Last winter our neck of the woods was subjected to mother nature’s wrath in the form of a crippling ice storm. Were we prepared, we thought so! Read more about our experience with the ice storm and how we built our own rocket stove to better prepare ourselves for the next. Complete instructions included!
Here’s our no-fail recipe for gluten free pizza dough. Plus, learn how to make your own backyard pizza oven with this featured resource!
Some people like diamonds, homesteaders like cast iron. You can never have enough. It lasts forever and it will never let you down–until you have to pay for it. It’s not cheap. Or is it? Some alternate approaches for acquiring your much desired cast iron without breaking the bank.
There are 2 basic kinds of camp stoves: canister fuel stoves and liquid (multi-fuel) fuel stoves. (There are “alternative fuel stoves” as well but I’m keeping it simple today. That’s a whole other post). Here’s a basic breakdown of the differences between these fuels and stove-types.
If you had to cook over an open fire, would you know how? Such basic knowledge as how to cook over an open flame is something we all should know. Knowing how to cook over a campfire can help you feed your family under adverse circumstances, plus it’s a great family activity just for fun.
Ever want to make pizzas or artisan bread in an earthen oven? With a fair amount of dirt, sweat, and some low-cost or free materials, you can craft this charming, electricity-free outdoor oven. Last year, my husband built us a handsome, highly-functional mud oven in our own backyard. It was quite the task, but one […]