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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.

Survival Food: New Hardtack Recipe

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Looking for a way to use up surplus flour, or make a cheap trail food or durable survival ration? One answer may be hardtack, a baked, unleavened wheat cracker. As a survival food, hardtack has a proven track record.

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How To Video: Cook fish using aluminum foil

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Wherever you go fishing, part of the fun is eating what you catch. Here’s how to cook a fish outdoors using only aluminum foil, a knife and a heating source.

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Video review: The Solo Stove biomass backpacking stove

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Some things you can’t lighten up and one of those is stove fuel. So the idea of a lightweight backpacking stove, such as the Solo Stove, with no moving parts, that burns twigs, pine cones, sticks etc is very attractive.

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Storage food recipe: Asparagus bacon chowder

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Part of having a survival mindset is figuring out how to use what you have on-hand right at that moment. Heart of Iowa Soapworks offers the best in custom, handmade soaps. by Karla Pantenburg Moore Survival Pantry Here in Iowa we’ve been experiencing some weird weather.  It’s been hot when it’s supposed to be cold, cold when it’s supposed to…

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Make sourdough whole wheat pancakes for mom on Mothers Day

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My kids loved pancakes when they were young, and this recipe evolved out of my desire to feed them a healthy breakfast. This could also be a good choice to make for mom for breakfast on Mothers Day!

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Recipe: Dutch Oven Rabbit and Broccoli Casserole

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Many hunters start out pursuing some small game species such as rabbits and squirrels. These animals provide a challenge, as well as fine eating. Here is a great recipe to use some of that meat.

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Review: I love my Camp Chef Double Burner Propane Stove

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I don’t rep for Camp Chef, or advertise for the company on this site. I won’t help sell equipment I wouldn’t use myself. But readers ask for gear recommendations, with specific requirements in mind. This stove is a good, solid piece of off grid cooking gear. When I bought my Camp Chef double burner propane stove nearly 20 years ago,…

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Taco Dip Made With Storage Foods

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Survival food is sustenance that can be made easily during a survival or emergency situation using mainly simple, long-term storage food items, cooked outdoors, using off-the-grid methods. Taco dip can be a great dish to take to a party to introduce people to storage foods. One way to justify the cost of storing food is to regularly use it as…

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Recipe: Dutch Oven Rabbit ‘N’ Gravy

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Whether you hunt small game, or raise rabbits for food, knowing how to cook the meat of these animals could be  a very important survival skill. by Leon Pantenburg The U.S. Department of Agriculture circular #549 calls rabbit: “The most nutritious meat available.” Rabbit has 795 calories per pound, according to the USDA, compared to chicken with 810; veal, 840;…

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Brunswick Small Game Stew

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  The original recipe for small game Brunswick stew probably originated somewhere along the east coast during the early 1700s. Use this basic small game stew recipe to experiment with different meats and vegetables. by Leon Pantenburg Over the years, this basic recipe has evolved due to personal preferences and availability of vegetables. This version is one of my favorites,…

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