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Canning Amish Poor Man’s Steak

Canning Amish Poor Man’s Steak

🕔08:41, 5.Jun 2017

This article was written by Mama Bear and appeared first on Challenged Survival. I have been eye-balling this Amish Poor Man’s Steak recipe ever since I bought the 80 pounds of ground beef a week or so ago and I happened

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Your Great Depression Era Recipe for Hard Times

Your Great Depression Era Recipe for Hard Times

🕔07:51, 25.May 2017

‘Good for what ails you,’ bone broth has been soothing, nourishing and feeding people for thousands of years.  During the Great Depression, which lasted from 1929 – 1939, bone broth was virtually a survival food for families who couldn’t afford

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Disinfect Huge Amounts Of Water With This Common Household Item

Disinfect Huge Amounts Of Water With This Common Household Item

🕔08:55, 9.May 2017

The idea of consuming bleach horrifies most people. Obviously consuming undiluted bleach should be avoided at all costs, but using a few drops to disinfect water and make it safe to drink is another matter entirely. It’s not a perfect

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13 Shelters That You Can Build With A Military Poncho

13 Shelters That You Can Build With A Military Poncho

🕔10:43, 5.May 2017

Today I’m going to show you 13 ways to make a shelter out of your poncho. Every shelter  that you’re about to see has its own strengths: some will better protect you from the rain and snow, others from wind and

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How to Make Dandelion Bread (With Pictures)

How to Make Dandelion Bread (With Pictures)

🕔13:07, 21.Apr 2017

Nearly every part of the common dandelion, from its brilliant yellow petals, to its roots have been foraged throughout history for food, drink and medicine. A rich source of beta-carotene, dandelions are also packed with vitamins and minerals including calcium,

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How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

🕔12:27, 11.Apr 2017

Beautiful to look at in full bloom, the sunny orange calendula – also known as marigold – has a wealth of herbal uses that are worth learning about. With both antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, the fresh petals can be infused

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How to Make And Can Vienna Sausages (2 Years Shelf Life)

How to Make And Can Vienna Sausages (2 Years Shelf Life)

🕔11:00, 7.Apr 2017

I stockpile a lot of canned goods, from tomatoes to chicken, to beans and beef. But my favorite canned goods are Libby’s chicken Vienna sausages (see picture). So I tried to make them at home and believe it or not, they

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13 Survival Uses for a Tin Can

13 Survival Uses for a Tin Can

🕔08:14, 31.Mar 2017

What you might not be aware of is that the tin can itself can be extremely useful , where the material is sturdy, the edges are sharp, and the shape of the can is perfect for tunnelling or digging. To ensure

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How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

🕔12:45, 22.Mar 2017

Shelf life varies, depending on the storage conditions and the food. You will usually see a range indicated for shelf life. For example, rice is listed as 15-30 years, and some sources estimate 10-15 years. Here are 19 more foods

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How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

🕔12:45, 16.Mar 2017

Canning chicken is something our great-grandparents knew all about.  Preserving game and surplus meat for the leaner months or for your prepping reserves is a technique that’s well worth getting to grips with. Water Bath or Pressure Canner? First, it’s

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How Our Forefathers Made Glue Out of Pine Resin

How Our Forefathers Made Glue Out of Pine Resin

🕔13:47, 24.Feb 2017

Making glue out of pine resin is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to bind something together when you’re out in the wild. It’s strong, easy to carry, and durable. Ingredients: Before making your glue, you need to collect

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How to Make Candles out of Pine Resin (With Pictures)

How to Make Candles out of Pine Resin (With Pictures)

🕔14:33, 23.Feb 2017

By Arminius The pine tree is one of the most overlooked natural resources as it has multiple survival uses. The entire tree is edible, from the bark to the pine cones. You can make pine needle tea or use the

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How to Build a Smokehouse In Your Backyard (with Pictures)

How to Build a Smokehouse In Your Backyard (with Pictures)

🕔14:43, 13.Feb 2017

One of the best and tastiest ways to conserve meat is to smoke it. The meat is delicious, and if you keep it in a cool, dry place, it can last up to a year and sometimes even longer. The

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How To Make Potato Flakes With 5 Years Shelf Life (without refrigeration)

How To Make Potato Flakes With 5 Years Shelf Life (without refrigeration)

🕔13:53, 8.Feb 2017

Dehydrated potato flakes are a highly portable, convenient source of nutrition. They are fairly easy to cook, don’t weigh much and keep for a long time without refrigeration. Also, you know what’s in them when you make them from scratch

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How To Make Survival Lamps With Used Cooking Oil and Mason Jars

How To Make Survival Lamps With Used Cooking Oil and Mason Jars

🕔13:05, 25.Jan 2017

Being prepared is all about having fallback options that will keep supplying you with necessities when normal methods fail. If law and order breaks down, you have the weapons and skills to defend your own home. Once the medication runs

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