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.

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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Using Wax to Improve Your Food’s Shelf Life

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There is perhaps no more discussed matter than that of finding the best way of improving the shelf life of food to allow for stockpiling and ensuring access after TSHTF. The matter is of special importance for those who are looking to increase the food’s shelf life without compromising their …

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How to Make Hardtack

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When thinking about survival situations, food is always a priority.  Sure you can hunt, fish, or gather food.  However, having food available for bugging in or bugging out is an even better option.  In my endless hunt for survival foods, I am primarily looking to fulfill a few needs.  One …

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Storing Food in 2 Litter Water Bottles

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Long-term food storage is a concern for many preppers, and there are at least fifty methods of storing food for long-term disasters. Most of these methods are very well and good, but they require in many cases some special skills (such as canning and vacuum sealing) that make them unsuitable …

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Diatomaceous Earth is Perfect for Preppers

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Determining what you need for after SHTF can be a real challenge. There are so many needs to think about from growing food to first aid. That’s exactly why diatomaceous earth is perfect for preppers. It’s a natural product that can help keep people and animals healthy, protect food storage …

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