild plants into flour and use it in recipes, eaten alone or added to other grain-based meals. The following 6 wild plants are being used even today to make flour, but few people keep this knowledge alive.

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Dutch Oven Cooking – Mastering the Basics

Dutch Oven Cooking - Mastering the BasicsOne of my essential pieces of equipment that I use during my camping trips is the Dutch Oven. I’ve used it extensively during my trips and I can tell you that nothing compares to Dutch Oven cooking. Once you master its secrets, there is no limit to what you can cook in a Dutch Oven.

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