Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by Rocky Road Lerp, Nov 3, 2015.
What's new in your MRE — 2015 and beyond
I love combat ration packs, and routinely watch a YouTube channel to see what is available from around the world. Although I am familiar with most U.S. MRE's, it's nice to get a well rounded view to add to my perspective. Let's see some improvements made to the U.S. combat meals!
YouTube -- Kiwi Dude
That's a flawed study, Combat Engineers will eat almost anything...
Have you ever tried dried potatoes and flour, along with some rising and used that to make French Fried potatoes?
Limited food sources make for inventive cooks.
Yep, also mastered the art of cooking on an exhaust manifold.
My buddies wife used to make us burritos to take to work and we'd throw them under the hood on our way. Nice and hot by the time we arrived. Does that count?
But of course...
Comes in handy for anyone in the trades when it's cold also. You can put your tubes of caulking under the hood to warm up before you need them.
sometimes men scare me when it comes to food and grease
That's why I take CRESTOR.
They need to get rid of the omelette and bring back the chicken ala king.
True story...the one place you could get rid of the old C-Rat Ham and Mo...um, I mean Lima Beans.
Remember someone rigged a sheet metal hot box on the manifold of their truck to warm up meals..
They weren't just my dad's c-rats...they were my c-rats! The pound cake was da bomb...or a brick.
I mastered the art of cooking breakfast on the wing of an F4 Phantom at MCAS Yuma.
I'm not sure what my dad got as rations, it is one part of the experience we never touched on. He was in the horse cavalry with Pershing in Mexico chasing Pancho Villa and the motorcycle infantry in WW1...we went from the horse cavalry to air cav in one generation.
Plastic takes approximately 1,000 years to biodegrade, so taking into account just how much plastic is disposed of around the world every single...
In preparation for the new job I went shoe and clothes shopping. I did not like what I saw in the fitting room mirror.
Typically I dress in the...
I keep running up against the idea that when you cook your food all your neighbors are going to smell it.
You have no electricity and you cook on...
Making any condiment from Stores in your preps is simple and easy if you have the ingredients on hand. Below is a copy of the attachment. There...
10 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating
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A lot of people today, horrified by how animals are treated in factory...
Over here in durka durka afghaistan we get a lot of our food shipments from out side of Asia for a lot of obvious reasons. I like milk and one of...
Good article about preparing/storing hard tack
Hardtack: A Simple DIY Survival Food From History | Survival
Adding a "how to" about making beef...
Retailers nationwide are voluntarily recalling thousands of products, including trail mix, sunflower seed packets and prepared salads, because of...
Worcestershire Sauce Recipe
What You Need:
(Makes about 1 cup of sauce)
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/8 cup molasses
1/8 cup soy sauce
With cattle contributing a tenth of global emissions, people are 'ethically obliged' to change their eating habits, an influential government...
All this talk about food planning and biscuits and gravy elsewhere got my monkey brain churning. I got to remembering a long time ago, when a...
Please note: This article was written a few years ago so if you are a little over $300- blame inflation.
I really like the combo of items that...
I figured by now, someone would have started a thread about what we've had to eat today, but I haven't found one, so here I go.
For us, a cup of...
I'm not sure if anyone is growing chestnut trees in their neck of the woods. I would love to have one! I did a video on how to roast...
This is a question for those with more avocado experience than I have. I've been eating them for a couple months now, but have issues with the...
The Story of Organic Olive Oil (and how to know you're getting the real deal) — Nourished Kitchen
I got this in an email and wanted to share. I...
Texas Cookin' at Home: Buckboard bacon at home
Went picking over the weekend. Picked ourselves one bushel each of Cortlands & Braeburns.
Bags look half empty because applesauce already...
With all the talk of acorns on other threads I have a question for my fellow monkeys.
Who here has actually experimented with the processing and...
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