Being without a cup-of-joe in the morning is a deal breaker for millions of folks…but not for me. I drink coffee on occasion & not regularly. I use to take pride in preparing my grandpa his cup of black coffee in the morning…his approval of my coffee making skills made my day each time I [...]
Recently, I’ve been bombarded with this question, Berkey Guy, how can I use my meatloaf drippings to survive? Coincidentally, our good friend Lisa Bedford answered this very question on her blog in January of 2012. Heck, she’s The Survival Mom®…survival moms always have answers! Click on the image below or Click HERE to visit today’s [...]
Today’s DIY includes a FREE Download from SelfRelianceDownloads.com on the proper care of your cast iron skillet….although the same practices translate into caring for all of your cast iron cookware, especially dutch oven stoves & our newest addition: the Volcano Reversible Griddle! Click on the image below or Click HERE to visit today’s DIY.
1,2,3, CHEESE! Now, I’m a big fan of many cheeses, especially extra sharp cheddar. I haven’t had the nerve to try making my own cheese but this recipe from a PhD sort of gives me mixed messages: Is it, or is it not, easy to make cheese? Judging from the simplicity & brevity of the [...]
Jerk! No, J-E-R-K-Y…as in carnivorous protein source. (Vegans, I’ll have a jerky post for your palette soon.) Today’s DIY comes to us from Budget101.com & is in time for those who aren’t willing to barter gold bars for delicious jerky. This tutorial is straight-forward & easy to follow. Knock yourselves out with this DIY…just be [...]
If you are used to using cow or goat milk in your diet, here’s an important element you should consider for any recipe that requires milk as an ingredient. I’m not an expert on the subject but I find this link useful. Click HERE to visit the site or Click on the image to download [...]
Our good friend Fernando “The Modern Survivalist” Ferfal made this cool little video on YouTube. This fire starter is so simple that anyone can use it and it is SUPER affordable! Check it out: