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10 Edible Roots That Kept This Hermit Monk Alive

10 Edible Roots That Kept This Hermit Monk Alive

🕔09:15, 20.Jul 2017

Brother Simon created a stir when he appeared at farmer Farrin’s market stand to buy some crusty bread and sharp cheese.  The whole marketplace erupted in sound. Word quickly spread, and it seemed the whole town had already spilled into

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Pressure-Canning Hamburger Meat for Long Term Preservation

Pressure-Canning Hamburger Meat for Long Term Preservation

🕔08:20, 4.Jul 2017

The 4th of July is famous for juicy hamburgers fresh off the grill. After an emergency or unplanned event, it’s important for everyone’s morale to still have access to traditional comfort foods if possible even in times of crisis. Incorporating

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Do You Recognize this Tree? [All Parts are Edible]

Do You Recognize this Tree? [All Parts are Edible]

🕔13:07, 22.Jun 2017

Can you imagine eating an entire tree? Probably not. We don’t tend to think of the majority of trees being edible, and only a few parts of the trees we do think of as food are traditionally eaten. In a

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How To Can Potatoes for Long Term Preservation

How To Can Potatoes for Long Term Preservation

🕔12:33, 12.Jun 2017

Potatoes are low acid foods. It’s important to be aware that the only suitable method for canning low acid foods is by using pressure canning. Make sure that your equipment is nice and clean. Here are the items that you

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11 Food Storage Lessons Learned from WWI

11 Food Storage Lessons Learned from WWI

🕔12:10, 8.Jun 2017

World War I was a long war that brought hunger and starvation to Europe. Agriculture was disrupted and commercial food production plummeted. The United States greatly increased shipments of food to Europe to help feed the troops and starving civilians.

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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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24 Lost Gardening Tips from 100 Years Ago

24 Lost Gardening Tips from 100 Years Ago

🕔09:53, 22.May 2017

While many things improve with age and advanced technology, there are some things that stand the test of time. What worked perfectly a century ago is still just as effective and useful today as it was then. Here are some

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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 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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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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Cracking Open a Ten-Year-Old Bucket of Food

Cracking Open a Ten-Year-Old Bucket of Food

🕔13:25, 6.Mar 2017

This article was gladly contributed by Commander Zero. School starts up again this week, so I need to start doing breakfast. Since I’m incredibly lazy, I want something easy and fast. Cold pizza is my #1 choice, but who can

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Debunking Expiration Dates – What You Need to Know

Debunking Expiration Dates – What You Need to Know

🕔13:58, 2.Mar 2017

When going through your food stockpile, you may observe that some foods are past their expiration date even though you have probably been extra careful when you organized your pantry and tried to rotate your goods as often as possible. So,

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Delicious Recipes Using Cattails – “The Supermarket of the Swamp”

Delicious Recipes Using Cattails – “The Supermarket of the Swamp”

🕔12:56, 1.Mar 2017

Cattails (Typha latifolia) are one of the most versatile plants on Earth. It is called the “Supermarket of the Swamp” for good reason since it can be used throughout all four seasons. They even inspired the Boy Scouts’ motto: “You

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