Though the pioneer women were used to cooking, doing so on an open flame was not something they knew how to do.
Invented by the natives of North America, pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
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...
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.
Settlers relied on “ granny medicine ” or home remedies passed from mother to daughter over the years.
For most of my venison recipes, I prefer to separate each muscle and cut slices or chunks across the grain of the muscle.
Curing hams used to be the best way to preserve pork before there was reliable refrigeration.
Pioneer life was not easy and the daily chores of managing a house where more than a full time occupation.
You can never be sure when a disaster strikes. In fact, when you face disasters all you do is worry. If you are too worried...
The “SHTF” we all prep for is what folks 130+ years ago called “daily life:” No electrical power, no refrigerators, no Internet, no computers, no...