January 2015

  • Avoid this Food Storage Mistake

    You have probably looked over lists of the foods you should have in an emergency. After reading the lists, you have loaded up on the foods. Now, you have buckets full of the essentials, such as beans, wheat, and rice. There is only one problem. You have never cooked any of these items before. You will not magically learn how to cook various items once a disaster strikes. Instead, you need to practice ahead of time. Go through various options for cooking t...

  • Add Super Glue to Your First Aid Kit

    Super glue is an excellent addition to a first aid kit. If you have some around your house, pop it into your first aid kit so you will have it for an emergency. If you do not have any handy, run out to the store and get some so you will have it when you need it. Using Super Glue Super glue will hold minor cuts together. Start by cleaning the cut. Then put the super glue on the cut and seal the wound. Be mindful that you should not get any...

  • Jan
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    Add Flavor to Your Foods

    You probably have a lot of food stored, just waiting for a disaster to strike. The question is, though, do you have spices? While regular food will provide you with the nutrients you need, spices will keep you from getting bored with your diet. It will make the food much more palpable so it will be easier to stay well fed. You should store salt, pepper, and other flavor enhancing items. You should also include some oil. Basically, if it is something that you...

  • Practice Makes Perfect With Survival Cooking

    You should have a bug out bag filled with items that you can use to cook with when disaster strikes. If you're like most people, you have put those items away and haven't given them a second thought. That is a huge mistake. Practice! You need to practice using your cooking equipment to ensure that you know what you are doing when disaster strikes. That way, you will know if your equipment works as intended or if it needs to be replaced. Y...