Preparedness

Back To Basics: How To Make And Preserve Lard

Lard, or fat from a pig’s belly, has been used for centuries for everything from greasing skillets to waterproofing boots. It’s one of the easiest fats to work with and it can be made with very little effort. Though saturated fat…
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SHTF Guns and Ammo – a Different Approach

SHTF Guns and Ammo This article is the interesting opinion of Dyspeptic Gunsmith commenting on a similar article (NRA’s top 10 disaster guns). Reading these comments kinda change my mind about my SHTF guns: AK, AR-15 and a M-1 Carbine….
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Safe Temperature For Cooking Meat

By Ken Jorgustin Safe cooking is essential in preventing foodborne illness. You can’t see, smell, or taste harmful bacteria that may cause illness, so cook all meat to these minimum internal temperatures to destroy germs and pathogens as measured with…
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Why You Need To Make Bucket Emergency Kits

By fivegallonideas.com With regular large scale disasters already causing problems in North America, it’s a good time to talk a bit about disaster preparation and how a 5 gallon bucket can help provide some good physical insurance against a catastrophic…
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Building on Basics for Survival Preparedness

By Ken Jorgustin The following may be considered basic foundation categories for preparedness. The entire process of prepping begins here, with the right basic ingredients to survive and stay alive. Each of these are relatively inexpensive to purchase for storage,…
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5 Dollar Preps: DIY Fire Starter

By Dave H, a reader of SurvivalCache.com Being able to start a fire in an emergency situation is critical to your survival.  Fire provides warmth, comfort, protection, and the ability to purify water.  A low cost do it yourself fire…
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