Tag: Food

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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Homemade Yogurt – DIY Survival Against the Beasties in Your Gut

Homemade yogurt is good for you and can be a vital aid in keeping you and your family healthy. Best of all, making your own yogurt is not really all that hard.  And with food allerg...

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Backyard Survival Herbs – Elderberry – For Taste or Tonic

Winter’s still hanging on and with it, all of the usual germs that thrive in shut-up environments, breeding like crazy in the same warmth we bask in.  No fear –the elderberry pl...

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Get Me Organic! GMOs – Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically modified organisms are taking over the world. All over the globe people are experiencing new diseases and allergies in unprecedented proportions.  The culprit may be wh...

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Bulking Up! – A Guide to Bulk Food Bargains and Storage

Emergency preparedness is not the only good reason to begin buying food in bulk.  First, you can save oodles of money. Secondly, you can have stores of various foods for good times ...

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Do It Yourself Survival Food – The 5 Ws of Food Dehydration

Welcome to a basic primer on food dehydration.  In this article we’ll answer 5 basic questions to get you started with this method of food preservation. WHO:  Anyone who want...

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The BIG Buck that Got Inside My Head & Other Man Stuff

So there was this big whitetail buck that had totally gotten into my head.  No, for real.  I am not kidding. I had been playing cat and mouse with the crazy thing for two years, tr...

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3 Steps to Drought Survival – How to Prepare Today…

All across America, the ground is cracking and grass is crunching under our feet… The corn crop is about a bust and we’re all starting to get a little worried. All because of...

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