Tag: Food

DIY – Dandelion Petal Jelly. Tastes Like Honey – Fun to Make!

If you love the taste of honey (with a hint of meringue pie) and have a lot of dandelions in your yard, you can turn that nuisance “weed” into sweet tasting jelly for you...

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Wild Edibles: 5 Rules For Safely Selecting Wild Plants To Eat

Wild plants are a great, free source of nutrition and energy while camping, hiking, or “surviving” in the wilderness. But eat the wrong plant and you could be sick as a d...

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How to Save Your Garden Seeds and Eat Free for Life!

It’s springtime again and the worms are busy in our garden working the soil into great condition for yet another year of planting. One of the things I do first is go through the se...

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Gear Review – GoSun Solar Cooker: Is it Hot or Not?

Sometimes it is a real treat to get a chance to review a product. This was the case with the GoSun Solar Cooker. It intrigued me at every level – its looks, its capabilities an...

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DIY – Hunting / Survival 3-Piece Take Down Arrows

For survival hunting it’s hard to beat a sling or take down bow, but there is one inherent problem with these tools: arrows!!! You see, full length arrows easily snag in brush and ...

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DIY – Survival / Bug-Out, Hunting, Fishing, Cooking Kit

In a survival or emergency situation you’re going to be burning calories fast – so food will become a critical need to maintain your morale, stamina and most importantly, you...

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Making Apple Cider Vinegar: Whys and Hows

It’s been cited as a panacea for just about every human ill from sore throats to incontinence to heart disease to aging and touted as a cleaning agent and health and beauty product...

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Backyard Survival Herbs: Dandelion for Health and Pleasure

The nemesis of the “perfect” lawn and the pleasure of little children – the Dandelion is a plant is known to everyone. But do you know of the AMAZING value Dandelio...

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Basic Blueberry Pruning Tips – By Doctor Joe

Blueberries are like my wife—kind, forgiving, and beautiful.  Also like her, they require some attention to remain happy and healthy, yet are rather low maintenance.  If you foll...

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Edible Wild Plants: Lamb’s Quarters – Don’t Weed It, Eat It!

Many vigilant gardeners unwittingly weed things out of their gardens that are just as delicious and nutritious – if not even more so- than the things that they hoe, plant, wate...

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Lard for Life! Rendering Pig Fat for a Nutritional Feast

Lard For Life! I know wayyyyyyyy back in the “good ol’ days” there was an ad that said, “Lard for Life.”  My husband and I saw it in an old magazine in an antique store so...

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Do It Yourself: Reconditioning Cast Iron~Rust-ic Treasures

Can rusted cast iron be saved and restored? Is it worth the time and trouble? How much time and trouble does it actually take to restore cast iron to a seasoned, rust-free, nonstick ...

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