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Quick and Easy Cooking Tips

The following cooking tips are a few ideas you can use in the kitchen to make your cooking easier. I have learned thru the years, ways to make meal planning easy. If you’re raising young children  it’s a trial sometimes to get meals … Continue reading

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Backpacking Stoves that are Good for Your Bug Out Bag

Spring and summer are just around the corner and many of us will do some camping.  This is a great time to try out some of the equipment that we have been accumulating. This last few summers I have been … Continue reading

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Cabbage and Its Benefits

Cabbage isn’t just for St Patricks Day, that once a year treat that everyone looks forward to and then forgets after March. Cabbage, either light green solid heads or the purple one have a lot of uses. Cabbage in some … Continue reading

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Make good whole-wheat rolls

Here is a good recipe to make homemade whole-wheat rolls from all that wheat you have been storing.  This is a fairly easy recipe to make and can be made from ingredients you should have in any long-term food storage. … Continue reading

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Prepared Meals in a Jar

Tonight my wife is teaching some classes in making prepared meals in a jar.  She has quite a selection of different meals prepared to take to the class.  So I grabbed a couple of quart jars and thought I would … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash, a Different Way to Cook It

Since we have been on the Adkins Diet we have lost quite a bit of weight.  as a side benefit my wife has had to fix meals using foods other than what what we would normally eat.  For instance potatoes … Continue reading

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A Method to Rotate Grains and Legumes in Your Food Storage

Many of us have stored various amounts of grains and legumes, but do not rotate grains or legumes into our regular diet.  So they sit somewhere until we need them or they go bad.  Now suddenly introducing a large amount of … Continue reading

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Making a Dakota fire hole

The other day when I wrote about how Cooking Odors can Blow Your Cover When Bugging In I mentioned the Dakota Fire Hole.  This a method currently taught by the US Marines for making tactical fires because they have a … Continue reading

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Pothole Cooking

Here is another article by Hangtown Frank on modifying a stove to make it more practical to cook on. Introduction Except for heating, mine is an all-electric home. I heat part of the house in the winter with a 21-year-old Avalon brand … Continue reading

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Bulgur Wheat a Quick Cooking Form of Whole Wheat

Bulgur (also Burghul, bulghur, burghul or bulgar) is a cereal made from whole wheat.    It is common in European, Middle Eastern, and Indian cuisine. The advantage of bulgur wheat is that is shortens your cooking times because it only needs to be re-hydrated rather than cooked.  The disadvantage is that … Continue reading

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