Pie Iron: Excellent Camp Tool

More than a method to toast sandwiches over hot coals, Pie Irons, have transcended from utilitarian to esteemed. Outdoor cooks around the globe use them to create cooking traditions and to connect with the spirit of outdoor cookery. If you’re looking to add a little spice to a patio bbq, a tailgate party, or a … Read more

Tomato Seeds Not Germinating: 8 Possible Reasons

So your tomato seeds didn’t germinate. You started out optimistic, even excited, to plant your first tomato seeds and then nothing. They never sprouted. Look over the following list to see if you can figure out why your seeds aren’t sprouting and then give it another try. 8 Reasons Tomato Seeds Don’t Germinate: Seeds are … Read more

How To Make Your Own Yeast For The Apocalypse

Making your own bread yeast, also called “levain” or “starter,” is super easy. This yeast-making technique comes in handy in an emergency or if you want to make bread like a pro. All you need to do this is flour, water, and a jar with a cover. Natural yeasts in the air will start the … Read more

How Long Will Your Home Stay Warm Without Power?

This year, our family had a winter power outage, and we were unprepared to go without heat; I wondered how long our house would stay warm without power as our central heat is electric. I want to share what I learned about dealing with no heat in a power outage to help with your preparation. … Read more