Good Old Fashioned Cooking on an Open Flame: 10 Dutch Oven Recipes From The Pioneers

Good Old Fashioned Cooking on an Open Flame 10 Dutch Oven Recipes From The Pioneers Though the pioneer women were used to cooking, doing so on an open flame was not something they knew how to do. [...]

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The Question Is Not ”If” But ”When”: How The World Would Look Like When The Grid Goes Down

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Have you ever thought about how fragile the US power grid is? And how would you survive if the power grid went down? What would be like in the dark? [...]

A Return To The Old Paths: How To Make Pemmican Like The Native Americans

A Return To The Old Paths How To Make Pemmican Like The Native Americans
Invented by the natives of North America, pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers. [...]

16 ITEMS YOU’LL REGRET NOT HAVING ENOUGH WHEN SHTF

16 ITEMS YOU’LL REGRET NOT HAVING ENOUGH OF WHEN SHTF
If you begin prepping for TEOTWAWKI, and a good stockpile is on your list of preps, it will quickly become evident just how many different items are useful to stockpile for a [...]

How to Make Gunpowder the Old Fashioned Way

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Survival Herbal Recipes From Our Ancestors

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There are many ways to use herbs and they’re easy to grow even if you live in a small apartment because they’re small enough to pose as house plants. [...]

Seven Classic Great Depression Era Recipes Grandma Used To Make

Seven Classic Great Depression Era Recipes Grandma Used To Make
The Great Depression caused many hardships, but the cuisine of the time certainly didn't suffer! [...]

The skills that will really matter after an economic meltdown

The skills that will really matter after an economic meltdown
A big economic crash, government failure, or other widespread society melt down is definitely coming. [...]

5 Forgotten Plants Our Ancestors Used For Food

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What would you say if I told you that there were between 12k and 25k different enjoyably edible things on our planet but we only actually eat about 500 of them, at the most? [...]

25 FORGOTTEN SURVIVAL LESSONS FROM THE PIONEERS WORTH FINDING AND LEARNING

25 FORGOTTEN SURVIVAL LESSONS FROM THE PIONEERS WORTH FINDING AND LEARNING
Pioneer life has a special meaning in America. In less than 300 years, civilization spread across a vast continental wilderness. [...]

5 Ancient European Recipes For Your Survival Kitchen

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Food and survival are symbiotic things, I mean, you can’t think about surviving without food, water and shelter, right? [...]

Living In a Homestead Could Get You “SWAT Raided For Code Violations”

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Editor’s Comment: It isn’t just that most people aren’t prepared to live off the land, it is that the system wants to force you to live on the grid, and keep most from [...]

OLD WEST COOKIN’:60 Authentic Frontier Recipes – The “Real” Old Stuff From The Old West

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Pioneers didn't have much, but what they did have they made the best of. At first, the settlers favoured the customary foods and recipes from their native countries. [...]

Homesteading Skills To Learn From Pioneers

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Living without power, mini-marts, cars, electronics or running water may seem like a nightmare scenario but to pioneers it was just the way life was. [...]

Granny medicine – Home-made remedies from the OREGON TRAIL

Granny medicine - Home-made remedies from the OREGON TRAIL
Settlers relied on “ granny medicine ” or home remedies passed from mother to daughter over the years. [...]

Old West Beef Jerky: 8 Lost Recipes

Old West Beef Jerky
Before refrigeration people relied on salt and smoke to preserve their meat. Most people lived on family farms and the “smoke house” was as familiar as the outhouse. [...]

This Super Root Preserves Meat Indefinitely!

This Super Root Preserves Meat Indefinitely!
Native Indians of South America used this root to make a black juice called Cassareep that preserves meat for long periods of time. [...]

Home security: The 9 steps that will keep you safe when SHTF

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I have been thinking about  home security a lot lately. I am not sure why, but this is the latest thing that has been an ever present thought as I go through my daily [...]

OLD SCHOOL WILD GAME Smoked venison sausage recipes

OLD SCHOOL WILD GAME Smoked venison sausage recipes
For most of my venison recipes, I prefer to separate each muscle and cut slices or chunks across the grain of the muscle. [...]

Old school homemade dry cured and air dried bacon

Old school homemade dry cured and air dried bacon
Back in the day, people knew how to do cool things. Well, I think they’re cool. [...]

How to Make Yeast For Long-Term Storage

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Bread, beer, and wine are all foods that have been part of history for eons, but they all require yeast to make. [...]