How to Pop Popcorn Without A Microwave

How to Pop Popcorn Without A Microwave

Popping popcorn without a microwave is something I’ve done for years, so I forget that for many people, it’s a novelty. Many people have only ever known popcorn as something that you buy in a bag, at a movie theater concession stand, or that you make in a bag in the microwave. What’s great about popcorn is that it has a very long shelf-life and, as you’ll see in this video, you don’t need a microwave to prepare it at all. You can buy it in bulk and keep in your pantry or survival stash for literally years, and it […]

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The No-Nonsense Way to Cook Beans, Fast

The No-Nonsense Way to Cook Beans, Fast

Every prepper knows the value of having a stockpile of dried food in the event of an emergency, or just to keep your grocery bill down! But for all their value as a cheap and shelf-stable source of protein, B vitamins, and minerals, the soaking and cook time involved can make them a bit of a pain. However, this method of quick-cooking dried beans is not only faster and easier, it also retains more of the bean’s nutrients! To start, you’ll need: one pound of dried beans of your choice (black, red, pinto, etc) and ½ tablespoon of salt Large […]

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Cooking Eggs Without Equipment or Water

Cooking Eggs Without Equipment or Water

If you are in a wilderness survival scenario and you come across a nest full of eggs your moral is bound to improve, but if you don’t have a pan to fry them in or a pot and water to boil them in your moral might start to slip back down with the prospect of having to eat them raw.  But if you have a little patience, there is a way that you can cook eggs without anything but a fire.  Here’s how.   The main problem with trying to just set them in the coals or next to them […]

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How to Make Your Own Haybox

How to Make Your Own Haybox

Hayboxes are largely a thing of the past, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t benefit from using these simple pioneer tools in your home. A ‘haybox’ is pretty much exactly want it sounds like, it is a box packed with hay. Hayboxes  are used to cook foods that have been already heated past the boiling point, by insulating in the heat to food already has from being boiled. It is often described as an electricity-free crock pot. Hayboxes provide several benefits to those who use them and they can be built easily with basic tools and supplies that you […]

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4 Reasons You Need a Dutch Oven

4 Reasons You Need a Dutch Oven

Dutch ovens are a great addition to any survival pantry. Quite possibly the only cooking utensil you will need for SHTF, it is also fantastic for day-to-day use, from gourmet cooking to a simple camp food. Here are four great reasons to invest in one right away: Versatility: You can use a Dutch oven on a stove, in the oven, or over a camp fire. It can be used in your kitchen, on a camping trip or when SHTF. You can use it for everything from boiling water to baking bread to cooking a whole chicken. It is a great […]

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Survival Wilderness Cooking

Survival Wilderness Cooking

I wanted to highlight a couple of videos I stumbled upon today. This one demonstrates the use of a large flat rock as a cooking surface. In this video I wanted to highlight how he managed to use the log as a stand for his cooking surface and a heat source. I have seen pre made cooking logs in some grocery stores near popular camping / hiking spots. But you can also create them yourself with some careful knife work and a fire starter. If you liked that, you might also enjoy: Click Here To Get The Best Survival Medical […]

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