Cookie Recipe With Cacao Powder

Cookie Recipe With Cacao Powder

Since I just recently discussed our Cacao powder and it’s benefit as a ‘superfood’, I thought I’d share this yummy Cacao Cookie recipe with you. For this recipe, we will be using quite a few of our food storage ingredients. This is another reason that I thought you would like this recipe. These cookies with…

A Last Run To Buy Grocery Store Food Items

A Last Run To Buy Grocery Store Food Items

What will be the first grocery store items to disappear during a SHTF scenario when all of your neighbors are rushing out to the grocery store down the street? Will the items they purchase be the items they really should be purchasing? Maybe, but then again, maybe not. For the purpose of this scenario, let’s…

Cooking With Your Stored Food – Mexican Casserole

Cooking With Your Stored Food – Mexican Casserole

Many (most all) preppers have extra food stored in their home. I would say that if you are buying freeze-dried size 10 cans, you may have never eaten some of your stored food. The reason that I say this is because many of you may have things like, TVP, powdered butter and eggs, and other…

Decade Old Beans – OK To Eat?

Decade Old Beans – OK To Eat?

Reader Questions: I have some pintos and lentils that I put away over 12 years ago that are in their original bags inside of Rubbermaid containers. They look like the day they were purchased. There are no bugs or moisture. However, they have not been stored in ideal temperatures. They have been in garages over…

How To Make Your Own Buttermilk and Sour Cream

How To Make Your Own Buttermilk and Sour Cream

  How to make Buttermilk and Sour Cream A lesson in Kitchen microbiology Guest post: by Christine Coburn Have you ever tried to make something and it called for buttermilk? Of course there is the old standby of adding vinegar or lemon juice to regular milk and letting it clabber. That just isn’t as good…

Preserving Food in a Grid-Down Situation

Preserving Food in a Grid-Down Situation

Guest post: by Christine Coburn We all know how possible a grid down scenario is. While we have been stuffing our pantries and freezers with food to sustain us, what happens when there is no electricity to run that freezer? If it is winter time in a northern place then it would be fine and…

How to make Simple Bread in a Solar Oven

How to make Simple Bread in a Solar Oven

There are all kinds of recipes for making homemade bread, and there are many ways that you can cook it – including in a solar oven, like this one… Global Sun Oven. For very basic homemade bread, all you need is flour, salt, sugar, yeast, and water. You can use white flour, wheat flour, you…

A Better home-made Wheat Bread

A Better home-made Wheat Bread

Knowing how to make your own bread is (should be) a staple requirement survival skill for prepper’s -or preparedness minded folks. In fact, no electricity is necessary with the right equipment (a hand mill and a solar oven, for example). We have been making our own wheat bread for some time now, while rotating our…

Solar Cooking is Survival Friendly

Solar Cooking is Survival Friendly

Permalink Solar Cooking – Convenient and Cost Effective Since Ken and I are always looking for ways to become more self-sufficient, we started prepping with food storage. As we began to store the foods we normally eat, the question arose, “How will we cook this food in a SHTF scenario if there is no electricity?”…