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60 of the Best Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

Cast Iron Skillet Recipes
More and more people are realizing the terrific advantages of cooking with cast iron, and you'll find that people definitely have their own preferences. There are lots campfire chefs, dutch oven devotees, and griddle gurus, but here at Surviving Prepper we prefer our skillets. For us, the skillet is [...]

Breaking Commercial Food Dependency

Break Commercial Food Dependency
One of my goals in homesteading is to reduce the amount of commercially produced foods used in our home.  Nearly anything you can buy at the grocery store can be made at home often with the tools and equipment you already have.  It can be less expensive and always tastes better – but it takes a [...]

3 Best 308 Semi-Automatic Rifles – What is Your Favorite?

.308 Semi-Auto Rifles
I have a really nice 308 bolt action rifle. But recently thought I would start looking for a nice semi-automatic rifle. I was wondering if you agree with what I think are the 3 best 308 semi-automatic rifles available.I have experience with three rifles: 3 Best 308 Semi-Automatic Rifles Spring [...]

Lock Picking For Preppers

Lock Picking
On TV you see Sherlock Holmes, private detectives, CIA agents, and criminals picking locks. They make it look easy, like it takes no effort at all. But lock picking is one of those skills that you have to practice by picking locks over and over again, repeatedly, until you become proficient.Unfo [...]

Ammo Subscription

Ammo Subscription
I'm sure you've had subscriptions in the past. Magazines. Newspapers. Netflix. It's not a new concept to get news and entertainment by subscription. But did you know that you can also get an Ammo Subscription! Ammunition delivered to your doorstep, by subscription. Holy crap what a great prepper res [...]

After the Fall: Jason’s Tale – Book Review

After the Fall
I listen to a lot of audio books during my work day and commute. The ones that I like are added to the Prepper Fiction page on this site. There are a lot of books that don't make the cut. But I added one this week written by David Nees, titled After the Fall: Jason's Tale.As you can guess from t [...]

Survival Seeds From Hometown Seeds

Survival Seeds
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Body Armor to Help You Survive a SHTF Situation

Body Armor
No matter how carefully and thoroughly you have prepped for a SHTF situation, if you get shot you will probably die. That is why you need to think about some sort of body armor to protect you. We covered some options in the Tactical Vest post recently, but that was more about preparedness and having [...]

Backwoods Home Magazine

Backwoods Home Magazine
My favorite magazine of all time has to be Backwoods Home Magazine (BHM). I've never met the people who produce this magazine, but I can say for sure that they are of my tribe. We have the same mind set. The same aspirations.Articles in BHM include writings on many diverse topics including:[...]