When it comes to deciding what the best cooking option is during an emergency grid-down situation for preppers, there are quite a few options available. On the other side of that coin, there are many options that won’t be available to us in an off-the-grid situation and many precautions we will need to take. As preppers, we need to think not only about how we are going … [Read more...] about Emergency Off-Grid Cooking Options & Precautions for Preppers
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All American Sun Oven Review: is It Really Worth Buying?
For anyone looking for an eco-friendly, energy-efficient way to bake and cook outdoors or during a power outage, the All American Sun Oven is an attractive option. In this sun oven review, we will give an in-depth look at the features of this product, put it to work, and discuss whether it is worth buying. I've owned a Sun Oven for years, and because the food tastes so good … [Read more...] about All American Sun Oven Review: is It Really Worth Buying?
Lessons Learned From Texas With Sara
Tonight we will be talking with Sara from The Changing Earth Podcast about here experiences living in Texas, and some of the lessons we can learn from it. We will also be talking about an exciting new audio drama project she has going on over at The Changing Earth website. If you are interested in checking out the full audio drama you can head over to Sara's website here. … [Read more...] about Lessons Learned From Texas With Sara
5 Prepping Items on my Wish List
With this Coronavirus going around it got me to thinking about what I would do if this does become a pandemic. More so it got me thinking “man I wish I had that” or “it would be nice if I could afford that”. There are a number of disaster scenarios that would cause a massive population decrease, which in turn would lead to many other problems. It could affect the economy, … [Read more...] about 5 Prepping Items on my Wish List
DIY Solar Cooker: The Top and Accessories
Now that we’ve put the solar oven box together it’s time to put on the top of the box and start testing. I’ve split this project up into 4 parts so if you need to watch the first few videos i will list them at the end of this tutorial. Last week I finished up the exterior of the solar oven box. This week I Put together the top frame, the glass door, and all … [Read more...] about DIY Solar Cooker: The Top and Accessories
Sun Oven Inspired DIY Solar Oven: The Box Exterior
Other than the top window and seals, the box is the most important part of the solar oven project. Maintaining a high internal temperature requires a good seal on top, and a well insulated box. Last week I put together the solar oven box with sheet metal, high heat paint, and the corner guards . This week I am installing the insulation, and the outside panels. … [Read more...] about Sun Oven Inspired DIY Solar Oven: The Box Exterior
Sun Oven Inspired DIY Solar Oven: The Box Interior
Over the past couple of weekends I have been building a solar oven inspired by the All American Sun Oven design. So far I have put around 20 working hours into the solar cooker and it’s coming together nicely. Building the the box itself could be the most difficult part of this project because everything has to fit perfectly. Last week I put together the reflector … [Read more...] about Sun Oven Inspired DIY Solar Oven: The Box Interior
Going Off the Grid With Brian & Pam
Going Off the Grid and Homesteading is something most of us think about at one point of another. Could you really do it? Could you leave everything behind and start from scratch? Like a lot of people out there, Lisa and I have toyed with the homesteading idea in the past. The fantasy of getting away from everything and being self sufficient eventually gives way to reality … [Read more...] about Going Off the Grid With Brian & Pam