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How to Remove Pantry Odors

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Among the many annoyances in daily life, strong odors in various areas of your home can be one of them. Say you just cooked fish in your kitchen – how do you get rid of the smell that lingers for days afterward? This is especially relevant to those who like …

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Backyard and Outdoor Cooking Methods

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Ok, excuse the wind but we’ve got a little camp out going on out here, and I’d thought it’d be a good day for me to show you some outdoor cooking techniques that you can use if you’re in a jam, and need to be able to cook some food.

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Homemade MREs for Your Stockpile

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MREs, or Meals Ready to Eat, originated from the military. In fact, the military has a whole department in charge of the development of these unique meals. MREs are scientifically designed to last up to 5 years. Crafted to be immediately edible, they provide an average of 1250 calories. The …

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How to Stockpile Emergency Water

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One of the greatest challenges to preparing your retreat for when SHTF is knowing how much water to store and how to store it. In a disaster situation, you never know what may happen to your water sources – you may be unable to collect water for a long period …

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50 Preps You Can Get Almost Free with Coupons

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When a catastrophe does occur, there is usually a run-on food supplies and survival equipment. People run to the stores and stock up on food, water, firewood, generators, and sometimes just about anything they can get their hands on. Being prepared really matters. Having a stockpile really matters. Saving money …

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How to Know Your Food Is Spoiled

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There are many methods and theories on how long to keep and use food, or when it has gone bad. There are some signs that are visible, and many that are not. Scientists say that not all bacteria are harmful, and there is a big difference between spoilage bacteria and …

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Literally Every Way to Preserve Food

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While food is not the top priority in survival situations, it is still one of the four pillars of survival.  If you go long enough without food, your body starts to eat itself. It starts by breaking down fat.  Then it tears down muscle mass.  Finally it starts to feed …

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14 Easy Solar Cooking Recipes

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When TSHTF, you may not be able to use your oven, but you may be able to use a solar cooker which you can either buy or make for yourself. All of the recipes shown here take at most 4 hours to make and require 10 ingredients or less. Bon …

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Making Your Own Dog Food

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When considering the future and preparing for a SHTF situation, you will have to analyze the many problems you will be faced with and how you can best solve them. Part of this will be family members and their special needs. I will not debate the advantages vs. the disadvantages …

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