I’ll just start out by saying that I love my Rocket Stoven! It’s a Rocket Stove with a collar that allows me to add my stove pipe oven to it as well, thus it’s a stove and an oven, “STOVEN”. I may actually enjoy cooking with this more than my cast iron Dutch Oven cooking! We saw this demonstrated at a Preppercon Expo and decided to purchase one. (I am not affiliated with the seller or maker of this product). I will include a video of the demo I recorded at the bottom of this article.
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This is a guest post by my friend, Kenny Crandell
We live in an incredible age of technology that allows us amazing comforts. Even the poor these days live better than the kings of the past. One of the greatest achievements we have is the ability to harness energy from the sun called Solar Energy. This technology has come a long way and is quite affordable. We can have solar power for off grid situations such as cabins, camping or even emergency situations.
I’m going to give you a few ideas to start using Solar!
When we are faced with catastrophic events such as EMP, earthquake, floods, natural disasters… and electricity is down how will we cook all the delicious food we have stored?
This part of your Emergency Preparedness mindset is essential. It begs one to think for every possibility and how to prepare for it.
I consider water as the FIRST thing to begin storing in your emergency preparedness efforts. Store water and ways to purify or filter it. Our water sources from home, local stream or even city water can be compromised and we need a way to have water, and a means to clean it if it becomes contaminated.
We went camping this October as a family as one last time to be together before my daughter headed out. It was a fun experience, yet I learned that I could be much more organized. We were making a Dutch oven dinner and dessert. I found that all the various items I needed were in different containers, on different tables. Often we were turning around asking where this and that was. It made things a bit more tedious than it needed to be.
FIRE! It’s what we must have for survival. When the power goes out and batteries are dead, it’s fire we need to see with, to cook with and to heat. It’s pretty important to have the means for making fire when it comes to emergency preparedness.
This is a Christian based post about how we can prepare our kids for the events leading up to the 2nd coming of our Savior. Teaching, practicing, and preparing for disasters or times of emergencies WITH your kids can help to:
Bottling food is the best! It’s a great way to preserve food from your garden, jam the berries in season, or even store up meats for stews. Who doesn’t love homemade salsa right out of the jar? It can last for years and you can save your favorite foods and know exactly what is in them.
Yet here’s a dilemma:
How do you safely store all your bottled food to be safe from the effects of an earthquake?