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  1. Vendor Deals
    Silverfire Stoves We have been having some great feedback from some of our customers on our New Silverfire Survivor Rocket Stove and the Silverfire Hunter (TLUD). As you all know, we are all about solar when it comes to cooking and we carry a great line of solar cookers, but we also know that...
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    We have just acquired a new line of Rocket Stoves and TLUD (Top Lit Updraft) Gasifiers emergency and camping cook stoves. We are now offering these along with our solar cookers as high efficiency alternative cooking units for when the sun is not shining and you still need an effective way to...
  3. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    How many ways can you cook without electricity? Since another thread brought up the specter of living without electricity, it caused me to think of cooking without it. I have a woodstove, buts it not designed for cooking and I doubt it would work as well as I would like. I guess I could sit a...
  4. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    For those of you who do not have a woodburning stove or fireplace, how are you planning on heating food and boiling water in the event of an emergency if you have to shelter in place? I've been looking into this and keep getting differing opinions on what can safely be used to cook food inside...
  5. General Preparedness Discussion
    This link is from Solar Cooking International - Well Done Guide! http://solarcooking.org/plans/Plans.pdf
  6. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    I pride myself on being a pretty good cook and a better baker but my sourdough starter has me stumped. :scratch It smell great ... proofs nicely ... tastes wonderful ... has a nice rich crumb but the crust is always hard as a rock. I have tried steam, spritzing, brushing with beaten egg ... all...
  7. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    I bought some dough enhancer and was wondering if anyone here uses it for their breads. If so, how do you store yours? On the shelf in a jar,or in the fridge in a jar?
  8. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    Tonight I'm making chicken fried steak, scallop potatoes, and some sort of veggies, I'm not going to bother with an electric skillet, but I'll be using an electric stovetop and oven. What I like to do is figure out how I'd do it if I didn't have electricity. I've different sorts of camp stoves...
  9. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    I read, on here or another forum, we have lost the ability to cook over a fire. I tend to find this true, we brought the stoves inside, fired with wood, then gas and electricity. As I mentioned in my introduction, I love cooking outdoors and have been using a smoker for 25 yrs now. Recently I...
  10. General Food and Foraging Discussion
    ATLANTA (AP) - Could your kitchen at home pass a restaurant inspection? New research suggests that at least one in seven home kitchens would flunk the kind of health inspection commonly administered to restaurants. The small study from California's Los Angeles County found that only 61 percent...
  11. General Preparedness Discussion
    I was very excited to begin cooking on my wood cookstove, but I was also intimidated. It seemed so complicated with all those doors, levers and implements. I got a lot of good information from the book, Woodstove Cookery, by Jane Cooper. But actually, it turns out that it’s more “feel” than...
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