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Making Butter at Home, Like Our Grandparents

Making Butter at Home, Like Our Grandparents

🕔13:20, 19.Jan 2016

The making of butter goes back at least 4,000 years, with the earliest known reference to it written in the Bible. When Abraham entertained the three angels, before they went on to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah, butter was amongst the

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Preserving Potatoes Year Round – A Solid Choice for Preppers

Preserving Potatoes Year Round – A Solid Choice for Preppers

🕔11:53, 2.Oct 2015

Editor’s Note: Potatoes are often overlooked by preppers. And I really can’t understand why. They are cheap, easy to store without electricity, high in carbohydrates (exactly what you need in a crisis) and you can make a lot of dishes,

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WalMart Prepper Food Run

WalMart Prepper Food Run

🕔20:54, 1.Sep 2015

By Luxstar My first thought after watching National Geographic’s American Blackout was how a tiny amount of time and money could have saved some of the characters from having to go to the local grocery store to bid on a

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This Super Root Preserves Meat Indefinitely!

This Super Root Preserves Meat Indefinitely!

🕔21:13, 20.Jul 2015

Native Indians of South America used this root to make a black juice called Cassareep that preserves meat for long periods of time. Some even say INDEFINETLY. What is sure is that the PepperPot was their freezer. The PepperPot was

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This Common Driveway Weed is One of Nature’s Most Powerful Survival Plants

This Common Driveway Weed is One of Nature’s Most Powerful Survival Plants

🕔14:35, 15.Jun 2015

Plantain, not to be confused with the banana type fruit, also called Plantain, is a plant which can be found almost anywhere. In fact, if you’re not living in the city, it’s kind of hard not to bump into it.

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50 Days of ‘Survival’ Calories with Rice and Beans

50 Days of ‘Survival’ Calories with Rice and Beans

🕔11:55, 7.May 2015

Editor’s Note: The rice and beans combination is not random at all. First, white rice has about 90 percent carbohydrates, which makes it one of the best survival foods. But it lacks the protein and fats (essentials on the long run) which you

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Going Beyond the Bug-Out-Bag

Going Beyond the Bug-Out-Bag

🕔12:48, 22.Apr 2015

Even people who aren’t preppers are building simple bug-out bags, prompted by information from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). While bug-out bags vary considerably, there are some things that pretty much everyone takes for granted and includes in their

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Survival Lessons from the Old Army C-Rations

Survival Lessons from the Old Army C-Rations

🕔19:25, 17.Apr 2015

Amongst the many lessons I learned in the Army was that war, on an individual basis, is nothing more than a violent game of survival. The thoughts of glory and all the other high ideals leave as soon as the

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10 Things to Have Ready before the Huge EMP !!!

10 Things to Have Ready before the Huge EMP !!!

🕔17:20, 27.Mar 2015

Dr. Peter Pry (Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security) warns that the consequences – of not being prepared for this event – are much more severe than one may think: “within a year of an

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How to Make Powdered Eggs

How to Make Powdered Eggs

🕔20:52, 24.Mar 2015

Editor’s Note: Powdered Eggs are cheap, lightweight, nutritious and can last up to 10 years without refrigeration. If it weren’t for their lack of Vitamin C, (nutritionally) a person could basically subsist for years only on powdered eggs. Powdered eggs

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How to Cook Spring Nettles

How to Cook Spring Nettles

🕔13:59, 19.Mar 2015

Nettles are high in iron, potassium, manganese, calcium, vitamins A, C and protein (a whopping 25% protein). Nutritionally nettles are better than Popeye’s spinach: higher in protein, calcium (4 times), a lot more health benefits… and almost the same taste.

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Trees That Can Be Tapped For Sap And Syrup

Trees That Can Be Tapped For Sap And Syrup

🕔13:43, 17.Mar 2015

Did you know that although Europeans knew how to tap trees, it was the American Indian who discovered how to make maple syrup? (Around 1660) The sap was considered to be a fortifying drink… justly, because birch sap contains fructose,

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The Most Delicious Cookie that you Can Make at Home

The Most Delicious Cookie that you Can Make at Home

🕔12:45, 16.Mar 2015

It’s really difficult to explain one of the most delicious tastes that I know! But I can tell you this: This cookie is one of the reasons why I love my wife! She has been doing these cookies for almost

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10 Things to Do on the Day The Economy Collapses

10 Things to Do on the Day The Economy Collapses

🕔15:09, 1.Mar 2015

“Most of us are so used to running out to the supermarket or to Wal-Mart for whatever we need that we never even stop to consider what would happen if suddenly we were not able to do that. Already the

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Making Raw Apple Cider Vinegar at Home

Making Raw Apple Cider Vinegar at Home

🕔14:11, 26.Feb 2015

The best apple cider vinegars are organic, unfiltered and raw (unpasteurized). I personally use scraps (peels and cores). This way I get to eat my apples and make vinegar too. Or if you are making a pie or apple sauce…

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