Author: Theresa Crouse

Back To Basics: How To Make Sugar At Home

One of the best bartering products when SHTF is undoubtedly going to be sugar. It will also be a great product to have in order to make treats that boost [...]

How To Make Beer At Home From Scratch

Have you ever been sipping a cold one and wondered to yourself, “Self, what would happen if there suddenly was no more beer manufacturers? Can I make this [...]

6 Best Tips For Butchering A Cow

  This isn’t necessarily a topic for the faint of heart, but slaughtering and butchering is part and parcel of being at the top of the food chain in [...]

6 Easy Homemade Breads For A Healthy Life

  Bread is a staple in most diets and can be a real lifesaver, literally, when it comes to surviving. Unfortunately modern store-bought bread has very [...]

Help Your Cow Or Goat Give More Milk !

If you have cows or goats for milk, you’ve most likely ran into times when milk production goes down. [...]

Natural Weed Control For A Healthy Garden

The more we learn about herbicides and pesticides, the more we realize that they’re REALLY bad for both us and the environment. [...]

Back To Basics: Making And Canning Homemade Butter

Butter: you use it to make baked potatoes delicious. You smear it on your biscuits and you make finger-licking sauces with it. But what on Earth is going to [...]

Back To Basics: Grinding Grains For Flour At Home

  There are many reasons why you may want to grind your own grains at home. Making your own flour is a rewarding experience, and your product will [...]

How To Make Your Own Aspirin For Survival

Knowing how to make a natural pain reliever if you’re stuck in the wild can be more helpful than you think. Because aspirin is a pain reliever, [...]

How Long Does Shelf Food Really Last

Just about any food item that you pick up is going to have a date that says something along the lines of “sell by,” “best if used by,” or “use by.” [...]

Natural Anesthetics For Humans

Way before the invention of Advil and Percocet, there were many different natural anesthetics used to dull or block pain. [...]

5 Ways To Preserve Milk For Survival And Homesteading

Milk is packed with calcium and protein and is also a necessary ingredient in many recipes. It’s something that you’ll want to have on hand in a survival [...]

How To Feed Your Family Without Any Soil Or Space

Growing hydroponically sounds complicated and expensive, but it’s actually neither. All that it means is that you’re growing your plants without soil. [...]

Survival Kitchen: How To Revive Cast Iron Cookware

Want to know the best thing about cast iron skillets and pots? They’re practically indestructible and will last literally hundreds of years. [...]

Survival Cooking: How To Use A Dutch Oven

Pioneers no doubt had to make some rough choices about what to take and what to leave behind when they made the voyage west. One thing that they didn’t even [...]

Back To Basics: How To Make Maple Syrup At Home

Maple syrup is delicious, mineral-rich and natural. It’s easy enough to make as long as you live near maple or birch trees and it stores extremely well – [...]

12 Survival & Homesteading Uses For Coffee

Coffee, that dark, heady brew that gets you out of bed in the morning and keeps you going throughout the day! Though it’s most certainly delicious to drink, [...]

11 Reasons To Stockpile Castor Oil For Survival

Old timers used castor oil for everything from colds to parasitical worms, but recent generations have pretty much forgotten about it.  [...]

6 Basic Recipes To Prepare Off-Grid

If you’re in the comfort of your kitchen surrounded by wonderful utensils, a ton of spices and foods, and a nice electric or gas stove, cooking isn’t an [...]

How To Wax Food For Long-Term Storage

You’ve probably noticed how shiny your cucumbers, apples, or other smooth produce looks when you buy it. That’s because it’s coated in a wax. [...]