Category «Emergency Cooking»

Ideas for cooking without electricity.

Canned Heat – Safe Fuel for Indoor Emergency Cooking

Cooking during a power outage can be a bit challenging. In our emergency cooking classes, we present a wide variety of options for powerless cooking, most of which must be used outdoors. It is important to be able to cook both indoors and outdoors. Think about it, are you going to want to cook using …

Solar Cooking – Clean, Abundant, Free Energy

A solar oven uses the power of the sun to cook. In our climate, that means that the majority of days we can cook our meals outside without using additional energy, saving our precious fuel storage. Overcast days may decrease the temperature of the oven and, in turn, increase cooking time. Solar energy is a …

Charcoal – The Biggest Bang for Your Fuel Buck

When it comes to storage fuels, charcoal is one of safest and least expensive options. Charcoal briquettes burn very hot and are easily managed to distribute heat evenly. The one drawback is that they produce large amounts of carbon monoxide (a deadly gas) and should never be used indoors or in a garage where fumes …

A Gift to Remember

What motivates me to spend so much time, energy, and resources prepping? Love for my family. A maternal instinct to nurture and teach my children to take care of themselves. This is reflected in the majority of my writing. Home is the perfect laboratory to experiment, practice and perfect provident living skills. We involve our children in every aspect …

The Provident Prepper Blog Tour a Great Success

Just what do people think about The Provident Prepper – A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies? (name recently changed to The Provident Prepper – A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies). We hosted a blog tour to find out and were quite pleased by the results. We invited a wide range of bloggers to review …

Oats – A Must-Have Pantry Staple

Oats are championed as one of the world’s healthiest foods and have been cultivated for thousands of years. They are a good source of protein, dietary fiber, thiamin, folate, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, vitamin B6, and niacin. Oats are rich in minerals including manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, zinc, iron, potassium and calcium. The news regularly boasts …