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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.

Mule deer bucks forage through the snow.

Venison | Try Bob’s Minnesota Venison Jerky for a tasty, quick energy snack

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Jerky recipes can help you enjoy the hunt long after the season is over.

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Go-to recipe: How to make squirrel mulligan

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If you want to convert some squirrel meat into a gourmet dish, try this recipe.

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Foil wrap campfire cooking | Make easy, tasty meals for outdoor energy

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What happens if you end up with a campfire, some food, and a piece of aluminum foil – can you combine those to make a tasty meal?

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Crappie are a prolific panfish, widely distributed and fun to catch and eat! (ODFW photo)

Recipe: Crappie chowder, a tasty way to cook panfish with storage foods

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A great comfort food on a cold night, or in camp after a successful day of fishing is chowder. If you can use some of the catch to make dinner that night, that is an added bonus.

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Three never fail Dutch oven recipes for campfire cooking

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New to Dutch oven cooking? These recipes are (virtually) foolproof. Learn how to wow your camping crowd with breakfast, dinner and dessert.

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Survival Recipe: Santa Fe Chicken Casserole

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Survival food is sustenance that can be made easily during a survival or emergency situation with simple, long-term storage food items, cooked outdoors, using off-the-grid methods.

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This stack of garage sale cast iron skillets can be restored to usefulness with a little work.

Restoring a Cast Iron Treasure: How to clean and season the old time cooking utensils

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A little elbow grease, and some steel wool, can help you salvage a badly rusted cast iron cooking implement. Somebody’s rusty, dust-covered survivor of a failed camping trip may end up becoming a valuable addition to your cooking tools.

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Bannock is quick to make wherever you. The recipe is very similar to Damper, an Australian version of survival bread

Recipe: Make healthy bannock – an easy multi-grain survival bread

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Some useful, very basic, recipes for wheat flour should be included any prepper/survival/ Bug Out backpack. Here’s how to add a few ingredients to make flour-based survival foods more nutritious.

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Recipe: High Speed Venison for a quick, tasty meal outdoors or at home

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Ingredients for this dish go on every hunt. All you have to do is add venison, and you have a great, tasty meal that doesn’t require a lot of preparation.

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Learn to cook wild game with this Dutch oven cookbook

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If you work it right, the hunt isn’t over when the animal is harvested. In fact, one of the best parts of the hunting experience is when you can start feasting on the meat!

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