Zip tie domes are a geodesic design using PVC struts, and a patented hub (also PVC) makes assembly quick and easy. It’s the best way to raise your own stupendous eggs.
How to prepare the right kind and amount of food and water for any emergency
We taste the Southern Style Chicken and Rice. It’s great for camping and hiking, and with a claimed 25 year shelf life, it’s also good for your emergency food stock.
Traditional South African biltong makes an excellent tool in your meat preservation toolbox
With beef at an all-time high, you need to know this important tip for stretching your meat budget
A look at dehydrated meal packs from Good To Go, and a sneak peek at homemade bacon, pancetta, and bresaola
Three Year Old Hard Tack can be a challenge to eat, but it’s doable if you follow one simple rule
These beans stored for 15 years required extra cooking time to get tender, but turned out delicious.
This cheap, DIY trek food is easy to make with or without cookware, nutritious, tasty, and keeps well.
Rich, delicious sausage balls help combat diet fatigue, and they travel well. Enhance your self reliance skills with this easy recipe.
In a doomsday situation, a case of stomach flu can make the difference between life and death
These containers are a good way to store your emergency food, water, and other supplies in hostile environments. Part 2 of a series.
Sure, boil the hardtack in plain water while on the trail, but when you get home, make it delicious with this rich brown gravy.
My own delicious but dangerous, not-recommended jerky recipe that violates truckloads of government regulations. For entertainment only.
Canning your own food is a great way to build up your emergency food supply, and it doesn’t have to be complicated.
Learn the top ten items you need in case of political or natural disaster. Don’t depend on FEMA, or you’ll end up like the hurricane Sandy victims.
A simple, delicious recipe for trail food or your bugout bag.
Hardtack is easy, cheap, nutritious, and delicious, and if you dry it properly, it stores well to make an excellent survival food. Watch the video and get the recipe.
Most of us have a garden in order to have delicious fresh produce, not to live off of its production. However, if you’re already gardening, it’s only a little more trouble to prepare some crops for storage. During the rest of the year we’ll find out what I can do in a small garden space. […]
The richest beef broth is the one you make yourself, and it makes the most savory soups and sauces you ever tasted. And since you’re already making broth, you might as well can some meat too. After discovering how ridiculously easy it is, if you’re like me you’ll make your own from now on. There’s […]
Now that you have an emergency food stock, you need to maintain it. Emergency food supply management is simple, and it returns enormous dividends. There are three essential steps to follow in maintaining an emergency or survival food supply: testing, inspection, and rotation. Food Stock Testing This is not about testing to make sure the […]
Survivalists and grandparents tend to measure wealth differently than the Gameboy generation. If you’re the kind of person who’s concerned about emergency preparation, a large food stock truly is wealth.
A water bottle with a built-in filter is ideal for survival situations, and an essential part of your emergency preparedness plan. Watch the video for a demonstration of the Sport Berkey filtration bottle.
High in protein and the currently popular Omega-3 fatty acids, wild caught in deep waters, and with a very short list of ingredients, canned Jack Mackerel is one of the best values in emergency (or everyday!) food stocks.
We tested four brands of canned salmon for your emergency food stock.
Before you design your emergency water supply, understand how it fits in to your overall survival plan.
Most people can’t quit their jobs and start raising livestock “just in case,” but at least you can educate yourself and plan what you’ll do when the need arises.