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Make lima Beans and ham with storage foods

By definition, a survival recipe uses simple, staple  ingredients, is easy to cook, and can be prepared in a one-pot setting using a campfire or woodstove. A collection of easy, tasty recipes should be in every survival kit. Dried Lima beans store well and prove a tasty meal. This recipe comes

Learn to build common sense survival shelters

If we are to believe the survival manuals and the “how-to-survive” articles published in the popular outdoor press, building a shelter from natural shelters in an emergency should be a piece of cake!  After all, look at all the trees, bushes, bark and other natural materials you have to

Save your survival knife’s edge

Including a quality knife in your survival gear is a no-brainer. Here’s a tool to save the edge on that survival knife by Leon Pantenburg On Sept. 11, 2001, it was legal for airline passengers to carry aboard box-cutters and plastic knives. Subsequently, the legend is that the hijackers used box

Prepare for bad weather power outages with reliable rechargeable batteries

When bad weather hits, the power grid may go down, leaving you with a dead phone, computer, lights etc. A good re-chargeable battery can make all the difference. by Leon Pantenburg DISCLAIMER: MyCharge™ supplied the product for the original review in 2016. At the time of publication of this post, there is

SCS Hemphill custom Canadian may be my grail knife

If a highly skilled and respected custom knife maker invited you to design your grail knife, what pattern and materials would you use? Jesse Hemphill made me that offer, and here is what I came up with. by Leon Pantenburg The Ambush Tundra is one of the best user knives on the

Survival recipes: Dutch Oven Beer-Braised Rabbit

Many survival manuals stop after they’ve taught you how to catch or acquire wild game or fish. We’ll take it from there, and show you how to make that meat into a tasty meal or main dish! If you have a particular dish or game recipe you’d like to

Should a Walking Stick Be Part of Your Survival Gear?

“Although the vast majority of walkers never even think of using a walking staff, I unhesitatingly include it among the foundations of the house that travels on my back. “I still take my staff along almost as automatically as I take my pack. It is a third leg to