Category: Food

5 Essential Garden Maintenance Tips For Winter

The growing season is over and it’s time for snow and ice and nothing nice in your garden. With fewer daylight hours and colder temperatures, plants aren’t growing much now — if at all. Many plants won’t survive the winter, and the rest hibernate, so these five essential maintenance tips will help tuck in your […]

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The Delight of Christmas Cookies

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. We all get a little permission to dig into the cookie jar during Christmas. It could be one of the reasons we love the season so much. Ya know, for all the debauchery that our society allows we sure are […]

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Drying your own Food for Storage

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Self sufficiency starts with sourcing your own food. It could be growing or raising it. That is the beginning. However, once you get proficient at this you are going to face a time where preservation of that food becomes […]

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How to Dehydrate Apples (+ Our Cinnamon Apple Chips Recipe!)

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. When it comes to dehydrated fruits, apples are absolutely delicious. They can also be rehydrated and used in all sorts of recipes. Do you know how to dehydrate apples? Is there a fruit more woven into our culture than […]

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Outdoor Fire and Cooking for Austere Times

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. The, truly, best preps are those that work in tandem with your regular life. The best example for this is using bulk food storage to make nightly meals. That is one of those situations where you feel as though […]

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Can You Process an Animal?

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. The woods are full of life. This chunk of North American land is full of life. When coming to the continent the settlers believed that there were no limits to the wild resources of this continent. Imagine seeing a […]

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Preparing for Thanksgiving

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. While we spend much of are time focusing on disaster its important to understand and appreciate the holiday time. We all need a break from work and from the worries of this crazy life. Each year we get a […]

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Fermented Survival, Powerful Probiotics

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. The abandonment of nutrition happens real quickly when it comes to some prepping methods. It would seem that as disaster hits we fall out of the fresh foods mentality and into the canned and processed food mentality. In some […]

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How to Dehydrate Strawberries (and Why)

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. On acres of tilled land, crimson strawberries grow in the late spring. Many farms allow U Pick opportunities for those who are into that type of thing. If you’ve done this and you don’t know how to dehydrate strawberries […]

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What You Need In Your SHTF Kitchen

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Whether you believe the end of the world is nigh or think it’s a really good idea to be prepared just in case, building a SHTF home begins in the kitchen. You see it in every disaster-struck area: food […]

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