Can a measly few watts of power make much difference? When folks at Baofeng Tech asked me if I’d review the new 8 Watt UV-82HP UHF/VHF ham radio, the FIRST thing I thought of was comparing two different models against each other at their max power setting, and see how great a difference there was in range. A […]
One of the most important herbs a person can use is garlic. Aside from giving our dishes a fantastic flavor, it has many health benefits as well. Garlic contains a compound called Allicin. According to one scientific review, Garlic’s main mechanism involves a molecule called alliin. When garlic is physically disturbed through chewing, slicing, or […]
If you haven’t included Peas in your preps you are missing out on their wonderful, nutritious and life changing health benefits. Archaeologists and historians believe the garden pea originated in either Egypt or China, and it has been a part of the human diet for more than 5,000 years. Peas are considered a starchy vegetable, […]
Whether you know an expert canner/dehydrator or someone just starting in the art, we always need supplies but are not always easy to shop for. So for this holiday season I have put together a list of the tools I have found to be very effective when it comes to canning, dehydrating and cooking in […]
At a recent preparedness expo I observed a demonstration of an “in home” freeze drying machine. Up until now, freeze-drying has been the one food preservation option not available to most preppers. We can dehydrate, smoke, pickle, cure and can, but we have to pay a high price for freeze-dried foods. Freeze-dried survival foods are […]
Recently I saw several videos on you tube on how to do dehydrate different sauces and with that my adventure begins. This particular article is about dehydrating Louisiana Hot sauce. Our family loves this on chicken and fajitas. (Well, mostly me.) I started with a 64 fl oz container of sauce I bought at Sam’s […]
If you have food and water reserves you will have personal solutions to how today’s economic and social climates with affect you.