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The Ultimate Survival Tin

Introduction: The Ultimate Survival Tin<p>About: My whole life I have thought of ways to make things that you can only go out and buy, follow me and I …

Your Best Methods for Keeping Produce Fresher for Longer

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline</i>—<i>it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge</i>—<i>and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Your best advice for keeping mold at bay.</i><p>Now that we’re getting into the season for …

The Dakota Fire Hole

Dakota Fire Hole Diagram – This is how a Dakota Fire Hole works. As hot air from the fire exits through the top of the fire pit, a suction is created …

Wildfires

Sixty Uses For a Bandana - Preparing for shtf

Bandanas can have many uses in a survival situation, so keep a few in your bug out bag. Here are sixty uses for a bandana, leave a comment if you …

Bug Out Bag Meals: DYI MREs

This guest post by Bam Bam and entry in our non-fiction writing contest.<p>My dh got me a food saver yesterday and I have wasted no time putting it to …

The Arrow-Shooting Slingshot: Y'Know, (DEFINITELY NOT) For Kids!

We usually think of slingshots as the weapon of choice for precocious little kids, but in the right hands they can be deadly. Especially when they're …

M48 Ranger Hawk Axe

Owning more than a couple of axes is just weird. A couple and you’re fine, but like a dozen, and you can forget about anyone assuming you’re not a …

Hand Drill Fire Starting

<b>Hand Drill - Primitive Fire Starting</b><p>Prometheus, son of a Titan stole fire from the heavens defying Zeus and gave it back to man kind. Different …

Woodworking

Essential Wilderness Equipment

If you were stranded in the middle of nowhere, your chances of survival would be significantly higher if you had this equipment with you. To me, …

5 Knots You Need to Know How to Tie at All Times

We’re doing something different today with our Knot of the Week series and taking a look at five knots that you should know how to tie at all times. …

20 Best Camping Gadgets For The Great Outdoors

Soto Pocket Torch<p>Don’t let a little wind get you down. This powerful wind-resistant burner reaches temperatures up to 2300 degrees F and features an …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

How to Tie a Shemagh - Military Style

How to Tie a Shemagh: STEP 1: Start with it open in a full Square.<p>How to Tie a Shemagh: STEP 2: Fold it in half to form a triangle.<p>How to Tie a …

How to Text Your Friends When You Have No Service

We’ve all been there. You’re in a situation where you don’t have service and you really need to send a text: on a trip in the middle of nowhere, stuck in your apartment during a serious blackout or at a concert where the signal is spotty. GoTenna is a lifesaver/game changer of a new gadget that …

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Making Farmers Cheese

Homemade Ricotta Cheese Recipe With Buttermilk

• Cut enough cheesecloth to drape over the top of the colander, with plenty hanging over the sides. Rinse the cheesecloth in water and squeeze out …

Farmhouse Cream Cheese from 'Mastering Fermentation'

If you have never made your own cream cheese, this week is the week to start. And you should do so with <b>Mary Karlin</b>'s recipe in <i>Mastering Fermentation</i>. Made with a one-to-one ratio of cream to whole milk, this creamy spread is unabashedly rich and totally worth every bite.<p>Cream cheese is super easy …

What is Baked Ricotta?

<b>Question:</b> What is Baked Ricotta?<p>When people talk about baked ricotta, they could be talking about one of two things. There are recipes for baking …

Breakfast

Homemade Ricotta Cheese Recipe

• 33 mins<br>• Prep: 3 mins,<br>• Cook: 30 mins<br>• Yield: 1 pint (8 servings)<p>Ratings<p>(20)<p>By Leda Meredith<p>Updated 01/07/18<p>Share<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>print<p>Ricotta was originally a way …

BEST SMOOTHIE EVER!! Watermelon, basil, frozen sweet dark cherries (from Earthbound Farms), two dates, and a pinch of pink salt/tiny finger scoop of coconut oil for the flavor palette and... Violà! Amazing!

Turning off your iPhone won't stop NSA bugs, but this will

Just because you turned off your phone doesn't mean the NSA isn't using it to spy on you.<p>Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the NSA's snooping …

5 rules of fast fat loss

There’s a lot of information out there on how to lose weight and get a ripped six-pack—and much of it is contradictory.<p>Forget it all.<p>Instead, learn …

Top smartphone chat apps reviewed

Kate Russell's weekly review of the best apps and websites.<p>With so many chat apps vying for your attention how do you choose the right one? You will obviously be swayed by how many of your contacts you can reach with the platform, and smart voicemail service, Libon, has just added Open Chat to its …

Apps

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Cook's Illustrated's Foolproof Pie Crust

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The secret pie crust ingredient (and technique) that changed what we thought we knew about pie.</i><p>We all get in pie ruts. Well, crust ruts.<p>While what goes on …

Spiced Pear, Gorgonzola, and Walnut Pie Recipe on Food52

• 1 recipe of your favorite pie crust for a double crust pie<br>• 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped<br>• 5 firm pears, peeled, cored, and sliced thin (about 1/8")<br>• 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice<br>• 1 to 2 teaspoons orange blossom water (optional)<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• 1/4 cup dark brown sugar<br>• 3/4 teaspoon kosher …