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Non-Stick Survival Cookware

January 20, 2016 aptprepper 2

Finding cookware that will cook food efficiently in any environment can be a challenge. It should cook food evenly, with all types of burners, whether you are using gas, electric or a campfire. It also needs to be sturdy and long-lasting. […]

Monday Musings: 3/30/2015 Spam Teriyaki Review

March 30, 2015 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Welcome to another Monday Musings, where we share interesting links about all things preparedness, as well as updates on the blog. First the blog updates… Can you believe March is almost over?  I’m already planning the April reviews and giveaways for the blog. Spam Teriyaki Review  Spam is a great addition to the survival pantry, and I am quite fond of it for regular use.  I like the plain one the best, but […]

11 Emergency Food Items That Can Last a Lifetime

June 11, 2014 aptprepper 4

This article originally appeared in Ready Nutrition By Tess Pennington Did you know that with proper storage techniques, you can have a lifetime supply of certain foods?  Certain foods can stand the test of time, and continue being a lifeline to the families that stored it.  Knowing which foods last indefinitely and how to store them are you keys to success. The best way to store food for the long term is by using a multi-barrier system.  This system protects […]

Emergency Food: How to Make Corn Tortillas

May 31, 2014 aptprepper 11

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Mr. Apt Prepper and I were talking out our emergency food supply which contains a lot of beans and rice.  For variety, we thought we should try making homemade tortillas. The instructions came from the corn masa flour package. How to make corn tortillas: 1 cup corn masa flour 2/3 cup water 1/8 tsp salt Other equipment used: Large bowl Zip-lock freezer bag Tortilla press (you can make them without one, this just […]

An Easy Way to Cook Beans

October 19, 2013 aptprepper 13

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we’ll take a look at a prepper’s staple:  dried beans.  It is an inexpensive source of protein, tasty and filling.   Many people settle for canned beans, thinking it is too hard to make it yourself.  It is actually very easy. How Much Dried Beans to Use 1 cup dried beans = 3 cups cooked beans Since I like to make a large enough batch to last for a few meals, I use […]

Review of Chicken Fajita MRE from Meal Kit Supply

April 6, 2013 aptprepper 1

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve been having a back log of product and book reviews, both on items I purchased on my own, and review samples sent by the company or publisher.  It takes me a while to get the reviews done, as I like to read/test each one individually before I post anything about it.  I usually post on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays, so on Saturdays I will do product and books reviews. Meal Kit Supply […]

Homemade MREs

January 3, 2013 aptprepper 5

Editor’s note:  Today we are happy to feature a guest blog post from From Julie Languille, Author of The Prepper’s Pantry and the soon to be released Meals in a Jar: Quick and Easy, Just-Add-Water, Homemade Recipes Thanks, Apartment Prepper, for inviting me to write a guest post about Homemade MREs. I am passionate about food storage and my first book, The Prepper’s Pantry  is all about setting up food storage with both a deep larder of long term storage […]

An Ideal Stove for Outdoor Cooking: Solo Stove

December 7, 2012 aptprepper 5

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   What is the Solo Stove? It is a small, portable stove that uses biomass (twigs, dried leaves, etc) for fuel.  Not needing to bring special fuel is a big advantage:  since you can easily find branches and twigs, you are not adding weight to your bug-out bag. Assembly The stove is very easy to assemble:  just set the cooking ring on top of the stove so that the prongs are on top.  […]

Make Cereal in Your Apartment Kitchen

March 2, 2012 aptprepper 13

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Even though we can’t truly be self sufficient we can reduce our dependence on the system by making certain foods ourselves.  I always enjoyed granola cereal and always bought Quakers brand.  Granola tends to be higher priced than other cereal and wanted to find out if I can make it myself. Here is the recipe. Ingredients: 2 cups old fashioned oats 1/2 cup dried cranberries (raisins or other dried fruit would work too) […]

Taste Test: THRIVE Freeze Dried Ground Beef

December 2, 2011 aptprepper 2

Today I am going to review a popular Thrive freeze dried item, the ground beef.   Misty Marsh over at Your Own Home Store kindly sent me a sample a while back, but I had not gotten around to posting the result due to work schedules getting in the way. I use a lot of ground beef chuck in my everyday cooking, as it is less expensive than steak and can be used in a variety of menu items: tacos, burritos, […]

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