Cast Iron Cooking & Cookware Tips For The Beginner

Cast Iron Cooking & Cookware Tips For The Beginner

  Guest article by ‘Old Chevy – on a rustic road’ My intention for this article is to post a few tips for the cast iron cook wanna-bee. This is for beginners, or for those who have only thought about using a Dutch Oven and are intimidated by trying something new. Be assured that cast…

Cooking Without Electricity – Solar Oven Cooker

Cooking Without Electricity – Solar Oven Cooker

At least during good weather, especially the summertime, cooking without electricity can be simple and easy while using a solar oven cooker. Over the years I have built several ‘homemade’ solar oven cookers and I have also purchased one (which I still have and still use). It seemed to be one of the better cookers…

Safe Temperature For Cooking Meat

Safe Temperature For Cooking Meat

Safe cooking is essential in preventing foodborne illness. You can’t see, smell, or taste harmful bacteria that may cause illness, so cook all meat to these minimum internal temperatures to destroy germs and pathogens as measured with a food thermometer before removing food from the heat source: What temperature is meat safe to eat:

Cooking Without Electricity

Cooking Without Electricity

If the power goes out (grid down) and the electricity is off for a period of time, you will need an alternative method of cooking without electricity. Even your kitchen’s gas stove might require electricity to operate, so it’s best to consider multiple ways to cook and/or to boil water. Here are a few ideas:…

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?”…