Water Bath Canning Instructions & Safety Tips

water bath canning instructions

As a way of preserving food, water bath canning has been around for centuries.  It was originally used to preserve food for the military. Soldiers then got used to eating canned food and started eating it when they returned home too. At various points in history (such as during WWII), the government even encouraged people … Read more

How and When to Use a Tourniquet

We’ve all seen the movies where a wounded hero rips a piece of his t-shirt and ties it around a limb to use as a tourniquet.  In real life, using a tourniquet this way would almost certainly result in failure and death.  You need a wide tourniquet applied very tightly to stop limb bleeding.

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Best Waterproof Lighters For Survival

best waterproof lighters

Check out the pros and cons of each type of survival lighter and which waterproof lighters are the best and most reliable for camping, bug out bags, disaster preparedness, and EDC.

Best Emergency Food: Top 5 Survival Food Brands Reviewed

Cooking survival food

Starting an emergency food stockpile is one of the most important things you can do to get prepared. However, trying to figure out the best emergency food can be a daunting task. It is possible to start with canned goods and other non-perishable foods, or even preserve your own emergency food. However, when you break … Read more