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Survival food can be easily prepared during an emergency situation using simple, long-term storage food items, cooking outdoors with dutch ovens, and using off-the-grid cooking methods.

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Survival Recipes: How to make onion soup mix for campfire cooking

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Onion soup mix is a base for my go-to venison recipe: High Speed Venison. The mix is useful in just about anything that relies on a tasty soup base.

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Unbelievably Delicious Chocolate Pudding from Dried Survival Food

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Survival food is sustenance and can be delicious, and made easily during a survival or emergency situation. Use mainly simple, long-term storage food items, cooked outdoors, using off-the-grid methods. by Karla Moore This week’s survival recipe is definitely comfort food, and it certainly could provide a much-needed morale boost under survival circumstances! Our family is transitioning to organic foods for both daily…

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baked sourdough rolls, Dutch oven cooking

Dutch Oven Recipe: Sourdough Italian herb dinner rolls

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This award-winning Sourdough Italian Herb Dinner Rolls recipe has incredible flavor. The recipe uses a cast iron Dutch oven and charcoal, but can be done in a conventional oven.

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Mark's hardtack recipe is tasty and nutritious!

Try making hardtack: A great, cheap addition to your survival gear

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Even after yeast was discovered by the Egyptians, there was a purpose for unleavened breads.

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Pilot bread

Pilot Bread: Try Alaska’s modern day version of hardtack

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Hardtack has been an emergency ration since time immemorial. Here’s a look at pilot bread, a modern day version of hardtack widely used in rural Alaska, and why you should consider including it in your survival gear.

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Small fish are easily cooked in a wrapping of aluminum foil over a grill or campfire.

Marinade recipes | Make fish, wild game meat tender and flavorful

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A common complaint is that wild game meat tastes “gamey” or that fish taste “fishy.” A good marinade can change that.

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This Bark River Sahara worked really well as a hunting knife.

How to clean an elk heart and make fajitas from it

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Here’s a recipe for one of my favorite dishes, using an elk heart.

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Cottontail rabbits are prolific andare widely distributed throughout the United States. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife photo)

Ten reasons to eat rabbit meat, and one award-winning rabbit recipe

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Rabbit meat is usually overlooked as a protein source. It shouldn’t be. Here’s why it should be on your menu.

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Bison in Yellowstone National Park.

Tanka Bars: Try this ancient Native American recipe for modern energy and nutrition

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This recipe was old news long before the Europeans got to America. It is still one of the best for nutrition and quick energy.

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make jerky, small game jerky, make venison jerky

Go squirrel hunting to learn wilderness survival skills

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You can learn basic wilderness survival skills by learning how to hunt squirrels.

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