Freeze drying food at home is simple and easy, with or without a machine. Learn how to freeze dry all kinds of foods with no special equipment. Learning how to freeze dry food is something that’s gaining popularity. It doesn’t come as a surprise to us, because many preppers are now simply discovering the “long forgotten” […]
The food you need to survive. Learn what to buy, how to store it, and how to prepare it. Figure out how much you need, where you can cut corners, and when you shouldn’t cut corners. Our helpful articles include pictures and videos as well as recommended supplies for properly storing food for the long term.
Learn how to find, identify, forage, process, and cook cattails. Also known as bulrushes or reed mace, cattails are one of the best survival foods. It has been said that if a lost person finds cattails they have everything they need to survive – fuel, water, food, and shelter material. Cattails, also known as bulrushes or greater reed […]
Rabbits are an excellent small livestock to get started with. Even if you don’t have the ability to move to the country, you can still gain many valuable skills by raising a few rabbits in your backyard. I have found butchering rabbits to be much quicker than butchering chickens because a rabbits skin is extremely […]
An apartment size propane cook stove with a small oven is very efficient. Normal everyday usage is from 2 to 5 gallons a month. Now this is not a camp stove but a regular looking small apartment size propane kitchen stove. These small LP ranges are available in both 20″ and 24″ widths. Five gallons […]
Learn how to properly save rice and other dried foods for long term storage with our simple tutorial and these step-by-step instructional videos. Rice is one of the great wonder foods. While rice alone cannot keep you alive it should be an important part of your survival stores, especially if you’re on a budget. A 10lb bag […]
Make this easy DIY mouse trap, learn how to use rat traps to catch just about anything (even birds!), and find out what baits are best for various animals. Editor’s Note: This post was featured by Bob Vila at BobVila.com! Mouse traps are one of the most overlooked but essential survival tools. Maybe it’s so overlooked because no one really […]