5 Classic American Recipes We Love

It may be a dip, or a cake, or your grandma’s meatloaf. We all have that one family dish that we’re known for passed down to us from our ancestors. Here are the best of them!

Top 9 Civil War Survival Recipes

The Civil War was brutal. The land was destroyed and plundered. How did they manage to survive? Keep reading to find out!

Pioneer Tips for Delicious Baked Goods

Back in time, it was scandalous if you showed up to a gathering with a store-bought pie or cookies. Do you know the tips to make your own?

15 Ways to Become Self-Sufficient

Self-sufficiency is a frame of mind. It’s right there. All you have to do is reach for it. That’s the first step to regaining self-sufficiency.

Store Bought to Home Grown – 6 Reasons to Grow Your Own Food

Growing your own food not only guarantees self-sufficiency, but it also has surprising health benefits, not to mention the flavor.

Why Turning Back To Our Fathers’ Skills Makes Sense

What we call survival skills our grandparents called daily life, so here is why returning to the ways of our forefathers makes sense.

The Why And How Of Cooking Safe Food

What many of us don’t realize is that just as food can nourish us, it can also kill us. Learn how to prepare your foods safely.

Prep Blog Review: How To Cook From Scratch

Cooking from scratch is easier than you think and is a great way to prepare a healthy, nourishing meal your loved ones will enjoy.

Prep Blog Review: Gardening With Canning In Mind

Spring is coming! Are you ready for a new successful gardening and canning season? Here are some useful tips and tricks to help you.

Prep Blog Review: Freeze Drying Or Dehydrating?

Learning about common methods of food preservation for long term storage is important. What would you choose: freeze drying or dehydrating?

Survival Food: 5 Hearty Soup In A Jar Recipes

Nothing warms your belly better than a delicious soup. Pack your favorite soup in a jar and enjoy a hearty meal whenever you want!

Surviving Off-Grid: 4 Recipes To Cook In A Haybox

From mouth-watering chili to delicious vanilla ice-cream, here are four tasty recipes you can cook off-grid in a haybox.

Prep Blog Review: Let’s Talk About Survival Food

From planning to cooking the best survival recipes, food should be a priority for every prepper. So, let’s talk about survival food!

Survival Lessons From The Old: One Pot Meals

The cowboys and settlers did it because they only had the luxury of one pot on the trail. We do it today because there are so many recipes out there that are delicious and fast.

Survival Cooking: How To Use A Dutch Oven

One thing our forefathers never left behind was their Dutch Oven. Here is how to use this magic oven to cook your survival recipes.

How To Wax Food For Long-Term Storage

Waxing fruits and veggies for long term is common, but here is how to use wax to preserve even jams, jellies and cheese.