Storing Thanksgiving Dinner

November 27, 2015 Rourke 2

  by Lee Flynn Thanksgiving leftovers can be a pain in the butt to store. If they don’t get eaten fast enough, they can spoil. If you’d rather have them as food storage, however, it […]

Butter, Knives, and Videos…..oh my!

November 16, 2015 Rourke 3

MSO sponsor CampingSurvival.com is an industry leader offering a huge assortment of survival and preparedness products at great prices. Owner Tom Sciacca has released a couple of video’s highlighting new product lines recently added. The first is […]

Prep Like a Pro in Under an Hour

October 8, 2015 Rourke 3

By Lee Flynn When you first start implementing an emergency food storage system, you might quickly feel overwhelmed by everything that’s out there. Should you focus on building your pantry, or making sure that you […]

Mylar packing food for long term storage

September 1, 2015 Rourke 7

Rourke: This post was originally published here on ModernSurvivalOnline.com. It is just as relevant today.   Storing food continues to be my main priority in gathering survival supplies. Canned goods are the mainstay of much […]

Dehydrated Meals Can Be Delicious

August 29, 2015 Rourke 6

By Lee Flynn   Why keep dehydrated food on hand? There are a lot of good reasons to dehydrate and store foodstuffs, and it is something that everyone can do with a little bit of […]

Infographic: Buried Container Root Cellar

August 20, 2015 Rourke 0

Root cellars are used to keep food supplies at a lower temperatures for better off-grid, non-powered storage. Burying a trash can is an easy way to build a root cellar. If you enjoy how-to, backyard projects this one […]

Survival Food: Peanut Butter

July 16, 2015 Rourke 11

One of my biggest priorities in Preparedness is increasing my food stores. Although not difficult – for me it is a matter of money, space, organization and planning. One of my favorite food storage staples […]

Letter Re: Homemade MRE

May 29, 2015 Rourke 1

Rourke: In case you missed it reader Karen left some great info ina comment related to my recent post “Homemade MRE“: Thanks Karen!! I’ve come up with a list of quick protein meals, with the […]

Homemade MRE?

May 22, 2015 Rourke 27

First off – let me say that what I am about to describe does not replace a military-type MRE. Military MRE’s are superior to “home made” MRE’s in many ways. For those on a budget […]

Getting Started with Survival Preparations

May 12, 2015 Rourke 8

There are many people that are just now looking into “survival”. Many of these new “preppers” have become interested due to severe economic situations in this country as well as uncertainty throughout the World. Many people are having their […]

A bird in the hand……..

December 1, 2014 Rourke 14

By “The Coach” (Contributing Editor)             I remember when I was growing up being told the old cliché; “A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.” (This picture was drawn by Erika […]

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

November 4, 2014 Rourke 0

  Books Outdoor Life Ultimate Survival Manual Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag   Food Storage Emergency Essentials Peanut Butter Powder Mountain House Freeze Dried Food Essentials Bucket Survival Seed […]

Survival Biscuits?

October 23, 2014 Rourke 4

I wrote this awhile back over at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. Figured many of you have not seen it as it is buried deep within the archives. To see it in its original form click HERE. Food is […]

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11 month test – canned crackers

October 20, 2014 Rourke 17

My wife made some no-bean chili the other night. Stuff is fantastic but I must have saltine crackers to go with it. She said we were out……EXCEPT those ones in the jars sitting in the […]

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