REVIEW: Kelly Kettle Trekker

April 27, 2015 Rourke 2

Introduction Most every prepper in existence has at least one – if not a dozen –  ways to cook in the absence of electricity.  Whether on the go or sheltering in place, cooking and boiling […]

A little off-grid cooking……

March 12, 2014 Rourke 1

A buddy of mine and I recently got together for a little “off grid” cooking. Several methods of cooking were represented including a using a Deadwood Stove, a small backpacking stove, and an “expedient” stove […]

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Canning Bacon

August 9, 2013 Rourke 11

[Rourke: The post below was originally published over at It can be read in its original format here.]     Canning Bacon by sevantheart, Editor at Large   You will need:   a large (tall) pressure […]

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Our Cooking Preparations

August 14, 2012 Rourke 6

by Jim Jones – KC5DOV Having been prepared for Y2K or not so prepared as we later learned the following winter when we lost electrical power for eight days, I was relieved and let down at […]