Fat-Free Pemmican

Fat-Free Pemmican In a blender, whiz together equal parts of pulverized-to-a-powder jerky, ground dried berries, and chopped nuts of your choice. Add enough raisins so that the smashed up raisins hold everything together nicely. Then you can form marble-sized balls or whatever. No blender handy? Chop with a knife, then pound the foodstuff to a pulp with a rock. This stores a lot longer than the traditional version with fat. But then, during really high caloric demanding situations such as hiking, working, or coping with a disaster, you’d be wishing for that little extra fat, because it supplies a majority … Continue reading Fat-Free Pemmican

Hardtrak Recipe

H Hardtrak Recipe Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups milk 4 cups flour 4 tablespoons butter, softened 3 teaspoons brown sugar 1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt Directions Preheat oven to 400F and lightly grease a baking sheet. Mix the ingredients into a dough and roll out to a thickness of about 1/2 inch. Cut into squares. Prick the squares all over in an even pattern with a fork or knife. Place them on a lightly greased baking pan and bake 20 to 30 minutes, until golden brown. “This is a VERY hard and long-keeping bread perfect as an side to hearty soups, chowders, … Continue reading Hardtrak Recipe

Hardtack Recipe

Hardtack Recipe You can make hardtack almost identical to what sailors, troops, and pioneers have been eating (minus the weevils!) by following this simple recipe: 4-5 cups of flour 2 cups of water 3 tsp. of salt Mix the flour, water and salt together, and make sure the mixture is fairly dry. Then roll it out to about 1/2 inch thickness, and shape it into a rectangle. Cut it into 3×3 inch squares, and poke holes in both sides. Place on an un-greased cookie or baking sheet, and cook for 30 minutes per side at 375˚ (or 350˚ if you … Continue reading Hardtack Recipe

Five-Bean Soup Mix

Five-Bean Soup Mix Ready In 2 h 45 m “This do-ahead soup mix allows you always to be prepared!” Ingredients 1 1/2 cups dried pinto beans 1 1/2 cups white kidney beans 1 cup dry kidney beans 1 cup dry lima beans 1 cup dry garbanzo beans 1/2 cup dried minced onion 1 tablespoon paprika 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder 3 cubes beef bouillon 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1/4 cup bacon bits 1/4 cup mixed vegetable flakes 4 quarts water 1/4 cup vegetable oil (optional) 4 (14.5 ounce) cans … Continue reading Five-Bean Soup Mix

Protein Bars

Protein Bars Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown Total Time: 1 hr Prep: 25 min Cook: 35 min Yield: 24 (2-inch) squares Level: Easy Ingredients 4 ounces soy protein powder, approximately 1 cup 2 1/4 ounces oat bran, approximately 1/2 cup 2 3/4 ounces whole-wheat flour, approximately 1/2 cup 3/4 -ounce wheat germ, approximately 1/4 cup 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3 ounces raisins, approximately 1/2 cup 2 1/2 ounces dried cherries, approximately 1/2 cup 3 ounces dried blueberries, approximately 1/2 cup 2 1/2 ounces dried apricots, approximately 1/2 cup 1 (12.3-ounce) package soft silken tofu 1/2 cup unfiltered apple juice 4 … Continue reading Protein Bars

Survival Food Bars

SURVIVAL FOOD BARS 2 lbs. pulverized jerky or other dried meat 1 can nuts Seasoned salt and pepper 1 lb. raisins 10 oz. beef fat or rendered tallow (not pork or bear) Mix cool fat with finely crushed meat and add other ingredients. Dry out on tin foil 1 inch thick in food dryer or in sun in cheesecloth. When dry, cut in 2×3 inch food bars. Wrap in foil and dip in wax to store. Continue reading Survival Food Bars