Here in the wilderness our meals consist mostly of venison, elk and this year we were blessed with moose, but occasionally we are blessed with chicken, turkey and pork. I found some hormone free chicken breasts on sale and I love being able to cook them long and slow on low heat. Today that is […]
Oh how I LOVE the sun! I am as solar powered as my home and now I have an All American Sun Oven to do all my summer cooking. As most of you know we are very frugal and try to eliminate as many extra expenses as possible. So being able to cook with the […]
Food preparedness and storage is something I personally take very seriously. There are times due to our location that we are unable to leave our home because of our 2.5 mile lane being impassable either because of mud or snow and ice. Also due to the demands of both our businesses and our homestead, we […]
At TrayerWilderness.com we have been busy doing a lot of new things. The blacksmith shop has been getting a lot of use while the Mountain Man has been hand forging a lot of new things. Join Mountain Man, Glen Trayer in his smithy today where he will show you how to make homemade nails or […]
I was blessed to harvest my 1st buck this weekend concluding our big game hunting this year. I wanted to take this time to share, what we feel is invaluable knowledge. WARNING: If you have a weak stomach or you feel that killing an animal for food on the table is animal cruelty you will […]
The bow and drill is not one of the easiest means of starting a fire, but it is a great skill to know in the event you are stranded without your gear. Learning to use things around you for survival is what we will be focusing on.