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5 Prepping “Rules” That Are Actually Myths

5 Prepping “Rules” That Are Actually Myths

🕔12:12, 15.Jan 2018

Rules. The word itself makes me cringe. I have been antiauthoritarian all my life, so I bristle at the idea of rules in general. Still, as something evolves it tends to make up some rules on its journey. Prepping has

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7 Survival Foods Made by Soldiers During WWI

7 Survival Foods Made by Soldiers During WWI

🕔09:43, 4.Jan 2018

Sing me to sleep, the bullets fall Let me forget the war & all Damp is my dugout, cold is my feet Nothing but biscuits & bully to eat. Popular soldier’s song, circa 1918, recorded in the diary of Archie

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Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

🕔09:03, 28.Dec 2017

A lot of people love the idea of being self-sufficient in produce, but just don’t see it as an achievable goal. After all, how many of us really have access to enough land to even come close to self-sufficiency? Well,

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7 Super Cheap Foods To Stockpile That People Usually Throw Away

7 Super Cheap Foods To Stockpile That People Usually Throw Away

🕔11:12, 22.Dec 2017

If your great-grandmother saw half the things you just throw away, I’m sure she’d have some stern words for you. These days, food comes pre-packaged, prepared, trimmed, peeled and neat. While boneless chicken may be convenient for some, practically speaking,

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What Plants Cowboys Ate in the West

What Plants Cowboys Ate in the West

🕔07:42, 7.Dec 2017

Food preservation in the days of the ol’ West wasn’t even close to what it is today. Commercially preserved food wasn’t widely available in the late 1800s when the cowboy culture was at its peak (though it did exist, surprisingly

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24 Food Items To Hoard

24 Food Items To Hoard

🕔10:18, 1.Dec 2017

The classic prepper way to build up a long-term food source is to stockpile bulk staples like rice, pasta and dried beans. This is cost-effective and works well, but it can leave you facing a pretty boring diet. That’s not

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How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

🕔10:08, 24.Nov 2017

One of the biggest issues people run into with their preparedness food storage is a lack of space. They simply don’t have enough room to keep all the food that they’ll need in the event of an emergency, leaving them

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How To Make Delicious Lard With 2 Years Shelf-Life (+ 5 Tasty Recipes)

How To Make Delicious Lard With 2 Years Shelf-Life (+ 5 Tasty Recipes)

🕔12:01, 3.Nov 2017

When the trees start to slowly lose their leaves and autumn settles in, it means it’s that time of the year dedicated to making lard at home for the winter. It’s an easy process that can be done by anyone,

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DIY Mini Greenhouse For Year-Round Vegetables

DIY Mini Greenhouse For Year-Round Vegetables

🕔10:06, 20.Oct 2017

Making your own cold frame can be a good addition for anyone with a love of growing plants or for those who love living a healthier life with little to no effort. That really is the truth because today we

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How to Make Acorn Flour

How to Make Acorn Flour

🕔08:07, 17.Oct 2017

In the event that the world as we know it crumbles, the ability to forage for edible flora and fauna will be an important skill. While stockpiling necessary items will undoubtedly help you to survive if things go south, learning

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How To Cook Burdock

How To Cook Burdock

🕔07:15, 12.Oct 2017

When I first moved onto our current property four years ago, I tilled and planted a large garden to help us become more self-sufficient.  At about the same time, I started studying wild edibles.  There was a large plant growing

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14 Must-Have Canned Foods You Didn’t Know Existed

14 Must-Have Canned Foods You Didn’t Know Existed

🕔12:47, 3.Oct 2017

There’s a reason preppers and even just people who like a well-stocked pantry purchase canned goods. They hold up for a long time, years even. They’re generally easy to prepare, many items requiring no more preparation than a quick warming

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How To Make Ash Cakes – The Ultimate Pioneer Food

How To Make Ash Cakes – The Ultimate Pioneer Food

🕔07:01, 18.Sep 2017

They say that soldiers march on their stomachs. However, soldiers two hundred years ago didn’t have the means to keep their food fresh on the long journeys they faced. They would be issued with their flour ration and have to

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Vacuum Sealing Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

Vacuum Sealing Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

🕔06:44, 11.Sep 2017

This article was gladly contributed by Tess Pennington and first appeared on Ready Nutrition. Vacuum sealing food has taken this country by storm. The ability to divide and seal food in a low oxygen environment in order to prolong its freshness

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My Famine Food Storage Menu

My Famine Food Storage Menu

🕔06:50, 8.Sep 2017

For a lot of people these days, keeping groceries in the pantry for their family to eat now can be a true hardship. At that point, it’s difficult to even fathom the idea of storing food in the event that

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