Book Review: Aquafaba

Aquafaba: Sweet and Savory Vegan Recipes Made Egg-Free with the Magic of Bean Water by Zsu Dever released Oct 4, 2016  reflects the ground-breaking discovery that has set the culinary world afire with egg-free and oil-free possibilities from meringues to marshmallows to mayonnaise to butter to baking and more. New recipes for using aquafaba (the juice from cooking beans) appear […]

Book Review and Giveaway: Duct Tape 911

A book dedicated to duct tape? Duct tape has been called the most important item you can store besides food and water. Why? Because duct tape can do so many things! We’ve all seen the lists on the internet about duct tape, but The Survival Doctor, James Hubbard, M.D.,M.P.H., has written a wonderful, informative book on the […]

Book Review: Secret Garden of Survival

Gardening for food is plain hard work, but successful and lovely gardens are beautiful to see as well as productive. The conventional school of gardening thought is that to have a successful (and beautiful) garden, we must work the soil, fertilize the soil, feed the soil, maintain the soil, remove pests and plant each year, […]

The Survival Medicine Handbook Second Edition

Joseph Alton, M.D. and Amy Alton, A.R.N.P  known as Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, have a vision. That vision is to educate and equip everyday people, like you and me, to step up to medical situations in their families or groups, when medical help is not on the way. That’s right, when medical help is […]

Review: The Prepper’s Cookbook

You’ve heard about and thought about creating a food storage plan, or, you’ve been storing food as part of your preparedness efforts. The next step is how to use these foods to not just survive, but to thrive. Tess Pennington’s book, “The Prepper’s Cookbook – 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious […]

The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking

Book Review: The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking| 80 Low-Carb Recipes that Offer Solutions for Celiac Disease, Diabetes, and Weight Loss Peter Reinhart and Denene Wallace Amazing, easy-to-make recipes that revolutionize baking for gluten-sensitive, diabetic, and low-carb/low-sugar cooks. Whether you are or know someone who is gluten-sensitive, celiac, diabetic, trying to lose weight, or just […]

Review: Sylvia Britton’s Thanksgiving Planner

Holiday celebrations can be filled with family, food, fun, fellowship…and frenzy. Do you want to make your holiday celebrations without the stress? Sylvia Britton walks us through creating an atmosphere of joy without anxiety in celebrating Thanksgiving with her Thanksgiving Planner. Sylvia’s Thanksgiving Planner starts off with an essential topic; a brief history of Thanksgiving […]

Book Review: Survival Mom

Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters and Worst-Case Scenarios by Lisa Bedford   Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters and Worst-Case Scenarios articulately yet clearly makes the case that every mom has it in her DNA to take care of her family in preparation for whatever may come. […]

Review: Whole Wheat Bread Making

Whole Wheat Bread Making Book Review by Vickilynn Haycraft   “Whole Wheat Bread Making” by Donna Miller of Miller’s Grain House is a delight to read. I have had the pleasure of hearing Donna Miller teach her whole wheat bread making class in person and I was drawn in by her warm, inviting and adept […]

Book Review: Back to Basics

Back to Basics, the compilation of popular Cooking Traditional Foods’ Menu Mailer series, is a jam-packed 322 page manual of everything you always wanted to know about buying, storing and preparing real foods in the traditional method. Not only is this an amazing recipe book, complete with options for those dealing with food allergies and […]