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Preserving Home Butter, Used For Survival And In Case Of SHFT

Butter: you use it to make baked potatoes delicious. You smear it on your biscuits and you make finger-licking sauces with it. But what on Earth is going to happen when SHTF and you no longer have access to a grocery store that provides you with it? Nothing, if you’re a good …

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Survive Without Modern Conveniences That may Be The Best Homesteading Skill To Learn From Great-Grandfathers Of All

Living without power, mini-marts, cars, electronics or running water may seem like a nightmare scenario but to great-grandfathers it was just the way life was. Having the skills to survive without modern conveniences is not only smart in case SHTF, it’s also great for the environment. We’ve compiled a list …

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The Best Survival Recipes From Our Ancestors That Will Help You Fill Bellies In An Emergency Situation

What do you do now if you want a recipe for something you don’t know how to make? You go to the internet, or perhaps to a cookbook, though that’s becoming a rarity. However, if you’re faced with an emergency where you have no power or no access to your …

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The Best Tips To Store Water For Survival And It Won’t Cost You A Dime Beyond Your Monthly Water Bill

You turn on the faucet and there it is: as much water as you could possibly want. But then, as a prepper, you think, “What about the day when I turn it on and nothing comes out?” Many people buy bottled water for their stockpile, and that’s fine, but you …

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8 Methods Of Preserving Food Used A Few Centuries Ago

For centuries before the medieval period, and for centuries afterward, human beings in all parts of the world used a variety of methods to preserve foods for later consumption. Europeans in the Middle Ages were no exception. A society that was largely agrarian would be keenly aware of the need to store up …

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These Plants Forgotten Of Our Ancestors Are The Best For Eating

What would you say if I told you that there were between 12k and 25k different enjoyably edible things on our planet but we only actually eat about 500 of them, at the most? Our ancestors ate quite a larger range of foods than we do today, and many of …

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The Best Way To Grow Bananas No Matter Where You Are

Bananas are a colorful, well-loved, widely enjoyed snack. They also are known for being a tropical food. If you’ve ever wished that you could grow your own bananas but are concerned that the climate where you live is just a bit too cold, then you’ll be happy to know that …

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15 Ways To Warm Your House On During Winter Learned From Our Grandparents

Staying warm was not always as simple as flipping a switch or nudging a thermostat. In the days of our ancestors, it also was not as easy as loading and starting a pellet stove. It involved even more than hauling firewood in from a dry shed and loading it into …

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Top 15 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores are emptied. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that there are people who are not preppers who nevertheless instinctively know to …

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A Few Simple Steps To Make Sugar at Home

Powdered sugar is one of those items that you seem never to have in your pantry when you need it. Like, when you’re halfway through a recipe and your hands are all covered in goop and you just assumed you had some in your pantry. One of the best bartering …