Emergency Cooking: 12 Family Favorites

Emergency Cooking: 12 Family Favorites

A wildfire is blazing just over the mountain from us and many citizens are under evacuation and pre-evacuation orders. A disaster threatening just around the corner motivated me to check our emergency preparations to make sure we are ready for any emergency. How will... read more
Safe Indoor Emergency Cooking Solutions

Safe Indoor Emergency Cooking Solutions

A winter storm rages outside when suddenly you are surrounded by an eerily, silent darkness. After grabbing a flashlight you realize that in a few minutes your hungry family is going to want to eat. How are you going to cook dinner without electricity? Preparing to... read more
Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking

This classic method of cooking is a great way to prepare meals, breads, and desserts. With a little experience anyone can become an expert. Dutch ovens are easy to use and store and will last for many years when cared for properly. Charcoal is cheap and when stored in... read more
EcoQue Portable Grill – Pyromid

EcoQue Portable Grill – Pyromid

The EcoQue portable grill used to be marketed under the name “Pyromid.” It is made of stainless steel and is highly portable. It can collapse down to a little over an inch and fits nicely in a carry bag. I have to admit that I am highly impressed with this... read more
Kerosene Stoves

Kerosene Stoves

Kerosene stoves are a good option due to the long (5+ year) storage life of kerosene, fuel safety and efficiency. Kerosene produces carbon monoxide when burned. We do not recommend using kerosene stoves or heaters indoors for this reason. If you choose to use indoors,... read more
Liquid Fuel Camp Stoves

Liquid Fuel Camp Stoves

Liquid fuel camp stoves are a camping favorite. These stoves run off of “Coleman” fuel or white gas which is inexpensive and widely available. There is a “dual fuel” design that will also run off of unleaded gasoline. Two pints will burn for... read more