Solar chargers are basically mini-solar panels that charge individual electronic devices and rechargeable batteries. These nifty little devices help charge everyday electronics items without draining your home’s power, and your pocketbook. Most solar-powered chargers are not as effective at … [Read more...] about Solar Chargers: Are They Worth The Money?
Hunting for mushrooms can be a fun hobby as well as a rewarding experience - hundreds of edible mushrooms are tasty and safe to eat - but beware! Finding wild mushrooms is not difficult, but it can be challenging to determine which mushrooms are safe to eat. Poisonous mushrooms can often look … [Read more...] about Can I Eat That? Foraging & Identifying Poisonous Mushrooms
If you want to save a huge amount of money at the grocery store, try making your own yogurt. Homemade yogurt is much less expensive than yogurts purchased from the grocery store, and are usually 100 times better for you. Store-bought yogurts often have many chemical additives mixed in to improve the … [Read more...] about Making Homemade Yogurt: The Difference Between Thermophilic and Mesophilic Yogurt
Making our own dehydrated soup mixes is a practical way to use our dried meats and dehydrated vegetables. There are several ways to go about this: one is to keep big batches of dried materials individually stored, and dip into this supply to get the ingredients for your favorite soups, and another … [Read more...] about How to Make a Batch of Dehydrated Soup Mix
Dry milk powder was the blandest, most boring part of my prep pantry. Or so I thought! There's a lot of great foods that can be made from dry milk besides milk: there's yogurt, yogurt cheese, buttermilk, sauces, gravies and more. Today, you're going to learn how to make a homemade ricotta-type … [Read more...] about Easy to Make House Cheese: From Dry Milk Powder in a Crock Pot or on the Stove