Acorn squash is very tasty and sweet tasting. It contains no fat; it is low calorie; and just 1/2 cup provides 18% of your daily recommended amount of fiber and 20% of your daily recommended amount of Vitamin C.
Dehydrating is a great way to preserve the harvest. When you dehydrate foods, they shrink down in size and you can store a lot more in a very small amount of space. Dehydrating preserves the vitamin content and allows items to last for a long time too. You can rehydrate them and use them as […]
Based on thousands of years of Native American and Native Canadian knowledge, this 2 (optional 3) ingredient food is the ultimate survival food. Lightweight and nutrient dense, you can eat only pemmican for weeks with no ill effects! It is also incredibly shelf stable, up to 30 years according to some sources! If you don’t […]
Homemade ground beef jerky is easy and economical. You can use lean beef or venison – whichever you have available – and common pantry ingredients (except the liquid smoke, which I did buy just for jerky making). My jerky gun came with seasoning and cure packets, but these were full of all the ingredients I’m […]
Pioneers and explorers have been using this nourishing, lightweight portable soup for hundreds of years. Making bone broth on a regular basis can be a tedious, time-consuming job and most homesteaders just don’t have the time, but portable soup is a great solution for making a lovely cup of broth in just minutes. Plus, this […]