DIY Disposable French Press

This my DIY version coffee brewer is a single-brew French press. all you need to do is: open, pour 1 cup hot water into the pouch, and let it brew 2-4 minutes. This is great for leave no trace camping or backpacking. Or you can just buy them pre made. At http://amzn.to/1CU7TxU My amazon store is here http://astore.amazon.com/n027a-20 I will not cost you anything to use the link but it…

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Using Nature’s Tin Foil

The people over at Homestead dreamer have put out a great guide on alternet things that can be used instead of tinfoil for cooking foods. I highly recommend you check them out. “Before the invention of aluminum foil, people used leaves and other things to cook food in the coals or on hot rocks around the fire pit. Some are also used to steam food or wrap before boiling to…

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Canning Watermelon Rind Pickles

Oh wow this looks Fantastic. Bexar Prepper is exceptional prepper I highly recommend you subscribe to her YouTube channel. Watermelon Rind Pickles By BexarPrepper on youtube. 8 cups sliced peeled watermelon rind 6 cups water 1 cup canning salt 4 cups sugar 2 cups white vinegar 6 cinnamon sticks (total 18″) 1 tsp whole cloves 1 tsp whole peppercorns Place rind in a nonreactive bowl. stir in water and salt….

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Grandmother’s rum cake.

So for years I’ve always looked back with fondness on having my grandmother’s rum cake when me and my siblings would spend the night at her house as a kid. It has always been one of those “special” memories. Anyway, I have this cousin who’s 15 years older than me and we happened to have a conversation about my now departed grandmother, especially how much of a character she was…

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