A Few Smart Tips For Making Jam

a few smart tips for making jam

On the homestead, fruits and vegetables are abundant each year, and every homesteader has to figure out ways to preserve their produce and to make sure nothing goes to waste. If you have plenty of fruits and you don’t know how to preserve the harvest, how about making jam? This article will share some tips to make sure you succeed in making jams.

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How To Make Coffee Substitutes

how to make coffee substitutes

Life around a campfire is surely one of the most cheerful and happy traits of spending time in the Great Outdoors. So vivid, so peaceful, and yet, it fills you with so much energy.

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How To Make Survival Energy Bars

how to make survival energy bars

If you get caught up in an emergency situation after a pleasant time spent in the woods, energy bars are a great addition to your diet.

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A Few Historic American Stews You Should Try

a few historic american stews you should try

Traditional meat stews have existed since before the written word. Hunter-gatherers worldwide would boil what they could find in a hollowed rock, an animal skin or, later, in clay pots. Different regions of the world developed different styles of stew using local ingredients.

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Recipes For The Simple Pioneer Breakfast

recipes for the simple pioneer breakfast

If you need a lot of energy to sustain yourself throughout a day filled with tough chores, eating a hearty, healthy breakfast is crucial. How about we look back at our ancestors and try a few simple recipes for a tasty pioneer breakfast?

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Cooking With A Reflector Oven In The Wilderness

cooking with a reflector oven in the wilderness

For anyone with a love of food and fires, one of the key pleasures of outdoor living must be cooking. Little provides as much enjoyment in camp as producing a good meal. Even those who don’t care much for the process will appreciate the results. If local ingredients can provide at least part of the feast, so much the better.

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A Few Tips And Recipes For Making Sausage At Home

A Few Tips And Recipes For Making Sausage At Home

Man has been eating sausage since before the ancient Greeks began to record history. And for a good reason, sausage, made correctly, cannot only help to preserve meat but is one of the finest meals you can put on a plate.

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Finding And Using Wild Fruit In Your Area

Finding And Using Wild Fruit In Your Area

No matter where you live in North America, there’s likely a tasty wild fruit available for picking sometime during the year. While Native Americans and early pioneers actively picked and ate wild fruit, few people bother to seek out and pick them today.

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Cast Iron Cookware for you Off-grid Home

Cast Iron Cookware For You Off Grid Home

All across our country, people are rediscovering their love for cast iron cookware. For the country kitchen, no cookware set is complete without a few vital pieces of cast iron. While collectors are snapping up all the cast iron cookware from garage sales or flea markets, newly manufactured cast iron has also gained more and more popularity over the last decade.

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Making Tofu For Your Survival Pantry

Making Tofu

As any survival oriented person knows, protein is essential to one’s daily diet in order to maintain good health and to carry out the many tasks of day to day existence. In a survival situation where anxiety and physical exertion will be greater, it is even more important to fuel our bodies with good protein, minerals, and vitamins.

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Matzoh – A Survival Biblical Food For All Preppers

Matzoh - A Survival Biblical Food For All PreppersLong lasting food is what we are all searching for when stocking up our pantries. As preppers, we have to think long-term and figure out which are the foods suited for us, but most importantly, how much will we be able to depend on them. Today we will look at Matzoh, a biblical food that stood the test of time.

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Primitive Cooking Using An Earth Oven

Primitive Cooking Using An Earth OvenLet’s say you have mastered the outdoor skills of foraging and fishing and you are now an expert in trapping and snaring techniques.  How about your cooking methods? Have you ever tried cooking like the early men? If not, today you will learn how to make an earth oven and cook your food using this primitive cooking method.

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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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