Food and Water

Food and water will be one of the most basic survival needs, so it’s best to take care of them ASAP. You’ll need a food and water stockpile, renewable sources of both, plus you need to be covered in ‘bug out’ and ‘get home’ scenarios.

Couscous Primavera (Freezer Bag Cooking)

Couscous Primavera cooked in freezer bag

Couscous is a great gain, and it does really well when used in Freezer Bag Cooking (FBC). This FBC recipe, Couscous Primavera, make use of Italian flavors to create a warm and satisfying dish with a lot of taste and is filling. This is a great recipe to pull out …

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Basic Survival Cornbread Recipe

Cornbread after baking

When you are talking about recipes for any kind of survival situation a good cornbread recipe is a must. Cornbread, a staple in any southern kitchen, is delicious, versatile, and easy to make. It can be used for any meal and requires only a few ingredients. In this article, we …

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Red Beans and Rice Survival Recipe

beans and rice with hot sauce

If there is any recipe that you need to know to make better use of your food stores, it’s Red Beans & Rice. This versatile and easy to cook dish tastes fantastic and is cheap, healthy, and easy. A southern staple, this meal can be made as a side dish, …

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The Top 12 Edible Bugs for Survival

termites

You may have heard that there are some bugs that are safe to eat and you may even be aware that cultures around the world include various insects as part of their regular diet. In truth, there are nearly 2,000 edible bugs on the Earth, which means when SHTF, it’s …

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Is Distilled Water Safe to Drink for Survival?

chemistry

If you are dehydrated, clean water is clean water, but a common question I have seen popping up is concerning distilled water in a long-term survival situation, specifically consuming a lot of it over time or as a primary water source. Distillation of water is a technology that has been …

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Canning Dilly Beans: Zippy, Tangy, and Delicious

Growing up in the Mennonite community, it seemed like women were always canning things. Canned pickles, tomatoes, peaches, you name it, they canned it. I actually learned how to preserve my food by way of canning just by watching my mom and the other ladies work. For real, my mom …

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