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How to Make Hardtack: An Inexpensive and Long-Lasting Survival Food

Hardtack the History

Hardtack, or “hard tack” is a simple biscuit or cracker made from flour and water, and when salt was available to the makers it was added as well in years past. The recipe has been used for thousands of years. The Romans made hardtack as well as the Egyptians, and usually the flour and water cracker was issued to soldiers. 

The biscuit, or cracker if you prefer, was and still is, used today for sustenance in the absence of perishable foods. The name hardtack is derived, according to historians, from British sailor’s slang for food, which is “tack”, and of course, because it is very hard it is referred to as hardtack.

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Shemagh Survival Uses

33 Survival Uses For a Shemagh (Graphic)

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Shemagh Survival Uses

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The Lowdown on Water Storage Infographic

Lowdown onwater storage infographic

Our friends over at foodinsurance.com have put together this excellent infographic on the lowdowns on water storage. So check out the graphic below and see if there is anything that you didn’t know about how to store water properly.

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Top 10 most common emergency food fails infographic

10 Most Common Emergency Food Fails
Our friends over at foodinsurance.com have put together this excellent infographic on the 10 most common emergency food fails. So check out the graphic below and see if you’ve made any of these mistakes, if so nows the time to correct them.

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Benefits of Pure Beeswax Candles

Benefits of Pure Beeswax Candles

Since beeswax comes in sheets you can easily make your own rolled candles. There is no need to work with burning hot wax or mess around with dyes or chemicals. Basically, you just add a wick and roll the beeswax up, and you have an instant candle ready to use. Pure beeswax candles are naturally scented, burn longer, drip less and even purify the air. You could easily keep a sheet in your bug out bag along with some wicks to have a candle during an emergency.

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United States Venomous Snakes Infographic

Venomous Snakes of The United States Infographic

Most snakes native to the United States are not venomous. The exceptions being copperheads, coral snakes, rattlesnakes, and water moccasins, also known as cottonmouths. If you are bitten by one of these snakes you should get medical attention immediately!
Most venomous snakes in the United States can be identified by the following characteristics:

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