Top 10 Books For Emergency Preparedness and Survival Training

Most families or individuals are overwhelmed by information when it comes to emergency preparedness. There are just hundreds of websites offering tips of emergency preparation, experts giving out advices and authors writing about survival. There are tons of things to learn and do in a short time. Don't be overwhelmed. Instead, we should be thankful that there are a lot of information in our fingertips, helping us become aware of…

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Italian Food – An Overview

Italian food is more than a form of nourishment; it’s a way of life in a country where family, friendship and feasts are all indelibly linked. Italian food is simple, vibrant and good for you. From roasts to risotto, pasta to preserves, soups to sauces, Italian food is popular all year round. Italian food is highly famed: greatly loved and tirelessly imitated the world over, it has been a source…

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5 Things You Need To Know About Tanto Survival Knives

Wilderness survival is tough. You know it and I know it. It takes drive, dedication and strength to master the art of surviving by yourself in a desolate environment. This is exactly why you need an equally TOUGH survival knife. Many survival knives will break, crack or rust when you try to use them for outdoor survival. Tanto survival knives are extremely HOT at the moment. Here are five things…

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The Role of Healthy Cookware in Cooking Healthy Food

What makes your food healthy? The presence of life-sustaining nutrients like vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates and so much more… but have you ever considered what role your cookware plays? Studies have found that popular metal and ceramic cookware not only affect the nutritional value of food but also make it toxic. Want to find out how? Keep reading… The most commonly used materials for making cookware are stainless steel, aluminum,…

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RVing and Prepping – Something to Think About

Did you ever think that you would need and have the interest in learning survival skills when you first started traveling in your RV? With all the doomsday scenarios floating around, how do know what the best place would be for you? Where would it be safe? These questions have got many thinking, and if you already have an RV, it makes sense to learn about prepping and survival, (temporary…

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Are Kiwis Really a Negative Calorie Food?

Kiwi is a fantastic fruit that although strange looking, provides an amazing amount of vitamins as well as tastes great. Kiwi is also a negative calorie food, remaining so popular among people on and off of the negative calorie foods diet that it is even part of a common daily search term: “negative calorie foods kiwi.” The Kiwi is an edible fruit, and all of it is edible, including the…

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7 Instant Survival Shelters: From Home Wrap To Garbage Bags

With instant tents or tarps, some people get bogged down in useless details. They get sucked into edge seaming, waterproofing and other details. But they are missing a special ingredient in these shelters. They are missing the “instant-ness”. Its kind of like instant coffee. But it’s a tent. After reading this article, you’ll be able to prepare your own instant survival shelter from these simple ideas. SHELTER #1 – 2…

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5 Ideas for Building a Killer Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen is the ultimate dream for a lot of people who enjoy backyard entertaining. Imagine gathering your friends or family together for a summertime barbecue or a cozy winter cocktail party in the comfort of your own garden. Here are some great tips for designing your killer outdoor kitchen. 1. Design Ideas Pinterest is a great resource to find design inspiration and to compile your plans. Simply go…

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Lessons Learned Cooking in a Wood-Fired Oven

Despite popular belief, the owners of Patio & Pizza Outdoor Furnishings weren’t always pizza oven experts! We started just like everyone else with some (or maybe a lot of) failed pizzas and plenty of lessons learned. It was our passion for good food that drove us to improve our methods, and eventually share our gained experience with the world in the form of our artisan ovens and delicious recipes. With…

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