Food Supply

How to Make Cooking Oils from Scratch

How to Make Cooking Oils from Scratch

You won’t be able to pick up cooking oils when the grocery store isn’t available. And, most of the meals we cook on a daily basis need some . . .

The Canned Sardine Showdown

The Canned Sardine Showdown

Sardines are a great inexpensive way to add some protein during hard times. In this post, Matt and I will be comparing seven different types of sardine so you can . . .

How To Make Jerky

How To Make Jerky

Jerky is an ancient food preservation process that fits well into this modern world. There is a word for jerky – dried meat – in almost all regions of the world. The . . .

The Fancy Smoked Fish Face Off

The Fancy Smoked Fish Face Off

I used to love smoked salmon growing up out in Washington. I usually only ate it when people gave it to us because even out in Washington it was not . . .

The Prepper Ham Slam

The Prepper Ham Slam

Some of you may have read my post on chicken in a can. I wanted to share various types o meat with you because I know a lot of you . . .

How Long Does Canned Food Really Last? 

How Long Does Canned Food Really Last? 

Editors Note: This is an updated and revised edition for 2018.

One of the biggest chores that preppers face is the accumulation of an emergency food supply. Prepping is not . . .

15 Fantastic Sauces For Preppers

15 Fantastic Sauces For Preppers

Sauces are great for stockpiling because they have a good storage life and provide a lot of flavor to otherwise bland foods. Sauces can also make an excellent base for . . .

Indian Tacos the Prepper Way

Indian Tacos the Prepper Way

Every summer I make my way to several of the native Pow Wows in my area to enjoy the culture and the Indian Tacos. What I find exciting about native . . .

The 5 Best Wild Mushrooms for Superfood Smoothies!

The 5 Best Wild Mushrooms for Superfood Smoothies!

Finally, the power of wild mushrooms has reached the mainstream. Let me start by saying, with an admitted tinge of anti-consumerist bitterness, that “superfood” is a meaningless marketing term . . .

Growing Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Growing Your Thanksgiving Dinner

What do you cook for Thanksgiving dinner? In our modern society, the menu for holidays is not static and that can be a beautiful thing. In this article, we talk . . .